Piazza's Victoria Clark to Sing Works of Jeff Blumenkrantz Sept. 26

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Broadway singer-actress Victoria Clark will take part in the Sept. 26 Newer Sundays series spotlighting the songs of Jeff Blumenkrantz.
Victoria Clark
Victoria Clark

Clark, who was part of the cast of the Broadway-bound The Light in the Piazza, will join Forever Plaid's Ryan Perry for the 7 PM concert at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre. Newer Sundays will present an hour's worth of new material from Blumenkrantz, who will also be featured at the piano. The series concludes Oct. 3 with the music of Steven Lutvak. Jeff Blumenkrantz received a 2003 Tony Award nomination for the songs he contributed to Urban Cowboy, The Musical. He also recently contributed a song to Audra McDonald's "Seven Deadly Sins" concert at Carnegie Hall, and he is currently working with Tina Howe on Hush, an original musical. His songs have been performed by McDonald, Megan Mullally and Judy Kuhn. As an actor, Blumenkrantz appeared in the Broadway productions of Into the Woods, 3 Penny Opera, Damn Yankees, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying and A Class Act.

Clark created the role of Alice Beane in the Tony Award-winning musical Titanic. Her other Broadway credits include roles in Cabaret, How To Succeed in Business without Really Trying, A Grand Night for Singing and Sunday in the Park with George. Off-Broadway she was seen in Marathon Dancing, and Clark also starred in a regional production of Tina Landau and Ricky Ian Gordon's State of Independence. Her screen credits include "Law & Order," "The Cradle Will Rock," "Aladdin," "Hunchback of Notre Dame" and "Anastasia."

The Duplex Cabaret Theatre is located at 61 Christopher Street. There is a $12 cover charge and a two-drink minimum for the show. Call (212) 255 5438 for reservations.

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