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Bio:
Charles Santoro was thrilled to make his NYMF debut with ZAPATA! the Musical as Assistant Musical Director and Music Copyist. Professional Theatre Experiences as Musical Director/Conductor include: Broadway Rocks! starring Broadway’s Andrea Rivette and Erick Buckley, Next to Normal, Spring ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Charles Santoro was thrilled to make his NYMF debut with ZAPATA! the Musical as Assistant Musical Director and Music Copyist. Professional Theatre Experiences as Musical Director/Conductor include: Broadway Rocks! starring Broadway’s Andrea Rivette and Erick Buckley, Next to Normal, Spring ... (read complete bio)
Birdland Presents American Idol Favorite Kimberley Locke Celebrating New Album CHRIST Photo Birdland Presents American Idol Favorite Kimberley Locke Celebrating New Album CHRISTMAS IS HERE
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2021

BIRDLAND will present Kimberley Locke on Monday, December 13 at 7:00 PM to celebrate the release of the new album¬†Christmas is Here. Locke will perform selections from the album, including the Donna Summer classic ‚ÄúChristmas is Here‚ÄĚ and the vintage standard ‚ÄúMele Kalikimaka,‚ÄĚ in addition to traditional carols and seasonal favorites for this special time of year.

Birdland Announces Kimberly Locke in CHRISTMAS IS HERE Album Release Concert Photo Birdland Announces Kimberly Locke in CHRISTMAS IS HERE Album Release Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2021

BIRDLAND¬†will present¬†Kimberley Locke¬†on¬†Monday,¬†December 13¬†at¬†7:00 PM¬†to celebrate the release of the new album¬†Christmas is Here.¬†Locke will perform selections from the album, including the Donna Summer classic ‚ÄúChristmas is Here‚ÄĚ and the vintage standard ‚ÄúMele Kalikimaka,‚ÄĚ in addition seasonal favorites for this special time of year.

BWW Review: Tony Award Winner Laura Benanti Debuts Beguiling Solo Cabaret Concert at  Photo BWW Review: Tony Award Winner Laura Benanti Debuts Beguiling Solo Cabaret Concert at OC's Segerstrom Center
by Michael Quintos - Nov 14, 2021

Originally scheduled back in September, the wait was worth it to hear Laura Benanti sing selections from her roles on Broadway and a few tracks from her 2020 self-titled studio album in her debut Cabaret at the Center which was part uproarious stand-up comedy act, and part beguiling Broadway/Jazz concert. Continues through November 13, 2021.

LES MISERABLES SCHOOL EDITION to be Presented by Aspire Performing Arts Company Photo LES MISERABLES SCHOOL EDITION to be Presented by Aspire Performing Arts Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2021

This month, Aspire Performing Arts Company will present Les Misérables School Edition in a beautiful, outdoor staged concert at the Dey Mansion in Wayne. Performances run July 29 to 31.   

Eric Anthony López To Headline Live Socially Distant Solo Engagement At The Milton Photo Eric Anthony López To Headline Live Socially Distant Solo Engagement At The Milton
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2021

Eric Anthony Lopez (Currently with the Hal Prince Directed World Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA) is set bring back his solo show 'Broadway & Beyond' at Delaware's Milton Theatre February 14th, 2021 at 7:30pm.

RAGTIME Comes to SOPAC Photo RAGTIME Comes to SOPAC
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2019

Ragtime will be presented July 19, 20, 26 and 27, 2019 at 8 pm; and July 21 and 28, 2019 at 2 pm, at The South Orange Performing Arts Center, 1 SOPAC Way, South Orange, NJ 07079.

Broadway At The Pierre Celebrates Pride In Two E Lounge Photo Broadway At The Pierre Celebrates Pride In Two E Lounge
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 5, 2019

On Monday, June 10, 2019, the iconic Pierre Hotel's cabaret series Broadway at The Pierre will celebrate PRIDE with a special evening showcasing some of musical theater's brightest stars.

The Pierre Hotel Salutes Pride with Broadway Featuring Talent from HAMILTON, WICKED a Photo The Pierre Hotel Salutes Pride with Broadway Featuring Talent from HAMILTON, WICKED and More
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 4, 2019

On Monday, June 10, 2019 at 8:30pm, the iconic Pierre Hotel's concert series Broadway at The Pierre celebrates PRIDE with a special evening showcasing some of musical theater's brightest stars.

Paper Mill Playhouse Announces 2019 Rising Star Award Nominations Photo Paper Mill Playhouse Announces 2019 Rising Star Award Nominations
by Julie Musbach - May 6, 2019

As one of the nation's leading professional theaters and recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, Paper Mill Playhouse has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows to Broadway. Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre have ignited the careers of many notable performers, all of whom attended high school in New Jersey.

Cast Of Over 50 Area Young Performers To Be Featured In MPAC's Production Of GREASE Photo Cast Of Over 50 Area Young Performers To Be Featured In MPAC's Production Of GREASE
by Stephi Wild - May 1, 2019

MPAC's seventh annual spring production will feature a cast of over 50 young performers from teens to early 20s, Equity guest artists and other special guests.

PHANTOM's Eric Anthony Lopez Brings Solo Residency To The Milton This Summer Photo PHANTOM's Eric Anthony Lopez Brings Solo Residency To The Milton This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Apr 10, 2019

PHANTOM's Eric Anthony Lopez (Currently on the Hal Prince Directed World Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA) is set to premiere his solo show 'Broadway & Beyond' at Delaware's Milton Theatre this Summer. Lopez's concert engagement comes during a 1 month hiatus as The World Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA changes countries. Charles Santoro (Andrew Lloyd Webber's SCHOOL OF ROCK on Broadway) will serve as Musical Director.

Broadway Sings For Pride Announces FEARLESS Annual Pride Event Photo Broadway Sings For Pride Announces FEARLESS Annual Pride Event
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 25, 2019

Award-winning non for profit, Broadway Sings for Pride, will host its 9th annual Pride benefit event, "Fearless", on Monday, June 24, 2019.  The event will be held at the Goldman-Sonnenfeldt Family Auditorium at the JCC Manhattan at 7:30pm. For the second year in a row, the full show will be live streamed.

Bucks County Playhouse Youth Company Presents CINDERELLA Photo Bucks County Playhouse Youth Company Presents CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

The Bucks County Playhouse Youth Company will present a one-hour, family-friendly adaptation of the Broadway musical 'Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella' tailored especially for young audiences.

Bucks County Playhouse Youth Company Presents CINDERELLA Photo Bucks County Playhouse Youth Company Presents CINDERELLA
by Julie Musbach - Jul 17, 2018

The Bucks County Playhouse Youth Company will present a one-hour, family-friendly adaptation of the Broadway musical 'Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella' tailored especially for young audiences.

Fran Drescher and '13 Reasons Why' Star Christian Navarro Join Broadway Sings For Pri Photo Fran Drescher and '13 Reasons Why' Star Christian Navarro Join Broadway Sings For Pride's REVOLUTION Charity Concert
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2018

Award-winning actress Fran Drescher ('The Nanny') and actor Christian Navarro (Netflix's 13 Reasons Why' breakout star) are the latest performers to join the lineup of Broadway Sings for Pride's 8th Annual Charity Concert 'Revolution' on June 18th at The Cutting Room in New York City.

Fran Drescher Joins Broadway Sings For Pride's Revolution Annual Charity Concert On J Photo Fran Drescher Joins Broadway Sings For Pride's Revolution Annual Charity Concert On June 18th
by Julie Musbach - Jun 6, 2018

Actress Fran Drescher is the latest performer to join the lineup of BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE's 8th Annual Charity Concert 'Revolution' on Monday, June 18th at The Cutting Room in New York City. The Nanny star will be joined by Broadway/TV star Frankie J. Grande, Matt Doyle (Broadway's Spring Awakening, War Horse, The Book of Mormon), Project Runway's Sam Donovan, a special 50th reunion performance from the cast of Hair, and performances from cast members from Hamilton, Kinky Boots, Jersey Boys, Frozen, Wicked and more.  This star-studded event will be filled with singing (from pop to Broadway), stories, and surprises! The proceeds will benefit The Tyler Clementi Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to end on-line and off-line bullying. 

Fran Drescher Joins Broadway Sings for Pride's Annual Charity Concert on June 18th Photo Fran Drescher Joins Broadway Sings for Pride's Annual Charity Concert on June 18th
by Macon Prickett - Jun 6, 2018

Actress Fran Drescher is the latest performer to join THE LINEUP of BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE's 8th Annual Charity Concert 'Revolution' on Monday, June 18th at The Cutting Room in New York City. The Nanny star will be joined by Broadway/TV star Frankie J. Grande, Matt Doyle (Broadway's Spring Awakening, War Horse, The Book of Mormon), Project Runway's Sam Donovan, a special 50th reunion performance from the cast of Hair, and performances from cast members from Hamilton, Kinky Boots, Jersey Boys, Frozen, Wicked and more. This star-studded event will be filled with singing (from pop to Broadway), stories, and surprises! The proceeds will benefit The Tyler Clementi Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to end on-line and off-line bullying.

Paper Mill Playhouse Announces 2018 Rising Star Award Winners Photo Paper Mill Playhouse Announces 2018 Rising Star Award Winners
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 4, 2018

As one of the nation's leading professional theaters and recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director) has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows to Broadway. Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre have ignited the careers of many notable performers, all of whom attended high school in New Jersey.  Among the early nominees and winners are Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables), Tony Award winners Laura Benanti (Gypsy) and Nikki M. James (The Book of Mormon), Tony nominee Rob McClure (Chaplin), Shanice Williams, star of NBC's The Wiz Live! and Olivier Award nominee Jared Gertner (The Book of Mormon).  This year Union High School took the prize for 'Outstanding Overall Production.' A complete list of award winners is below.

MPAC To Present 6th Annual Spring Production SHREK 6/1-3 Photo MPAC To Present 6th Annual Spring Production SHREK 6/1-3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

Mayo Performing Arts Center presents its 6th annual Spring production, Shrek the Musical, Today, June 1-Sunday, June 3. Tickets are $20-$30.

Epic HAIR 50th Reunion and More Will Join Broadway Sings for Pride's 'Revolution' Photo Epic HAIR 50th Reunion and More Will Join Broadway Sings for Pride's 'Revolution'
by Julie Musbach - May 23, 2018

On Monday, June 18, 2018, the theater world and New York communities will come together for Broadway Sings for Pride's 8th annual charity concert entitled "Revolution"!  Hair co-creator James Rado (Grammy-Award Winner) and Hair original choreographer Julie Arenal (Broadway/West End) will join over 35 tribe members to celebrate Pride with a special Hair reunion musical performance during the event.

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