Past Shows

Created, Written, & Hosted by SCOTT SIEGEL

Starring

CAROLEE CARMELLO, CHRISTOPHER FITZGERALD,

BOB STILLMAN, PATRICK PAGE & MORE

Featuring The Broadway by the Year Chorus

MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2013, 8 PM

THE TOWN HALL, NYC

The Broadway Musicals of 1972 brings a groovy mix to The Town Hall on April 29 with a must-see performance featuring famous numbers from Broadway favorites Grease, Pippin, and more! Can you dig it?

Tell me more! Tell me more!…
The 13th Season of Town Hall’s critically acclaimed Broadway by the Year series continues with an incredible cast, including two-time Tony Nominee Carolee Carmello, Tony Award winner Christopher Fitzgerald, two-time Tony Nominee Bob Stillman, special guest star Patrick Page (recipient of the Princess Grace and Helen Hayes Awards), and more. They will be joined by singer/dancer Danny Gardner, plus the popular and dynamic Broadway by the Year Chorus. This outstanding cast will perform songs from landmark 1972 shows: GREASE, PIPPIN, SUGAR, THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT and many more! Series creator Scott Siegel hosts.

Carolee Carmello (Scandalous), Christopher Fitzgerald (Young Frankenstein), and Patrick Page (Spiderman; Turn Off the Dark) each return to Broadway by the Year for the second time. Bob Stillman (Grey Gardens) has performed in several of the concerts in this series.

“I am particularly pleased to have Danny Gardner return because his two numbers in the first concert this season both stopped the show,” said Scott Siegel. “He’s a terrific young singer/dancer and I’m delighted to showcase his talent, as we have for so many dancers, including Noah Racey, Jeffry Denman, Mark Stuart, and Kendrick Jones. He follows in a great tradition. Finally, having the Broadway by the Year Chorus back once more confirms what a valuable asset they are for giving these concerts the ability to put on big production numbers.”

TICKET INFORMATION:

Tickets are $55, $50 and $45, on sale through TicketMaster.com, (800) 982-2787, or The Town Hall Box Office (123 West 43 Street) between noon and 6 PM (except Sundays) at 212-840-2824.

ABOUT BROADWAY BY THE YEAR®:
In its 13th year, this critically-acclaimed series has blossomed from an idea into what Show Business Weekly deems, “…an invaluable and entertaining jewel in the cabaret crown of New York.” The New York Times has called it, “Witty, breezily paced. . .informative. . .valuable. . .the right perspective of lighthearted nostalgia… a reasonably priced alternative to City Center’s Encore Series.”

BRIAN d’ARCY JAMES, TONYA PINKINS,

ELIZABETH STANLEY, KEVIN EARLEY

and CAROLE J. BUFFORD

STAR IN

THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1937

AT THE TOWN HALL – MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11 AT 8 PM

The Town Hall is proud to present the first of four concerts of their acclaimed series, BROADWAY BY THE YEAR® on Monday, February 11th. The season begins with 1937, a year that witnessed the opening of the Golden Gate Bridge, the sudden death of George Gershwin, the Hindenburg disaster and a world on the brink of war.

BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: 1937 Monday, February 11, 2013
8pm at The Town Hall, NYC

ABOUT BROADWAY BY THE YEAR:

The 13th Season of Town Hall’s signature series, Broadway by the Year, begins on Monday, February 11th at 8 PM with an all-star cast led by two-time Tony Nominee Brian d’Arcy James (Shrek), Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins (Caroline or Change), Drama Desk Nominee Kevin Earley (Death Takes a Holiday), Elizabeth Stanley (Million Dollar Quartet), and Nightlife Award Winner Carole J. Bufford. Among the classic Broadway shows that will be revisited from 1937 are Babes in Arms, Hooray For What?, and I’d Rather Be Right.

Broadway By The Year takes the audience on a musical journey through the best of the Great White Way, featuring show-stopping numbers as well as lesser- known gems and little known facts and humor about our favorite shows. Show Business Weekly deems this critically acclaimed series, “…an invaluable and entertaining jewel in the cabaret crown of New York.” The New York Times calls it, “Witty, breezily paced… informative… valuable… the right perspective of lighthearted nostalgia.”

Since its inception thirteen years ago, Broadway by the Year, created, written, and hosted for Town Hall by author/critic Scott Siegel, has offered a total of 50 concerts that have celebrated the rich and varied history of The Great White Way. In a statement, Scott Siegel said, “Broadway by the Year has offered its stars the opportunity to sing the greatest songs in the history of American musical theater. We start this season with one of the finest casts in recent memory. Having such major stars as Brian d’Arcy James and Tonya Pinkins together with such bright stars as Elizabeth Stanley, Kevin Earley, and Carole J. Bufford will be a Broadway by the Year concert that will surely be remembered.”

TICKET INFORMATION:
Tickets are $55, $50 and $45, on sale through TicketMaster.com, (800) 982- 2787, or The Town Hall Box Office (123 West 43 Street) between noon and 6 PM (except Sundays) at 212-840-2824.

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Max Weintraub & Scott Siegel Present…

The 11th Annual NIGHTLIFE AWARDS

The Only All-Performance Award Show in the World!
No Acceptance Speeches!
The Winners Perform to Show Why They Were Chosen!

Mon, Jan 14, 2013 7:00 PM at The Town Hall

“The Nightlife Awards are the Oscars of New York Nightlife” – Stephen Holden, NY Times

Hosted by Multiple-Emmy-Award Winner BRUCE VILANCH

STARRING:
Marilyn Maye – Nightlife Legend Winner
Leslie Uggams – Nightlife Legend Winner
James Barbour – Outstanding Cabaret Performer
Carole J. Bufford – Outstanding Cabaret Performer
Lauren Fox – Outstanding Cabaret Performer
Mark Nadler – Outstanding Cabaret Performer
Emily Bergl – Outstanding Musical Comedy Performer
Jason Graae – Outstanding Musical Comedy Duo or Group
Faith Prince – Outstanding Musical Comedy Duo or Group
Julie Halston – Outstanding Comedy Performer
Jessica Kirson – Outstanding Standup Comedy
Bill Charlap – Outstanding Jazz Instrumentalist
Catherine Russell – Outstanding Jazz Performer
Kate McGarry – Outstanding Jazz Performer
Jane Monheit – Outstanding Jazz Performer
Jim Caruso – Guest Performer
Rupert Holmes – Guest Performer

And More Winners and Guest Artists To Be Announced

Tickets to the Nightlife Awards are:
$75: orchestra & loge boxes
$50: front balcony
$25: rear balcony

Tickets available now via TicketMaster
or at The Town Hall Box Office (starting Jan. 2nd).
For more information: email SiegelEntertainment@msn.com

The Nightlife Awards are sponsored, in part, by ASCAP, The Edythe Kenner Foundation, TheaterMania.com, Berkshire Theatre Group, Jill & Irwin Cohen, Steve Ernst, Stuart Bloom & Robert Aaron: Lightstyles LLC, Ken Geist, and Thoroughbred Records.

[Cast Subject to Change]

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The Nightlife Awards
Town Hall
123 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036
Mon, Jan 14, 2013 07:00 PM
For Tickets Click HERE

BROADWAY UNPLUGGED 2012
CREATED, WRITTEN, AND HOSTED BY SCOTT SIEGEL
DIRECTED BY SCOTT COULTER
MUSIC DIRECTION BY ROSS PATTERSON

ACT 1

And The World Goes ‘Round (AND THE WORLD GOES ‘ROUND) Julia Murney
On My Own (LES MISERABLES) Natalie Toro
Where Was I When They Passed Out Luck? (MINNIE’S BOYS) Bill Daugherty
Love Can’t Happen (GRAND HOTEL) Michael Winther
Look What Happened to Mabel (MACK & MABEL) Kelli Rabke
Luck Be A Lady (GUYS AND DOLLS) Andy Karl
I Know the Truth (AIDA) Orfeh
Breeze Off The River (THE FULL MONTY) Cheyenne Jackson
Count Your Blessings (IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS) Debbie Gravitte
Being Alive (COMPANY) Christina Bianco, Carole J. Bufford, Scott Coulter
Soliloquy (CAROUSEL) William Michals

ACT 2

Back to Before (RAGTIME) Barbara Walsh
White Christmas (IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS) Julia Murney
You Walk With Me (THE FULL MONTY) Bill Daugherty & Scott Coulter
Waiting For Life to Begin (ONCE ON THIS ISLAND) Kelli Rabke
Elaborate Lives (AIDA) Orfeh & Andy Karl
Dulcinea/The Impossible Dream (MAN OF LA MANCHA) William Michals
Buenos Aires/Don’t Cry For Me, Argentina (EVITA) Natalie Toro
Feeling Good (THE ROAR OF THE GREASEPAINT – THE SMELL OF THE CROWD)
Cheyenne Jackson
What I Did For Love (A CHORUS LINE) Christina Bianco, Carole J. Bufford, Scott Coulter
and Company

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EVEN MORE STARS ANNOUNCED!
BROADWAY UNPLUGGED!

AT TOWN HALL ON DEC. 3 AT 8 PM

Great Stars! Great Songs! No Mikes!
Monday, Dec. 3rd at 8 PM at The Town Hall

Producer Scott Siegel has announced Barbara Walsh (Tony Nominee, Company, Falsettos, Big), Kelli Rabke (Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Debbie Gravitte (Tony Winner), Michael Winther (Drama Desk Nominee), Carole J. Bufford (Speak Easy, Broadway by the Year, 11 O’Clock Numbers at 11 O’Clock), Christina Bianco (Drama Desk Nominee, Forbidden Broadway, Newsical, 11 O’Clock Numbers…), and Scott Coulter (The Stephen Schwartz Show, Broadway by the Year, 11 O’Clock Numbers…) will be joining the previously announced CHEYENNE JACKSON (The Performers), NATALIE TORO (A Tale of Two Cities), JULIA MURNEY (Falling), ORFEH (Legally Blonde), ANDY KARL (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), WILLIAM MICHALS (South Pacific, Man of La Mancha), JEFFRY DENMAN (The Holiday Guys), and BILL DAUGHERTY (Brother, Can You Spare a Dime)!

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SECOND WAVE OF STARS ANNOUNCED!
BROADWAY UNPLUGGED!
JOINING CHEYENNE JACKSON & LAURA OSNES

AT TOWN HALL ON DEC. 3 AT 8 PM

NATALIE TORO, JULIA MURNEY, ORFEH, ANDY KARL, WILLIAM MICHALS,
JEFFRY DENMAN, BILL DAUGHERTY…

AND A THIRD WAVE OF STARS SOON TO BE ANNOUNCED!

Great Stars! Great Songs! No Mikes!
Monday, Dec. 3rd at 8 PM at The Town Hall

Producer Scott Siegel announced this morning that joining the previously announced CHEYENNE JACKSON (The Performers) and LAURA OSNES (Cinderella) as stars of BROADWAY UNPLUGGED on Monday, December 3rd at Town Hall will be a second wave of big-voiced talent. NATALIE TORO (A Tale of Two Cities), JULIA MURNEY (Falling), ORFEH (Legally Blonde), ANDY KARL (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), WILLIAM MICHALS (South Pacific, Man of La Mancha), JEFFRY DENMAN (The Holiday Guys), BILL DAUGHERTY (Brother, Can You Spare a Dime), and more stars soon to be announced!

Tickets are currently on sale at The Town Hall box office (123 W. 43rd Street) and via TicketMaster for the 9th Annual BROADWAY UNPLUGGED concert in which today’s Broadway stars sing like the stars of yesteryear: without microphones! Unplugged! In this age of head-splitting, over-amplifcation the sound of the pure human voice soaring through the orchestra and then sailing up into the balcony of an acoustically pure concert hall is to hear Broadway show music at its most thrilling.

Throughout the history of Broadway Unplugged, the critics have been raving…

“Merman-esque Grandeur”

– Variety

“A Fall concert tradition in New York, some of the biggest and brightest Broadway stars of today, showed that they’ve got the same vocal chops as the stars of yesteryear when they blow the roof off of the 1,500 seat Town Hall without using microphones”

— Broadwayworld.com

Broadway Unplugged, Scott Siegel’s gift to the pure voice, is a valuable prize in the various Siegel productions at The Town Hall.

— Cabaret Scenes

Tickets are exactly the same price as they have been every year since the first Broadway Unplugged:
Orchestra and Loge: $75
Front Balcony: $50
Rear Balcony: $25

BROADWAY UNPLUGGED is sponsored, in part, by ASCAP, Jill & Irwin Cohen, The Edythe Kenner Foundation, The Berkshire Theatre Group, Max Weintraub & Thoroughbred Records, TheaterMania.com, Stuart Bloom & Robert Aaron: Lightstyles, LLC. , Steven Ernst.

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CHEYENNE JACKSON & LAURA OSNES LEAD ALL-STAR CAST

in 9th Annual

BROADWAY UNPLUGGED

Great Stars! Great Songs! No Mikes!

Monday, Dec. 3rd at 8 PM at The Town Hall

Producer Scott Siegel announced this morning that tickets will be go on sale today at noon via TicketMaster for the 9th Annual BROADWAY UNPLUGGED concert in which today’s Broadway stars sing like the stars of yesteryear: without microphones! Unplugged! In this age of head-splitting, over-amplifcation the sound of the pure human voice soaring through the orchestra and then sailing up into the balcony of an acoustically pure concert hall is to hear Broadway show music at its most thrilling. This year’s cast is headed by two of Broadway’s most in-demand stars, CHEYENNE JACKSON and LAURA OSNES. They will lead a cast of upwards of twenty sensational singing stars on Monday, December 3rd at 8 PM at The Town Hall.

CHEYENNE JACKSON is currently starring on Broadway in The Performers. Among his many other Broadway starring roles, All Shook Up, Finian’s Rainbow, and Xanadu.
LAURA OSNES is about to star later this season on Broadway in the title role of Cinderella. Among her other Broadway starring roles, Grease, Anything Goes, and Bonnie and Clyde.

During the past eight years, Broadway Unplugged has featured the talents of such stars as Marc Kudisch, Patrick Page, Emily Skinner, James Barbour, Norm Lewis, Julia Murney, Beth Leavel, Stephanie J. Block, Michael Cerveris, Chuck Cooper, Euan Morton, Barbara Walsh, Mary Testa, Nancy Anderson, William Michals, Bill Daugherty, Jeffry Denman, Noah Racey, Andrea McCardle, Max Von Essen, Sarah Uriarte Berry, Terri White, and legions of other big voiced, great talents. Many of these same stars will return, and many new stars will be added. Look for future announcements.

Tickets are exactly the same price as they have been every year since the first Broadway Unplugged:
Orchestra and Loge: $75
Front Balcony: $50
Rear Balcony: $25

Tickets are on sale now via Ticketmaster
Tickets will go on sale at the Town Hall Box Office at noon on November 12th (123 W. 43rd Street, NYC, noon to 6 PM every day but Sunday)
Tickets are also available now by mail order: email SiegelEntertainment@msn.com for details

BROADWAY UNPLUGGED is sponsored, in part, by ASCAP, Jill & Irwin Cohen, The Edythe Kenner Foundation, The Berkshire Theatre Group, Max Weintraub & Thoroughbred Records, TheaterMania.com, Stuart Bloom & Robert Aaron: Lightstyles, LLC. , Steven Ernst.


THE TOWN HALL PRESENTS

THE 12th SEASON OF

BROADWAY BY THE YEAR®

Broadway Musicals of 1987 Will Feature Marc Kudisch, Kerry O’Malley, Santino Fontana, Danielle Ferland, Ron Bohmer

The Town Hall’s Broadway By The Year season will conclude June 11 at 8 PM with The Broadway Musicals of 1987.
Created, hosted and written by Scott Siegel, the evening will feature the talents of three-time Tony nominee Marc Kudisch, Kerry O’Malley, Jeffry Denman, Santino Fontana, Danielle Ferland, Ron Bohmer, Janine DiVita and Scott Coulter, who will direct the return of the Broadway by the Year Chorus. Dancers Kelly Sheehan and Anna White will also be featured.
Kudisch directs the concert with choreography by Jeffry Denman and musical direction by Ross Patterson.
Attendees can expect to hear tunes from such musicals as Les Miserables, Starlight Express, Into the Woods, Stepping Out and Stardust.
Tickets are $55, $50 and $45 and are on sale through TicketMaster at (800) 982-2787, www.ticketmaster.com or The Town Hall Box Office between noon and 6 PM (except Sundays) at 123 West 43rd Street.

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CONTINUING WITH
THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1975
MONDAY, MAY 14th at 8 PM

STARRING
ASHLEY BROWN, LARI WHITE, BOB STILLMAN,
SCOTT COULTER, CAROLE J. BUFFORD,
KRISTEN BETH WILLIAMS,
NADINE ISENEGGER
and Special Guest Star PATRICK PAGE!

+
for the first time…
THE BROADWAY BY THE YEAR CHORUS

FEATURING SONGS FROM SUCH CLASSIC SHOWS AS

THE WIZ, SHENANDOAH, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, CHICAGO, AND A CHORUS LINE

The Town Hall’s (123 West 43rd Street) critically acclaimed Broadway by the Year’s® 12th Season continues with The Broadway Musicals of 1975 on Monday, May 14th at 8PM. 1975 was a year that brought us famous shows by musical theater icons including Marvin Hamlisch, (A Chorus Line), John Kander and Fred Ebb (Chicago), and Richard O’Brien (The Rocky Horror Show), among others. Produced by The Town Hall, The Broadway Musicals of 1975 is created, written and hosted by Scott Siegel.

The initial casting for The Broadway Musicals of 1975 includes Ashley Brown (OBC Mary Poppins), Three-time Grammy® winner Lari White (Ring of Fire), Two-time Tony® nominee Bob Stillman (Grey Gardens, Dirty Blonde), Scott Coulter (The Stephen Schwartz Show) and Award-winning vocalist Carole J. Bufford, and Special Guest Star PATRICK PAGE (Spiderman). The Broadway Musicals of 1975 will be directed by Scott Coulter, with choreography by Vibecke Dahle, and musical direction by Ross Patterson.

In a statement, Scott Siegel said, “I’ve often been asked if, in our twelfth season, we are running out of great years to highlight, my answer is 1975! After nearly fifty concerts in this series, we are presenting a year that includes shows like The Wiz, Chicago, A Chorus Line, and Shenandoah — just to name a few. There is a huge vein of great shows still to be mined and performed by an extraordinary cast. I’m also proud to announce that for the first time ever, we will feature the Broadway by the Year® Chorus, made up of more than two dozen emerging musical theater stars.”

SAVE THE DATE FOR:

The Broadway Musicals of 1987 – Monday, June 11th at 8PM.

TICKET INFORMATION

Tickets are $55, $50 & $45 and are on sale through TicketMaster at 800-982-2787, www.ticketmaster.com or The Town Hall Box Office between noon and 6 PM (except Sundays) at 123 West 43rd Street, 212-840-2824.

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2012 BROADWAY BY THE YEAR® SERIES

THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1950
MONDAY, MARCH 19 at 8 PM
CREATED, WRITTEN, & HOSTED BY SCOTT SIEGEL
DIRECTED BY ALEXANDER GEMIGNANI
MUSIC DIRECTION BY ROSS PATTERSON
CHOREOGRAPHY BY MADDY APPLE & KENDRICK JONES

ACT 1

Luck Be A Lady (GUYS & DOLLS) Matt Cavenaugh
I’ll Know (GUYS & DOLLS) Elizabeth Stanley & Alexander Gemignani
They Couldn’t Compare To You (OUT OF THIS WORLD) Bill Daugherty
The Best Thing For You (CALL ME MADAM) Aaron Lazar
Nobody’s Chasing Me (OUT OF THIS WORLD) Elizabeth Stanley
Cherry Pies Ought To Be You (OUT OF THIS WORLD) Jenny Powers & Matt Cavenaugh
It’s a Lovely Day Today (CALL ME MADAM) Bobby Steggert
Dream With Me (PETER PAN) Jenny Powers (unplugged)
One! Two! Three! (ALIVE AND KICKING) Kendrick Jones & Alexander Gemignani
There’s A Building Going Up (ALIVE AND KICKING) Bobby Steggert, Alexander
Gemignani, Matt Cavenaugh
Adelaide’s Lament (GUYS & DOLLS) Beth Leavel

ACT 2

Fugue For Tin Horns (GUYS & DOLLS) Bill Daugherty, Bobby Steggert, Aaron Lazar
Darn It Baby, That’s Love (TICKETS, PLEASE!) Jenny Powers & Matt Cavenaugh
A World of Strangers (ALIVE AND KICKING) Elizabeth Stanley & Aaron Lazar
Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ The Boat (GUYS & DOLLS) Bill Daugherty (unplugged)
You’ve Never Been Loved (MICHAEL TODD’S PEEP SHOW) Alexander Gemignani &
Matt Cavenaugh, with Bill Daugherty, Aaron Lazar, Bobby Steggert
You’re Just In Love (CALL ME MADAM) Beth Leavel & Bobby Steggert
I’m The Girl (DANCE ME A SONG) Elizabeth Stanley
Pocketful of Dreams (MICHAEL TODD’S PEEP SHOW) Kendrick Jones
From This Moment On (OUT OF THIS WORLD) Beth Leavel
Build My House (PETER PAN) Alexander Gemignani (unplugged)
Use Your Imagination (OUT OF THIS WORLD) Company
Guys & Dolls (GUYS & DOLLS) Company

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TONY ® AWARD WINNER BETH LEAVEL

JOINS THE CAST OF

THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1950

MONDAY, MARCH 19 at 8 PM

Beth Leavel joins the cast that includes Matt Cavenaugh,

Bill Daugherty, Alexander Gemignani, Kendrick Jones,

Aaron Lazar, Jenny Powers,

Elizabeth Stanley, and Bobby Steggert

The Town Hall (123 West 43 Street) is proud to announce that Tony® Award-winning actress Beth Leavel will perform in THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1950 on Monday, March 19th at 8pm. This concert is part of the 12th season of The Town Hall’s acclaimed Broadway By The Year® series, which is created, written and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall.

Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone, Baby It’s You) will join the previously announced cast of The Broadway Musicals of 1950 that includes Matt Cavenaugh (West Side Story), Bill Daugherty (Brother, Can You Spare a Dime), Alexander Gemignani (The People in the Picture), Kendrick Jones (The Scottsboro Boys), Aaron Lazar (A Little Night Music), Jenny Powers (Little Women), Elizabeth Stanley (Merrily We Roll Along), and Tony® Award nominee Bobby Steggert (Ragtime). They will be performing such great songs as “Luck be a Lady,” I’ll Know,” “Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat,” “From This Moment On,” “Nobody’s Chasing Me,” “You’re Just in Love,” and many more! The Broadway Musicals of 1950 will be directed by Alexander Gemignani, with musical direction by Ross Patterson.

Over the years Broadway By The Year® has featured the following performers: Sutton Foster, Norm Lewis, Emily Skinner, Brian d’Arcy James, Gregg Edelman, Carolee Carmello, Corbin Bleu, Robert Cuccioli, Linda Eder, Marc Kudisch, Bryan Batt, Stephanie J. Block, Robert Goulet, Christiane Noll, Daniel Reichard, Karen Ziemba, Barbara Walsh, Douglas Sills, Martin Vidnovic, William Michaels, Liz Callaway, Lari White, Jeffry Denman and Christine Andreas among others.

SAVE THE DATE FOR:

The Broadway Musicals of 1975 – Monday, May 14th at 8 PM

The Broadway Musicals of 1987 – Monday, June 11th at 8 PM

TICKET INFORMATION:

Tickets are $55, $50 & $45 and are on sale through TicketMaster at 800-982-2787, www.ticketmaster.com or The Town Hall Box Office between noon and 6 PM (except Sundays) at 123 West 43rd Street, 212-840-2824.

For more information, visit www.the-townhall-nyc.org.

Bank of America is proud to support Broadway by the Year® with additional support provided by The Edythe Kenner Foundation

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February 13, 2012
BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1946

THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1946
CREATED, WRITTEN, & HOSTED BY SCOTT SIEGEL
DIRECTED & CHOREOGRAPHED BY NOAH RACEY
MUSIC DIRECTION BY ROSS PATTERSON
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER – SARA BRIANS

ACT 1

There’s No Business Like Show Business (ANNIE GET YOUR GUN) Company
Any Place I Hang My Hat is Home (ST LOUIS WOMAN) Marilyn Maye
I Wonder What Became of Me (ST LOUIS WOMAN) Tom Wopat
My Business Man (IF THE SHOE FITS) Alice Ripley
A Woman’s Prerogative (ST LOUIS WOMAN) Dameka Hayes
The Old Soft Shoe (THREE TO MAKE READY) Sara Brians & Noah Racey
with Kiira Schmidt, Vanessa Sonon, Danny Gardner, Luke Hawkins
They Say it’s Wonderful (ANNIE GET YOUR GUN) Alice Ripley & Tom Wopat
I Want to Go to City College (TOPLITZKY OF NOTRE DAME) Danny Gardner
I’ve Got Me (BEGGAR’S HOLIDAY) Tom Wopat
Love Remains the Same (CALL ME MISTER) Noah Racey with Sara Brians &
Danny Gardner
I Got Lost in His Arms (ANNIE GET YOUR GUN) Marilyn Maye
I Got the Sun in the Morning (ANNIE GET YOUR GUN) Jessie Mueller

ACT 2

My Defenses Are Down (ANNIE GET YOUR GUN) Tom Wopat
Where is My Hero? (BEGGAR’S HOLIDAY) Dameka Hayes, Jessie Mueller, Alice Ripley
Take Love Easy (BEGGAR’S HOLIDAY) Tom Wopat
Legalize My Name (ST LOUIS WOMAN) Dameka Hayes with Noah Racey
I Had Myself a True Love (ST LOUIS WOMAN) Alice Ripley
Bitter Harvest (LUTE SONG) Jessie Mueller
My Heart Belongs to You (THE LAND OF SMILES) Ben Davis
South America, Take It Away (CALL ME MISTER) Noah Racey with Sara Brians,
Kiira Schmidt, Vanessa Sonon
Anything You Can Do (ANNIE GET YOUR GUN) Jessie Mueller & Tom Wopat
Come Rain or Come Shine (ST LOUIS WOMAN) Marilyn Maye

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February 13, 2012
BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1946

Staring Alice Ripley, Tom Wopat, Marilyn Maye, Noah Racey, Dameka Hayes, Sara Brians, and More!

Featuring the musicals Annie Get Your Gun, Call Me Mister, St. Louis Woman, Lute Song, Park Avenue and more.


TONY AWARD WINNERS ALICE RIPLEY & BEN DAVIS,
LEGENDARY JAZZ SINGER MARILYN MAYE,
TONY NOMINEE TOM WOPAT,
DAMEKA HAYES, JESSIE MUELLER, NOAH RACEY
AND MORE!
IN
THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1946
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13th
AT THE TOWN HALL

The Town Hall (123 West 43 Street) has signed Tony Award winner, Ben Davis (Baz Luhrmann’s La Boheme) Award-winning Jazz singer Marilyn Maye, who Ella Fitzgerald referred to as “the greatest white female singer in the world,” Dameka Hayes, Audelco Award Nominee for It Ain’t Nothing But The Blues and Jessie Mueller, who made her Broadway debut in On a Clear Day…, to perform in THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1946 on Monday, February 13, 2012 at 8pm. This concert marks the season opener for The Town Hall’s acclaimed Broadway By The Year series, which is created, written and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall. The previously announced cast includes Alice Ripley, the Tony Award winning star of Next to Normal, Tom Wopat (Tony Award nominated for his role of Frank Butler in Annie Get Your Gun revival, Catch Me if You Can), and Noah Racey (Curtains), who will also choreograph and direct. The evening will feature song and dance from Irving Berlin’s classic Annie Get Your Gun and other musicals including Call Me Mister, St. Louis Woman and If The Shoe Fits. Ross Patterson is the musical director.

Broadway By The Year takes the audience on a musical journey through the best of the Great White Way, featuring show-stopping numbers as well as lesser-known gems and little known facts and humor about our favorite shows. The New York Times called the series “an event that is treasured by Broadway babies.” This season’s shows will also include the Broadway Musicals of 1950, 1975 and 1987.

“One of the reasons for the longevity of Broadway by the Year is the depth of commitment to the series that so many Broadway stars have made,” said Scott Siegel. “In addition our audience is passionate about its love for show music and they represent the link between Broadway past and present, loving the old music while warmly embracing our current stars. That unique combination of passions has resulted in a Broadway music series entering its twelfth season not simply as four one-night only concerts, but rather as four one night only events!”

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March 19, 2012
BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1950
Featuring the musicals Guys & Dolls, Call Me Madam, Out of This World, Dance Me A Song and more

May 14, 2012
BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1975
featuring A Chorus Line, The Wiz, Chicago, The Rocky Horror Show, Shenandoah and more

June 11, 2012
BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1987
Featuring Les Miserables, Starlight Express, Into the Woods, Stepping Out, Stardust and more.

more info coming soon!


Past performers include: Karen Akers, Christine Andreas, Bryan Batt, Brent Barrett, Stephane Block, Mary Bond Davis, Liz Callaway, Chuck Cooper, Tovah Feldshuh, Sutton Foster, Robert Goulet, Cady Huffman, Cheyenne Jackson, Marc Kudish, Bob Martin, Karen Mason, Nancy Opel, Barbara Walsh, Chip Zien and so many more!
Created/written and hosted for The Town Hall by Scott Siegel
Musical Direction by Ross Patterson

BANK OF AMERICA
Proud to support Broadway by the Year®
with additional support provided by The Edythe Kenner Foundation

 

JAZZ, POP, & FOLK STARS ADDED TO 10TH ANNUAL NIGHTLIFE AWARDS!

JAZZ LEGEND JON HENDRICKS
BRILLIANT JAZZ PIANIST RANDY WESTON
COMPOSER OF “THE ROSE,” AMANDA McBROOM
COMIC FOLKSINGER CHRISTINE LAVIN

ALL TO RECEIVE SPECIAL HONORS — AND PERFORM!
JAN. 30th at 7 PM at The Town Hall

Click here to buy tickets at TicketMaster.com

Joining the already announced performance of the re-united Chris Durang & Dawn, the special 10th Anniversary celebration of the Nightlife Awards will also present 90 year old Jazz Legend Jon Hendricks, who has been called “The Poet Laureate of Jazz” while Time dubbed him the “James Joyce of Jive.” Al Jarreau has called him “pound-for-pound the best jazz singer on the planet—maybe that’s ever been.” Another legendary jazz honoree, gifted Jazz pianist Randy Weston will perform. About Mr. Weston it has been written, “Weston has the biggest sound of any jazz pianist since Ellington and Monk, as well as the richest, most inventive beat.” Songwriter/singer Amanda McBroom also receives special honors for her rich contributions to our nightlife with both her songs and her consistently stunning nightclub performances. And yet another special honoree joins these three legends, the extraordinarily inventive and original comic folksinger/composer Christine Lavin who will. like everyone else on the bill, perform!

As announced earlier, the gifted Lucie Arnaz and Tony Award winner Bill Irwin will both co-host and perform, as well.

More stars to be announced shortly as we get closer and closer to January 30th…

This unique Awards show that honors the best in cabaret, comedy & jazz is the only awards show in the world with NO ACCEPTANCE SPEECHES! Instead, the winners perform to show why they were chosen. As an All-Performance Awards show, The Nightlife Awards gained immediate prominence and has featured world class entertainers every single year including Alan King, Robert Klein, Elaine Stritch, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kristin Chenoweth, Donny Murphy, Raul Esparza, Keely Smith, Earth Kitt, Paula West, Bill Charlap, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Lea DeLaria, Demetri Martin, Mark Murphy, Betty Buckley, Karen Akers, Bruce Vilanch, Andrea Marcovicci, Stephen Schwartz, Patti LuPone, Liza Minnelli, etc.

In honor of the 10th Anniversary of the Nightlife Awards, the show’s creator/producer, Scott Siegel has announced that this year’s show on January 30th will be a special edition of the event. It will still be All-Performance, but this year, in addtion to giving special awards to a select number of major, important nightlife entertainers, the show will also bring back some of the last decade’s most memorable performers in an all-star tribute to New York Nightlife. The line-up of extraordinary stars will be rolled out in a series of press releases between now and the night of the event.

The Nightlife Awards is sponsored, in part, by ASCAP, The Edythe Kenner Foundation, Jill & Irwin Cohen, TheaterMania.com, Eda & Stephen Sorokoff, Max Weintraub, Thoroughbred Records, The Berkshire Theatre Group, Feinstein’s at Loew’s Regency, Sylvia Atkins, Steven Ernst, and Stuart E. Bloom & Robert L. Aaron: Lightstyles, LLC.

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CHRIS DURANG & DAWNE TO RE-UNITE AT NIGHTLIFE AWARDS!

16 YEARS SINCE LAST PUBLIC PERFORMANCE!

First Surprise of 10th Anniversary Celebration of All- Performance Awards Show

MONDAY, JANUARY 30th at 7 PM at The Town Hall

Click here to buy tickets at TicketMaster.com

Famous playwright Chris Durang launched a unique comic nightclub act in 1989 called CHRIS DURANG & DAWNE (John Augustine and Sherry Anderson) that became an immediate hit, coming back to play clubs all over the New York area for the next eight years until they made their last public performance in January of 1996. Now, sixteen years later, Nightlife Awards creator/producer Scott Siegel is re-uniting Chris Durang & Dawne (all of the originals) for the first time since this award-winning musical comedy revue disappeared from New York nightclub stages.

Chris Durang & Dawne will receive a Special Nightlife Award for their legendary nightclub act. But best of all, the group will finally perform again at the world’s only All-Performance award show.

In a statement, Scott Siegel said, “I have been trying to bring Chris Durang & Dawne together again for almost the entire ten years that the Nightlife Awards has been in existence. I’m thrilled that I am finally succeeding because my wife and I happened to be at The Criterion Center in Times Square when Chris Durang & Dawne premiered in 1986 at a 10:30 PM show. We laughed our heads off and never forgot this extraordinary act. It was actually easier for me to re-unite Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner for their concert together at Town Hall a few years ago than it was to get the elusive Durang & Dawne back together. It was also easier for me to re-unite the stars of Jekyll & Hyde, Linda Eder, Robert Cuccioli, and Christiane Noll for the first time since they were on Broadway together than getting Durang & Dawne on the Town Hall stage. But finally it is about to happen and I can’t wait!”

Chris Durang & Dawne are the first winners to be announced for this year’s 10th Anniversary Nightlife Awards celebration. More winners and guest performers in this special edition of the Nightlife Awards will be announced almost daily as we run up to the event on January 30th.

As previously announced, Lucie Arnaz & Bill Irwin will co-host the show (and also perform).

This unique Awards show that honors the best in cabaret, comedy & jazz burst upon the scene ten years ago as the only awards show in the world with NO ACCEPTANCE SPEECHES! Instead, of making speeches, the winners perform to show why they were chosen! As an All-Performance Awards Show, The Nightlife Awards gained immediate prominence and has featured world class entertainers every single year including Alan King, Robert Klein, Elaine Stritch, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kristin Chenoweth, Donna Murphy, Raul Esparza, Keely Smith, Eartha Kitt, Paula West, Bill Charlap, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Lea DeLaria, Demetri Martin, Mark Murphy, Betty Buckley, Karen Akers, Bruce Vilanch, Andrea Marcovicci, Stephen Schwartz, Patti LuPone, Liza Minnelli, etc.

In honor of the 10th Anniversary of The Nightlife Awards, the show’s creator/producer, Scott Siegel has announced that this year’s show on January 30th will be a special edition of the event. It will still be All-Performance, but this year, in addition to giving special awards to a select number of major, important nightlife entertainers, the show will also bring back some of the last decade’s most memorable performers in all-star tribute to New York Nightlife! The line-up of extraordinary stars will be rolled out in a series of press releases between now and the night of the event.

Prices for the Nightlife Awards are the same as they were ten years ago: $75 for orchestra and loge seats, $50 for front balcony, and $25 for rear balcony. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster and TicketMaster.com. Or you can call The Town Hall Box Office: 212-840-2824, or go to the Town Hall Box Office from noon to 6 PM every day except Sunday — 123 W. 43rd Street, NY, NY 10036.

The Nightlife Awards is sponsored, in part, by ASCAP, The Edythe Kenner Foundation, Jill & Irwin Cohen, TheaterMania.com, Eda & Stephen Sorokoff, Max Weintraub, Thoroughbred Records, The Berkshire Theatre Group, Feinstein’s at Loew’s Regency, Sylvia Atkins, Steven Ernst, and Stuart E. Bloom & Robert L. Aaron: Lightstyles, LLC.

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LUCIE ARNAZ & BILL IRWIN TO CO-HOST NIGHTLIFE AWARDS
Star-studded 10th Anniversary Celebration of All- Performance  Awards Show

MONDAY, JANUARY 30th at 7 PM at The Town Hall

Click here to buy tickets at TicketMaster.com

Actress & nightclub entertainer Lucie Arnaz and Tony Award-winning actor and clown Bill Irwin have been named co-hosts of the10th Annual Nightlife Awards at Town Hall. The all-star event will take place on Monday, January 30th at 7 PM. This unique Awards show that honors the best in cabaret, comedy & jazz burst upon the scene ten years ago as the only awards show in the world with NO ACCEPTANCE SPEECHES! Instead, of making speeches, the winners perform to show why they were chosen! As an All-Performance Awards Show, The Nightlife Awards gained immediate prominence and has featured world class entertainers every single year including Alan King, Robert Klein, Elaine Stritch, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kristin Chenoweth, Donna Murphy, Raul Esparza, Keely Smith, Eartha Kitt, Paula West, Bill Charlap, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Lea DeLaria, Demetri Martin, Mark Murphy, Betty Buckley, Karen Akers, Bruce Vilanch, Andrea Marcovicci, Stephen Schwartz, Patti LuPone, Liza Minnelli,etc.

In honor of the 10th Anniversary of The Nightlife Awards, the show’s creator/producer, Scott Siegel has announced that this year’s show on January 30th will be a special edition of the event. It will still be All-Performance, but this year, in addition to giving special awards to a select number of major, important nightlife entertainers, the show will also bring back some of the last decade’s most memorable performers in all-star tribute to New York Nightlife! The line-up of extraordinary stars will be rolled out in a series of press releases between now and the night of the event.

In a statement, Siegel said, “Having Lucie Arnaz and Bill Irwin co-host the 10th Annual Nightlife Awards makes, I think, a powerful comment on the prestige and importance of this show. The respect and admiration that the entertainment community has for these two supremely talented people goes without saying. And far beyond that, they will be delightfully funny and entertaining hosts. When it comes down to it, I don’t know who is going to have a better time: the performers on stage or the audience!”

Prices for the Nightlife Awards are the same as they were ten years ago: $75 for orchestra and loge seats, $50 for front balcony, and $25 for rear balcony. Tickets can be obtained three ways…
1) Mail Order: Checks made out to Siegel & Siegel Ltd and mailed to Scott Siegel c/o Nightlife Awards, 320 East 58th Street, #5B, NY, NY 10022 (indicate number of seats, requested location, and include your return address, phone number, and email address. Please note this is a separate pool of tickets that neither Ticketmaster nor the Town Hall Box Office have in their possession.
2) TicketMaster.com starting after 3 PM on Jan. 10, 2012.
3) Call the Town Hall Box Office212-840-2824, or go to the Town Hall Box Office from noon to 6 PM every day except Sunday — 123 W. 43rd Street, NY, NY 10036.

The Nightlife Awards is sponsored, in part, by ASCAP, The Edythe Kenner Foundation, Jill & Irwin Cohen, TheaterMania.com, Eda & Stephen Sorokoff, Max Weintraub, Thoroughbred Records, The Berkshire Theatre Group, Sylvia Atkins, Steven Ernst, and Stuart E. Bloom & Robert L. Aaron: Lightstyles, LLC.

 

 

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Elaine StritchLorna LuftSusan Stroman rehearsing her new work

Sun, Oct 16 at 3 PM
BROADWAY ORIGINALS!
“…THE ANNUAL BROADWAY CABARET FESTIVAL AT TOWN HALL [IS] THE  DESTINATION DE JOUR.” —Stephen Holden, NY Times

As the review attests, you’re in for an unforgettable afternoon of songs and memories featuring a dazzling array of performers reprising songs they introduced either in the original Broadway production or revival. Witness the performances — and the performers — that have lit up the Great White Way these past 50 years.  Experience the performances the original audiences saw, or if you were lucky enough to see them the first time, you can relive them. Featuring as many as twenty Broadway stars.
Tickets: $55 & 50

 

Sat, Oct 22 at 8 PM
The incomparable Broadway legend
ELAINE STRITCH AT THE TOWN HALL
From her musical comedy beginnings on Broadway to her Tony-nominated performance in the revival of Edward Albee’s A Delicate Balance, to her unforgettable rendition of “The Ladies Who Lunch” in Company. Elaine Stritch continues to wow audiences on Broadway, Film, TV as well as in her cabaret performances.
Tickets: $55 & 50

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Fri, Oct 28 at 8 PM
A TRIBUTE TO JUDY GARLAND & GENE KELLY
with special guests
Lorna Luft & Susan Stroman

Scott Siegel hosts this unique tribute with interviews with the award-winning entertainer and daughter of Judy Garland, Lorna Luft, & the award-winning Broadway director/choreographer Susan Stroman, starring Noah Racey and the New York  Song & Dance Company.
Tickets: $55 & 50

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PREVIOUS SEASON

October 15th, 16th and 17th, 2010

Betty Buckley offers a solo concert at Town Hall Oct. 16Christiane Noll

Judy Kaye Completes the Cast of

Broadway Melody Makers on October 15th

Tony Award ® winner Judy Kaye (Phantom, Souvenir, Mama Mia) completes the cast of THE TOWN HALL’s Broadway Melody Makers on Friday, October 15th. The evening celebrates legendary composers of The Great White Way and is the first concert in THE TOWN HALL’s 5th Annual Broadway Cabaret Festival. This three-concert series, written and hosted by Scott Siegel for THE TOWN HALL, takes place over one weekend and includes Betty Buckley in Concert on Saturday, October 16 at 8PM and Broadway Originals on Sunday, October 17th at 3PM. Tickets are $55 and $50 at Ticketmaster.com, (800) 982-2787, or at The Town Hall Box Office (123 West 43rd Street) between noon and 6PM (except Sundays), 212-840-2824.  For more information, visit www.the-townhall-nyc.org.

BROADWAY MELODY MAKERS on October 15th, is directed by Scott Coulter, with musical direction by Ross Patterson. The cast also includes Tony Award ® winners , Alice Ripley (Next to Normal, Sideshow) and Michael Cerveris (Assasins), along with  Nellie MacKay (Threepenny Opera), Tom Wopat (Annie Get Your Gun, A Catered Affair), and Mary Testa (Xanadu, On the Town).  The concert will feature songs by Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, and so many others down through the decades to the likes of Jule Styne and Cy Coleman, among others.

BETTY BUCKLEY on Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 8:00 PM  is one of only a handful of women who can be referred to as a real Broadway star and a true legend. Tony Award® winner and three-time Grammy® nominee, she has acted in films, starred on television, and on Broadway. Buckley made her Broadway debut in 1969 and has been called “The Voice of Broadway” by New York Magazine. Her rendition of “Memory” in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats established her reputation. She has recorded 12 solo albums and now tours extensively across the U.S. each year. She is also a composer; her first recording contains mostly songs she wrote.

BROADWAY ORIGINALS! on Sunday, Oct 17th , 2010 at 3:00 PM is directed by Michele Lee, (Seesaw, Bravo Giavonni) who also performs in the show, with musical direction by John Fischer.  The afternoon features songs and memories with performers reprising songs they introduced either in the original Broadway production or revival. The cast includes Tony Award® nominees Christiane Noll (Ragtime), Stephanie D’Abruzzo and John Tartaglia (Avenue Q), Christa Moore (Big, Gypsy),  Lucie Arnaz (They’re Playing Our Song), and Maureen Silliman (Is There Life After High School?, I Remember Mama), joined by the legendary Jo Sullivan Loesser (The Most Happy Fella) and more to be announced.

Scott Siegel Presents…

LIZA MINNELLI & CHITA RIVERA

in

THE BEST OF JIM CARUSO’S CAST PARTY
A Benefit for BC/EFA

Liza MinnelliChita Rivera

The Town Hall on Thursday, Feb. 17th at 8 PM
Also Starring:

LARRY GATLIN,  KAREN ZIEMBA, LUCIE ARNAZ, MARILYN MAYE, CHRISTOPHER SEIBER, COUNTESS LUANN from HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK, SALLY MAYES, “MIRANDA SINGS,” NATALIE DOUGLAS, HILARY KOLE, AARON WEINSTEIN,  KLEA BLACKHURST, WILLIAM BLAKE,  JENNA ESPOSITO, RUDI MACAGGI, DUELING FIDDLERS, AND SURPRISES!

Hosted by the multi-award winning Jim Caruso

with Billy Stritch at the piano, Steve Doyle on bass, and Daniel Glass on drums

Town Hall Box Office is located at 123 West 43rd Street

Tickets are $25 -$50 – $75

And can be purchased NOW by visiting TicketMaster.com
or calling 800-982-2787. or at The Town Hall Box Office,
open noon to 6 PM every day but Sunday.

For more information email SiegelEntertainment@msn.com

THE SIEGEL SEASON at The Town Hall is supported, in part, by The Edythe Kenner Foundation, ASCAP, Jill & Irwin Cohen, Peter & Barbara Leavy, TheaterMania.com, The Berkshire Theatre Festival, Steve & Eda Sorokoff, Thoroughbred Records, Peter Hanson, and Steven T. Ernst.

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Chita Rivera, Marilyn Maye, Sally Mayes, Christopher Sieber Set for Jim Caruso’s Cast Party at Town Hall

Andrew Gans – Playbill.com
17 Jan 2011

Chita Rivera t
Chita Rivera
Photo by Laura Marie Duncan

A special edition of Jim Caruso’s Cast Party, which will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will be presented Feb. 17 at Town Hall in Manhattan.

Produced by Scott Siegel, the 8 PM benefit will feature Broadway legend Chita Rivera and host Jim Caruso.
Also scheduled to perform are Marilyn Maye, YouTube sensation “Miranda Sings,” Tony nominee Christopher Sieber, two-time Tony nominee Sally Mayes, jazz singer Hilary Kole, R&B tenor William Blake, jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein, Natalie Douglas, Klea Blackhurst, acrobat and comedian Rudi Macaggi and the Dueling Fiddlers.

Billy Stritch will hold court at the piano with bass player Steve Doyle and percussionist Daniel Glass.

Town Hall Box Office is located at 123 West 43rd Street. Tickets are $25, $50 and $75 and can be purchased by visiting TicketMaster.com or by calling (800) 982-2787.

 

 

 

 

 

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BROADWAY BY THE YEAR

Created/Written/Hosted for The Town Hall by Scott Siegel

THE TOWN HALL PRESENTS THE 11TH SEASON OF BROADWAY BY THE YEAR®

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Lillias White, Chuck Cooper, Karen Ziemba, Jekyll & Hyde Stars Sing

BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1997

MONDAY, JUNE 20TH AT 8PM

Chuck Cooper sings "Don't Take Much"Linda Eder sings "Someone Like You"Lillias White sings "The Oldest Profession"

The 11th season of the acclaimed Broadway By The Year concert series concluded June 20 with The Broadway Musicals of 1997.  The evening featured the Tony-winning stars of The Life, Lillias White and Chuck Cooper; Contact Tony winner Karen Ziemba, also a Tony nominee for 1997’s Steel PierThe Scarlet Pimpernel‘s Christine Andreas; Christina Bianco (Forbidden Broadway, Newsical, The Musical); David Burnham (The Best is Yet to Come: The Music of Cy Coleman, Wicked); Erin Denman (42nd Street); Drew Humphrey (Irving Berlin’s White Christmas); Jennifer Rias (Broadway by the Year: 1921); Tyler Maynard (Mary Poppins); and the three stars of Jekyll & Hyde, Robert Cuccioli (Tony nominee), Linda Eder (Drama Desk nominee) and Christiane Noll; the latter also directed the evening with choreography by Jeffry Denman.

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Liz Callaway, Karen Akers, etc. sing

BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1982

MONDAY, MAY 16TH AT 8PM


The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street), New York’s landmark concert venue presents The Broadway Musicals of 1982 on Monday, May 16th at 8PM. Now in its 11th season, The Broadway By The Year ® Series is created written and hosted by Scott Siegel and produced by The Town Hall. Tickets are $55 & $50 and are on sale through TicketMaster at 800-982-2787, www.ticketmaster.com, or The Town Hall Box Office between noon and 6 PM (except Sundays) 212-840-2824

Scott Siegel takes the audience on a musical travelogue, exploring the history of the Great White Way and providing social anecdotes while showcasing the beloved hits and lesser-known gems from the golden age of Broadway.

The cast will sing and dance the songs that made 1982 a stellar year on Broadway. Karen Akers, Tony nominated star of the original cast of Nine, The Musical will join fellow cast member and Tony nominee Barbara Walsh to perform songs from the show. Cats original cast member Stephen Mo Hannan, who played Gus, the theater cat, will recreate his role from the famously long-running show. Liz Callaway who played Grisabellla in Cats for five years, will reprise her role. Also featured in the cast is Drama Desk nominee and Broadway By The Year® favorite, Kerry O’Malley. The evening will offer something brand new to the series, as well, with the Mark Stuart Dance Theater making their Broadway by the Year debut. Craig Carnelia, the composer of the 1982 cult classic Is There Life After High School? is a special guest. Additional cast members are soon to be announced. The concert will also be celebrating songs from The First 5000 Years of Rock n’ Roll and Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, among others.

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NOLL, DENMAN, AND MORE SING

BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1932

MONDAY, MARCH 21ST AT 8PM

The Town Hall’s critically acclaimed Broadway by the Year’s®11th Season continues with The Broadway Musicals of 1932 a year that brought us famous shows by musical theater icons such as Kern and Hammerstein (Music in the Air), Irving Berlin (Face the Music), Cole Porter (Gay Divorce) and Dietz and Schwarz (Flying Colors), among others. Produced by The Town Hall, The Broadway Musicals of 1932 is created, written and hosted by Scott Siegel. Siegel takes the audience on a musical travelogue, exploring the history of the Great White Way and providing social anecdotes while showcasing the beloved hits and lesser-known gems from the golden age of Broadway. The show is directed by Scott Coulter and choreographed by Jeffry Denman, who both perform in the show as well.  Ross Patterson is the musical director.

Some of the legendary songs on the bill are “April in Paris,” “Night and Day,” “Let’s Have Another Cup of Coffee,” It’s Only a Paper Moon,” “Brother Can You Spare a Dime,” “Soft Lights and Sweet Music” and “I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues.” Featured in the cast are Christiane Noll (Tony Nominee for Ragtime), Jeffry Denman (Drama Desk nominee for Yank!), Meredith Patterson (White Christmas), William Michals (South Pacific), Kendrick Jones (Scottsboro Boys), Jason Graae (Nightlife Award winner), Scott Coulter (Nightlife Award winner), Bill Daugherty (multi-award winning vocalist) and Carole J. Bufford (11 O’clock Numbers at 11’O Clock at Feinstein’s).

Tickets are $55 & $50 and are on sale through TicketMaster at 800-982-2787, www.ticketmaster.com, or The Town Hall Box Office between noon and 6 PM (except Sundays) at 123 West 43rd Street, 212-840-2824.

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ERIN DAVIE, STEPHEN MO HANAN, KEVIN EARLEY, AND LIZ LARK-BROWN JOIN THE CAST OF

THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1921

IN THE FIRST SHOW OF THE SEASON

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14TH AT 8 PM

Kate BaldwinErin Denman and Bobby SteggertErin Davie

Executive and Artistic Director Lawrence Zucker is pleased to announce that Erin Davie (A Little Night Music), Stephen Mo Hanan (Cats) Kevin Earley  (Thoroughly Modern Millie) and Liz Lark-Brown (2011 Nightlife Award Winner), join the cast of The Town Hall’s (123 West 43rd Street) THE BROADWAY MUSICALS of 1921 on Monday, February 14th at 8PM, kicking off The Town Hall’s 90th Anniversary Season.  This concert features one of the largest casts in the history of The Town Hall’s acclaimedBroadway By The Year® series, now in it’s 11th season.  The show created, written and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall will also feature Tony® Award nominees Bobby Steggert (Ragtime), Kate Baldwin (Finian’s Rainbow), Jeffry Denman(Drama Desk Nominee, Yank!), Erin Denman (42nd Street), and Kendrick Jones (The Scottsboro Boys). Also featured are the 10 “Siegfeld” Follies Girls that will help recreate the look and style of a Broadway that existed 90 years ago, the year when Town Hall, itself, was built. Tickets are just $45, $50 and $55 and are available at The Town Hall Box Office, 123 West 43rd Street, 212-840-2824 or www.the-townhall-nyc.org or Ticketmaster, 800-982-2787 or www.ticketmaster.com.

THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1921 features songs from The Ziegfeld Follies of 1921, The Music Box Revue, The Scandals and more,including “I’m Just Wild About Harry” by Eubie Blake, “Say It With Music” by Irving Berlin, and the Al Jolson hits “April Showers,” “Toot Toot Tootise,” “California, Here I Come,” among others.

“We’re thrilled to add four wonderfully different talents to our February 14th musical valentine to the Broadway Musicals of 1921,” said Scott Siegel, the series creator/writer/host. “Erin Davie is one of Broadway’s newest young stars, having made her mark in Gray Gardens and then, again, more recently in A Little Night Music. And what a treat for us to get Stephen Mo Hanan, one of the original stars of Cats and the man who played Al Jolson in Jolson & Company to considerable critical acclaim. Kevin Earley, a star in Los Angeles theater, is making his mark now in New York and we are delighted to him in our cast.  Finally, having the opportunity to introduce Nightlife Award-winner Liz Lark-Brown to the Broadway musical theater community will be our very great pleasure.”

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Bank of America

Proud to support Broadway By the Year

also supported by the Edythe Kenner Foundation

 

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PREVIOUS SEASON of Broadway Cabaret Festival

October 15th, 16th and 17th, 2010

Betty Buckley offers a solo concert at Town Hall Oct. 16Christiane Noll

Judy Kaye Completes the Cast of

Broadway Melody Makers on October 15th

Tony Award ® winner Judy Kaye (Phantom, Souvenir, Mama Mia) completes the cast of THE TOWN HALL’sBroadway Melody Makers on FridayOctober 15th. The evening celebrates legendary composers of The Great White Way and is the first concert in THE TOWN HALL’s 5th Annual Broadway Cabaret Festival. This three-concert series, written and hosted by Scott Siegel for THE TOWN HALL, takes place over one weekend and includes Betty Buckley in Concert on Saturday, October 16 at 8PM and Broadway Originals on Sunday, October 17th at 3PM. Tickets are $55 and $50 at Ticketmaster.com, (800) 982-2787, or at The Town Hall Box Office (123 West 43rd Street) between noon and 6PM (except Sundays), 212-840-2824.  For more information, visit www.the-townhall-nyc.org.

BROADWAY MELODY MAKERS on October 15th, is directed by Scott Coulter, with musical direction by Ross Patterson. The cast also includes Tony Award ® winners , Alice Ripley (Next to Normal, Sideshow) and Michael Cerveris (Assasins), along with  Nellie MacKay (Threepenny Opera), Tom Wopat (Annie Get Your Gun, A Catered Affair), and Mary Testa (Xanadu, On the Town).  The concert will feature songs by Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, and so many others down through the decades to the likes of Jule Styne and Cy Coleman, among others.

BETTY BUCKLEY on Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 8:00 PM  is one of only a handful of women who can be referred to as a real Broadway star and a true legend. Tony Award® winner and three-time Grammy® nominee, she has acted in films, starred on television, and on Broadway. Buckley made her Broadway debut in 1969 and has been called “The Voice of Broadway” by New York Magazine. Her rendition of “Memory” in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats established her reputation. She has recorded 12 solo albums and now tours extensively across the U.S. each year. She is also a composer; her first recording contains mostly songs she wrote.

BROADWAY ORIGINALS! on Sunday, Oct 17th , 2010 at 3:00 PM is directed by Michele Lee, (Seesaw, Bravo Giavonni) who also performs in the show, with musical direction by John Fischer.  The afternoon features songs and memories with performers reprising songs they introduced either in the original Broadway production or revival. The cast includes Tony Award® nominees Christiane Noll (Ragtime), Stephanie D’Abruzzo and John Tartaglia (Avenue Q), Christa Moore (Big, Gypsy),  Lucie Arnaz (They’re Playing Our Song), and Maureen Silliman (Is There Life After High School?, I Remember Mama), joined by the legendary Jo Sullivan Loesser (The Most Happy Fella) and more to be announced.