Tony Winners Clark and Sperling Join Forces for March 23 Benefit

News   Tony Winners Clark and Sperling Join Forces for March 23 Benefit
The Light in the Piazza Tony winners Victoria Clark (Best Actress in a Musical) and Ted Sperling (Best Orchestrations, with Adam Guettel and Bruce Coughlin) join forces March 23 for a benefit for the Bank Street School for Children.
Tony Award winner Victoria Clark.
Tony Award winner Victoria Clark.

Clark will perform selections from her debut album, "Fifteen Seconds of Grace," as well as songs by Ricky Ian Gordon, Jeff Blumenkrantz and Jane Kelly Williams during the 7 PM concert. She will also include tunes from Piazza and will be joined onstage by singer/songwriter Williams. Sperling is the evening's musical director. A 6:30 PM wine and cheese reception will precede the performance.

Clark, most recently on the New York stage in the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of The Marriage of Bette and Boo, received a 2005 Tony Award for her performance in The Light in the Piazza. Her other Broadway credits include Cabaret, Urinetown, Titanic, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Guys and Dolls and A Grand Night for Singing. Among Clark's screen credits are "The Happening," "Cradle Will Rock," "Law & Order," "Law & Order: SVU" and "Sweeney Todd in Concert." As a director, she helmed the 92nd Street Y's "Lyrics & Lyricists" series Serenade in Blue: The Mack Gordon Song Cavalcade. PS Classics released Clark's debut solo recording, "Fifteen Seconds of Grace," in November 2007. The actress also co-starred in the City Center Encores! production of Follies.

Bank Street School for Children is located in Manhattan at 610 West 112th Street. Tickets, priced $50, are available by calling Emma McDowell at The Bank Street School (212) 961-3322.

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