Alexandra Foucard is a Broadway and Grammy-nominated singer/actress and David Sisco is a composer/performer whose works have premiered at Carnegie Hall. The impeccable duo teams up this Monday night October 5th to take their talents to The Triad located at 158 West 72nd Street in New York. The duo also brings their own diverse backgrounds as two singing artists to the mix in their eclectic cabaret of Jazz, Standards, Musical Theatre, Pop, Motown/R&B and Country – with surprising mash-ups. Alexandra Foucard is Haitian-American. If you live in the metro area of New York, please come out Monday night to support her. We’re proud of her. She was a guest here at CSMS Magazine. Read this “Conversation with Alexandra Foucard and Dr. Ardain Isma”
Brief bio of each artist
Alexandra Foucard‘s stage credits include, Les Misérables on Broadway; House of Flowers at Encores! at City Center; “Adelaide” in Guys and Dolls (opposite Maurice Hines) and numerous Broadway National Tours and regional productions. Ms. Foucard’s has been awarded an NAACP Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play, a Grammy Nomination for Best Cast Recording and two Helen Hayes Nominations along with many other accolades from the industry. Ms. Foucard has also starred in many film and television projects including the drama, Cold Feet. She is currently collaborating in writing a play with music whose main character is the legendary Josephine Premice. Alexandra is in pre-production for the webseries Park Slope Moms (working title), which will shoot in in 2016. Alexandra is originating the role of Deanna in the new play, Unentitled Off-Broadway in the 2015-16 season. She also dedicates herself to empowering LGBT at risk teenagers and adults through motivational speaking and workshops.
David Sisco celebrated an evening of his work at Carnegie Hall this past November to a sold-out audience. Sisco was commissioned to write a multi-movement work for Manhattan Girls Chorus entitled “I AM” based on the girls’ words. A movement of the work was presented at the Women on the World Summit at Lincoln Center this past spring. With business partner Laura Josepher, David runs contemporarymusicaltheatre.com, a resource that helps teachers, students and professionals find well-written, largely self-published contemporary musical theatre songs. He serves on the artistic board for Encores! Off-Center at City Center (Jeanine Tesori, Artistic Director). David is member of the Dramatist’s Guild and BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theater Workshop (Advanced) and is the author of Here I Am: A Musical Personal Ad, Variations on a Theme of You and BAIT n’ SWISH.