MARYA GRANDY: LIVE FROM MARTINIS ABOVE FOURTH
Monday, August 6, 2018 8pm
Joseph Jefferson Award nominated actor Marya Grandy (The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Les Miserables, Closer Than Ever) makes her Martinis Above Fourth solo concert debut with Marya Grandy: Live From Martinis Above Fourth. Grandy performs an evening of musical theater songs, with an emphasis on new and undiscovered gems, and even a premiere or two.
SPOILER ALERT: There will be belting. There may be crying. There will be no drink maximum.
With music direction by Joseph Jefferson Award winnerTom Vendafreddo, Marya Grandy: Live From Martinis Above Fourth marks Grandy’s solo concert debut in San Diego.
GET TO KNOW THE ARTIST
Marya Grandy is a Chicago-based actor and singer who most recently appeared as Mrs. Webb in Our Town and Rona Lisa Peretti in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Be for Indiana University’s summer repertory season. Chicago credits include Honeymoon in Vegas, How to Succeed…, Sister Act, On the Town (Jeff Nomination), 9 to 5, Saturday Night Fever, The Secret Garden, Les Miserables, Juno, and A Grand Night for Singing(Jeff Nomination).Broadway and New York productions: the 2012 Off-Broadway revival of Maltby & Shire’s Closer Than Ever, Les Misérables (2006 Revival), Damn Yankees, Bells Are Ringing (City Center Encores!), The Great American Trailer Park Musical(Drama Desk Nomination), and The Water Coolers(co-author). Marya has performed regionally in On Golden Pond, Fanny Brice: America’s Funny Girl (World Premiere, directed by David H. Bell), Pump Boys & Dinettes,Follies, Take Flight, Gypsy, Beehive, Smokey Joe’s Café, The Honky Tonk Angels, Working, and The Water Coolers(Jeff Nomination). Television/film credits: “Chicago P.D.”, “Rescue Me”, “Conviction”, “Law & Order”, “Law & Order: SVU”, “Denis Leary’s Merry F***ing Christmas”, and “Love Streams”. Recordings include the Original Cast Recording of The Great American Trailer Park Musical, The Manhattan Transfer’s Bodies and Souls, and Superwoman, with her band, Five Floor Monica. Marya received her Bachelor of Arts from Yale University.