One of the reasons I love broadcasting from NYC is not only the chance to play opposite Bob Beckel on Sean Hannity’s Great American Panel, but also to take in a show, which I did yesterday with the Fetching Mrs. Hewitt, Memphis.
Now it was Tony night, so I expected understudies, and we got two, Bryan Fenkart and Dan’yelle Williamson filling in for Chad Kimball and Montego Glover the roles of Huey and Felicia respectively. These are big shoes to fill as both Kimball and Glover are enormous talents and both were nominated for Tonys their performances. Fenkart and Williamson not only didn’t disappoint, the were terrific and a packed house conveyed that time and again.
Here’s the very neat: We tracked him Fenkart and he will open today’s show. His Facebook account is his name and his Twitter account is @steinway7. Bryan has a CD out and another on the way. The first one is Imperfect Man, available from CDBaby: