The Broadway Musicals of 1965 — featuring songs from musicals that bowed on Broadway during that year — will also boast the talents of the previously announced Brian d'Arcy James, Gregg Edelman, Marc Kudisch and Julia Murney as well as the dancing of Kendrick Jones, Shannon Lewis, Melinda Sullivan and Lorin Latarro. Latarro and Eggers will also choreograph and stage the concert.
Those attending the 1965 evening can expect to hear tunes from such musicals as Man of La Mancha; On a Clear Day You Can See Forever; Do I Hear a Waltz?; Flora, the Red Menace; and The Roar of the Greasepaint, The Smell of the Crowd. Song titles will include "Why Did I Choose You?," "She Touched Me," "Who Can I Turn To?" and "The Impossible Dream," among many others.
In a statement Broadway By the Year creator and host Scott Siegel said, "This is a dream cast. All of these performers are much sought after entertainers. They are, in fact, excited to be in the same show together. When I got Marc Kudisch, Gregg Edelman and Brian d'Arcy James in the same concert, they asked if I could put them all in a number together. Well, I was very happy to oblige. Their song together (no, I'm not going to spill it) will surely be a memorable moment in the show. In addition, I've gathered an amazing group of dancers together. In addition to performers already well-known to the BBTY audience, our co-choreographers Lorin Lattaro and David Eggers have gathered a troupe of male Broadway singer/dancers who will also be featured. Between the incredible music that 1965 offers and the high end talent we've gathered, this should prove to be one of this season's most exciting shows."
Town Hall is located in Manhattan at 123 West 43rd Street. Tickets, priced $45 and $50, are available by calling (212) 307-4100 or by visiting www.ticketmaster.com.
Visit www.the-townhall-nyc.org for more information. *
The series will continue June 16 with The Broadway Musicals of 1979 and will feature the talents of former Side Show stars Emily Skinner and Jeff McCarthy as well as Terri Klausner and Noah Racey. Skinner will direct.