Eight new musicals arrived on Broadway in 1935, including Jumbo, Jubilee, May Wine and Porgy & Bess. Among the stars interpreting songs from that season will be Little Shop of Horrors' Douglas Sills, The Scarlet Pimpernel's Christine Andreas, The Life's Chuck Cooper, Side Show's Emily Skinner, Show Boat's Gretha Boston, Hairspray's Barbara Walsh and Marie Christine's Darius de Haas as well as Todd Murray, Laurie Williamson and Lumiri Tubo. Melinda Buckley will direct the upcoming concert, which will include such tunes as "Begin the Beguine," "My Romance" and "Little Girl Blue." The series continues April 19 with Broadway By the Year: 1949 and June 14 (Broadway By the Year: 1963).
Tickets for Broadway By the Year: 1935 are priced at $45 and are available by calling (212) 307-4100 or (212) 840-2824. Town Hall is located at 123 West 43rd Street. Visit www.the-townhall-nyc.org for more information.