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BWW TV Exclusive: Florida State University Brings the Southern Heat to Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: Florida State University Brings the Southern Heat to Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - May 23, 2018

The 'Notes of Florida State University brought the southern heat to Broadway Sessions recently. He extremely talented 2019 graduating class performed alongside dynamic alumni Tanisha Moore (Flashdance) and Avenue Q's Grace Choi. Enjoy highlights here. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: From BYU to NYC- Brigham Young University Alumni and Students Belt It Out at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: From BYU to NYC- Brigham Young University Alumni and Students Belt It Out at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - May 15, 2018

You may not know this, but our friendly neighborhood Broadway buddy, Ben Cameron, grew up in the Mormon church, just miles away from Brigham Young University. This makes him no stranger to the legendary Music/Dance/Theatre program that has been responsible for a number of our favorite stars including, but not limited to Oyoyo Joy Bonner (Book of Mormon), Delaney Westfall (Sweeney Todd), Megan Masako Haley (Wicked), Michael Milkanin (Kinky Boots), and Brian Russell Carey (Red Roses Green Gold). So obviously we invited them to sing us a tune as we welcomed phenomenal 2018 graduating class of BYU to NYC! Check out these video clips from the unforgettable night! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Let's Hear It for the Boys at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: Let's Hear It for the Boys at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - May 7, 2018

Let's hear it for he boys! And boy did we hear 'em.  We recently welcomed some of Broadway's most talented dudes to Broadway Sessions for a night full of testosterone and, well, um… showtimes. Enjoy highlights from performances by Darren Ritchie (Wonderland), Benny Elledge (Waitress), Melvin Tunstall (Beautiful) and Corey Mach (Kinky Boots, Godspell)! We also welcomed back past Rising Stars Jose Plaza, Melanie Sierra, Jessica Lieberman and Kate Corsaro. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Jai'Len Josey, Zach Adkins & More Sing Out for Baldwin Wallace at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: Jai'Len Josey, Zach Adkins & More Sing Out for Baldwin Wallace at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - April 30, 2018

Baldwin Wallace has a long and storied history of producing tremendous theatrical talents. We very proud of our relationship with BW and were thrilled to welcome a new batch of mega stars to Broadway Sessions recently.  Helping to welcome the grads were BW alumni and Broadway scene stealers  Jai'Len Josey (Spongebob), Zach Adkins (Anastasia) and John Kramer (Book of Mormon). We also enjoyed special performance by Christopher Timson and The Beechman's own Michael Kirk Lane. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: The Cast of CRUEL INTENTIONS Chases Waterfalls at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: The Cast of CRUEL INTENTIONS Chases Waterfalls at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - April 23, 2018

Someone once said, "Don't Be Cruel, to a Heart That's True"… but it's not ALWAYS a good idea to repress your cruel intentions. Especially if your intention is to create a completely madcap music theatre 90's pop/rock concert retelling of the 90's cult classic Cruel Intentions. Well, thank the musical theatre gods someone saw fit to do just that. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: You've Got to Have Hartt (School Graduates) at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: You've Got to Have Hartt (School Graduates) at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - April 16, 2018

As they say in Damn Yankees- " You gotta have heart, miles and miles and miles of heart". Or did they mean to say "You gotta have HARTT"? Either way, we had both at Broadway Sessions recently as we welcomed the extremely talented 2018 MT grads from The HARTT School alongside talented HARTT alumni. Enjoy performances by Kelly McIntyre, Spencer S. Lawson, Holly Holcomb and more. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: University of Alabama Shows What They've Got at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: University of Alabama Shows What They've Got at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - April 14, 2018

ROLE TIDE! That's University of Alabama's war cry. What does it mean? Well, I'm not exactly sue, but it might as well mean "Roll out the talent"! We learned that much at Broadway Sessions recently as we welcomed the '18 MT grads and alumni from "Bama". Enjoy highlights from this magical musical night here. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Katie Rose Clarke, Marty Thomas & More Sing Jeffrey Thomson and Jeremy Desmon at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: Katie Rose Clarke, Marty Thomas & More Sing Jeffrey Thomson and Jeremy Desmon at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - March 19, 2018

Broadway Sessions recently celebrated the music of award winning composing team Thomson and Desmon. Jeffrey Thomson and Jeremy Desmon are responsible for musicals One Hit Wonder, The Oliver Experiment, Pump Up the Volume and the highly anticipated Nancy Drew. Wonderful writers tend to have some wonderful friends who tend to want to get their hands on their music! And that's a very good thing. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: JERSEY BOYS Is Back in Town at Belting it Out at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: JERSEY BOYS Is Back in Town at Belting it Out at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - March 12, 2018

Well my friends, Jersey Boys is back on the boards at New World Stages and all is right with the world. We were fortunate enough to welcome the stars of Jersey Boys to Broadway Sessions recently, and "Oh What a Night" it was. Enjoy highlights from performances by Aaron DeJesus (Frankie Valli), Cory Jeacoma (Bob Gaudio) and Skye Scott (Bob Crewe). Plus our teenage "Rising Stars"- Jack D'Angelo and Avery Carlson. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Future Stars From Around the World Step Up to the Open Mic at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: Future Stars From Around the World Step Up to the Open Mic at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - March 5, 2018

Once a month Broadway Sessions open the mic and the stage up to fabulous performers from all walks of life. Last month we were delighted to welcome vocalists from England, Scotland, Argentina and Uruguay as well as some of the best undiscovered singers in NYC. Have a listen and remember, music is an international language… heck, it's a language of love! Make sure you come see us this week for our March All Open Mic party! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Denee Benton, Christiani Pitts & More Celebrate Black History Month at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: Denee Benton, Christiani Pitts & More Celebrate Black History Month at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - February 27, 2018

As you know, February is Black History Month. We here at Broadway Sessions wanted to take a moment to reflect on the massive impact of African American legacy on Broadway and beyond. We rallied an incredible roster of some of Broadway's most fantastic voices to speak and sing on the subject. The result was moving and hilarious and powerful and poignant. And the singing? Well, let's just say y'all aren't ready for this! (more...)
Cast Members From JERSEY BOYS Come To Broadway Sessions Tomorrow NightCast Members From JERSEY BOYS Come To Broadway Sessions Tomorrow Night
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2018

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. This Thursday night, February 22nd, Broadway Sessions welcomes cast members from the new Off Broadway production of Jersey Boys and more. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Performers from KINKY BOOTS, JERSEY BOYS & More Take Over at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: Performers from KINKY BOOTS, JERSEY BOYS & More Take Over at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - February 19, 2018

We find all kinds of families when working in the theatre. Each new cast is a family. Well, it was my pleasure to welcome some of my very own family, my WAMFAM, to Broadway Sessions recently. Of course, I mean performers from the roster at Whole Artist Management- where I'm not just a spokesperson, I'm a client. Enjoy these highlights from stars of Elf, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Rocky, Matilda, Jerry Springer the Opera, After Glow, Jersey Boys and so much more! WAM BAM THANK YOU MA'AM, indeed! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Has the Best Day Ever with the Cast of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Has the Best Day Ever with the Cast of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS!
by Ben Cameron - February 12, 2018

Bikini Bottom came to The Laurie Beechman Theatre recently as we welcomed the colorful cast of Spongebob Squarepants for our 2018 season kick off. The results were as delicious and hilarious as any pineapple under the sea. Enjoy these performances by Kelvin Moon Loh, Gaelen Gilliland, Abby C. Smith, Vasthy Mompoint, Curtis Holbrook, Alex Gibson, Jesse JP Johnson, Brian Ray Norris, Matt Wood, Kyle Matthew Hamilton as well as Spongebob wardrobe team members Patti Luther, Michelle Sesco, Jessi Selig and more. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: THE BAND'S VISIT Pays a Visit to Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: THE BAND'S VISIT Pays a Visit to Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - February 5, 2018

Few new musicals have been quite so critically well received as The Band's Visit. It was with the same enthusiasm and love that we recently welcomed the cast of The Band's Visit to Broadway Sessions. Enjoy these intimate performances from Sharone Sayegh, Madison Micucci, Pomme Koch, Kristen SIeh, Ahmad Maksoud, Jonathan Raviv, Rachel Prather, Kirsten SIeh and more. Also enjoy performances by our "Rising Stars" Kyle Branzel and Melanie Sierra.  (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: A Very, Merry, All-Star Christmas at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: A Very, Merry, All-Star Christmas at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - December 25, 2017

HAPPY HOLIDAYS from all of us at Broadway Sessions! We recently celebrated the season with our annual All Star Holiday Show. Broadway Sessions guests returned to share their favorite holiday tunes. Enjoy these highlights from The Book of Mormon's Bud Weber, Kinky Boots' Delaney Westfall, Hamilton's Erin Clemons, Spongebob's Jai'len Josey, Aladdin's Juwan Crawley and Deonte L. Warren, Bandstand's Mary Callanan, Wicked's Emma Hunton, Hairspray's Michelle Dowdy and Sessions team members Michael Kirk Lane and Joseph Barry Strickland and our amazingly talented Rising Star Jordan Grizzard. And of course our signature 12 Days of Christmas, albeit a particularly dirty rendition this year. We wish the very best of the holidays and a very happy New Year! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Kids Step Up to the Mic at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Kids Step Up to the Mic at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - December 18, 2017

Hi friends! This week we find ourselves smack dab in the middle of the holiday season. A time for giving, caring and gathering with family and friends. And there's nothing quite as magical as the wonder and awe of kids during this festive time. We recent;y gathered some insanely talented Broadway youngsters to belt it out for us at Sessions. We wrangled up Matilda's Talia Ryder, South Pacific vet Lala as well as 3 talented gents who currently star in the great big show at the great big hall over on 6th avenue- Robert Montano, Hunter Kovacs and Will Ehren. Ok ok, we also let some fabulous adults take the mic including Side Show's Josh Walker, Anthony Fett, Colleen Harris, Kate Corsaro and more open mic dazzlers. Enjoy highlights here! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Dreams Big at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Dreams Big at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - December 12, 2017

A dream is a wish your heart makes. I dreamed a dream in time gone by. To dream the impossible dream . well anyway, you get it. Broadway loves to dream. And nobody facilitates those dreams quite like the Broadway Dreams Foundation. We welcomed the Broadway Dreams Foundation to Sessions recently to celebrate on the week of their annual NYC showcase. Join us were BDF faculty members Quentin Earl Darrington, Christopher Hanke, MiMi Scardulla, Todd Buonopane, Noah Ricketts, Galen Williams and more. Beyond that, we were thrilled to welcome international BDF students from Russia, Brazil and Sweden who brought the house all the way down. Showtunes in foreign languages! Enjoy these highlights from a perfectly dreamy night! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Future Stars Step Up to the Open Mic at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: Future Stars Step Up to the Open Mic at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - December 4, 2017

It's always special night when we open the microphone up to the multitude of amazing voices out there. Many of which you may not of heard of yet. Operative word here is YET! Check out some highlights from our recent monthly All Open Mic party. You may wanna write down some if these names you'll be hearing from them again. And let's be honest, who doesn't love saying, 'I saw them back when!' (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: ANASTASIA Cast Takes a Journey to Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: ANASTASIA Cast Takes a Journey to Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - November 28, 2017

Home. Love. Family. These words resonant loudly as we all awaken from our Thanksgiving food comas. Home, love, family also ANASTASIA! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: WISCO QUEENS Takes Over at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: WISCO QUEENS Takes Over at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - November 20, 2017

Recently Broadway Sessions welcomed the cast of the hilarious new musical web series WISCO QUEENS. Our audience enjoyed sneak peeks of the series on the big screen as well as performances from the talented cast. Enjoy performances by Drew Seeley, Jenna Leigh Green, Katie Goffman, Rose Pedone, Tim Ewing, De'lon Grant and more. We also enjoyed a very special performances by Blake McIvor and up and comer Jessica Lieberman. Enjoy highlights here! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Defies Gravity with Annual Elpha-Ball!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Defies Gravity with Annual Elpha-Ball!
by Ben Cameron - November 13, 2017

The Halloween season comes with a lot of tricks and treats. Well, we got the ultimate treat on October 26th, just days before Wicked's 14th anniversary (aka Wicked Day), as well celebrated our 3rd annual ELPHA-BALL! A coven of actresses who have defied gravity in Wicked as Elphaba joined to hare witchy songs and stories from their time in Oz. Mamie Parris (Graizabella in Cats), Caroline Bowman, Laurel Harris (Beautiful), Julie Reiber (Come From Away) and Carla Stickler blew the roof of The Beechman. We also enjoyed performances by our Rising Star Nicole Vande Zande. Enjoy highlights from this epic night here. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Hosts a New Works Palooza!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Hosts a New Works Palooza!
by Ben Cameron - November 1, 2017

It was a New Works Palooza' recently at Broadway Sessions as we welcomed some of NYC's most celebrated writers and composers to share their latest and greatest with us! Well the latest and greatest music deserves some of the greatest voices and we got just that! Writers Laurence O'Keefe (Legally Blonde, Bat Boy, Heathers), Rob Rokicki (The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, Monster Songs), Nat Zagree, Carner and Gregor, Drew Gasparini, Thomson and Desmon, Nate Bertone and Melissa Modifier, Alexander Sage Oyen and Joe Iconis all presented amazing new music interpreted by vocalists Luca Padovan ( School of Rock), Allie Trimm (13), Emily Schultheis (Wicked), Imari Hardon (Avenue Q), Kate Loprest (Wicked), Janinie DiVIta (If/Then), Marissa Rosen (DIVA) and more. Enjoy these hot new tunes, cause you never know what's gonna be the next big song on Broadway or in your audition book! (more...)
BROADWAY SESSIONS Offers up New Music Tonight!BROADWAY SESSIONS Offers up New Music Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2017

Broadway Sessions celebrates new music from Laurence O'Keefe, Rob Rokicki, Carner and Gregor, Joe Iconis and more tonight! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Fans Belt It Out at Broadway Sessions Open Mic Party!BWW TV Exclusive: Fans Belt It Out at Broadway Sessions Open Mic Party!
by Ben Cameron - October 13, 2017

If anything it true about Broadway Sessions, it's that we are all about the people and belting we're all about the people and belting. And no other night of the month brings those two things together quite like our ALL OPEN MIC party. We closed out September with one of our most epic evenings of song yet! Catch these amazing voices from some of the names you're bound to be hearing more about! (more...)

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