Hailed as “the most avant-garde show to play the Cafe Carlyle in recent memory,” (Theater Mania) and “musical misfits” (NPR All Things Considered), Nancy And Beth, featuring Emmy Award-winner Megan Mullally(“Will & Grace”) and Stephanie Hunt (“Friday Night Lights,” “Californication”) performing as their musical alter-egos, pick dope songs and then sing them while dancing and wearing matching costumes! Catch them on their world tour coming to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, May 10 at 8pm. Nancy And Beth are backed by a full band that includes indie strings darling Petra Haden in a show that is a celebratory, surprising, sweet, tuneful, eye-catching, thought-provoking, and amusing evening of song and dance. It is part of Barts Tree Service Comedy Series and Pepsi Rock Series powered by Xfinity. Visit TerraSole (3 Big Shop Lane, Ridgefield) for dinner before any show and get a free glass of house wine or dessert with your entrée when you present your ticket. Media partner for this event is Star 99.9, Today’s Best Mix.
Nancy And Beth have wormed their way into The Newport Folk Festival, London’s Royal Festival Hall, Solid Sound, and many other sweet venues in the U.S. and abroad. Nancy And Beth is Megan Mullally (vocals, choreography); Stephanie Hunt (vocals); Datri Bean (keyboards, vocals); Petra Haden (strings, vocals); Joe Berardi (drums); Andrew Pressman (bass, vocals); Roy Williams (guitar, vocals).
Emmy Award-winning actress and musician Megan Mullally has appeared on Broadway in revivals of Grease, How to Succeed (opposite Matthew Broderick), and Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein. Megan has appeared in Terrence McNally’s smash Broadway hit It’s Only a Play, and starred in the role of Adelaide opposite Nathan Lane in Carnegie Hall’s celebrated Guys and Dolls revival. Television credits includes seven seasons of the Emmy Award-winning “Children’s Hospital,” “Parks and Recreation” (as the Evil Tammy II), Lydia on acclaimed cult favorite “Party Down”, Aunt Gayle on Fox’s animated “Bob’s Burgers,” and Karen Walker on NBC’s hit sitcom “Will & Grace,” for which she received two Emmys, four Screen Actors Guild awards and four Golden Globe nominations. In film, Megan stars opposite Bryan Cranston and James Franco in the hit comedyWhy Him?, and appears in Oh Lucy!, LEMON, The Disaster Artist, and Infinity Baby. Megan and her husband Nick Offerman have toured the US and UK with their comedy show Summer of 69:No Apostrophe and releasedThe New York Times best-selling book, The Greatest Love Story Ever Told.
Stephanie Hunt is a musician, songwriter, actress and writer from Austin, Texas. She’s a founding member of The Ghost Songs with Alex Maas and Christian Bland, members of The Black Angels. She’s appeared on “Friday Night Lights” (NBC), “Californication” (Showtime), “Glee” (Fox), in the films Somebody Up There Likes Me and Poorboy and was a regular on “How To Live With Your Parents For The Rest of Your Life” (ABC), and “Your Family or Mine” (TBS).
For tickets ($37.50) call or visit the box office, 203-438-5795 or go online at ridgefieldplayhouse.org. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a non-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT.