Chilina Kennedy, who recently starred as Mary Magdalene in the Broadway revival of Jesus Christ Superstar, performs July 8 at the Metropolitan Room in Manhattan.
The 7 PM concert, titled
What You Find in a Bottle, promises original folk songs by Kennedy. The actress is backed by musicians Rick Fox, Kevin Ramessar and
Jaz Sealey, who also appeared in
Superstar, as well as musician Michele Fox.
The concert also includes appearances by
Superstar leading men
Paul Nolan, who played Jesus, and
Josh Young, who earned a 2012 Tony Award nomination for playing Judas.
Kennedy originated the role of Mary Magdalene in the recent Broadway revival of
Superstar, which began life at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Ontario last summer. She also starred in the title role of the Stratford production of
The Metropolitan Room is located in Manhattan at 34 West 22nd Street. There is a $20 cover charge and a two-drink minimum; call (212) 206-0440 for reservations or visit
MetropolitanRoom.com to book online.
See photos of Kennedy in various Stratford Festival productions: