Graae Joins Town Hall Stephen Schwartz Tribute

News   Graae Joins Town Hall Stephen Schwartz Tribute Jason Graae has replaced the Les Miz-bound Judy Kuhn in the upcoming tribute to Stephen Schwartz at Manhattan's Town Hall. The Oct. 19 concert is part of the three-day Broadway Cabaret Festival created, written and hosted by Scott Siegel.
Jason Graae
Jason Graae

The series kicks off with the Schwartz tribute at 8 PM and will feature the previously announced Liz Callaway and Lari White. Graae will now be part of the evening; additional performers will be announced shortly.

Oct. 20 will feature An Evening with Betty Buckley. The Tony Award-winning actress, who has graced the Broadway stage in Sunset Boulevard, Triumph of Love, Cats, 1776, Carrie, Song & Dance, The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Pippin, will make her solo Town Hall debut at 8 PM. Buckley will celebrate the release of her forthcoming recordings during the concert and will also offer tunes from an eclectic repertoire that spans the worlds of pop, rock, folk, blues, standards and musical theatre.

Broadway Originals! is the title of the 3 PM concert Oct. 21. The afternoon performance, according to the Town Hall website, will feature "a dazzling array of Broadway performers reprising songs they introduced either in original Broadway productions or Broadway revivals." Among those already scheduled to perform are Len Cariou, Alan Campbell, Anita Gillette, George S. Irving and Martin Vidnovic.

Jason Graae starred on Broadway in A Grand Night for Singing, Falsettos, Stardust and Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?, and appeared in the Hollywood Bowl concert version of The Music Man as Marcellus Washburn. His Off-Broadway credits include roles in Forever Plaid; Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh; Olympus On My Mind; and All in the Timing. Graae also starred in the Reprise! concerts of Of Thee I Sing!, Anything Goes and The Boys from Syracuse.

Tickets for the concerts are $50 each and are available 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.

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