Photo Coverage: The Broadway Musicals of 1947

"The Broadway Musicals of 1947," kicked-off the eighth season of The Town Hall's critically acclaimed Broadway by the Year series on March 3 at Town Hall.  The star-studded cast included Howard McGillin, Broadway's longest-running Phantom, plus two-time Tony nominee Marc Kudisch, Eddie Korbich (The Little Mermaid, The Drowsy Chaperone), Noah Racey (Curtains), Donna Lynne Champlin (Sweeney Todd), Meredith Patterson (42nd Street), Kerry O'Malley (Into the Woods), Kendrick Jones (Encores! Stairway to Paradise), Alexander Gemignani (Sunday in the Park with George, Les Miserables), Christiane Noll (Jekyll & Hyde), and Jeffry Denman (The Producers).

Audiences took a musical journey "back in time" on Monday, March 3 at 8PM, for a full evening of song and dance from Brigadoon, Finian's Rainbow, High Button Shoes, Street Scene, Allegro and more from The Great White Way of 1947. Some of musical theater's most famous songs first came to light in 1947, such as Rodgers & Hammerstein's "The Gentleman is a Dope" (Allegro), Lerner and Loewe's "Almost Like Being in Love" (Brigadoon), Jule Styne's "Poppa Won't You Dance With Me" (High Button Shoes), Burton Lane and E. Y. Harburg's "How Are Things in Glocca Morra?" (Finian's Rainbow), Kurt Weill's "Lonely House" (Street Scene) and so many more! 

For more information: www.the-townhall-nyc.org.

Photos by Genevieve Rafter Keddy


Creator, Writer and Host Scott Siegel


Howard McGillin


Christiane Noll


Eddie Korbich


Meredith Patterson, Kristen Beth Williams and Erin Crouch


Kristin Beth Williams and Meredith Patterson


Kerry O'Malley


Meredith Patterson and Jeffry Denman (Director)


Noah Racey


Donna Lynne Champlin


Eddie Korbich


Alexander Gemignani


Marc Kudisch, Eddie Korbich, Jeffry Denman, Alexander Gemignani and Howard McGillin


Alexander Gemignani and cast


Erin Crouch, Alexander Gemignani and Kristen Beth Williams


Kendrick Jones


Christine Pedi


Christine Pedi


Kerry O'Malley


Jeffry Denman and Noah Racey


Jeffry Denman and Noah Racey


Jeffry Denman and Noah Racey


Kerry O'Malley


Finale


Finale


Ross Patterson (Musical Director)


Marc Kudisch and Eddie Korbich


Jenna Russell and Alexander Gemignani


Jaime Laverdiere and Christiane Noll


Kendrick Jones and Noah Racey


Jeffry Denman and Erin Crouch


Jeffry Denman and Erin Crouch


Donna Lynne Champlin, Jeffry Denman and Erin Crouch


Larry Zucker, Scott Siegel and Jeffry Denman


Marc Kudisch


Shannon Lewis and Marc Kudisch


Kristen Beth Williams and Erin Crouch


Donna Lynne Champlin, Erin Crouch, Meredith Patterson, Kristin Beth Williams and Kerry O'Malley


Jeffry Denman with Donna Lynne Champlin, Erin Crouch, Meredith Patterson, Kristin Beth Williams and Kerry O'Malley


Alexander Gemignani and Donna Lynne Champlin


Alexander Gemignani and Donna Lynne Champlin


Eddie Korbich, Jeffry Denman, and Marc Kudisch


Ilir Rizaj (Tony DiNapoli's Restaurant Times Square), Donna Lynne Champlin, Ellis Nassour and Barbara Siegel


Martha Plimpton, Howard McGillin and Barbara Siegel


Jonathan Pate (MSG) and Martha Plimpton


Noah Racey, Luke Hawkins and Jeffry Denman


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