Beth Leaval's IT'S NOT ABOUT ME!
Start: Sep 09, 2023 12:00 AM
End: Sep 10, 2023 12:00 AM
Le Petit Theatre, 616 St Peter, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
Tony Award® winner Beth Leavel (The Prom, The Drowsy Chaperone) brings her cabaret show It's Not About Me to New Orleans for one night only! It's Not About Me celebrates her long and storied career as one of Broadway's biggest, belting-est divas. Join us for a night of story and song, taking you through her favorite roles she's played, the ones that got away, and the ones she's still chasing after. Filled with laughs and surprises, this is one show you don't want to miss.
Ticket prices range from $30-$55. A special VIP ticket for $70 includes a post-show meet and greet and one drink ticket for Tableau (pick up at will call). Student tickets are $15.
BETH LEAVEL is a Tony Award-winning stage and screen actor. She recently starred as Miranda Priestly in the Chicago premiere of the new musical adaptation of The Devil Wears Prada, directed by Anna Shapiro and featuring music by Sir Elton John, lyrics by Shaina Taub and book by Kate Wetherhead.
Beth was last seen on Broadway as Dee Dee Allen in The Prom, for which she was nominated for a Tony, New York Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Awards. She received Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and LA Drama Critics Awards for her performance as the title character in The Drowsy Chaperone. Beth also received Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for her role as Florence Greenberg in Baby, It's You.
On Broadway, Beth also originated the roles of June Adams in Bandstand, Emily in Elf, Mrs. Bixby in The Civil War and Tess in Crazy For You. Other Broadway credits include Donna Sheridan in Mamma Mia!, Frau Blucher in Young Frankenstein, Dorothy Brock in the revival of 42nd Street, Ellie in Hal Prince's Show Boat, and Anytime Annie (her Broadway debut) in 42nd Street.
Other New York credits include starring as Lucille in the New York City Center Encores! production of No, No, Nanette, as well as the off-Broadway productions of Lone Star Love and Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays.
Regionally, Beth has performed some of the most iconic roles in musical theatre - from Mama Rose in Gypsy at The Muny and Dolly Levi in Hello Dolly at Cape Playhouse and The Muny, to Sally Adams in Call Me Madam at the Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, the Witch in Into the Woods at Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, and Miss Hannigan in Annie at the Paper Mill Playhouse.
Beth has dazzled and delighted sold-out audiences with her cabaret act, which she has taken from 54 Below in New York City to other venues across the United States.
You might also recognize Beth from numerous commercial and TV shows/films, including "Ghosts of Christmas Always," "The Bite," "Walking Dead: World Beyond" and the final episode of "ER."
She holds an MFA and an honorary Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.