The After Party will be held Friday nights at the Laurie Beechman Theatre from 10:30 PM-2 AM beginning July 7. Bean will be on hand for the first gathering to belt out a few tunes. Hosts for The After Party include MAC Award winner Brandon Cutrell and XL Star Alysha Umphress with Captain Louie's Ray Fellman at the piano and Sarajean Devenport behind the bar. Attendees are invited to sing at the open mic.
Shoshana Bean, who recently starred as Elphaba in Broadway's Wicked, played Shelley in the original cast of the Tony-winning musical Hairspray. Originally from Portland, Oregon, Bean attended the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music before heading to NYC. She was first cast in the Off-Broadway production of Godspell and then in the national tour of Leader of the Pack. Bean was also seen in the all-star Hair benefit concert. The singer-actress is currently working on her debut solo album for Pure Records and will play three stops on the Wicked tour beginning Sept. 6 at Portland's Keller Auditorium.
The Laurie Beechman Theatre is located with the West Bank Café at 407 West 42nd Street. There is no cover charge or minimum for the weekly After Party.