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Jeannette Bayardelle, Aisha Jackson, Samantha Pauly Set For BROADWAY SINGS MARIAH Hol Photo Jeannette Bayardelle, Aisha Jackson, Samantha Pauly Set For BROADWAY SINGS MARIAH Holiday Concert
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2022

On December 5, the acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series will present A Mariah Carey Holiday Spectacular, its first holiday show for the series. 

Review: Vocalist Alysha Umphress Shines at Joe's Pub Photo Review: Vocalist Alysha Umphress Shines at Joe's Pub
by Isabella Babich - Oct 3, 2022

Alysha Umphress did not hold back in bringing an array of theatrics to the stage in AND THINGS... LIKE THIS at Joe's Pub last night. Four costume changes, edited videos by Jake Wilson, multiple arranged medleys by Joshua Stephen Kartes, Joel Wagner and Jeff Blumenkrantz, guest star Cristin Milioti, and childhood stories, are just some of the things Ms. Umphress brought to the stage and her 90 minute show.

Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Nick Rashad Burroughs, Samantha Williams and More Set For Broadway Photo Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Nick Rashad Burroughs, Samantha Williams and More Set For Broadway Sings Beyoncé at (le) Poisson Rouge
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022

The acclaimed Broadway Sings tribute series has announced the lineup for its next concert experience, Broadway Sings Beyoncé. On August 27 at 7:30pm, a cast of Broadway stars including Nkeki Obi-Melekwe (Tina), Nick Rashad Burroughs (Kinky Boots) and Samantha Williams (Caroline, Or Change), will belt out original arrangements of the hits of the pop superstar Beyoncé, accompanied by a 14-piece orchestra at the downtown music venue (le) Poisson Rouge.

Adrianna Hicks, Kyle Freeman, and Alysha Deslorieux Join BROADWAY SINGS WHITNEY HOUST Photo Adrianna Hicks, Kyle Freeman, and Alysha Deslorieux Join BROADWAY SINGS WHITNEY HOUSTON
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2022

The acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series has announced additional performers for their next large-scale event, Broadway Sings Whitney Houston at Sony Hall. On the eve of her birthday, August 8, Broadway Sings will welcome a starry cast of Broadway talent including Adrianna Hicks (Six), Kyle Freeman (A Strange Loop) and Alysha Deslorieux (Hamilton), singing new arrangements of the hits of the late pop legend, accompanied by a 14-piece orchestra.

Stars From SIX, A STRANGE LOOP, and WAITRESS Join Encore of BROADWAY SINGS TAYLOR SWI Photo Stars From SIX, A STRANGE LOOP, and WAITRESS Join Encore of BROADWAY SINGS TAYLOR SWIFT Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022

On July 21 at 8pm, a cast of stars including Kyle Freeman (A Strange Loop), Mary Kate Morrissey (Mean Girls), Samantha Pauly (Six) and Stephanie Torns (Waitress) will belt out brand new arrangements of the hits of the pop superstar Taylor Swift, accompanied by a 14-piece orchestra at the beautiful Sony Hall.

Shoshana Bean, Aisha Jackson, Alex Newell And More Join The Lineup For BROADWAY SINGS Photo Shoshana Bean, Aisha Jackson, Alex Newell And More Join The Lineup For BROADWAY SINGS WHITNEY HOUSTON
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022

The acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series has announced the lineup for its next large-scale event, Broadway Sings Whitney Houston.

BROADWAY SESSIONS Bids Adieu To The Laurie Beechman Theatre After 10 Years Photo BROADWAY SESSIONS Bids Adieu To The Laurie Beechman Theatre After 10 Years
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

Broadway Sessions, the beloved long running musical theatre variety show will play its final show at The Laurie Beechman Theatre this coming Thursday evening, June 23rd.

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Cast Comes to Broadway Sessions This Week Photo LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Cast Comes to Broadway Sessions This Week
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

Broadway Sessions, the beloved long running musical theatre variety show returns to The Laurie Beechman Theatre LIVE in person this coming Thursday evening, June 2nd  BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway cast twice monthly. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida, Footloose, Dance Captain Dance Attack web series, Broadway Con,) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. 

Shoshana Bean, Taylor Iman Jones, Samantha Pauly, and More Set For BROADWAY SINGS TAY Photo Shoshana Bean, Taylor Iman Jones, Samantha Pauly, and More Set For BROADWAY SINGS TAYLOR SWIFT at Sony Hall
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022

The acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series, in partnership with NYC Pride, has announced the lineup for its next original event, Broadway Sings Taylor Swift.

PARADISE SQUARE Cast Members to Join BROADWAY SESSIONS Photo PARADISE SQUARE Cast Members to Join BROADWAY SESSIONS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Broadway Sessions, the beloved long running musical theatre variety show will return to The Laurie Beechman Theatre this coming Thursday evening, May 19th.

Joshua Stephen Kartes Videos

VIDEO: Broadway Sessions Celebrates Swings, Understudies & Standbys Videoplay
VIDEO: Broadway Sessions Celebrates Swings, Understudies & Standbys

by Ben Cameron - Mar 13, 2022

Broadway Sessions celebrated the superheroes of Broadway as they were joined by an incredible group of Swings, Understudies & Standbys. The stellar lineup included Holly Ann Butler (Come from Away, Diana), Mateo Lizcano (Dear Evan Hansen), Lindsay Roberts Greene (Phantom of the Opera), Yael 'Ya Ya' Reich (Hadestown), Noah Marlowe The Book Of Mormon) Kathy Voytko (The Music Man) and Rising Stars Reid Burton & Caroline Geringer.

VIDEO: Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black Excellence with 6th Annual Black History Mo Videoplay
VIDEO: Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black Excellence with 6th Annual Black History Month Show

by Ben Cameron - Feb 12, 2022

Broadway Sessions celebrated its 6th Annual Black History Month Show on February 17, co-hosted by Ben Cameron & Imari Hardon, in celebration of Black excellence, impact, influence and legacy on Broadway and beyond.

VIDEO: Broadway Sessions Returns to Spread Holiday Cheer! Videoplay
VIDEO: Broadway Sessions Returns to Spread Holiday Cheer!

by Ben Cameron - Dec 26, 2021

Nothing says 'holiday cheer' like the Broadway Sessions Holiday Show! It was an incredible evening full of performances from Paige Davis, Hannah Cruz, Avionce Hoyles, Kennedy Caughell, Patrick Page, Nathan Lucrezio, Javier Ignacio, Bre Jackson, Joel B New, Imari Hardon, Jessica Hendy, and teen vocal dynamo JJ Jenkins.

VIDEO: Nick Rashad Burroughs, Ben Fankhauser & More Celebrate the Return of Broadway  Videoplay
VIDEO: Nick Rashad Burroughs, Ben Fankhauser & More Celebrate the Return of Broadway Sessions!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 30, 2021

Broadway Sessions celebrated their long-awaited re-opening night this past Thursday, October 21, at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. Hosted by Ben Cameron with music direction by Joshua Stephen Kartes, it was a joyful evening with performances by Broadway favorites.

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Opens Up the Mic to Jamie Cepero, Corey Mach & Mo Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Opens Up the Mic to Jamie Cepero, Corey Mach & More!

by Ben Cameron - Sep 25, 2018

We recently wished happy birthday to our resident musical genius Joshua Stephen Kartes at a special open mic event. Singers from Japan to England and back again joined together to showcase their talents. Joshua even enjoyed some very special birthdays serenades's from Jaime Cepero and Margaret Kelly. I am always blown away by the diversity and talent in the room when we go "all open mic". Make sure you keep up with us on social so you can be in the room where it happens next month!

VIDEO: Kyle Taylor Parker Performs 'I Feel Pretty' for 'Soul Sessions' Videoplay
VIDEO: Kyle Taylor Parker Performs 'I Feel Pretty' for 'Soul Sessions'

by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2018

In addition to this on Monday January 15 at 9:30pm, KYLE TAYLOR PARKER, known for his work on BROADWAY in the original casts of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and KINKY BOOTS, and for headlining the first national tour of KINKY BOOTS, makes his Green Room 42 debut in THE SOUL SESSION, an evening of showtunes and pop standards reimagined into soul stirring arrangements. The evening will feature music from Hairspray, West Side Story The Color Purple and more.

BWW TV: Kyle Taylor Parker Sings Cover of 'Do You Hear the People Sing' for 'Soul Ses Videoplay
BWW TV: Kyle Taylor Parker Sings Cover of 'Do You Hear the People Sing' for 'Soul Sessions' Series

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 3, 2017

Kyle Taylor Parker (KINKY BOOTS, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY) has teamed up with musical genius Joshua Stephen Kartes and David Rowen to launch a monthly series of musical videos called 'Soul Sessions,' featuring covers of songs from the Broadway, pop and jazz catalogue reimagined. Below, watch Parker's soulful cover of 'Do You Hear The People Sing' from LES MISERABLES!

BWW TV Exclusive: COMPANY Is What It's Really About at Broadway Sessions! Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: COMPANY Is What It's Really About at Broadway Sessions!

by Ben Cameron - Sep 19, 2017

This past Thursday Broadway Sessions celebrated the 5th birthday of our beloved and uber-talented musical director, Joshua Stephen Kartes. Joshua had but one birthday wish- he wanted to blow out his candles like 'Bobby' in Sondheim's masterpiece, Company. So that's exactly what we gave him!

BWW TV Exclusive: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Takes Over Broadway Sessions! Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Takes Over Broadway Sessions!

by Ben Cameron - Sep 11, 2017

Broadway Sessions had a very sweet season premiere this last week as we welcomed cast members from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. We danced Oompa Loompa-style, enjoyed heartfelt performances, and watched a couple 11 year old boys SING THEIR FACES OFF. Jackie Hoffman was unable to attend, but never fear- the cast celebrated her through dramatic readings of some of her finer TWEETS! Enjoy these performances by legendary John Rubinstein, Emma Plaeffle, Cory Lingner, Elliot Mattox, Ryan Sell, Jake Flynn and our sensational diva "Rising Stars" Nikisha Williams (bound for The Color Purple tour) and Brittany Dorazio.

BWW TV: Kyle Taylor Parker Sings Cover of 'On The Sunny Side of the Street' for 'Soul Videoplay
BWW TV: Kyle Taylor Parker Sings Cover of 'On The Sunny Side of the Street' for 'Soul Sessions' Series

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 4, 2017

Kyle Taylor Parker (KINKY BOOTS, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY) has teamed up with musical genius Joshua Stephen Kartes and David Rowen to launch a monthly series of musical videos called 'Soul Sessions,' featuring covers of songs from the Broadway, pop and jazz catalogue reimagined.