Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall

BROADWAY MELODY MAKERS on Friday October 15th at 8PM, was 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 McKay (Threepenny Opera), Tom Wopat (Annie Get Your Gun, A Catered Affair), and Mary Testa (Xanadu, On the Town). The concert featured 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.

Built in 1921 by a group of suffragettes, The Town Hall began as a lecture hall and public forum for debates. Over the decades, Eleanor Roosevelt, Margaret Sanger, Billie Holiday, Igor Stravinsky, Bob Dylan and MiLes Davis have graced the stage. 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 and Dawn Upshaw. For over a decade, The Town Hall has hosted live broadcasts of Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home Companion. Over the past two-and-a-half decades, The Town Hall has produced a number of new and critically acclaimed musical series, which include The Century of Change, Not Just Jazz, Broadway by the Year® and The Broa

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Gregg Edelman

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Gregg Edelman

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Mary Testa

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Judy Kaye

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Judy Kaye

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Nellie McKay

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Alice Ripley

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Alice Ripley

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Mary Testa

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Nellie McKay and Brian Charles Rooney

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Nellie McKay and Brian Charles Rooney

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Nellie McKay and Brian Charles Rooney

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Tom Wopat, Nellie McKay, Brian Charles Rooney, Mary Testa, Judy Kaye and Gregg Edelman

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Tom Wopat, Nellie McKay, Brian Charles Rooney, Mary Testa, Judy Kaye and Gregg Edelman

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Brian Charles Rooney and Mary Testa

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Mary Testa and Judy Kaye

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Gregg Edelman, Judy Kaye, Scott Siegel (Creator, Writer and Host of tonight's show), Mary Testa and Tom Wopat

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Scott Siegel and Mary Testa

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Gregg Edelmann, Judy Kaye, Scott Siegel, Scott Coulter (Director of tonigh's show) Mary Testa, Nellie McKay and Tom Wopat

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Judy Kaye, Nellie McKay and Mary Testa

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Judy Kaye

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Nellie McKay and Mary Testa

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Tom Wopat, Gregg Edelmann, Scott Siegel, Scott Coulter and Brian Charles Rooney

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Tom Wopat and Gregg Edelmann

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Tom Wopat, Scott Coulter and Gregg Edelmann

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Brian Charles Rooney

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Gregg Edelmann

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Tom Wopat

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Brian Charles Rooney, Scott Siegel and Nellie McKay

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Mary Testa, Michele Lee, Scott Coulter and Judy Kaye

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Scott Coulter, Michele Lee and Dave Gabeler

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Barbara Siegel, Nellie McKay and Robert R. Blume

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Scott Siegel, Matt Windman and Scott Siegel

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Tom Wopat

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Martin Wimbush, Tom Wopat and Ellis Nassour

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Lillian Wolf and William Wolf

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Stuart E. Bloom and Tom Wopat

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall
Michele Lee and Scott Coulter

Photo Coverage: Broadway Melody Makers at Town Hall

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