A five-time Tony Award nominee, La Chiusa is the composer-lyricist of First Lady Suite, the Transport Group's upcoming production. The February 22 event will include a conversation between the company's artistic director, Jack Cummings III, and LaChiusa. Among the special guests scheduled to appear are Michele Pawk, Carolee Carmello, Marc Kudisch, Mary Testa, Maureen Moore, Alice Playten, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson. They will reprise songs that they sang in the original productions of the LaChiusa musicals Hello Again, Marie Christine, The Wild Party, Little Fish, and First Lady Suite.
Tickets are $25 in advance or $35 at the door; they include admission to a wine and cheese reception following the event. To purchase, visit www.transport-group.org or call 212-560-4372.