Give My Regards to Broadway! Benefit, Featuring Porgy and Bess' Phillip Boykin, Offered May 11

By Michael Gioia
11 May 2013

Phillip Boykin
Phillip Boykin
Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Tony Award nominee Phillip Boykin (The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess) is part of Give My Regards to Broadway!, a salute to Broadway showstoppers that benefits the Bickford Theatre Guild, May 11 at the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre in New Jersey.

The annual Bickford Theatre Guild fundraiser, which begins at 7:30 PM, features selections from classic Broadway musicals such as A Chorus Line, Mame, West Side Story, Gypsy, Funny Girl, Hello, Dolly!, Annie Get Your Gun, Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, Jersey Boys, Cinderella and more.

Audiences can expect over 20 songs, including Boykin's renditions of "I Got Plenty o' Nuttin," "Honeysuckle Rose" and "Ol' Man River."

Also scheduled to perform are Gary Mauer (Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera), Elizabeth Southard (The Phantom of the Opera), Julie Waldman-Stiel, Gwendolyn F. Jones, Kristen Michelle, Daniel Vissers, Susan Speidel, Mark Montague, David Murgittroyd and Jennifer Montague.



Guest performers include Tracey Turner Turano, who also provides musical staging, and Rasha Jay. Peter Candela serves as music director.

Give My Regards to Broadway! is written, directed and produced by Stephen Kantrowitz and Jodi Chekofsky, who return to helm the Bickford Theatre Guild fundraiser for the fifth consecutive year.

The Bickford Theatre is located within the Morris Museum at 6 Normandy Heights Road in Morristown, NJ. For more information, visit MorrisMuseum.org.