Amanda McBroom Project, Featuring Mandy Gonzalez and Karen Akers, to Play Laurie Beechman Theatre

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04 Mar 2014

The Amanda McBroom Project, a presentation of songs by the award-winning singer-songwriter and performer, will play the Laurie Beechman Theatre beginning March 14.



The show, which was conceived by Eric Michael Gillett and Arthur Masella, will offer additional performances March 15 and 17 at 7 PM.

McBroom's compositions include "The Rose," "Errol Flynn" and "Crimes of the Heart." Her theatre credits as an actor include Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, Seesaw, Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music and Mame. Her screen credits include "Star Trek: The Next Generation," "Magnum, P.I." and "M*A*S*H." The musical Heartbeats is based on her songs.

The Amanda McBroom Project will bring both cabaret and theatre performers together to interpret her songs.

Directed by Gillett and Masella, the cast includes Karen Akers (Grand Hotel, Nine), Aisha de Haas (The Trip to Bountiful, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me), Terese Genecco, Mandy Gonzalez (Wicked, In the Heights), Carolyn Montgomery-Forant, K.T. Sullivan (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Threepenny Opera), Alison Grace Bradbury, Leah Jennings, Eva Kantor, Lauren Stanford, Erin Wegner Brooks and Melanie Vaughan (Ring of Fire, Parade). Jeff Cubeta will provide musical direction.

Call (212) 695-6909 for tickets and more information.