Jessie Mueller Headlines Family-Friendly Carnegie Hall Concert With Songs from Beautiful, Les Miz, Rent

News   Jessie Mueller Headlines Family-Friendly Carnegie Hall Concert With Songs from Beautiful, Les Miz, Rent Tony Award-winning actress Jessie Mueller will headline Take the Stage, an interactive concert event April 18 that invites theatre-loving kids and their families to learn music and choreography from Broadway shows including Beautiful, Les Misérables, Rent and The Sound of Music.

The 3 PM event, which is created in order to give "kids and families who dream of singing and dancing in a Broadway show the opportunity to make their dreams come true," is directed and choreographed by Melissa Rae Mahon. The event will feature musical direction by Leslie Stifelman.

Jessie Mueller
Jessie Mueller

Some attendees will have the chance to join Mueller and company on stage. Additional artists will be announced in the coming weeks. Musicals also planned as part of the event are Grease and Hairspray.

Stifelman, Mahon and composer Thomas Cabaniss will host the event.

Carnegie Hall Student Ambassadors and the Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music Stage Choir will be on stage and in the aisles to assist audience members in learning the music and choreography.

Take the Stage will have video projections by Dan Scully, sound design by Nevin Steinberg and casting by Duncan Stewart & Company.

For tickets, ranging $10-$22, phone (212) 247-7800 or visit carnegiehall.org.

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