Meet Nancy And Beth (No, Those Aren't Their Real Names) : World Cafe That's the moniker for the punky vaudeville singing act fronted by actresses Stephanie Hunt and Megan Mullally. Hear an interview and live performance for World Cafe.
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Nancy And Beth On World Cafe

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Nancy And Beth On World Cafe

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Set List

  • "One Mint Julep"
  • "Fine Brown Frame"
  • "Harbor Lights"

In this session, we welcome Nancy And Beth — but those aren't their real names. It's the moniker for the punky vaudeville singing act fronted by two actresses: Stephanie Hunt, who got her start on NBC's hit show Friday Night Lights, and Megan Mullally of Will and Grace. Mullally played the memorable Karen Walker, a high-strung, alcoholic, conservative socialite.

Thirty years separate Mullally and Hunt; they tell World Cafe how they met and discovered their musical common ground. They also talk about the vaudeville strut, shimmy and shake they bring to their live shows — with a little help from Madonna microphones.

Hear the performance and interview, recorded in front of a live audience, in the player above.

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