Clay Aiken – Tonight, Tonight!

Tonight, Tonight….It all starts tonight!!

This blog is coming to from Raleigh, North Carolina!

How Fun to be here after a full day of travel!

On Monday, Playbill.com ran an article about Clay Aiken and The Drowsy Chaperone.

Clay Aiken and Tony Winner Beth Leavel Star in North Carolina Theatre’s Drowsy Chaperone, Beginning May 7

By Andrew Gans

“American Idol” runner-up Clay Aiken, who was seen on Broadway in Monty Python’s Spamalot, plays Man in Chair in North Carolina Theatre’s production of the award-winning musical The Drowsy Chaperone, which runs May 7-12 in the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts (formerly Progress Energy Center).

Aiken is joined by Broadway favorite Beth Leavel, who reprises the role of The Drowsy Chaperone that she created on Broadway to Tony-winning effect…

…“The very first time I ever auditioned for anything was when I stepped into an audition for NCT’s production of 1776 back in 1996. North Carolina Theatre was my first experience performing on a professional stage,” said Aiken in a previous statement. “It’s possible that, had it not been for experience and encouragement I received as a part of this organization, I may never have had the confidence to audition for ‘American Idol.’ Now, 17 years after my first theatrical performance, I’m happy to be fulfilling a promise I made years ago to return to the stage at North Carolina Theatre…

To see read the entire article click on PLAYBILL

It is great to see more promotion for this play.  It seems like The North Carolina Theatre  and Clay Aiken are excited about The Drowsy Chaperone.

If there is more news tomorrow during the day, I will post it as soon as I can.  AND, of course I will post about opening night!

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Comments

  1. so happy for you – stay safe and enjoy it ALL! So excited to hear whatever you can report ! Clay must
    be so excited to see fans so excited!!!

  2. Hope you are not getting rained on in Raleigh. So happy that you are able to attend the play and see Clay at his best. Looking forward to your posts.

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