Donna McKechnie & Friends: A Visit with Kander & Ebb
April 19 - 22, 2016
“A mix of high-sheen professionalism and raw vulnerability make an evening with Donna McKechnie quite a singular sensation.” –The New York Times
World premiere show! A Visit with Kander and Ebb will feature Donna McKechnie and her special Broadway guests offering a kaleidoscope of classic Broadway songs from the illustrious career of John Kander and Fred Ebb. From well-known standards to rarely performed songs, Kander & Ebb’s rousing Broadway songs will be rediscovered and reinterpreted especially for Feinstein’s/54 Below.The performance will include numbers from Chicago, Cabaret, Flora The Red Menace, Zorba, The World Goes Round, The Scottsboro Boys, Curtains, 70 Girls 70, and The Act. A special tribute is paid to the last score they wrote together… The Visit.
Donna received the Tony Award and is best known the world over for creating the role of Cassie in A Chorus Line. She is also well-known for her Broadway appearances in State Fair; On the Town; Company; Promises, Promises; and Stephen Sondheim – A Musical Tribute, (which she also choreographed). Donna has received the Fred Astaire Award and the Bistro Award for Outstanding Female Performance, the Los Angeles Drama League Award, as well as nominations for a Mac Award and a Helen Hayes Award.