Marc Kudisch: "What Makes Me Tick"
FEINSTEINS AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed Best of New York by New York Magazine and an invaluable New York institution by The New York Post will continue its Summer 2011 season with the debut of three-time Tony Award nominated Broadway star MARC KUDISCH on July 17 and 18. What Makes Me Tick his debut at the club is an evening of casual conversation and great music, featuring popular selections from Broadway, country, and folk to fusion and jazz, all rolled into one big jam fest. Marc commented this concert is an attempt to understand how I got here and why Im driven to be here: the inner working of what makes me tick, says Kudisch. He will be joined by Music Director Timothy Splain, Ritt Henn on bass, and Michael Croiter on percussion. Both shows are at the Loews Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street).
MARC KUDISCH, currently starring in Lincoln Center's new musical A Minister's Wife, garnered critical acclaim as well as his third Tony and fourth Drama Desk Award nominations in his most recent Broadway stint creating the role of Franklin Hart in the Dolly Parton Broadway musical 9 to 5, and won a Helen Hayes Award for his performance in the Witches of Eastwick at the Signature Theater. He was previously seen as the Snake, Balladeer, and Narrator in the Roundabout Theatre's revival of The Apple Tree, while doing double duty and performing as the Pirate King in New York City Opera's revival of The Pirates of Penzance.
Marc had previously been nominated for the Tony Award first for the role of Trevor Graydon in Thoroughly Modern Millie (Drama Desk and Outer Critics nominations as well), and then for Baron Bomburst in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Outer Critics nomination as well). His other Broadway roles include The Proprietor in Assassins (Drama Desk nomination), Jeff Moss in Bells Are Ringing, Jackie in the Public Theatre's production of The Wild Party, Chauvelin in the 3rd incarnation of The Scarlet Pimpernel, George Kittredge in High Society, Gaston in Beauty and the Beast, and Reuben in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat