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Birth Place:
Santa Cruz, CA
Bio:
Natalie Ballenger, recently made her Solo debut at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center with the National Chorale under the baton of Dr. Everett McCorvey. Natalie also made her Metropolitan Room debut performing for composer Maury Yeston as a Principle Soloist in A Bookseller in the Rain; An Evening ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Santa Cruz, CA

Bio:
Natalie Ballenger, recently made her Solo debut at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center with the National Chorale under the baton of Dr. Everett McCorvey. Natalie also made her Metropolitan Room debut performing for composer Maury Yeston as a Principle Soloist in A Bookseller in the Rain; An Evening ... (read complete bio)
Sisco & Josepher Launch New Radio Show IN BETWEEN THE LINES On Musical Theatre Radio Photo Sisco & Josepher Launch New Radio Show IN BETWEEN THE LINES On Musical Theatre Radio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021

David Sisco and Laura Josepher, owners of ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com, are launching a new radio show on MusicalTheatreRadio.com on Saturday, January 16 at 10 AM (EST).

The Kurt Weill Foundation Responds To Pandemic With The Lotte Lenya Competition Songb Photo The Kurt Weill Foundation Responds To Pandemic With The Lotte Lenya Competition Songbook
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020

The hardships COVID-19 have caused for songwriters and performers has prompted The Kurt Weill Foundation to provide financial support to participants chosen for the Lotte Lenya Competition Songbook, a new collection of sixteen contemporary theater songs by nineteen emerging writers.

FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE Comes to the Laurie Beechman Tonight Photo FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE Comes to the Laurie Beechman Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020

Acclaimed singer Erin Leddy (Anything Goes) and award winning film and stage actor Tim Realbuto (Yes) will bring FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE to the Laurie Beechman Theatre tonight, February 13th, at 7:00 PM.

Drama Desk Nominee Erin Davie Joins Leddy, Realbuto And Blonsky In FROM BROADWAY WITH Photo Drama Desk Nominee Erin Davie Joins Leddy, Realbuto And Blonsky In FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020

Drama Desk Award nominee Erin Davie, currently in rehearsals for the Broadway production of DIANA, is the latest guest star to join FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE, a benefit concert for Australia created by and starring acclaimed performer Erin Leddy (ANYTHING GOES) and award-winning actor Tim Realbuto (who currently stars in the Indie hit YES, based on his stage play).

Erin Leddy And Tim Realbuto Bring FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE To The Laurie Beechman Thea Photo Erin Leddy And Tim Realbuto Bring FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE To The Laurie Beechman Theatre With Nikki Blonsky
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020

Acclaimed singer and actress Erin Leddy (Ghostlight the musical; Anything Goes; The Great Gatsby) and multiple award-winning performer of stage and screen Tim Realbuto (who recently won The Hollywood Moving Image Award for Best Leading Actor for the motion picture YES) will bring their new concert From Broadway With Love to The Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Cafe on West 42d Street, right in the heart of midtown. The concert will take place at 7:00 PM on Thursday, February 13th, just in time for Valentine's Day. The two best friends are teaming up again after a very successful concert called Crossroads that they performed in 2018 at The Green Room 42.

MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL Benefits the Actors' Fund Tonight; Additional Casting Ann Photo MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL Benefits the Actors' Fund Tonight; Additional Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019

Additional casting has been announced for the one-night only concert presentation of the holiday classic Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol on Monday, December 16 at 7:30 pm at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (524 W. 59th St.). The evening will be directed by Carl Andress with choreography by Nathan Peck, based on original choreography by Marcos Santana. Grammy Award and Emmy Award-winner John McDaniel has written new orchestrations for the score and will serve at the evening's music director, conducting a 28 piece on stage orchestra.

All-Star Musical Celebration To Honor The Late Lile Cruse At The Rio Photo All-Star Musical Celebration To Honor The Late Lile Cruse At The Rio
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

A free community celebration in honor of local music educator and musical theatre producer Lile O. Cruse will take place at the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz on Sunday, October 28 at 6 PM.

Remy Zaken Joins Tim Realbuto's Concert Photo Remy Zaken Joins Tim Realbuto's Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Award-winning New York based writer and performer Tim Realbuto, who will star in the upcoming motion picture YES (based on his stage play of the same name), will bring his popular 'Because I Can' concert series to an end at the Triad Theatre on Friday, February 9th, 2018 at 7:00 PM. He premiered his first 'Because I Can' concert at The Metropolitan Room last April and performed part two earlier this month at The Triad. The Metropolitan Room has been the producer of all three 'Because I Can' shows, but the second incarnation and now the third and final one will be performed at The Triad as The Metropolitan Room is in the middle of moving locations.

Tim Realbuto Will Complete His 'Because I Can' Concert Trilogy at the Triad Photo Tim Realbuto Will Complete His 'Because I Can' Concert Trilogy at the Triad
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2017

Award-winning New York based writer and performer Tim Realbuto, who will star in the upcoming motion picture YES (based on his stage play of the same name), will bring his popular 'Because I Can' concert series to an end at the Triad Theatre on Friday, February 9th, 2018 at 7:00 PM. He premiered his first 'Because I Can' concert at The Metropolitan Room last April and performed part two earlier this month at The Triad. The Metropolitan Room has been the producer of all three 'Because I Can' shows, but the second incarnation and now the third and final one will be performed at The Triad as The Metropolitan Room is in the middle of moving locations.

VIDEO: WEST SIDE STORY International Tour Celebrates Show's 60th Anniversary with 'TO Photo VIDEO: WEST SIDE STORY International Tour Celebrates Show's 60th Anniversary with 'TOKYOsidestory'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the show and their first year on the road, WEST SIDE STORY International Tour stars Ryan P Cyr and Nahum McLean produced a video highlighting the company's time in Tokyo. Check it out below!

Photo Coverage: Inside WEST SIDE STORY Media Call, Gala Night Photo Photo Coverage: Inside WEST SIDE STORY Media Call, Gala Night
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 14, 2017

U.S.-based musical theater actors Kevin Hack (Tony), Jenna Burns (Maria), Keely Beirne (Anita), Lance Hayes (Riff), and Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva (Bernardo) lead the triple threat cast of the 60th-anniversary touring company of 'West Side Story,' which originated in Germany, now playing at The Theatre at Solaire (Solaire Resort and Casino along ASEAN Avenue in Paranaque City) until Sunday, August 27.

Photo Coverage: First Look at The 60th-Anniversary Tour of WEST SIDE STORY Photo Photo Coverage: First Look at The 60th-Anniversary Tour of WEST SIDE STORY
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 13, 2017

U.S.-based musical theater actors Kevin Hack (Tony), Jenna Burns (Maria), Keely Beirne (Anita), Lance Hayes (Riff), and Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva (Bernardo) lead the triple threat cast of the 60th-anniversary touring company of 'West Side Story,' which originated in Germany, now playing at The Theatre at Solaire (Solaire Resort and Casino along ASEAN Avenue in Paranaque City) until Sunday, August 27.

Herbert's Comic Operetta THE SERENADE Returns to NYC for First Time in 100 Years
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

THE SERENADE is Victor Herbert's wildly popular comic operetta, which returns in its original form to New York City for the first time in over 100 years.

Herbert's Comic Operetta THE SERENADE to Return to NYC for First Time in 100 Years
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

THE SERENADE is Victor Herbert's wildly popular comic operetta, which returns in its original form to New York City for the first time in over 100 years.

Full Cast Set for TIM REALBUTO IS INAPPROPRIATE at The Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

The full cast has been announced for this next week's concert TIM REALBUTO IS INAPPROPRIATE, which will benefit charity Broadway Barks.. TIM REALBUTO IS INAPPROPRIATE will play on Monday, February 8th at 7:00 PM at NYC hotspot The Cutting Room.

Tim Realbuto's LIVE IN LIVING COLOR Rescheduled for Tonight at the Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Tim Realbuto's 'Live In Living Color', a benefit concert honoring Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, which was cancelled last Tuesday due to an electrical issue at the venue has been rescheduled for Monday, June 15th at 9:30 PM.

Tim Realbuto to Duet With GHOSTLIGHT Co-Writer Matthew Martin in BOOKSELLER IN THE RAIN, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Matthew Martin, who co-wrote the popular, Broadway-aimed musical Ghostlight with Tim Realbuto will duet with his co-writer Tim's upcoming Maury Yeston tribute concert, Realbuto announced this morning. The two best friends will duet on Yeston's Love Can't Happen from 'Grand Hotel.'

Amy Spanger Replaces Nikki Blonsky in Tim Realbuto's Maury Yeston Tribute Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Nikki Blonsky, who was originally scheduled to perform in Tim Realbuto's Bookseller in the Rain Maury Yeston tribute concert, had to withdraw from the production due to a severe flu that has left her on bed rest with extremely strict orders from her doctors.

Aaron Walpole & More Round Out Tim Realbuto's Maury Yeston Tribute Cast
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

Aaron Walpole (Les Miserables), Wendi Bergamini (Doctor Zhivago), and Natalie Ballenger (Orange Blossoms) complete the list of special guest stars for Tim Realbuto's Maury Yeston tribute concert Bookseller in the Rain. Bergamini and Walpole join previously announced Golden Globe nominee Nikki Blonsky (Hairspray), Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins (Caroline, or Change), Mara Davi ('Smash'), Jenna Leigh Green ('Sabrina, the Teenage Witch'), Laurissa Romain ('Top Five'), Joshua Colley (Les Miserables), Christine Dwyer (Wicked), Ovation Award nominee Erika Amato (Flashdance), Kimberly Faye Greenberg (Danny and Sylvia), Abigail Ludrof (The HVAC Plays), and Emily Esposito (A Christmas Story). Also present will be our guest of honor, Tony Award winning and Oscar nominated composer Maury Yeston.

Ben Edquist, Arlo Hill and Natalie Ballenger Named Winners of 2014 LOTTE LENYA COMPETITION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Ben Edquist, of Houston, won the $15,000 First Prize in the finals of the 2014 Lotte Lenya Competition, sponsored by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music and held on April 12, 2014, in Kilbourn Hall of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y. Arlo Hill, of New York, won the Second Prize of $10,000, and the Third Prize of $7,500 was awarded to Natalie Ballenger, also of New York.