Photo Coverage: Broadway by the Year: Musicals of 1930

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The sixth season of the Broadway by the Year series began at Town Hall on Monday, March 6 "The Broadway Musicals of 1930," with a cast that included a rich array of theater and cabaret stars. A party was held after the concert at Tony's DiNapoli Restaurant in Times Square.

Scott Siegel, the creator/writer/host of the series explains that "When I discovered the remarkable number of famous songs that were born on Broadway in 1930," said Siegel, "I promised myself that I'd spread the wealth and put together one of the largest, if not the largest, cast ever assembled for one Broadway by the Year concert. I wanted the best people in town singing the most stunning music Broadway has ever given us." According to Siegel, the cast will be singing songs by Cole Porter, The Gershwins, Rodgers & Hart and a slew of other great composers that were working at the top of their game in 1930. Songs like "I've Got a Crush on You," "On the Sunny Side of the Street," and "Get Happy" are just a few of the standards that were introduced on Broadway that year.

Photo Coverage: Broadway by the Year: Musicals of 1930
Deven May, Jennifer Simard and William Wolf (Drama Desk President)

Photo Coverage: Broadway by the Year: Musicals of 1930
Miles Phillips and Nancy Anderson

Photo Coverage: Broadway by the Year: Musicals of 1930

Scott Wittman and Elke Gazzarra

Photo Coverage: Broadway by the Year: Musicals of 1930
Douglas Ladnier and Sean Martin Hingston

Photo Coverage: Broadway by the Year: Musicals of 1930
Mary Testa and Michael Winther

Photo Coverage: Broadway by the Year: Musicals of 1930
Nancy Anderson, Scott Siegel (Creator/Writer/Host) and Celia Keenan-Bolger

Photo Coverage: Broadway by the Year: Musicals of 1930
Celia Keenan-Bolger and Miles Phillips

Photo Coverage: Broadway by the Year: Musicals of 1930
Sean Martin Hingston, Nancy Anderson and Deven May

Photo Coverage: Broadway by the Year: Musicals of 1930

Douglas Ladnier, Barbara Siegel, Marc Kudisch (Director) and Scott Siegel

Photo Coverage: Broadway by the Year: Musicals of 1930
Marc Kudisch, Shannon Lewis and Sean Martin Hingston

Photo Coverage: Broadway by the Year: Musicals of 1930
Miles Phillips and Mary Testa

 

 

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