Kelli Barrett & Klea Blackhurst Join Lineup for 17th Annual BROADWAY UNPLUGGED
Kelli Barrett, star of such recent Broadway shows as Gettin' the Band Back Together and Dr. Zhivago, plus multi-award winning nightclub star Klea Blackhurst, have just been added to the all-star cast of this coming Saturday night's 17th Annual Broadway Unplugged at the Merkin Concert Hall. These two stars join a cast that already includes Tony Award winner Chuck, Cooper, 2X Drama Desk winner Lisa Howard, 4X Grammy Winner John Easterlin and more.
Broadway Unplugged concert creator/writer/director/host Scott Siegel promises this will be an extraordinary night of musical theater history!
The show that features "Sound Design by God," with Broadway stars singing without microphones, the way it used to be done on Broadway, has become a much-beloved tradition.This annual concert has been praised by the NY Times, The Daily News, Playbill.com, The Huffington Post, Broadwayworld.com, Theatermania.com, and countless others. More to the point, audiences adore it, and Broadway stars love to perform in it.
The list of stars who have performed "Unplugged" in this concert event is a who's who of Broadway belters, from Sutton Foster to Marc Kudisch, and from Emily Skinner to Chuck Cooper. Just some of the others who have performed in Broadway Unplugged are Norm Lewis, Cheyenne Jackson, Alice Ripley, Carolee Carmello, Josh Young, Liz Callaway, Michael Cerveris, Tonya Pinkins, Stephanie J. Block, Christianne Noll, Beth Leavel, William Michals, Alexander Gemingnani, Ashley Brown, and many more.
This year's cast now includes:
- Kelli Barrett (Gettin' The Band Back Together, Dr. Zhivago)
- Klea Blackhurst (Multi-Award Winning Nightclub Star)
- Lisa Howard (Drama Desk Honoree)
- John Easterlin (4X Grammy Award Winner)
- Brian Charles Rooney (The Three-Penny Opera)
- Farah Alvin (Star of 5 Broadway Shows)
- William Michals (Emile de Beque - Broadway's South Pacific)
- Jillian Louis (It Shoulda Been You)
- Michael Winther (Drama Desk Nominee)
- THE BROADWAY BY THE YEAR CHORUS
The concert will be approximately 90 minutes without an intermission. Ticket prices are:
- $100 - Orchestra
- $75 - Balcony
Tickets Are NOW Available at Merkin Hall Box Office! Call 212-501-3330 or email email@example.com
Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski