Anderson, Baldwin, Rowat, Ragusa, Sikora to Be Part of American Musicals Project Concerts

News   Anderson, Baldwin, Rowat, Ragusa, Sikora to Be Part of American Musicals Project Concerts
 
American Musicals Project's annual concert series and gala benefit will be presented at the New-York Historical Society on Mondays in March.
Graham Rowat and Kate Baldwin
Graham Rowat and Kate Baldwin Photo by Aubrey Reuben

The series begins March 1 at 7 PM with songs from Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock's Fiorello! Harnick will host the evening, which features direction by James Brennan and musical direction by Ted Kociolek. The cast will include Robert Creighton, Megan Sikora, John Jellison and Kate Baldwin. Tunes from Oklahoma! and Paint Your Wagon will be presented March 8 at 7 PM. Ted Chapin, president of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, will host the evening, which will feature the talents of George Dvorsky, Michele Ragusa, Graham Rowat and Jessica Kostival. Gary John LaRosa will direct with musical direction by Bob Bray.

On March 15 at 7 PM concertgoers can expect to hear songs from On the Town and South Pacific. Howard Kissel will host the evening; cast and creative team will be announced at a later date.

The 2010 season will conclude March 22 at 7:30 PM with the American Musicals Project Gala Benefit. Host Oscar Andrew Hammerstein and Broadway stars will celebrate Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein's Show Boat. James Brennan will direct a cast that includes Nancy Anderson, Catherine Brunell, Derrick Cobey and Kevin Earley.

Tickets for the first three evenings are $45. Tickets are $75, $250 and $500 for the Gala Benefit; tickets at $250 and $500 include pre-show cocktails and hors d'oeuvres; all tickets include post-show champagne toast. For reservations call (212) 873-3400, ext. 305.

New-York Historical Society is located at 2 West 77th Street.

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The 2010 American Musicals Project (AMP) Concert Series at the New-York Historical Society "celebrates music for men, women and honors great Broadway shows."

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