Linda Eder, Christiane Noll, Robert Cuccioli Set for BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: 1997, 6/20
The Town Hall (123 W 43rd Street), New York's landmark concert venue will conclude the 11th season of the acclaimed Broadway By The Year® Series with The Broadway Musicals of 1997 on Monday, June 20th at 8PM. The concert will reunite the three stars of the famous 1997 hit show, Jekyll & Hyde, Robert Cuccioli (Tony Nominee), Linda Eder (Drama Desk Nominee) and Christiane Noll (who will be directing the concert as well as starring). This is the first time the three stars of the show have appeared together on a New York stage in more than a decade.
Scott Siegel, the creator, writer and host of Broadway by the Year® for The Town Hall said, "Getting these three stars together on one stage, on one night, will ignite a lot of memories among the show's fans. June 20th will make for a very special finale to Broadway by the Year's 11th season and we are excited to announce additional cast members soon. "
Christiane Noll is making her directorial debut with this concert and choreography will be by Jeffry Denman. Ross Patterson is the musical director. 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 journey, exploring the history of the Great White Way, and providing social anecdotes while showcasing beloved hits and lesser-known gems from the golden age of Broadway.
The Broadway Musicals of 1997 is part of The Town Hall's 90th Anniversary that concludes with The Blue Note Jazz Festival's concert with Dee Dee Bridgewater and special guest Christette Michelle (June 24th).
Upcoming is The Town Hall's Fifth Annual Summer Broadway Festival in July, which is created, written, and hosted by Scott Siegel, featuring Broadway Winners on July 11, Broadway's Rising Stars on July 18, and All Singin' All Dancin' on July 25.
ABOUT THE TOWN HALL:
Now celebrating its 90th Anniversary Season, The Town Hall was built in 1921 by a group of suffragettes and began as a lecture hall and public forum for debates where "American Town Meetings on The Air was broadcast live for 25 years. Over the decades, the stage has been graced by Eleanor Roosevelt, Carl Sandberg, Margaret Sanger, Billie Holiday, Igor Stravinsky, Bob Dylan, MiLes Davis and most recently, The Dalai Lama and President Obama. Today the hall flourishes as a popular, affordable venue, boasting the hottest acts in rock, pop, folk, cabaret, world music, comedy and dance, including Billy Joel, Blondie, Elvis Costello, Natalie Merchant, Graham Nash, Liza Minnelli, Cyndi Lauper, Norah Jones, Andre Watts, Henry Rollins, Joe Jackson, Pink Martini, Regina Spector, Brian Adams, Aimee Mann, Robin Williams, Dawn Upshaw, Woody Allen, Alec Baldwin, Al Gore, Bruce Springsteen, Johnny Mercer, Jay Leno, Dave Matthews, Vanessa Williams, and Ben Folds. For over a decade, The Town Hall has hosted live broadcasts of Garrison Keillor's "Prairie Home Companion." In its annual show, "Rising Stars," The Town Hall gives recent graduates from the nation's leading performing arts schools a chance to showcase their talents and perform on the legendary stage. The Town Hall Educational Outreach Program helps schools build their arts programs and advance student learning through standards-based, collaborative arts residencies. Over the past two-and-a-half decades, The Town Hall has produced the Feature Film Seminar Series and a number of new and critically acclaimed musical series, which include Not Just Jazz, Broadway By The Year®, The Broadway Cabaret Festival and The Summer Broadway Festival.
For more information, visit www.the-townhall-nyc.org.
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