SCANDALOUS' Roz Ryan to Debut New Concert at 54 Below, 11/25
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by BWW News Desk
On Sunday, November 25, 2012, celebrated stage veteran Roz Ryan, longtime star of Broadway's worldwide smash hit Chicago and currently co-starring in this season's new musical Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson, will debut her newest concert act "A One Night Stand of Eternal Love" at midtown Manhattan's newest nightclub experience, 54 Below.
Featuring acclaimed musical director Shelton Becton on piano, this one-night-only concert event begins at 9 p.m. Doors open at 8 p.m.
Tickets are $20-$30 each, plus a $25 food/drink minimum, and are now available by visiting www.54below.com or by calling TicketWeb.com at 866-468-7619.
Earlier this month, Roz Ryan returned to Broadway as Emma Jo Schaeffer in the new musical Scandalous. She is perhaps best known to Broadway audiences for her role as the tough-as-nails prison diva Matron "Mama" Morton in the long-running hit "Chicago" a role she has played on Broadway, on tour and internationally for more than ten years.
Her other Broadway credits include Ain't Misbehavin', Dreamgirls, One Mo' Time, The Pajama Game and A Christmas Carol. Her national and international touring credits include Annie, South Pacific and Blues in the Night.
On television, Ms. Ryan is best known for her role as Amelia Hetebrink in the long-running NBC comedy "Amen," starring Sherman Hemsley. Her other television roles include Mae Palmer in "Barbershop" (Showtime) and Mrs. Dixon in "Good News" (UPN).
She can currently be seen as Aunt Sylvia in the critically acclaimed new sitcom "The Rickey Smiley Show," airing Tuesdays at 9 pm on TVOne.
Her film credits include Went to Coney Island, Cotton Club, I Think I Love My Wife, The Invention of Lying and Waiting for Forever.