This season's star-filled shows will feature songs from the Broadway musicals of 1927, 1948, 1966 and a special concert featuring songs from shows from 1990-2010. Created and hosted by Scott Siegel, the concerts take the audience on "a musical journey through the best of the Great White Way, featuring show-stopping numbers as well as lesser-known gems and little-known facts and humor about our favorite shows." Siegel himself hosts.
Among the performers lined up for this season's concerts are James Barbour (A Tale of Two Cities), Stephanie J. Block (9 to 5, Wicked), Ron Bohmer (Ragtime), Tony nominee Liz Callaway (Baby, Miss Saigon), Quentin Earl Darrington (Ragtime), Jeffry Denman (Irving Berlin's White Christmas), Max von Essen (Les Misérables), Tony nominee Christopher Fitzgerald (Finian's Rainbow, Young Frankenstein), Alexander Gemignani (Sunday in the Park with George, Les Misérables), Cheyenne Jackson (Finian's Rainbow, Xanadu), Kendrick Jones (Stairway to Paradise), Chad Kimball (Memphis), Norm Lewis (The Little Mermaid, Les Misérables, Side Show), three-time Tony nominee Marc Kudisch (9 to 5, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), Tony winner Beth Leavel (Young Frankenstein, The Drowsy Chaperone), Julia Murney (Lennon, Wicked), Christiane Noll (Ragtime), Noah Racey (Curtains), Tony nominee Emily Skinner (Side Show), Bobby Steggert (Ragtime), three-time Grammy winner Lari White and many more to be announced.
The season’s concerts include:
Broadway Musicals of 1927 - Monday, Feb. 22 at 8 PM
Songs from Show Boat, Rio Rita, Hit the Deck!, Ziegfeld Follies of 1927, Good News.
Broadway Musicals of 1948 - Monday, March 22 at 8 PM
Songs from Kiss Me, Kate, Love Life, Where's Charley?, My Romance, Lend an Ear and more. Broadway Musicals of 1966 - Monday, May 10 at 8 PM
Songs from Sweet Charity, Mame, Cabaret, I Do! I Do!, The Apple Tree and more.
Broadway Musicals of 1990-2010 - Monday, June 14 at 8 PM
A special concert to celebrate the series tenth anniversary, with an all-star cast will perform one song from each of the last 21 years of Broadway history. Songs from Aspects of Love (1990), Falsettos (1992), Kiss of the Spider Woman (1993), Ragtime (1998), Wicked (2003), Jersey Boys (2005) and many more.
To order season tickets for the Broadway By the Year series, available by mail only, visit townhallnyc.org for a printable order form. Single tickets are currently on sale at the Town Hall box office (123 W. 43rd Street), (212) 840-2824, and online at ticketmaster.com.