Broadway actress and singer Susan Egan, on a break from her role as Sally Bowles in the Roundabout revival of Cabaret, has provided a song list for her upcoming performance series in Los Angeles and Orange County.
In California, Egan will perform the following Broadway tunes, songs from film classics and original material from a new generation of Broadway composers, according to production sources:
"Anything" by Jeffrey Stock and Susan Birkenhead
"Someone to Watch Over Me" by George and Ira Gershwin
"Joshua Noveck" by Doug Bernstein and Dennis Markell
"Birdie Medley" (featuring "One Boy" and "How Lovely to Be a Woman") by Charles Strouse and Lee Adams
"Times Like This" by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty
"All the Magic" by Lucy Simon and Susan Birkenhead
"They Taught Me Well" by Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin
"First Love" by Eric Vetro and Steven Shore
"You Can Have the TV" by Craig Carnelia
"I Won't Say I'm in Love" by Alan Menken and David Zippel
"I Can't Believe My Heart" by Alan Menken and David Zippel (cut from the Disney animated feature, "Hercules")
"Tick Tock" / "I'm a Fraud" by Michael John LaChuisa
"Another Mister Right" by Jonathan Sheffer and David Zippel
"It's a Good Thing He Can't Read My Mind" by Christine Lavin
"Rewriting History" by Stephen Schwartz and Steven Lutvak
"Maybe This Time" by John Kander and Fred Ebb
"Sonnet" by Michael Weiner and Susan Egan
"Something So Right" by Paul Simon
"Beauty and the Beast" by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice (a medley)
"Funny Valentine" by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
"She's Got a Way" by Billy Joel (performed as "He's Got a Way").
As reported earlier, Egan will later return to Cabaret and perform in that show through July 2000.
Egan will sing at the Pepperdine University Center for the Arts in Malibu (Feb. 11); the Citrus College Haugh Performing Arts Center in Glendora (Feb. 12); and at the Orange County Performing Arts Center Founders Hall (Feb. 17 - 20). Her Broadway credits include receiving Tony and Drama Desk nominations for originating the role of Belle in Beauty and the Beast, and performing as the voice of Mel in Disney's animated film, "Hercules." She starred opposite Carol Burnett in Stephen Sondheim's Putting It Together at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. Also on Broadway, Egan starred in Rodgers and Hammerstein's State Fair and in Triumph of Love with Betty Buckley and F. Murray Abraham.
Tickets to Egan's California engagements are available by calling the respective venues: Pepperdine (310) 456-4522; Citrus College (626) 963 9411; and the Orange County Performing Arts Center (714) 556 2787.