Created by Scott Siegel, the series will kick off July 14 with A Night at the Operetta II. Among those scheduled to perform songs by Sigmund Romberg, Rudolf Friml and Victor Herbert are Nancy Anderson, Christine Andreas, John Easterlin, Alexander Gemignani, Jason Graae, Marc Kudisch, William Michals and Jennifer Hope Wills. The 8 PM concert will be directed by Dan Foster with musical direction by Fred Barton. Siegel will provide commentary. Broadway's Rising Stars II is the title of the July 21 concert, also at 8 PM. Emily Skinner and Scott Coulter will co-direct the evening, which features young talent from AMDA, CAP 21, Julliard, CCM, Carnegie Mellon, NYU's Steinhardt and Tisch Schools, Marymount and The New School.
The series will conclude July 28 with All Singin' All Dancin' II. Siegel will direct the evening with choreography by Josh Rhodes. Expect songs by Berlin, Porter, The Gershwins, Rodgers & Hart (and Hammerstein), Kander & Ebb and Stephen Sondheim. Casting for the 8 PM performance will be announced at a later date.
Town Hall is located in Manhattan at 123 West 43rd Street. For tickets call (212) 307-4100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.