THE SCREENING ROOM: The Skivvies Play the Highline Ballroom, With Mitchell Jarvis, Leigh Ann Larkin, Alice Ripley (Video)

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and Adam Hetrick
31 Jan 2013

Nick Cearley and Lauren Molina
Nick Cearley and Lauren Molina

Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal), Mitchell Jarvis and Leigh Ann Larkin were among the performers who joined the Skivvies for their Jan. 28 concert and video premiere at the Highline Ballroom.

The 8 PM concert celebrated the premiere of the Skivvies music video for their new single "Harbody Howdown." The line-up also featured Adam Kantor and Joseph Morales. 

Comprising actor-musicians Lauren Molina (Sweeney Todd, Marry Me a Little) and Nick Cearley (All Shook Up), the Skivvies are known for their acoustic performances of pop songs, wearing nothing but their underwear. The duo and their guests play instruments ranging from the cello, ukulele, guitar and glockenspiel to the melodica.

The music video for "Hardbody Hoedown" was directed by "Running With Scissors" author Augusten Burroughs.

"Hardbody Hoedown" is described as a bluegrass-tinged parody mega-medley of hip-hop songs about body parts. "The mashups we’ve been doing at our live shows naturally led us to our parody single, 'Hardbody Hoedown,' where we give the filthiest rap the prettiest twang," Cearley said in a statement.

Click here to view the earlier Playbill.com Screening Room of the Skivvies concert at Joe's Pub.

Visit TheSkivviesNYC.com.

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