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Broadway Downtown at the Duplex with Blazer, Foa, Mayes, McCartney, Noll and Walsh

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NEW YORK – The Duplex Cabaret Theatre is pleased to announce plans for
Broadway Downtown. Beginning January 31st, favorite performers from Broadway
will offer solo shows upon the stage of the intimate and historic 70-seat
nightspot, located in the heart of New York's West Village. Featured:

Monday, January 31: Barbara Walsh

Monday, February 7: Sally Mayes

Monday, February 28, 7pm: Liz McCartney

Monday, February 28, 9:30pm: Judy Blazer with Steve

Monday, March 7: Christiane Noll

Monday, March 21: Barrett Foa

Tickets are $20 each, and are available via Smarttix at www.smarttix.com, or by calling 212.868.4444.

All performances will begin at 7pm, unless otherwise noted. Please note that
there is a two-drink minimum at all performances, and no one under 21 in
permitted. The Duplex Cabaret Theatre is located on the second floor of 61
Christopher St., at Christopher St. and Seventh Avenue, in the heart of New
York's West Village.

January 31:
Hairspray's Barbara Walsh can currently be seen in the smash Broadway
musical as Velma Von Tussle. Barbara received a Tony nomination, a Drama
Desk nomination and the Los Angeles Ovation Award for her performance as
Trina in the Tony Award-winning musical, Falsettos. Other Broadway credits
include originating the roles of Mrs. Baskin in Big, Mrs. Lyons in Blood
Brothers and Joan Baez in Rock 'n Roll: the first 5,000 years. Barbara also
played Mother in the Chicago company of Ragtime. Favorite role: Blanche
Dubois in A Streetcar Named Desire directed by her husband, Jack Cummings

Sally Mayes' Broadway credits include Welcome to the Club for which she
received the Theatre World Award as well as an Outer Critics Circle
nomination, She Loves Me which earned her Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics
Circle nominations and Urban Cowboy, The Musical, (Drama Desk nomination).
Off-Broadway, Sally was seen in the hit revue Closer Then Ever (Outer
Critics Circle nomination), Das Barbecue and as Keely Stevens in Pete 'n'
Keely (Drama Desk nomination). Film and television work includes City Hall
and Bye, Bye Birdie. Her original cast recordings include Closer Than Ever,
She Loves Me, Bye Bye Birdie, Lost in Boston, Unsung Musicals and Unsung
Sondheim. Sally has also recorded four solo albums, The Dorothy Fields
Songbook (DRG), Our Private World - The Comden and Green Songbook, The Story
Hour (the last two on Fynsworth Alley <http://www.fynsworthalley.com> ) and
Boys and Girls Like You and Me on the Bayview label. For this performance,
Sally will be performing selections from her new CD, Valentine, with Jeffrey
Klitz on piano, Bob Renino on Bass, and Warren Odze on drums.

February 28 (7:00pm):
Liz McCartney is currently appearing on Broadway in Mamma Mia! Other
Broadway credits include Boy George's Taboo (originating the role of "Big
Sue"), Dance of the Vampires, Phantom of the Opera (Carlotta), Thoroughly
Modern Millie and Les Miserables. Liz also appeared in the
critically-acclaimed ENCORES! production of Carnival. Regional credits
include Paint Your Wagon (Goodspeed Opera House), The Hired Man (Walnut
Street Theatre), Into The Woods (playing the Witch for both the Ordway
Center for the Performing Arts and Sacramento Music Cirus) and The Rocky
Horror Show on tour with Meatloaf. At this performance, Ms. McCartney will
be accompanied by Thom Culcasi. www.liz-mccartney.com.

February 28 (9:30pm)
Judy Blazer starred in the Broadway productions of Me and My Girl, A Change
in the Heir, Titanic and Neil Simon's 45 Seconds from Broadway.
Off-Broadway, she was featured in Lincoln Center's Hello Again by Michael
John LaChiusa (Drama Desk nomination), The Roundabout's Hurrah at Last by
Richard Greenberg, City Center Encores! Connecticut Yankee… and The Drama
Dept's The Torch Bearers. Judy has sung at the Metropolitan Opera as a vocal
soloist in Twyla Tharpe's Everlast, with American Ballet Theatre and has
performed in concert at Lincoln Center singing the music of Ricky Ian Gordon
and at Joe's Pub at the Public Theatre singing the songs of Michael John
LaChiusa. Ms. Blazer can be heard on over a dozen currently available CD's.
Television credits include Law and Order, As the World Turns, Guiding Light
and as a featured artist on two PBS Specials: Bernstein's New York and In
Performance at the White House. Regionally she has played the title roles in
Funny Girl at Sundance Theatre, The Miracle Worker at George Street
Playhouse, My Fair Lady at the Paper Mill Playhouse and the 5th Avenue
Theatre in Seattle, Peter Pan at Artpark and The Night Governess at McCarter
Theatre. She has also been seen as Maria in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night at
the Long Wharf Theatre and as Lily Garland in On the 20th Century with the
American Musical Theatre of San Jose. Recently, Judy performed at the New
York City Opera as the Beggar Woman in Sweeney Todd and at Seattle's 5th
Avenue Theatre in Yankee Doodle Dandy. For her upcoming appearance at The
Duplex Cabaret Theatre, she will be performing the music of acclaimed new
composer, Steve Marzullo, in an evening titled Short Songs for a Short Girl.

March 7:
CHRISTIANE NOLL's Broadway credits include It Ain't Nothin But the Blues,
Jekyll & Hyde (Original Cast) and Grease. Christiane also appeared in the
first national tours of Urinetown, Miss Saigon and City of Angels, as well
as South Pacific in Australia and Thailand. Her film work includes the
singing voice of Anna in the animated feature, The King & I. Other Credits:
Kept (dir. Scott Swartz), Mack and Mabel, Lizzie Borden & The Baker's Wife
(Goodspeed Opera House), Take Flight (Maltby/Shire workshop), Carousel & The
Student Prince (Paper Mill Playhouse), Kean, Little By Little, A Tribute to
Kander & Ebb, Encores! The New Moon, Lincoln Center's American Songbook
Series – Frank Loesser, and Chess in Concert for BC/EFA. Ms. Noll has had
the pleasure of singing with many acclaimed symphony orchestras, under the
batons of such conductors as Marvin Hamlisch, Erich Kunzel, Donald Pippin
and Peter Nero. Recordings include: Jekyll & Hyde, The King & I, Little by
Little, several Broadway compilation albums, Christiane Noll – A Broadway
Love Story, Live at the West Bank Café and her most recent solo CD, The Ira
Gershwin Album. www.ChristianeNoll.com.

March 21
Barrett Foa is currently on Broadway starring as Princeton/Rod in Avenue Q.
Also on Broadway, he was seen in the original Broadway cast of Mamma Mia!
Off-Broadway credits include Jesus in Godspell (2000 cast recording), and
Cupid in Cupid and Psyche. Regionally, Barrett played Claudio in Much Ado
About Nothing at Hartford Stage and The Shakespeare Theatre in D.C.
(directed by Mark Lamos), as well as the evil Mordred in Camelot at Paper
Mill Playhouse. He has played leading roles in the world premiere of Henry
Krieger and Bill Russell's Kept at TheatreWorks in California, and in the
American Premiere of Cameron Mackintosh's Just So at North Shore Music
Theatre. Other credits include: Matt in The Fantasticks at the St. Louis
Muny, Tulsa in Gypsy at Weston Playhouse in Vermont, Abel/Ham in Children of
Eden, and Rolf in The Sound of Music at Music Theatre of Wichita. A regular
reader at Food For Thought, lunch hour theatre in NYC, Barrett has performed
in readings of one-act plays by Shaw, Barrie and Miller, including A View
>From the Bridge with Danny Aiello and Mercedes Ruehl. Barrett was also seen
on posters, buses and billboards all over the world in the international
West Side Story GAP ad campaign. A native New Yorker, he is a proud graduate
of The University of Michigan's musical theatre department.

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