Nancy Anderson (Wonderful Town), Joyce Chittick (The Pajama Game), Mark Jacoby (Showboat), Marc Kudisch (The Apple Tree), Nancy Lemenager (Never Gonna Dance), Sarah Jane McMahon (City Opera’s The Pirates of Penzance), Julia Murney (Wicked), Christiane Noll (Jekyll & Hyde), Jack Noseworthy (Sweet Smell of Success), Rachelle Rak (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Megan Sikora (Curtains), the male chorus of Curtains, Noah Racey (Curtains) and Karen Ziemba (Curtains) will perform in three separate concerts for the Summer Broadway Festival. The event, conceived by Scott Siegel, comprises three uniquely themed Monday-night concerts. The first concert, scheduled for July 16, is titled A Night at the Operetta and will celebrate the music of Sigmund Romberg, Rudolf Friml, Victor Herbert as well as other composers of the genre.
On July 23, Siegel will host the second offering, Broadway's Rising Stars, featuring students culled from New York City's finest performing arts schools and programs.
Closing the series on July 30, Noah Racey will direct and choreograph All Singing! All Dancing!, packed with Broadway dancers interpreting the theatre's greatest songs.
Tickets for Summer Broadway Festival are $35-40 and are available through Ticketmaster: www.ticketmaster.com, (212) 307-4100.Town Hall is located at 123 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036; visit www.the-townhall-nyc.org for more information.