Lucie Arnaz, John Lloyd Young, Linda Eder, and More Set For Provincetown's Crown & Anchor's 2019 Cabaret At The Crown Series
Producer Rick Murray will present the 2019 Cabaret at the Crown Series in Provincetown, MA this summer at The Crown & Anchor's Paramount Theatre and Town Hall Auditorium. Tickets are now on sale for the Series, in which an impressive list of award-winning stars will be performing live in full concerts. Following up on last summer's smash hit season, the 2019 Cabaret Series will include the talents of comedians Lisa Lampanelli, Margaret Cho, and Sandra Bernhard, as well as Broadway stars Lucie Arnaz (They're Playing Our Song, Pippin), Lillias White (The Life), Linda Lavin (Broadway Bound, Gypsy), Lorna Luft (Promises, Promises), John Lloyd Young (Jersey Boys), Linda Eder (Jekyll and Hyde), and television favorites Leslie Jordan (The Cool Kids, Will and Grace) and Fran Drescher (The Nanny).
Producer Rick Murray said, "2019 is a special year - we have five new artists making their Provincetown debuts along with some Provincetown favorites from years past - a dynamic roster for our summer entertainment along with BenDeLaCreme, Dina Martina, Pam Ann, Thirsty Burlington, Liza Lott and more Carnival announcements coming soon!"
The 2019 Cabaret at the Crown Series Schedule:
Fat Chance showcases the former insult comic at her new best. From her humorous storytelling to her lively Q&A with audience members, the no-holds-barred entertainer is truthful, vulnerable, and, most importantly, as hilarious as ever. From her food obsession to her physical transformation with the help of bariatric surgery more than six years ago, to her compulsion to date the "junk food of men," Lisa-with the help of former Daily Show regular and gay icon, Frank DeCaro-will tell all in a way you've never seen before.
Monday and Tuesday, July 8 & 9 at 8:00 p.m.
Best-known for his stand-out roles in Sordid Lives, American Horror Story, The Help and the beloved Beverley Leslie on NBC's hit series Will & Grace and currently in FOX's new comedy series The Cool Kids, Jordan has charmed fans for over four decades! In Exposed, Leslie invites his audiences behind-the-scenes of his childhood and career! Offering a charming & hilarious look-back at his life experience as a flamboyant youth raised as a Southern Baptist, as well as the "unbelievable real-life stories" and treasured anecdotes from his renowned stage and television performances.
Town Hall Auditorium
Saturday, July 13 at 8:00 p.m.
The Crown & Anchor is thrilled to welcome Margaret Cho back to Provincetown for one night only! The acclaimed actress and comedienne brings her edgy humor and classic wit back to Town Hall for one unforgettable performance!
I Got the Job
Monday, July 22 at 8:00 p.m.
From her first role at 14 as The Cheshire Cat in Alice in Wonderland to a grandmother hanging upside down on a trapeze while singing about the preciousness of life in Pippin, Lucie and Musical Director Ron Abel offer audiences this brand new concert sharing stories and songs that Lucie has long been known for. With anecdotes and fond memories about her co-stars, directors and musical collaborators, Lucie offers iconic songs and hidden treasures from some of Broadway's greatest shows and a look at the backstage magic it takes to create them.
Tuesday, July 23 at 8:00 p.m.
Lillias White is a singer and actress of stage, television and film who is particularly admired for her performances in Broadway musicals. In 1989 she won an Obie Award for her performance in the Off-Broadway musical Romance in Hard Times. In 1997 she won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical and Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical for portraying Sonja in Cy Coleman's The Life. She was nominated for a Tony Award again in 2010 for her work as Funmilayo in Fela Kuti's Fela!
WILL & ANTHONY
Broadway Our Way
Saturday and Sunday, August 3 & 4 at 8:00 p.m.
Internationally renowned twin brother tenors and songwriters Will & Anthony Nunziata are two of the most sought after young entertainers. Will & Anthony have performed over 400 concerts over the past five years headlining major performing arts centers, theaters and symphony concert halls across the country and around the world. The renowned singers, songwriters, Netflix-bound comedians and Carnegie Hall Headliners are the Brooklyn- born, classically trained singing and comedy brother duo hailed by The Huffington Post as "a nearly impossible pairing of talent, stage presence and charisma."
Veteran singer and actress Linda Lavin is best recognized for portraying the title character in the TV series Alice. She's also known for her numerous stage performances in many Broadway and Off-Broadway projects like Death Defying Acts, The Lyons, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Broadway Bound, and Gypsy, to name a few. Don't miss your chance see Linda with Billy Stritch in the intimate confines of the Paramount Theater.
Thursday and Friday, August 8 & 9 at 8:45 p.m.
She's always three steps ahead of the crowd. She has to be. She's Quick Sand. In these fast paced times a lady can't stop moving, you never know what you might encounter next in this fun house world we're living in. So Sandy takes control, this year she's bringing you a mélange of musings, music and whimsy, "never boring j'adoring" is her motto. Covering the waterfront of the outrageous, quotidian, and glamorous. Sandy fully realizes her land and brings it to you in vivid color and sound.
Funny girl Fran Drescher shares-in her unique voice-both poignant and hilarious stories of her life. An ordinary girl from Queens, Drescher threads together recollections, vivid stories and humorous characters, as well as memories of career, family and travel. Drescher, who is most famous for her iconic role as Fran Fine in The Nanny, is a uterine cancer survivor and the author of the best-selling book, "Cancer Schmancer." Drescher is now an outspoken health care advocate and LGBT rights activist, who has served as a Public Diplomacy Envoy for Women's Health Issues for the U.S. State Department.
Monday, August 12 at 8:00 p.m.
Lorna Luft's acclaimed career has encompassed virtually every arena of entertainment. A celebrated live performer, stage, film and television actress, best-selling author, recording artist and Emmy-nominated producer, she continues to triumph in every medium with critics labeling her one of the most vibrant, versatile and exciting artists to ever grace the stage!
Film, stage and concert artist, John Lloyd Young, is a Tony- and Grammy-winning multi-Platinum recording artist. As the original Frankie Valli in Broadway's Tony award-winning Best Musical, Jersey Boys, Young became the only American actor to date to win all four major Broadway Leading Actor in a Musical honors for a Broadway debut: the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Theatre World Awards. Young starred in Jersey Boys on London's West End, and reprised his role in the Warner Bros. film adaptation. As a concert artist, Young has taken his expertly-curated repertoire of classic pop and R&B to filled-to-capacity rooms, thrilling his audience with a "disciplined one-in-a-million high tenor shading into falsetto that he can direct through the stratosphere" (The New York Times).
Monday and Tuesday, August 26 & 27 at 8:00 p.m.
Drama Desk Award nominee Linda Eder brings her singular talents back to Provincetown and the Paramount Room at the Crown & Anchor! Don't miss this amazing star of Jekyll and Hyde perform some of her biggest hits from the worlds of pop and Broadway.
Tickets are now on sale both for general admission seating and special VIP packages. Pricing and additional information available online at www.onlyatthecrown.com, by phone at 508-487-1430, or at the Crown & Anchor box office, 247 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA.