Broadway Cabaret Festival Will Feature Linda Eder, Karen Akers, Karen Ziemba, Alice Ripley, Chad Kimball, Beth Leavel, Mandy Gonzalez

By Andrew Gans
29 Aug 2012

Alice Ripley
Alice Ripley
Photo by Dirty Sugar Photography

Town Hall's annual Broadway Cabaret Festival, created and hosted by Scott Siegel, will kick off Oct. 13 with Linda Eder "A New Life," which will begin at 8 PM.

The evening at the famed Manhattan venue will also feature appearances by Eder's Jekyll & Hyde co-stars, Robert Cuccioli and Christiane Noll. Eder's performance will also include a tribute to the “songbirds” who have greatly influenced her and songs from some of her favorite contemporary artists.

Broadway Originals!, which features an array of artists reprising songs they introduced on Broadway or in Broadway revivals, is scheduled for Oct. 21 at 3 PM. Performers will include  Tony nominee Chad Kimball, Tony winner Alice Ripley, Tony winner Bob Martin, Tony winner Karen Ziemba, Matt Cavenaugh, Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh and Mandy Gonzalez with additional cast members to be announced.

The Festival will conclude Oct. 26 at 8 PM with The Best of Broadway By The Year. Currently scheduled to perform are Tony winner Beth LeavelKerry O'Malley, Tony nominee Karen AkersLari White, Tony nominee Christine Andreas, William Michals, Christina Bianco, Carole J. Bufford, Jeffry Denman and Noah Racey.



Tickets for all three performances are $55, $50 and $45. Tickets are available now through TicketMaster, (800) 982-2787, www.ticketmaster.com or at The Town Hall Box Office (123 West 43d Street).