Beginning July 5 at 7 PM, the series promises a weekly concert of Sondheim tunes accompanied solely by piano. Phil Geoffrey Bond will host the series that features musical direction by Tracy Stark. Each week will feature an actor who originated a role in a Sondheim musical. They include Rice (Johanna in Sweeney Todd) July 5, Ferland (Louise in Sunday in the Park…, Little Red in Into the Woods) July 12, Pamela Myers (Marta in Company) July 19, and Golden (Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme in Assassins) July 26.
Also scheduled to join the guest-star performers are Carey Anderson, Lisa Asher, Christina Bianco, David Brian Colbert, Harris Doran, Natalie Douglas, Michelle Dowdy, Barbara Fasano, Terese Genecco, Eric Michael Gillett, Larry Hamilton, Joe Iconis, David Gurland, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Trent Armand Kendall, Audrey Lavine, Lorinda Lisitza, Karen Mack, Rob Maitner, Cindy Marchionda, Liz McCartney, Susie Mosher, Mark Nadler, Karen Oberlin, Miles Phillips, Shaynee Rainbolt, Leenya Rideout, Jana Robbins, Becca Johnson Southworth, Trevor Southworth, Elizabeth Stanley, Katie Thompson, Will Trice, Jonathan Whitton and Lennie Watts.
There is a $20 cover and a $15 food and beverage minimum. Phone (212) 695-6909 for reservations. The Laurie Beechman Theatre is located within The West Bank Cafe at 407 West 42nd St.