The three-day 2nd Annual Broadway Cabaret Festival will kick off Oct. 20 at 8 PM with Music Is in the Air: A Tribute to Jerome Kern. Julia Murney and Nancy Anderson have recently joined the previously announced Stephen Bogardus, Rebecca Luker, Leslie Kritzer, Michael Winther, Jack Noseworthy, Noah Racey and Nancy Lemenager for the Kern retrospective. 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. Baby's Liz Callaway and On the Town's Mary Testa are the newest additions to the list of performers, which also includes Ring of Fire's Jeb Brown, Company's Veanne Cox, Pal Joey's Helen Gallagher, Jerome Robbins Broadway's Debbie Gravitte, Jekyll & Hyde's Christiane Noll and Never Gonna Dance's Noah Racey and Nancy Lemenager.
Tickets for the concerts are $50 per night. Town Hall is located in Manhattan at 123 West 43rd Street. For more information visit www.the-townhall-nyc.org.