Susan Egan Releases New Solo CD SOFTLY Today
Critically-acclaimed Broadway, TV and animation star Susan Egan releases her seventh solo CD, SOFTLY, today, November 11, 2015.
Susan Egan: SOFTLY is the culmination of Egan's more than twenty-five years as a celebrated vocalist in the entertainment industry. Teaming with classical pianist and composer, Stephen Cook, and acclaimed Cuban jazz flutist, Danilo Lozano, Susan brings the music of her beloved Broadway to a mainstream audience with an easy, elegant, acoustic sound. Variety has called Susan's soprano "beguiling in the extreme" and the New York Post labels her "divine." Now, in light delivery, accompanied by Los Angeles' best musicians, you will hear why. Whether relaxing with a bottle of wine or lulling the baby to sleep, SOFTLY sets the mood and delivers distinguished hits of the New York stage in a way you have never heard before.
Nocturnes (Love Story)
Think of Me (Phantom of the Opera)
Embraceable You/'Til There Was You (Crazy for You/The Music Man)
Love to Me (The Light in the Piazza)
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered (Pal Joey)
Anyone Can Whistle/Not While I'm Around (Anyone Can Whistle/Sweeney Todd)
Make Believe (Show Boat)
Lay Your Head Down (Violet)
With You (Pippin)
A Quiet Thing (Flora the Red Menace)
I Wish You Love
Egan, Cook and Lozano will present a concert to launch the CD, Susan Egan and Friends on November 21, 2015 at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Artson the campus of Whittier College in Southern California, where the album SOFTLY, was recorded in the school's brand new, state-of-the-art recording studio. The concert also celebrates the theatre's 25th Anniversary. Tickets ranges from $20-30 and may be purchased online at www.shannoncenter.org or by calling (562) 907-4203.
Egan just completed a year-long tour of more than 40 solo concerts and has concert dates with symphonies and on the high-seas with Disney Cruise Line throughout this coming year.
Susan Egan has made powerful impressions in theatre, film, television and music. On Broadway, she headlined as Thoroughly Modern Millie, won critical acclaim as "Sally Bowles" in Cabaret, starred in Triumph of Love and State Fair, and received Tony Award and Drama Desk nominations for "Best Actress" as the original "Belle" in Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Regionally, Egan starred alongside Carol Burnett in Putting It Together, Tommy Tune in the national tour of Bye, Bye Birdie, and developed works at Yale Repertory, Baltimore Center Stage, South Coast Repertory, and the Mark Taper Forum. Her film credits include 13 Going on 30, Gotta Kick It Up for the Disney Channel, and award-winning indies seen at Seattle Film Festival, Sarasota Film Festival, Slamdance, the HBO Comedy Festival and beyond. In animation, Susan voiced the characters of "Meg" in Disney's Hercules, "Lin" in the Academy Award-winning Spirited Away, "Gina" in Porco Rosso, "Angel" in Lady and the Tramp II, "Ginny" in Achmed Saves America, and is currently "Rose Quartz on Cartoon Network's Steven Universe. She spent two seasons on the WB's Nikki, and has appeared on Modern Family, House, NUMB3RS, NYPD Blue, Arli$$, Drew Carey, Party of Five, Great Performances, movies for ABC, CBS, and Disney Channel, and more. Susan has headlined with more than 50 symphonies worldwide, including concerts at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center and the Hollywood Bowl, and has over 40 recording credits including her solo CDs: All That and More, So Far, Winter Tracks, CoffeeHouse (Best Vocalist 2004), Susan Egan LIVE, andThe Secret of Happiness. Originally from Southern California, Susan attended the Orange County School of the Arts and UCLA, where she received a Carol Burnett Award in Musical Theatre. She is an accomplished master teacher in music performance, obsessive gardener, happy wife and mom, and leader to her daughters' two Girl Scout troops.