Wicked's Kristy Cates Makes a Splash Feb. 25

News   Wicked's Kristy Cates Makes a Splash Feb. 25 Kristy Cates, who has played the role of Elphaba in the New York, Chicago and national touring companies of Wicked, goes it solo at Splash Bar Feb. 25.
Kristy Cates
Kristy Cates

As part of Scott Nevins' Curtain Call series at the popular dance club, Cates will perform a full set of theatre tunes following the weekly "Musical Mondays" video presentations of Broadway performances. Cates' concert is scheduled for 11:30 PM. Kristy Cates made her Broadway debut in the ensemble of Wicked, where she was also the standby for the role of Elphaba. She played that role for a year in the Chicago production of Wicked and also starred in the Toronto engagement of the hit musical. Off-Broadway the singer-actress was seen in Boobs! The Musical, and her regional credits include john and jen and Into the Woods. A graduate of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Cates also took part in an evening of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Unexpected Songs at Joe's Pub.

Splash Bar is located in Manhattan at 50 W. 17th Street. Admission is free until 10 PM; there is a $5 charge after that time. Attendees must be 21 or older with identification.