DENVER (CBS4) Actress Annaleigh Ashford is a native of Colorado, a Tony-nominated performer and newly signed to a CBS comedy pilot called “Super Clyde”. But before the new comedy goes into production, Ashford is bringing her cabaret-style show, called “Lost in the Stars,” to Denver.

For Ashford coming back to Denver is a walk down memory lane. She grew up in Wheat Ridge and has a dozen or so pictures of the various productions she performed in as she grew up.

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“Not only did I get to work as an actor when I was here as a kid, but I also learned from so many incredible performers how to be on-stage and how to be off-stage,” Ashford told CBS4.

Ashford currently stars on Broadway in “You Can’t Take It With You” opposite James Earl Jones. She was nominated for a Tony Award for her role as Lauren in “Kinky Boots”, and she has a regular role as Betty DiMello on Showtime’s drama “Masters of Sex.” But she calls “Lost In The Stars” a labor of love.

“I really wanted to create a piece that demonstrated the authentic art form of cabaret,” Ashford explained.

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“Lost In The Stars” is an evening of song with storytelling. Ashford goes from Donna Summer’s disco to Judy Garland at Carnegie Hall to an Alanis Morissette sing-a-long – it’s an eclectic mix of new and old.

“I end the night with Kurt Weill’s ‘Lost In The Stars,’ which I think is a beautiful song that I want people to be more familiar with,” Ashford said.

“Annaleigh Ashford – Lost In The Stars” runs just two nights, April 11 & 12, at the Garner Galleria Theatre. Tickets are on sale now by calling 303-893-4100 or going to denvercenter.org.

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