Students To Make Broadway Debut at THE TOWN HALL , July 19
Students from AMDA, CAP21, Julliard, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Carnegie Melon, Marymount and The New School will make their Broadway debut on the stage of The Town Hall.As The Town Hall continues the 4th Annual Summer Broadway Festival created, written and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, BROADWAY'S RISING STARS on July 19 has been announced as the next installment. The evening will feature music and dance coupled with witty insider tidbits, all performed by Broadway's finest rising talent from a variety of leading theatrical institutions . Tickets for BROADWAY'S RISING STARS are $30 & 25 and are on sale through TicketMaster, (800) 982-2787,www.ticketmaster.com, or The Town Hall Box Office (123 West 43 Street) between noon and 6 PM (except Sundays) at 212-840-2824.BROADWAY'S RISING STARS is directed by Nightlife Award-winning vocalist Scott Coulter. The next generation of Broadway performers were chosen during auditions throughout the spring and come from theatrical institutions across the country, including as AMDA, CAP21, Julliard, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Carnegie Melon, Marymount and The New School. These young future performers will make their Broadway debut on the stage of The Town Hall.
Built in 1921 by a group of suffragettes, THE TOWN HALL began as a lecture hall and public forum for debates. Over the decades, the stage has been graced by Eleanor Roosevelt, Margaret Sanger, Billie Holiday, Igor Stravinsky, Bob Dylan and MiLes Davis. 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, Robin Williams, 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 Broadway Cabaret Festival.www.the-townhall-nyc.org