Brad Oscar to Make N.Y. Directorial Debut with Broadway Musicals of 1968

News   Brad Oscar to Make N.Y. Directorial Debut with Broadway Musicals of 1968 Brad Oscar — of The Producers fame — will make his New York directorial debut next month with The Broadway Musicals of 1968, the latest offering in Scott Siegel's acclaimed Broadway by the Year concert series.
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The May 1 concert at Town Hall will feature songs from musicals that opened on Broadway during the 1968 season. Those scheduled to lend their voices to the 8 PM evening include director Oscar as well as Scott Coulter, Annie Golden, Chip Zien, Lisa Howard, Lorinda Lisitza, Jack Noseworthy and Jonny Peterson. Concertgoers can expect to hear tunes from Hair, The Happy Time, Darling of the Day, Golden Rainbow, George M!, New Faces of 1968, Her First Roman, Zorba and Promises, Promises.

Brad Oscar created the role of Franz Liebkind in the Broadway production of The Producers, earning a Tony Award nomination for his performance. He later succeeded Nathan Lane in the role of Max Bialystock, playing that part in the show's national tour and on Broadway. Oscar made his Broadway debut in Aspects of Love and also appeared in Jekyll & Hyde, Forbidden Broadway, the City Center Encores! production of Do Re Mi and The Radio City Christmas Spectacular. He was recently seen in the Arena Stage mounting of Damn Yankees.

Town Hall is located in Manhattan at 123 West 43rd Street. Tickets, priced $40 and $45, are available by calling (212) 307-4100.