Susan Egan to Perform in Ponca City on March 20

Ponca City Now - March 11, 2015 9:04 am

Susan Egan has been nicknamed “the Belle of Broadway” for her renowned performance as Belle in Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.”

Egan will present a program of smash hits and amusing anecdotes from the Great White Way at The Poncan Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 20.

Her appearance is part of the Ponca City Concert Series. Concert admission is by season membership. No individual concert tickets are sold.

The Ponca City Concert Series has been presenting internationally acclaimed artists to the community since 1935. This all-volunteer nonprofit organization is committed to enriching the cultural life of Kay County and its surrounding areas through live performances.

Contact Leslie Rardin at 765-3971 or Nancy Kruckeberg at 765-4400 for more information about joining the Concert Series.

Egan has earned acclaim in theatre, film, television and music. Her success on Broadway is legendary: she earned both Tony Award and Drama Desk nominations for “Best Actress” as Belle in “Beauty and the Beast;” she appeared in the starring role of “Thoroughly Modern Millie;” and played Broadway’s longest-running Sally Bowles in “Cabaret.”

She has appeared with Carol Burnett (“Putting It Together”) and Tommy Tune (“Bye, Bye Birdie”). Film credits include the voice of Meg in Disney’s “Hercules” and television appearances span from “House” and “NUMB3RS,” to “All My Children” and PBS “Great Performances.” She concertizes regularly in intimate vocal/piano duo performances, with symphonies, including the Los Angeles and Hong Kong orchestra, and special events at prestigious venues such as Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl.

Egan has over 40 recording credits for Disney, and six solo CDs. Her 2004 album “Coffee House” was awarded “Best Vocalist” by www.TalkingBroadway.com .

 

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