Waitress Star Betsy Wolfe to Help NY Pops Celebrate Female Songwriters

Cabaret & Concert News   Waitress Star Betsy Wolfe to Help NY Pops Celebrate Female Songwriters
She will reunite with her Last Five Years co-star Adam Kantor for the November 17 Carnegie Hall concert.
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Betsy Wolfe Russell Rowland

As previously announced, Betsy Wolfe, who is currently starring on Broadway in Waitress, will take time off to help the New York Pops orchestra celebrate female songwriters in its November 17 concert, Women of Notes, at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

READ: James Monroe Iglehart, Megan Hilty, Betsy Wolfe Will Highlight New York Pops Season

Prior to Waitress, Wolfe appeared on Broadway in the 2016 revival of Falsettos, as well as Bullets Over Broadway, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Everyday Rapture, and 110 in the Shade. Off-Broadway she appeared in The Last Five Years.

For this concert, which will be conducted by NY Pops Music Director Steven Reineke, Wolfe will reunite with her Last Five Years co-star Adam Kantor, who is also appearing on Broadway this fall, in the cast of the new musical The Band’s Visit.

Kantor played the role of Motel Kamzoil in the recent Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof. He made his Broadway debut playing Mark in the final cast of Rent, which was preserved on DVD by Sony Pictures’ Rent, Filmed Live on Broadway.

Tickets for the Women of Notes, priced at $21–$140, can be ordered online at carnegiehall.org, by phone at (212) 247-7800, or in person at the Carnegie Hall box office, at 57th Street and Seventh Avenue in Manhattan.

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The New York Pops opens its 35th anniversary season with That’s Entertainment: From Skitch to Steven on October 27, and continues with The Most Wonderful Time of the Year with Megan Hilty on December 15 and 16; Heart and Soul featuring James Monroe Iglehart and Capathia Jenkins on February 2, 2018; and The Best of Hollywood: Blockbuster Film Scores on March 9.

Megan Hilty has been a special guest performer on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Cabins are available for Broadway on the Danube River with Michael Feinstein for November 3–13, also featuring Rachel Bay Jones, Julia Murney, Christopher Fitzgerald, Laura Osnes, Marc Kudisch, Brandon Uranowitz, and Seth Rudetsky.

Tickets are also now on sale for Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas July 2018 cruise to Iceland, accompanied by Judy Kuhn, Christine Ebersole, Rob McClure, Jarrod Spector, Carmen Cusack, and Sierra Boggess. Visit PlaybillTravel.com for booking and information.


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