Von Essen, Wills, Anderson, Egan and Clayton Set for Radio Broadway at Town Hall

News   Von Essen, Wills, Anderson, Egan and Clayton Set for Radio Broadway at Town Hall Radio Broadway, a new series dedicated to presenting "the greatest hits of all time by the greatest singers of our time," will make its debut at Town Hall June 30.
Max von Essen
Max von Essen Photo by Stephen Mosher

The 8 PM concert, subtitled The Hits of 1958, will feature a host of theatre artists performing Billboard-charting hits of that year. Max von Essen, Jennifer Hope Wills, Nancy Anderson, John Treacy Egan and Lawrence Clayton will be part of the evening that will also include back-up singers, dancers and a live band. Wonderful Town's Raymond Jaramillo McLeod will host the concert, which will feature direction by Deborah Kym and musical direction by David Keyes.

Concertgoers can expect to hear such tunes as "Yakety Yak," "Who's Sorry Now," "At the Hop," "Great Balls of Fire," "Jailhouse Rock" and more.

Tickets, priced $40 and up, are currently available by calling (866) 448-7849. VIP tickets, priced $200, include premium seating and a private cocktail reception with the stars following the show.

The Town Hall is located in Manhattan at 123 West 43rd Street, between Broadway and Avenue of the Americas. (Tickets will go on sale at the Town Hall box office June 2.)

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Radio Broadway was co-founded by Raymond Jaramillo McLeod, Deborah Kym and David Weitzer. The company plans to present various incarnations of the show in venues throughout the country.