Tony Award winners Laura Benanti (Gypsy) and LaChanze (The Color Purple), as well as Rita Wilson (Girls) and Grammy Award-nominated jazz singer Karrin Allyson offered previews of their upcoming 54 Below concerts at the venue on Friday, April 12.
LaChanze, who will sing the music of Diana Ross on April 17, 18, and 22, performed "Be A Lion" from The Wiz; Benanti, who takes the stage April 20-25, sang Harry Chapin's wistful ballad, "Mr. Tanner"; Allyson accompanied herself to offer a glimpse of the nightclub's new WBGO Jazz Series; and Wilson talked about the musical influences of her concerts, which begin on April 14.
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