Andrea McArdle Will Share Her Dream Roles at 54 Below
31 Jan 2014
Tony nominee Andrea McArdle, who created the title role in the original Broadway production of Annie, will return to 54 Below in February.
The acclaimed singing actress will offer Dream Roles Feb. 10 and 12-13 at 7 PM and Feb. 14-15 at 8 PM.
"This fresh musical outing celebrates the power and magic of performing 'that great role,'" according to press notes. "Lovers and liars, heroes and villains, elegant ladies & outrageous broads, there is nothing that excites the imagination more than watching a classic character come to vivid life on stage. In Dream Roles, Andrea brings her soaring vocals to some of the theatre’s greatest roles, the roles she’s loved, the role’s she’s played and the roles she’s always dreamed of performing. At the same time, Dream Roles showcases the dynamic melodies of Broadway’s musical masters: Sondheim, Herman, Lloyd Webber, Menken and many more."
There is a $35-$60 cover charge and a $25 food and beverage minimum.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.