PHOTO CALL: Lillias White, Chuck Cooper, Karen Ziemba, Jekyll & Hyde Stars Sing The Broadway Musicals of 1997

By Matthew Blank
21 Jun 2011

The 11th season of the acclaimed Broadway By The Year concert series concluded June 20 with The Broadway Musicals of 1997.



The evening featured the Tony-winning stars of The Life, Lillias White and Chuck Cooper; Contact Tony winner Karen Ziemba, also a Tony nominee for 1997's Steel Pier; The Scarlet Pimpernel's Christine Andreas; Christina Bianco (Forbidden Broadway, Newsical, The Musical); David Burnham (The Best is Yet to Come: The Music of Cy Coleman, Wicked); Erin Denman (42nd Street); Drew Humphrey (Irving Berlin’s White Christmas); Jennifer Rias (Broadway by the Year: 1921); Tyler Maynard (Mary Poppins); and the three stars of Jekyll & HydeRobert Cuccioli (Tony nominee), Linda Eder (Drama Desk nominee) and Christiane Noll; the latter also directed the evening with choreography by Jeffry Denman.

Playbill.com offers an extensive look at The Broadway Musicals of 1997:



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Robert Cuccioli and Linda Eder sing "Dangerous Game"
Photo by Krissie Fullerton


 

Audiences heard tunes from such shows as The Lion King, Jekyll & Hyde, Titanic, The Life, Side Show, Triumph of Love, Dream, Steel Pier and The Scarlet Pimpernel.

The evening featured musical direction by Ross Patterson.