Tom Wopat, Stephanie Umoh, Alexander Gemignani, Kendrick Jones Set for Summer Broadway Festival

News   Tom Wopat, Stephanie Umoh, Alexander Gemignani, Kendrick Jones Set for Summer Broadway Festival The fifth annual Summer Broadway Festival will be presented at Town Hall in Manhattan in July.

Stephanie Umoh
Stephanie Umoh Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Created by Scott Siegel, the series will kick off July 11 with Broadway Winners: The Award-Winning Music of Broadway. The 8 PM concert will feature music created on Broadway that won Tony, Grammy or Academy Awards. Performers will include Tom Wopat (Catch Me if You Can), Stephanie Umoh (Ragtime), Drama Desk nominee Alexander Gemignani (Sweeney Todd), Drama Desk nominee Eddie Korbich (The Little Mermaid) and Kendrick Jones (The Scottsboro Boys)

Broadway's Rising Stars is the title of the July 18 concert, also at 8 PM. Scott Coulter will direct the evening, which will feature students selected from such theatrical institutions as AMDA, CAP21, Steinhardt, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Carnegie Melon, Marymount and The New School. The performance will be choreographed by Vibecke Dahle with musical direction by John Fischer.

The series will conclude July 25 at 8 PM with All Singin' All Dancin'. The evening of song and dance will be directed by Scott Siegel and choreographed by Lorin Latarro and Mark Stuart with musical direction by Ross Patterson.

Additional casting will be announced at a later date.

Town Hall is located in Manhattan at 123 West 43rd Street. For tickets call (800) 982-2787 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

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