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...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Paige Davis, Ellen Harvey, Ciara Renee & More Celebrate 10 Years of Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - July 3, 2018
Well, we did it! Broadway Sessions recently celebrated it's 10th anniversary with a full blown SUPER SHOW! We invited back some of our favorite performers to recreate some of our favorite musical moments. We also had some incredible new memories made! Our All-Star cast dazzled the SRO room. Enjoy these highlights by Paige Davis, Kevin Chamberlin, Ciara Renee, Nick Adams, Kennedy Caughell, Jeremy Stolle, Kelvin Moon Loh, Alex Grayson. Bre Jackson, Colton Ryan, F. Michael Haynie, Erica Lustig, Tracy MCDowell, Adinah Alexander, Jen Perry, Jed Resnick, Imari Hardon, Isabel Kruse and more! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Get An Early Preview of NYMF at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - June 26, 2018
Nothing gets us as excited as seeing brand new musical theatre taking shape. The hot new song, thrilling new stories being sung, new characters to bring to life, we eat it all up. And that's what the New York Musical Festival is all about- giving a platform to new musicals. We put the spotlight on eight of the hottest new shows being featured in this year's NYMF. Be warned- this is the first time many of these songs have seen the light of day in public, so watch your fingers, this is a very hot plate :) Enjoy these highlights then get out there and support NYMF! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Opens Up the Mic to Celebrate Pride!
by Ben Cameron - June 19, 2018
We couldn't very well end our 10th season without celebrating pride! And what better way to celebrate than with an Open Mic having friends new and old come wave their freak flags high! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Viva La Vie Bohemia Realty Group at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - June 13, 2018
Viva La Vie Boheme! Well viva Bohemia Realty Group at any rate. Broadway Sessions recently put the spotlight on the agents of Bohemia Realty, all amazing actors and singers, with the greatest side hustle I the world! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: SWEENEY TODD Cast Has a Killer Night at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - June 6, 2018
It was a KILLER night at Broadway Sessions recently as the cast of the hit revival of Sweeney Todd sailed into Broadway Sessions. Cast members performed re-imagined versions of Sondheim classics and broke down the Sweeney plot in our "Shlopppy Plot Shynopsis". Enjoy highlights from these amazing voices here. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Big Apple Turns Big Orange for Syracuse University at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - May 29, 2018
The 'Big Apple' became the 'Big Orange' recently as the 2018 Musical Theatre class from top-rated Syracuse University came to town. We invited the 2018 grads to take the stage and bask in their transition from students of the theatre to PROFESSIONAL ACTORS! Enjoy performances from the wildly talented graduates alongside the gorgeous Catherine Charlebois and mega talented Olivia Gjurich. (more...)
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!
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!
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!
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...)