Heidi Blickenstaff, Stephen Bogardus, Barbara Walsh Are Bound for Broadway Sept. 24; Liz Callaway Hosts
By Andrew Gans
Tony nominee Liz Callaway hosts Bound for Broadway XII, part of Merkin Concert Hall's Broadway Close Up series, which is presented Sept. 24.
The 7:30 PM event offers theatre lovers sneak peeks at several new shows.
Callaway will interview the writers of five new shows, who will share selections from their work. Shows include Watt?!, a new musical about James Watt, U.S. Secretary of the Interior under Ronald Reagan; The Dogs of Pripyat, about dogs left behind after the Chernobyl meltdown; The Great American Mousical, based on the book by Julie Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton; a two-actor murder mystery performed by two pianists, Murder for Two; and Rocket Science, based on a film about a high school student with a stutter who joins the debate team.
Scheduled to be part of the evening are Jill Abramovitz, Aron Accurso, Sean Attebury, Hunter Bell, Kellen Blair, Heidi Blickenstaff, Stephen Bogardus, Alex Brightman, Andy Einhorn, Noah Galvin, Alexander Gemigniani, Zina Goldrich, Marcy Heisler, Gwen Hollander, David Javerbaum, Joe Kinosian, Martin Landry, Janice Mays Landry, Ken Marks, Brendan Millburn, Jeremy Morse, Lea Nardi, Adam Overett, Larry Pressgrove, Jason Rhyne, Aaron Riesebeck, William Ryall, Kristin Tarczynski, Barbara Walsh, Jason "SweetTooth" Williams and Keith White.
The repertoire follows:
Murder For Two
The Great American Mousical
The Dogs of Pripyat
Sean Hartley is the artistic director of the series.
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center is located at 129 W. 67th St., between Broadway and Amsterdam Ave. For tickets call (212) 501-3330 or visit kaufman-center.org/mch.
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