Siegel narrated the evening, which featured "music created on the Great White Way that won Tonys, Grammys and Oscars."
The roster of talent included Megan Hilty (9 to 5), Farah Alvin (The Marvelous Wonderettes), James Barbour (A Tale of Two Cities), Donna Lynne Champlin (Billy Elliot, Sweeney Todd), Jennifer Colella (Urban Cowboy, High Fidelity), Bill Daugherty (award-winning performer and teacher), four-time Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh (Irena's Vow, Golda's Balcony), Alexander Gemignani (Sunday in the Park with George, Les Miserables), Tony Award winner Debbie Gravitte (Jerome Robbins'’ Broadway), Lisa Howard (9 to 5, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Kendrick Jones (Stairway to Paradise), Ute Lemper (Chicago), Lorinda Lisitza (Triumphant Baby), MAC Award winner Jeanne MacDonald, Jeff McCarthy (Urinetown, Side Show), vocalist Dillon McCartney, Tony nominee Sharon McNight (Starmites), William Michals (South Pacific), Jack Noseworthy (Sweet Smell of Success, Jerome Robbins' Broadway), two-time Tony nominee Martin Vidnovic (Brigadoon) and Michael Winther (33 Variations).
Here is a look backstage at Town Hall:
The series continues July 20 with Broadway's Rising Stars, co-directed by Emily Skinner and Scott Coulter and featuring the talent of selected students from such theatrical institutions as AMDA, CAP 21, Juilliard, CCM, Carnegie Mellon, NYU Steinhardt and Tisch Schools, Marymount and The New School.
Town Hall is located in Manhattan at 123 West 43rd Street. For tickets call (212) 307-4100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.