Eder, Ripley, Kimball & More Set for 8th Annual Broadway Cabaret, 10/13-10/26
The Town Hall presents THE EIGHTH ANNUAL BROADWAY CABARET FESTIVAL!
created especially for Town Hall by Scott Siegel
THE CRITICS RAVE IT'S ONE UNFORGETTABLE WEEKEND!
"With all due respect to Christmas, the opening of the baseball season ...Broadway Originals is fast becoming my favorite time of year." --Michael Dale, Broadwayworld.com
"For a certain breed of die-hard Broadway Baby ... the annual Broadway Cabaret Festvial at Town Hall is the destination de jour." -- Stephen Holden, NY TImes
The annual Broadway Cabaret Festival returns this October 13, 21 & 26, 2012. Experience an extravaganza of Broadway talent in three extraordinary cabaret concerts from classic favorites to contemporary Broadway, from the newest stars to venerated icons, this is the Festival New York theatre fans have been waiting for. The series is created, written, and hosted for The Town Hall by Scott Siegel.
Linda Eder “A NEW LIFE”
Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 8 PM
Linda Eder returns to the Town Hall with a new concert, A New Life.
Showcasing one of the greatest contemporary voices of our time, this concert brings the singer’s musical life full circle. Her performance begins with a tribute to the “songbirds” who have greatly influenced her and continues with songs from some of her favorite contemporary
artists. In A New Life, Linda will also pay homage to artists who have greatly influenced her and will sing some of her favorite songs. Linda will be joined by special guests Robert Cuccioli and Christiane Noll to share selections from Jekyll & Hyde,the musical that will forever link her to Broadway’s leading ladies.
Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 3 pm
The signature event of the festival is a glorious afternoon celebrating those actors who introduced so many great songs to Broadway, as well as original cast members of various revivals.. It's also the opportunity to hear stories, most of which are quite hysterical, from their days on the boards. This year’s concert will offer up Tony winners Alice Ripley (Next to Normal) and Karen Ziemba (Contact); Tony nominees Tovah Feldshuh (Saravà), Chad Kimball (Memphis), and Bob Martin (The Drowsey Chaperone); Drama Desk winner Mandy Gonzalez
(iN THE HEIGHTS) Matt Cavenaugh (original revival West Side Story), and a dazzling array of performers to be announced.
THE BEST OF BROADWAY BY THE YEAR
Friday, October 26, 2012 at 8 PM
After more than a decade Town Hall’s signature series celebrates moments that have made the critics rave. Featuring Three-time Grammy Award Winner Lari White; Tony Award Winner Beth Leavel (The Drowsey Chaperone); Tony Award Nominee Karen Akers (Nine); Two-time Tony Nominees, Christine Andreas (On Your Toes & Oklahoma); Drama Desk Nominees Christina Bianco (Forbidden Broadway); Kerry O’Malley (Into the Woods) and Jeffry Denman (Yank); Bistro Award winner Carole J. Bufford; Noah Racey (Curtains) and more.
All programs are subject to change.