Who Sang What at Broadway Backwards?

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A host of theatre artists lent their talents to Broadway Backwards — the annual concert featuring male singers performing songs traditionally sung by women and women singing tunes written for men — Feb. 22 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.


Stage and screen star Florence Henderson — best known for her role as TV mom Carol Brady on "The Brady Bunch" — hosted the starry evening, which was directed by Robert Bartley with musical direction by Wayne Barker.

As of press time, the lineup for the evening was as follows:

"Paris Original" (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying): Robert Cuccioli and surprise guest Valerie Harper

"Shipoopi" (The Music Man): Florence Henderson, Richard Kind

"Marian the Librarian" (The Music Man): Becki Newton

"What Is It About Her?" (The Wild Party): Julia Murney

"Come Up to My Place" (On the Town): Dan Butler and Hunter Ryan Herdlicka

"I'm Not At All In Love" (The Pajama Game): Gary Beach

"I Remember It Well" (Gigi): Len Cariou and Lee Roy Reams

"Too Many Mornings" (Follies): Tonya Pinkins

"Conga" (Wonderful Town): Tony Goldwyn

"As Long As He Needs Me" (Oliver!): Aaron Lazar

"My Gentle Young Johnny" (Tenderloin): Nick Adams, Danny Beiruti

"There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This" (Sweet Charity): Nick Adams, Timothy W. Bish

"Waltz" Kristi Ambrosetti, Beckley Andrews

"I Could Have Danced All Night" (My Fair Lady): Douglas Sills

"Johanna" (Sweeney Todd): Martine Allard

"Tom, Dick or Harry" (Kiss Me, Kate): Bruce Vilanch

"Secret Love"/"The Girl Next Door" (Calamity Jane/Meet Me in St. Louis): Michele Lee

"The Man That Got Away" (A Star Is Born): Raul Esparza

"Out There" (The Hunchback of Notre Dame): Lea Salonga

"Where You Are" (Kiss of the Spider Woman): Mario Cantone

"Luck Be a Lady" (Guys and Dolls): Florence Henderson

"Children Will Listen" (Into the Woods): Tituss Burgess


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