As previously announced, the three-day Festival will kick off Oct. 20 at 8 PM with Music Is in the Air: A Tribute to Jerome Kern. That starry evening is now scheduled to include the talents of three-time Grammy Award winner Lari White and Tony Award winner Cady Huffman as well as Michel Bell, Stephen Bogardus, Nancy Anderson, Leslie Kritzer, Julia Murney, Deven May, Michael Winther, Carolyn Montgomery, Julie Reyburn, Ron Bohmer, Joyce Chittick, Sean Martin Hingston, Jack Noseworthy and Noah Racey. The second evening, Oct. 21 at 8 PM, boasts a concert with the Tony-nominated stars of Side Show, Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner. Ripley and Skinner are scheduled to perform songs from the musical theatre, including tunes from their two duets recordings.
Broadway Originals! will conclude the Festival, playing Oct. 22 at 3 PM. The afternoon concert will feature the original stars of Broadway shows re-creating their noteworthy performances. Scheduled to perform are Into the Woods' Joanna Gleason and Chip Zien; Jerome Robbins' Broadway's Debbie Gravitte; Baby's Liz Callaway, Catherine Cox and Beth Fowler; All Shook Up's Cheyenne Jackson; Jekyll & Hyde's Christiane Noll; and Do Re Mi!'s Nancy Dussault as well as Lari White, Helen Gallagher, Noah Racey, Nancy Lemenager, Mary Testa, Kevin Chamberlin, Terri Klausner, Stephen Bogardus and Malcolm Gets.
Tickets, priced $45 or $50 per night, are available by calling (212) 307-4100 or by visiting www.ticketmaster.com. Town Hall is located in Manhattan at 123 West 43rd Street. For more information visit www.the-townhall-nyc.org.