"The After Party" Will Welcome Rent's Leung Aug. 17

News   "The After Party" Will Welcome Rent's Leung Aug. 17
"The After Party," billed as "an informal social gathering for the theatrically inclined," will welcome Broadway actor Telly Leung Aug. 17.
Telly Leung
Telly Leung Photo by Chris Macke

Leung, who is currently featured in the Broadway production of Jonathan Larson's Rent, will be on hand to greet fans and perform a few songs.

Hosted by Brandon Cutrell and Alysha Umphress, "The After Party" at the Laurie Beechman Theatre features Ray Fellman at the piano. Cabaret favorite Lisa Asher is also part of the "Party" mix, where amateurs and professionals are invited to take turns at the open mic. The "Party" begins at 10:30 PM and continues to 2 AM.

Telly Leung made his Broadway debut in the revival of Flower Drum Song and then appeared in the revival of Stephen Sondheim's Pacific Overtures. He spent a year playing Boq in the Chicago production of Wicked, and his other theatrical credits include Zanna, Don't!; Thoroughly Modern Millie; The King and I; Jesus Christ Superstar; Children of Eden; Sweeney Todd; and Godspell. Leung can be heard on the "Wall to Wall Stephen Sondheim" recording, and his debut EP is titled "Getaway." Visit http://tellyonline.net for more information.

The Laurie Beechman Theatre is located within the West Bank Cafe at 407 West 42nd Street. There is no cover charge or minimum for "The After Party."

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