Liz Callaway to Headline American Pops Orchestra Tribute to Mary Martin and Ethel Merman

Cabaret & Concert News   Liz Callaway to Headline American Pops Orchestra Tribute to Mary Martin and Ethel Merman
Erik Altemus, Claybourne Elder, and Ali Ewoldt are also among the Broadway performers announced to appear.
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The American Pops Orchestra will pay tribute to Broadway legends Mary Martin and Ethel Merman February 19 at Birdland with an evening of songs they made famous in such shows as Gypsy, Anything Goes, South Pacific, The Sound of Music, and more.


Tony Award nominee Liz Callaway (Baby, Anastasia) will headline the 7 PM concert that will also feature Erik Altemus (Pippin), Moya Angela (Dreamgirls), Kate Davis, Claybourne Elder (Torch Song Trilogy), Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera), Paige Faure (Miss Saigon), Rayshun LaMarr (The Voice), Hilary Morrow, Mary Michael Patterson (The Phantom of the Opera), Vishal Vaidya (Groundhog Day), and more. Maestro Luke Frazier will conduct.

For tickets, priced $30, visit

Callaway has also been a guest performer on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Cabins are now on sale for Playbill’s Broadway in the Great Northwest. Playbill Travel’s first domestic cruise will bring passengers on a journey through the Pacific Northwest from April 26–May 4, 2020. Playbill Travel is currently accepting waitlist travelers for its sold out cruises: Broadway on the Rhône River 2 April 7–14, 2019, featuring Melissa Errico, Norm Lewis, Rebecca Luker, Marc Kudisch, and Seth Rudetsky, Broadway in Bordeaux With Michael Feinstein (September 1–9, 2019), and Broadway on the High Seas: The Greek Isles (June 24–July 1, 2019). Call Playbill Travel for tickets at 866-455-6789 or visit

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