Phantom's Runolfsson to Be Part of Annual Birthday Bash Celebration

News   Phantom's Runolfsson to Be Part of Annual Birthday Bash Celebration Brandon and Ray's Birthday Bash, the annual birthday celebration for cabaret artist Brandon Cutrell and musical director Ray Fellman, will be held Oct. 21 at the Laurie Beechman Theatre.

Anne Runolfsson, the Broadway favorite most recently seen in The Phantom of the Opera, will be among the performers lending their talent to the 11 PM performance. Others scheduled to entertain include Lisa Asher, Alvin Crawford, Suzanne Fiore, Kitty Hiccups, Karen Mack, Julie Reyburn, Elizabeth Stanley, Alysha Umphress and Gusty Winds. Brandon Cutrell is a Bistro and two-time MAC Award winner. His New York credits include Broadway By the Year, Broadway Unplugged, Pippin, La Gioconda, King Island Christmas and Waiting for Lefty. Ray Fellman was the musical director for Off-Broadway's Captain Louie; his other musical director credits include The Tutor, Reluctant Pilgrim and Blood Drive: A Musical Triptych.

Anne Runolfsson has appeared on Broadway in The Phantom of the Opera, Victor/Victoria, Cyrano, Aspects of Love and Les Misérables as well as in the national tours of The Secret Garden and Les Miz; her Off-Broadway credits include Listen to My Heart, Jack's Holiday and Cather County. Runolfsson has performed with symphony orchestras throughout the country, and her acclaimed debut solo recording is entitled "At Sea."

The Laurie Beechman Theatre is located within the West Bank Café at 407 West 42nd Street. There is a $15 cover as well as a food/drink minimum. Call (212) 695-6909 for reservations.