Ghostlight Records will release the Foster disc — featuring a mix of standards and new tunes — in early 2009. As previously announced, Foster — the Young Frankenstein star who will portray Princess Fiona in the forthcoming Shrek The Musical — will debut songs from her premiere solo recording April 28 at Joe's Pub. Show time is 11:30 PM.
Sutton Foster received a Tony nomination for her work in the hit musical The Drowsy Chaperone at the Marquis Theatre. The singing actress starred in the title role of Thoroughly Modern Millie and received the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Astaire awards for that performance. She also received a Tony nomination for her performance in Little Women, and her other Broadway credits include roles in Les Misérables, Annie, The Scarlet Pimpernel and Grease!. Foster's regional and tour credits include What the World Needs Now, Dorian, Three Musketeers, South Pacific and The Will Rogers Follies.
Foster currently plays Inga in the new Mel Brooks musical Young Frankenstein at the Hilton Theatre.
Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street. Tickets, priced at $30, are available by calling (212) 967-7555 or by visiting www.joespub.com.