Photo Flash: Alice Ripley Plays The Laurie Beechman
Alice Ripley rose to fame with the Broadway musicals Sunset Boulevard and Side Show, winning the 2009 Tony Award for Best Actress in a musical for the Pulitzer Prize winning Next To Normal. Aside from nightclub performances at 54 Below, this year Ms. Ripley has appeared as The Witch in Into The Woods at Town Hall, and as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard at North Shore Music Theatre. Ms. Ripley is the force behind the band RIPLEY.
The Laurie Beechman Theatre is one of the New York City cabaret scene's most popular clubs, boasting acts that range from traditional cabaret shows like Sullivan and Harnar sing Harnick and Strouse to more avant-garde shows featuring many of the stars of RuPaul's Drag Race from Bendelacreme to Scarlet Envy. The Laurie Beechman features regular burlesque shows Le Scandal, Members Only and House of Noire, and is the home of ongoing series shows like "I Only Have Lies For You" and "Broadway Sessions".
The Laurie Beechman is located at 407 West 42nd Street at 9th Avenue, one block from the Port Authority subway station.
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