Midtown Men News

The Philly POPS to Present Sixties Hits Featuring the Midtown Men, 5/16-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

With such hits as 'Sherry' and 'Big Girls Don't Cry', the May Philly POPS concert series is going to have audiences dancing in their seats! On May 16, 17 and 18, it's SIXTIES HITS with the Midtown Men, the original cast members of Broadway's Jersey Boys, who are bringing their sensational sound to Philadelphia to Verizon Hall in The Kimmel Center. The talented quartet consists of Tony Award-winner Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard and Tony Award nominee J. Robert Spencer. They will join conductor Michael Krajewski and The Philly POPS and perform the music of The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Motown, of course, The Four Seasons and more. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Tony Award Winner CHRISTIAN HOFF on THE MIDTOWN MEN, JERSEY BOYS, VINEYARDS and More!
by Michael Mulhern - Mar 21, 2014

We speak with Tony Award Winner Christian Hoff on the brotherhood of the Midtown Men, his love of Jersey Boys, dream roles, vineyards and so much more! (more...)

The Midtown Men Coming to Van Wezel, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Tony Award winners Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard and Tony Award nominee, J. Robert Spencer, bring their unique Broadway flare and bravura in The Midtown Men; performing at the Van Wezel on March 30th. (more...)

THE MIDTOWN MEN and SPAMALOT Among Moonlight Amphitheatre's 2014 Summer Season Special Events
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

Two special events have been announced for this summer at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. The Moonlight Cultural Foundation will present THE Midtown Men in a special concert performance on Sat., July 5. Making their West Coast debut, THE Midtown Men features four of the original cast members of The Jersey Boys in concert showcasing favorite hits of the 1960s. In advance of Moonlight Stage Productions' MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT this summer, the theatre will present a free screening of the hit movie the musical is based on: MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL. The film will be shown on a large screen on the Moonlight stage. (more...)

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Pops Presents A ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATION WITH CHERISH THE LADIES, 3/14-16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Pops presents A St. Patrick's Day Celebration with Cherish the Ladies on March 14-16, 2014, at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Led by guest conductor Michael Krajewski, the Celtic celebration includes music of the Emerald Isle from the all-female traditional Irish music and dance ensemble, Cherish the Ladies. (more...)

The Philly POPS to Bring THE MAGICAL MUSIC OF JOHN WILLIAMS to the Kimmel Center, 4/4-6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

No one writes more recognizable movie scores than John Williams, and on April 4 through 6, Maestro Michael Krajewski will lead the Philly POPS as they take audiences on a journey through the great music of many popular movies. The Magical Music of John Williams concert will feature music from Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, Schindler's List and more. The POPS Festival Chorus will sing several selections. Guests will be surprised during the concert by local Star Wars enthusiasts who are members of the 501st Legion, Garrison Carida, the world's largest costuming organization, in character as Darth Vader, Chewbacca, R2D3, C3PO, and Storm Troopers. (more...)

Spend Valentine's Day with The Midtown Men at Aurora's Paramount Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

The Midtown Men, a.k.a. the original stars of Broadway's runaway hit Jersey Boys, are coming to Chicago with a whole new musical act that celebrates the love songs of the 1960s for two special Valentine's Day performances, today, February 14 at 1:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MIDTOWN MEN Bring Musical Memories and Distinctive Harmonies to Providence
by Veronica Bruscini - Feb 13, 2014

Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard, and J. Robert Spencer aim to continue singing the great songs of the 1960s on stages across America. As THE Midtown Men, the group capitalizes on the tight vocal harmonies and snappy stage rapport that served them so well on Broadway, bringing their audiences an evening of music, entertainment and memories. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Daniel Reichard Previews THE MIDTOWN MEN'S Debut Performance in Providence
by Veronica Bruscini - Feb 09, 2014

Daniel Reichard joined BroadwayWorld Rhode Island to discuss The Midtown Men's upcoming debut at the Providence Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 2/09/2014
by BWW - Feb 09, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/09/2014 for Rhode Island (more...)

The Philly POPS Presents THE SOUNDS OF SIMON AND GARFUNKEL This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

The audiences in the next Philly POPS concert series will certainly be 'feeling groovy' as music director Michael Krajewski introduces Philadelphians to a concert he helped develop - The Sounds of Simon and Garfunkel. After singing with symphonies throughout the country, AJ Swearingen and Jonathan Beedle, who hail from Bethlehem, PA, will perform such favorites as 'Bridge Over Troubled Water,' 'The Sound of Silence,' 'The Boxer,' 'Mrs. Robinson', 'Feeling Groovy' and 'Scarborough Fair.' (more...)

Philly POPS to Present Musical Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch, 3/14-16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

From One Singular Sensation to The Way We Were, composer Marvin Hamlisch left a legacy of hits that have brightened Broadway and the musical catalogue of America forever. And, now, The Philly POPS is proud to present 'Marvin Hamlisch - A Musical Tribute' conducted by Larry Blank, Hamlisch's conductor, and three of his favorite singers ... Donna McKechnie, Jodi Benson and Doug LaBrecque. Taking place on Friday, March 14 (8 p.m.), Saturday, March 15 and Sunday, March 16 (3 p.m.) in Verizon Hall at The Kimmel Center, Blank and the guest artists will not only present wonderful musical memories with the audience, they'll share personal recollections of Marvin Hamlisch as well. (more...)

The Philly POPS to Present THE SOUNDS OF SIMON AND GARFUNKEL, 2/7-9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

The audiences in the next Philly POPS concert series will certainly be 'feeling groovy' as music director Michael Krajewski introduces Philadelphians to a concert he helped develop - The Sounds of Simon and Garfunkel. After singing with symphonies throughout the country, AJ Swearingen and Jonathan Beedle, who hail from Bethlehem, PA, will perform such favorites as 'Bridge Over Troubled Water,' 'The Sound of Silence,' 'The Boxer,' 'Mrs. Robinson', 'Feeling Groovy' and 'Scarborough Fair.' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Oklahoma - Week of 1/19/2014
by BWW - Jan 19, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/19/2014 for Oklahoma (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Midtown Men Play NYC!
by Linda Lenzi - Jan 13, 2014

Broadway favorites The Midtown Men just played New York City last night, January 12 . BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special event below! (more...)

Houston Symphony Announces 101st Season of Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2014

'This broadcast and webcast event was the perfect way to spread the word about Andres' Inaugural Season to an even broader audience and build upon the momentum generated from our Centennial Season,' said Houston Symphony Executive Director and CEO Mark C. Hanson. 'It symbolizes our commitment to innovation, community partnerships, and becoming more relevant to even more Houstonians. We're grateful to Houston Public Media for collaborating on this important and exciting announcement.' (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More Set to Direct The Muny's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Muny Executive Producer Mike Isaacson announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2014 Season, which opens on June 16 with Billy Elliot The Musical. "We're so happy these exciting artists are creating our 2014 season," said Isaacson. "This is a challenging season, one with incredible variety and power. We're fortunate that such extraordinary talents will be creating our 'Muny Magic.'" (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for January 8th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Jan 08, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The BroadwayWorld Chicago Award winners will be announced tonight! Plus 'Ghost' and 'Phantom' haunt the Loop, 'Wicked' casts Tim Kazurinsky, productions like 'Sweet Smell' and 'Nunsense,' The Midtown Men, news out of Circle Theatre and more! (more...)

Spend Valentine's Day with The Midtown Men at Aurora's Paramount Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 04, 2014

The Midtown Men, a.k.a. the original stars of Broadway's runaway hit Jersey Boys, are coming to Chicago with a whole new musical act that celebrates the love songs of the 1960s for two special Valentine's Day performances, Friday, February 14 at 1:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora. (more...)

DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB, SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

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