The Laurie Beechman Theatre continues 'The After Party,' which runs every Friday from 10:30PM till 2AM, tonight, hosted Mac and Bistro Award winner Brandon Cutrell (Broadway by the Year at Town Hall, Pippin) and XL Star winner Alysha Umphress (Boston Pops). The evening also features Bistro Award winner Ray Fellman (Musical Director, Captain Louie) on piano and MAC Award winner Lisa Asher (Stranded in the Moonlight), and this May 11th edition welcomes special guests Austin Miller (NBC's "Grease: You're the One That I Want," New York Musical Theatre Festival's Go-Go Beach), Franke James Grande (Broadway's Mamma Mia!, Mr. Broadway Winner), and Theater Mitu's Todd Almond (founder of Theater Mitu, Hair at the Skirball Center, creator of People Like Us).
Guests can sing at the open mic or sit back and enjoy a cocktail. There is no cover charge and no minimum, and a full bar and bar menu available. Reservations are not necessary, although audience members are recommended to arrive early. Seating is first come, first serve, and priority seating may be given to those who wish to order from the menu and/or the bar.
The Laurie Beechman Theatre is located downstairs, within The West Bank Café, 407 West 42nd St. at 9th Avenue. For more information, visit www.westbankcafe.com, www.BrandonCutrell.com, or www.LisaAsher.com.
Photo of Austin Miller by Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.