BWW TV Exclusive: BAT OUT OF HELL Cast Gets All Revved Up at Broadway Sessions
by Ben Cameron - September 16, 2019
The cast of Bat Out Of Hell came speeding into Broadway Sessions recently. Like...well... a bat out of hell! Just days before they ended their epic run at City Center cast members brought all the drama, passion and magic that the show embodies to the Broadway Sessions stage. Enjoy highlights from performances by Tony winner Lena Hall, Bradley Dean, Danielle Steers, Adam Kemmerer, Avionce Hoyles, Andres Quintero, Jessica Jaunich, Tiernan Tunnicliffe, Nick Martinez as well as Rising Stars Jesse Carrey and Aryn Bohannon. It's HOT in hell and we like it that way. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Brigham Young University Alumni Bring It at Broadway Sessions
by Ben Cameron - September 10, 2019
Broadway Sessions kicked off it's new season recently with a celebration of alumni of the formidable MDT (Music/Dance/Theatre) program at Brigham Young University. Clark Johnsen (The Book of Mormon, La cage), Tregoney Shepherd (Les Mis, Phantom), Erin Wilson (Wicked), Steven Fales (Confessions of a Mormon Boy), Jacob Ben Widmar (Xanadu), Peter Nelson (Chicago, Cinderella), Broadway wardrobe veteran Jake Fry, Don Alden (Open Jar Studios), Knikki Hess Roberts, recent graduate Ellora Lattin and host Ben Cameron (a Utah native) share songs and stories from the sincere to the spectacularly hilarious. Enjoy highlights here. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Says Goodbye to AVENUE Q
by Ben Cameron - June 18, 2019
Broadway Sessions bid farewell to Avenue Q recently. Current cast members as well as Q alumni joined together to celebrate the Tony winning musicals 16 year run in NYC. And yes, there was plenty of puppet action! Enjoy these highlights featuring Rick Lyon, Jennifer Barnhart, Ben Durocher, Lisa Helmi Johanson, Maggie Lakis, Erin Quill, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Sharon Wheatley, Joshua Holden, Imari Hardon, Jed Resnick as well as our Rising Star Cassandra Giovinne. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: MY FAIR LADY Cast Has a Loverly Night at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - May 10, 2019
It was an absolutely 'lover-ly' night at Broadway Sessions recently with My Fair Lady. Cast members, former cast members and even members of the crew dazzled with lovely performances. Perhaps the moment we will all remember most is when one of our audience members took to the stage to sing his girlfriend's favorite song and then PROPOSED! Loverly, indeed. Enjoy these highlights. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: MEAN GIRLS Cast Makes Nice at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - April 21, 2019
The cast of Mean Girls made 'fetch' happen in a big way at Broadway Sessions recently. Cast members Rick Younger, Jonalyn Saxer, DeMarius Copes, Talya Rae Groves, Ashley De LaRosa, Riza Takahashi, Brittany Nicholas, Myles, McHale, Iain Young, Chris Medlin and Gianna Yanelli brought the talent and the funny til the wee hours of the morning. Mean? Maybe not. Fabulous? Absolutely! Enjoy these highlights here. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Bids Farewell to KINKY BOOTS!
by Ben Cameron - April 9, 2019
Broadway has bid farewell to Tony winning smash, Kinky Boots. Well, we weren't going to let that happen with out inviting the cast to Broadway Sessions for one final strut!!! Cast members gathered to tell stories from their runs in the show (some down right shocking!, ahem Mia Gentile), others so tender. Either way, every musical performance was simply amazing! Enjoy highlights from this closest of casts from the most fabulous of musicals! We love you, Kinky Boots! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: The Men of THE CHER SHOW Turn Up the Heat at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - March 20, 2019
We all know that women dominate in The Cher Show, and oh how we LOVE The Cher Show! Wait, you have't seen The Cher Show? OK, well, fix your life and go buy a ticket, right now... we'll wait... Good? Good. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sings Out for Black History Month at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - February 28, 2019
Broadway Sessions recently held its 3rd annual Black History Month celebration. We invited an all star roster of Broadway talent to share songs and stories reflecting the influence, impact and legacy of black artists on Broadway and beyond. HOLY MOLY! This was one of the most incredible nights of music we have enjoyed. Beyond that it was moving, hilarious and profound. Enjoy these highlights from Broadway vets Antoine L Smith, Soarer-Joye Ross, Storm Lever, Brennyn Lark, Judith Franklin, Phoenix Best, Elijah Ahmad Lewis, Tiana Okoye, Michel Demby Cain, Imari Hardon, Avery Smith, Nick Rashad Burroughs, Quentin Earl Darrington, Jennie Harney Fleming, John Edwards, Laurissa 'Lala' Romain, Shonica Gooden and Emme Kemp. We also enjoyed performances from 'Rising Stars' Richard Baskin Jr. and Aneesa Folds. OH, and maybe just an impromptu pre show performance by Tony-winning legend FAITH PRINCE! It was a good night. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: KING KONG Cast Reigns Supreme at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - February 19, 2019
We had a HUGE night at Broadway Sessions recently as we welcomed the cast of King Kong! Cast members Erik Lochtefeld, Jaquez Sims, Jennifer Noble, Nick Rashad Burroghs, Leroy Church, Casey Garvin, Kayla Davion, Rhaamel Burke-Missouri, Rory Donovan, Chloe Chambers and our Rising Star Ciana Micelli, proved just how BIG talent can be. Do I have time for more giant ape puns? No? OK, well, enjoy these ENORMOUSLY entertaining highlights. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: THE PROM Cast Brings All That Zazz to Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - February 4, 2019
The cast of The Prom kick ball changed their way to Broadway Sessions recently and brought all the "Zazz"! Cast members Becca Lee, Mary Antonini, Teddy Toye, Joomin Hwang, Jack Sippel, Brittany Zeinstra, Gabi Campo, Courtney Balan, Vasthy Mompoint, Fernell Hogan, Kate Marilley, Jerusha Cavazos and more. Enjoy these highlights from our amazing Prom night along with performances by our Rising Star Lauren Gunn and open mice's Kyle Yampiro and Swedish songbird Ida Tobiasson. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: The Cast of CLUELESS Throws Back to the 90's at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - January 16, 2019
Broadway Sessions partied like it was 1999 recently as we welcomed the cast of The New Group production of Clueless, The Musical. Cast members took the stage to perform their favorite 90's jams, tapping into the song book of Whitney, Mariah, Celine, Cher, Christina, Britney and even Hanson. Enjoy highlights from performances by Zurin Villanueva, Katie Goffman, Justin Mortelliti, L'ogan J'ones, Jeff Kuhr, Talya Groves, Brett Thiele and more. Plus special performances by our Rising Star, 16 year old Fiona Scott. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Stars Will be Found at the Latest Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - December 24, 2018
Super young, super hip, super talented cast members from Dear Evan Hansen joined us at Broadway Sessions recently. With a median age of about 20, they showed us just why they have scored some of the most coveted tracks on Broadway. Enjoy performances by Mallory Bechtel, Phoenix Best, Dan Macke, Diamond Essence White, Gabrielle Carrubba and Josh Strobl. Also enjoy performances by teenage powerhouses Robert Montano and Teagan Dye. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Stars from CLUELESS, THE CHER SHOW & More Shine Bright at Broadway Sessions Holiday Edition!
by Ben Cameron - December 19, 2018
The Holiday Stars shown bright this last week as Broadway Sessions presented it's annual All Star Holiday Show! Broadway vets and newcomers alike shared their favorite "holiday" tunes and nearly blew the garland off the tree with the power of their voices. Enjoy highlights of performances by Blaine Krauss (The Cher Show), Christine Cornish Smith (My Fair Lady), Harris Milgrim (Cats), Zurin Villanueva (Clueless), Ruby Lewis (Paramour), Anissa Felix ( Summer), Adam B. Shapiro (Yiddish Fiddler), Imari Hardon (Ave. Q), Jed Resnick (Ave. Q), Sean Bradford (The Lion King), Nick Godfrey, Katryna Marrtala, Julie Volk Jonathan Moussett and more. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Off-Broadway Stars Come Out to Shine at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - December 11, 2018
Broadway Sessions recently had a full on Off-Broadway Extravaganza! We took a moment to shine a light on some of Off-Broadway's biggest, most hilarious hits, including The Book of Merman, Frankenstein, The Marvelous Wonderettes, The Hidden Ones and The Office. Check out the some of the fun now! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Stars of Tomorrow Warm Up at Broadway Sessions Open Mic Party!
by Ben Cameron - November 27, 2018
The cold never bothered them anyway! The boldest of the belters braved the storm to come and sing their faces off for our All Open Mic Party. The night was filled with dulcet tones from some of our favorite regulars and some new friends. We even had a few special guests, we'll call the Avenue Q-ties, Jamie Glickman, Lacretta and our very own Imari Hardon. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Some Hot Stuff Arrives at Broadway Sessions with the Cast of SUMMER!
by Ben Cameron - November 23, 2018
There was no shortage of HOT STUFF when the cast of Summer, The Donna Summer Musical visited Broadway Sessions recently. The multi faceted cast, including Storm Lever, Afra Hines, Wonu Ogunfowora, Anissa Felix, Jody Reynard, Ken Robinson, Kristin Yancy, Judith Franklin, Aaron Krohn shared their favorite tunes that went way beyond disco. Audience members had the opportunity to learn choreography from the hit show and to interact with the cast. One audience member even dazzled the cast with a custom gown made entirely of Summer 'fans'! But that's just the sort of thing that happens at Broadway Sessions.Enjoy these highlights, including our magnificently talented Rising Stars Caitlin Gallogly and Sarah Goodman. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Cools Down with the Cast of FROZEN!
by Ben Cameron - November 13, 2018
Cast members from the Disney mega hit Frozen stopped by Broadway Sessions recently to show us just how hot Frozen can be! Enjoy highlights from these extremely talented performers, including, Robert Creighton, Ayla Schwartz, Ross Lekites, Ben Bogen, Zach Hess and more! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: WICKED Alumni Belt It Out at Broadway Sessions' Annual ElphaBall!
by Ben Cameron - November 6, 2018
Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that Wicked recently celebrated 15 years on Broadway! To celebrate, Broadway Sessions offered up our 4th annual "ElphaBall. Former "Green Girls" Alyssa Fox, Stephanie Torns and Maddy Trumble came to perform songs that reflected their time and experiences as well as themes relating to Wicked. We also welcomed four incredible "Rising Stars" to channel their inner Elphabas, and boy, did they deliver. Enjoy Elora Von Rosch, Bridget Hughes, Victoria Scovens and Persard Owens. What a ball it was! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Spices Things Up for Hispanic Heritage Month!
by Ben Cameron - October 30, 2018
Broadway Sessions celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15- October 15). We invited some of our favorite Latinx Broadway performers to share songs and stories reflecting their early hispanic influences on Broadway and beyond. Rodney Ingram (Phantom of the Opera), Yurel Echerezatta (Head Over Heels), Roddy Kennedy (Hamilton), Jennifer Sanchez (Pretty Woman), Julius Anthony Rubio (Frozen), Kathryn Allison (Aladdin) alongside "Rising Stars" AJ Alvarez and Hector Lionel enchanted the audience with heartfelt performances in both English and Spanish. Enjoy these highlights. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Cast Blows the Roof Off of Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - October 25, 2018
The cast of the Off Broadway revival of Smokey Joes Cafe came to Broadway Sessions recently and blew the roof off The Laurie Beechman Theatre. These guys and gals have some of the best voices in the biz. Enjoy these highlights from Alysha Umphress, Emma Degerstedt, Dionne Figgins, Kyle Taylor Parker, Jelani Remy, Shavey Brown, Bronwyn Tarboton, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz, Antoinette Comer and Max Sangerman alongside "Rising Star" Peggy Sue Johnson. Smokey Joe's Cafe closes on November 4th, so make sure you catch the amazing cast before it's too late! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Raises a Glass (L'Chiam!) to Cast of Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF!
by Ben Cameron - October 16, 2018
We said mazel tov to the incredibly talented and recently extended (again) cast of the Yiddish Nation Theater Folkbiene production of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish. The cast performed and told stories about their groundbreaking production (Ince again recently extended until Dec. 30th!). There were laughs a plenty, belly high noted and YES, even some Yiddish! Check out these fantastic highlights and raise a glass to life, L'Chiam! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions is GETTING THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Back Together!
by Ben Cameron - October 9, 2018
We got Gettin' The Band Back Together- BACK TOGETHER at Broadway Sessions recently. Cast members reunited to tell stories from the show and perform music they love to sing. There were Bon Jovi shout outs a plenty, and laughs galore, just like GTBBT! Cast members Mitchell Jarvis, Garth Kravits, Noa Solorio, Becca Kotte, Ian Ward, Lindsey Brett Carothers, Scott Foster and special guests Eugene Ebner and Jocelin Weiss blew the roof off the joint! The cast even treated the audience to our signature "Sloppy Plot Synopses", so if you missed the show, now you can know just what you missed ;) (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Great Times Call for DESPERATE MEASURES at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - October 2, 2018
Broadway Sessions went wild with the cast of Desperate Measures! Cast members Lauren Molina (Bella), Gary Maracheck (Father Morse), Sarah Parnicky (Sister Mary Jo), Nick Wyman (Governor), William Thomas Evans, Bryant Martin, and CJ Eldred joined us for a hootenanny of a night and hilarity ensued. We also welcomed incredible rising stars Marcus Jordan and Kyle Jurassic! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Opens Up the Mic to Jamie Cepero, Corey Mach & More!
by Ben Cameron - September 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! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions is Head Over Heels for Peppermint, Alexandra Socha, Jeremy Kushnier & More!
by Ben Cameron - September 18, 2018
The cast of Head Over Heels sang Broadway Sessions into it's 11th year recently for the long running shows season premiere. RuPauls' Drag Race standout Peppermint (Pythio in Head Over Heels) co-hosted the night, which featured musical selections celebrating queer love, life and inclusion. Enjoy these highlights and join us at Broadway Sessions this week as we welcome the cast of Desperate Measures. (more...)