Mary Testa, Jenny Giering Guest At 'New Voices Concert' 3/29
The sixth season of the acclaimed Monday Nights, New Voices series continues March 29th at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre. Mary Testa, most recently seen as General Cartwright in the Broadway revival of Guys and Dolls, will host an evening of new Voices, featuring the talents of Julia Burrows, Brian Golub, Ashley McKay, Barry Shafrin and Shaina Taub. Show time is 7 PM.
Jenny Giering will be the evening's guest composer and will be on hand to introduce and setup each of her songs. Paul Staroba is the evening's musical director and will accompany each of the performers.
Mary Testa: Broadway: Guys and Dolls, Xanadu (Drama Desk nomination), Chicago, 42nd Street (Tony nomination), Marie Christine (Cast Album), On the Town (Tony Nomination) ...Forum (Cast Album), The Rink, Marilyn, Barnum. Also, Encores! The Zeigfeld Follies of 1936 (Cast Album). Off-Broadway: Measure for Measure, Regrets Only, See What I Wanna See (Drama Desk & Drama League Nomination -- Cast Album), First Lady Suite (Drama Desk nomination), String of Pearls (Drama Desk Nomination), The Vagina Monologues, The Wax, From Above (Obie Award), Lucky Stiff, The Knife, A New Brain (Cast Album), Tartuffe, On the Town (Obie Award), Scapin (CSC), In Trousers (Cast Album), Daughters. Film: Eat, Pray, Love, The Bounty, Four Single Fathers, Stay, Tony n' Tina's Wedding, The Business of Strangers, The Out-of-Towners, Sleepers, Queens of the Big Time, Two Bits, Mac, Stanley and Iris, Going in Style. Television: "Electric Company", "Life on Mars", "Cashmere Mafia", "Waterfront," "Whoopi," "Cosby," "Sex and the City," "Linc's," "Witness to the Mob," "Law & Order," "City Kids," and numerous others.
Jenny Giering's shows include The Misress Cycle, which received three Jeff Award nominations and will open at the Rattlestick Theater in next spring; Crossing Brooklyn, which was produced by The Transport Group & will be part of Bristol Riverside Theater's 2010 America Rising Series. She's working on Saint-Ex with Sean Barry, which was developed at Sundance/White Oak and Theatreworks/Palo Alto and received the 2010 Weston Playhouse New Musical Award. She's also just receive Playwrights Horizons commission with playwright Neena Beeber. Jenny' s solo album, Look for Me, is available at www.jennygiering.com.