Broadway Arts Factory Presents VERY PHANTOM CHRISTMAS Benefit Concert Tonight
For one night only cast members from Broadway's Phantom of the Opera will take you on a musical sleigh ride accompanied by a three piece band and joined by Broadway Arts Factory
student chorus. From carols to holiday classics, this is one night that is guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit. All proceeds will benefit Broadway Arts Factory, a 501(c)(3) triple threat educational institution devoted to the training of musical theatre students between the ages of 11 and 18.
The Benefit Concert will take place tonight, December 16, 2012 from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Frederick P. Rose Auditorium which is located at 41 Cooper Square, New York, NY 10003.
It will feature performers Andrew Drost, Rebecca Pitcher, Satomi Hofmann, Lynne Abeles, Kfir, Kenneth Kantor, Samantha Hill and it is Hosted by: Erin Magurie. Director: Ben Hartley; Musical Director: Steven Malone; Musicians: Greg Landes; Produced by: Ben Hartley & Amanda Edge.
Pricing: $75.00 for a single ticket plus pre-performance cocktails and a meet the cast opportunity. $50.00 for a single ticket. Tickets can be purchased through ticketleap.
Broadway Arts Factory Broadway Arts Factory, a 501(c)(3) triple threat educational institution devoted to the training of musical theatre students between the ages of 11 and 18. Running intensively every Saturday around the school calendar year we aim to maximize the potential of every student by finding the most passionate and dedicated regardless of their monetary background; the sliding scale of program fees is based on the finances of each student's family. The exceptional faculty members are some of the most innovative and creative educators in New York City. They are members of the Broadway community who share a passion for arts education. Our goal is to train and provide mentorship to the next generation of Broadway performers; our program parallels industry requirements where versatility is the key to success. We will inspire, inform, challenge, support, and educate each and every student that steps foot in our classroom, helping them to fully realize their dream of one day being on the Broadway stage.
Ben Hartley, Founder & Artistic Director of Broadway Arts Factory has been seen on Broadway
in Lucy Prebble's Enron, The Little Mermaid, Swan Lake, Fiddler on the Roof, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and the City Center Encores! staging of Follies. His other theatrical credits include Cats, Fosse, Cinderella, The Carman, The Most Happy Fella, Pirates and Hello, Dolly! Hartley has also performed with the Met Opera Ballet and the English National Ballet.
Amanda Edge, Executive Director of Broadway Arts Factory, has been seen on Broadway in Phantom of the Opera and Twyla Tharp's Come Fly Away. Her other theatrical credits include Phantom in Las Vegas and on the national tour, Tharp's Sinatra Dance With Me in Las Vegas, and La Traviata at New York City Opera.
Edge was also a member of New York City Ballet for fifteen years, and she has a BA in Arts Administration from Fordham University.