Wonderful Town's Murphy Sings on TV June 22

By Andrew Gans
June 14, 2004

Two-time Tony Award winner Donna Murphy, currently starring in the revival of Wonderful Town, will guest on the June 22 broadcast of "Live! with Regis & Kelly."

Murphy, who received her third Tony nomination for her work as Ruth Sherwood in the Broadway revival of the Bernstein-Comden-Green musical, will perform her first-act show-stopper "One Hundred Easy Ways." Live!" airs in the metropolitan area on Channel 7 (WABC-TV) at 9 AM ET; check local listings.

Donna Murphy received Tony Awards for her performances in Stephen Sondheim's Passion and the revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I. Her other Broadway credits include They're Playing Our Song, The Human Comedy and The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Murphy's screen credits include "Murder One," "The Day Lincoln Was Shot," "Star Trek: Insurrection," "Hack" and "The Last Debate."

Wonderful Town began previews Nov. 5, 2003, at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street) and officially opened Nov. 23. The production marks the first Broadway revival of the 1953 Bernstein-Comden-Green musical and the Broadway directorial debut of Tony winning choreographer Kathleen Marshall.