Kicking off the series on Nov. 6 at 5:30 PM is Tony Award-winning The Light in the Piazza star Victoria Clark. Clark is celebrating her solo debut on the PS Classics label, "Fifteen Seconds of Grace." Musical director Ted Sperling and composer Ricky Ian Gordon, among others, are scheduled to join Clark for the performance.
Clark's solo debut recording on the PS Classics label features "How Can I Keep From Singing," "It Might Be You," "Swinging Song"/"Thomas," "Someone to Cook For," "Life Is But a Dream," "Something's Gotta Give," "Right as the Rain," "Departure," "Before the Parade Passes By," "Fifteen Seconds of Grace," "The Red Dress" and "I Got Lost in His Arms."
Songs from Burns' solo debut include "The Wish," "What More Do I Need?," "Through the Eyes of Grace," "A Little Brains, A Little Talent," "Love Quiz," "Man With the Child in His Eyes"/"Something Wonderful," "Chelsea Morning," "Some Days," "Out Here on My Own," "BTW, Write Back," "Up on the Roof" and "I Have a Love."
Burns' Songs for a New World co-star Brooks Ashmanskas (The Ritz), Catered Affair composer John Bucchino, and Burns' musical director Steve Marzullo are also slated to appear. Lauren Kennedy, who most recently appeared as the Lady of the Lake in Spamalot, will perform songs from her second recording for PS Classics, "Here and Now." Kennedy's latest offering celebrates the work of today's generation of Broadway composers with Matthew Sklar (The Wedding Singer) and Joshua Salzman (I Love You Because) joining her for the Nov. 8 5:30 PM appearance. Musical director Fred Lassen will accompany Kennedy for her musical performance.
Culled from the theatre's most promising young composers, Kennedy's tune-stack includes "Here I Am," "Spread a Little Joy," "Unanswered Question," "My Lifelong Love," "Pretending That I'm Somebody Else," "Just Not Now," "In This Room," "Through the Mountain," "Mr. Hopalong Heartbreak," "Easy," "Apathetic Man," "I'm Free," "You'll Want Me to Shine."
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Founded in 2000 by Tommy Krasker and Philip Chaffin, and twice Grammy-nominated (for its cast recordings of Assassins and Nine: The Musical), PS Classics' recent releases include the Broadway productions of Grey Gardens and 110 in the Shade.
Among upcoming discs is the original cast recording of Maltby and Shire's Take Flight, recorded this past week in London. Among other recent discs feature on the PS Classics website is a new solo album by jazz singer Emily Saxe — "Keeping You in Mind."
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