Melissa Errico, Will Swenson & Ryan Silverman to Lead Workshop of New Musical TABLE
As previously announced, on Monday, June 13 at 7pm, Errico will star in a Special Gala Concert of Finian's Rainbow at The Town Hall presented by Irish Repertory Theater, hosted by two-time Academy Award-nominated actress Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn, Atonement, Broadway's The Crucible). Errico will also be joined that evening by Max Von Essen, Malcolm Gets, Jim Norton, David Staller and a full chorus. For this special one-night only, Melissa will reprise her delightful performance as Sharon for the third time since starring in a smash hit Off-Broadway production at The Irish Repertory Theater ("the voice of enchantment" & "proving why she is so valuable to New York's musical theater" - The New York Times) and as the featured musical marking the grand reopening of Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward's Westport Country Playhouse. Her performance is preserved on the cast album of Finian's Rainbow on Ghostlight Records, produced by Sarah Jessica Parker, also featuring Max Von Essen and Malcolm Gets.
And on Saturday, July 30 at 8pm at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, Melissa Errico will bring her new and acclaimed one-woman show, FUNNY, I'M A WOMAN WITH CHILDREN, which debuted with a sold-out run at 54 Below in April & will be reprised for a full-week engagement at 54 Below this fall from Sep. 20-24. It is directed by Robbie Rozelle (Laura Benanti) and musical directed by Tedd Firth (Brian Stokes Mitchell, Barbara Cook, Michael Feinstein). In her brand new show, she sings of the absurdities and ins and outs of marriage and motherhood. An acoustic evening featuring an eclectic range of songs from Sondheim, Jerry Herman, Lerner & Loewe, Michel Legrand, Rodgers & Sondheim, Johnny Mandel and Jeanine Tesori, as well as new signature material written for Melissa by Peter Mills and David Shire with lyrics by Adam Gopnik. Tickets are $50.25-$100 & can be purchased online at www.baystreet.org or by phone at 631-725-9500.
Melissa currently makes her magazine debut as a writer with an extensive 3-page article in Manhattan Beach Magazine MY FAIR LADY -- IN BED "chronicling her guest arc on Billions and the negotiation of nudity in an actor's life" in this month's June 2016 issue (with Billy Joel on the cover). Her witty & insightful writing has gradually garnered attention beginning with her popular blog, online articles & her recent monologue & song project "Sing The Silence" co-written with Adam Gopnik from The New Yorker Magazine which had a sold-out 2-night debut in Nov. 2015 at Joe's Pub.
Errico is also going to be offering three concerts July 4th Weekend in California with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra on Fri. July 1, Sat. July 2 & Sun. July 3.