PHOTO CALL: Jonathan Groff Goes Solo in Indianapolis Cabaret Performances
By Matthew Blank
Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff revealed a new side of himself in the midwest on Oct. 13 when he sang two sold-out cabaret performances that featured pop music, show tunes and specialty numbers.
The 7 PM and 9:30 PM shows at The Cabaret at the Columbia Club in Indianapolis represented a kind of out-of-town test of the stage and screen actor's wish to complement his career by performing songs in more intimate venues.
Groff's music director was Drama Desk Award winner Mary-Mitchell Campbell, the busy New York City conductor, arranger and orchestrator known for The Addams Family, Company, Carrie and founding ASTEP/Artists Striving to End Poverty. Larry Lelli was on drums and Matt Hinkley was on guitar.
The evening's song list included:
"The Life of the Party" by Andrew Lippa from The Wild Party
Read Playbill.com's August interview with Groff, who talked about his work in Red and TV's "Boss."
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