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Monday, 12 March 2012 12:51

Beth Leavel Joins Cast of the Town's Hall's THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1950



Beth Leavel joins the cast that includes Matt Cavenaugh,
Bill Daugherty, Alexander Gemignani, Kendrick Jones,
Aaron Lazar, Jenny Powers,
Elizabeth Stanley, and Bobby Steggert

The Town Hall  (123 West 43 Street) is proud to announce that Tony® Award-winning actress Beth Leavel will perform in THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1950 on Monday, March 19th at 8pm. This concert is part of the 12th season of The Town Hall’s acclaimed Broadway By The Year® series, which is created, written and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall.

{module ad_left_body}Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone, Baby It's You) will join the previously announced cast of The Broadway Musicals of 1950 that includes Matt Cavenaugh (West Side Story), Bill Daugherty (Brother, Can You Spare a Dime), Alexander Gemignani (The People in the Picture), Kendrick Jones (The Scottsboro Boys), Aaron Lazar (A Little Night Music), Jenny Powers (Little Women), Elizabeth Stanley (Merrily We Roll Along), and Tony® Award nominee Bobby Steggert (Ragtime). They will be performing such great songs as "Luck be a Lady," I'll Know," "Sit Down You're Rockin' the Boat," "From This Moment On," "Nobody's Chasing Me," "You're Just in Love," and many more! The Broadway Musicals of 1950 will be directed by Alexander Gemignani, with musical direction by Ross Patterson.

Broadway By The Year ® takes the audience on a musical journey through the best of the Great White Way, featuring show-stopping numbers as well as lesser-known gems and little known facts and humor about our favorite shows. The New York Times called the series “an event that is treasured by Broadway babies.”  This season’s shows will also include the Broadway Musicals of 1975 and 1987.

Over the years Broadway By The Year® has featured the following performers: Sutton Foster, Norm Lewis, Emily Skinner, Brian d'Arcy James, Gregg Edelman, Carolee Carmello, Corbin Bleu, Robert Cuccioli, Linda Eder, Marc Kudisch, Bryan Batt, Stephanie J. Block, Robert Goulet, Christiane Noll, Daniel Reichard, Karen Ziemba, Barbara Walsh, Douglas Sills, Martin Vidnovic, William Michaels, Liz Callaway, Lari White, Jeffry Denman and Christine Andreas among others.



The Broadway Musicals of 1975  - Monday, May 14th at 8 PM
The Broadway Musicals of 1987 - Monday, June 11th at 8 PM


Tickets are $55, $50 & $45 and are on sale through TicketMaster at 800-982-2787, or The Town Hall Box Office between noon and 6 PM (except Sundays) at 123 West 43rd Street, 212-840-2824.



The Town Hall was built in 1921 by a group of suffragettes and began as a lecture hall and public forum for debates where America’s Town Meetings on The Air was broadcast live for 25 years. Over the decades, Eleanor Roosevelt, Carl Sandberg, Margaret Sanger, Billie Holiday, Igor Stravinsky, Bob Dylan, Miles Davis and most recently, The Dalai Lama and President Obama have graced the stage. Today the hall flourishes as a popular, affordable venue, boasting the hottest acts in rock, pop, folk, cabaret, world music, comedy and dance, including Billy Joel, Blondie, Elvis Costello, Natalie Merchant, Graham Nash, Liza Minnelli, Cyndi Lauper, Norah Jones, Andre Watts, Henry Rollins, Joe Jackson, Pink Martini, Regina Spektor, Bryan Adams, Aimee Mann, Robin Williams, Dawn Upshaw, Woody Allen, Alec Baldwin, Al Gore, Bruce Springsteen, Johnny Mercer, Don Rickles, Jay Leno, Dave Matthews, Vanessa Williams, and Ben Folds. For over a decade, The Town Hall has hosted live broadcasts of Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion. In its annual show, Broadway Rising Stars, The Town Hall gives recent graduates from the nation’s leading performing arts schools a chance to showcase their talents and perform on the legendary stage. The Town Hall Educational Outreach Program helps schools build their arts programs and advance student learning through standards-based, collaborative arts residencies. Over the past two-and-a-half decades, The Town Hall has produced the Feature Film Seminar Series and a number of new and critically acclaimed musical series, which include the Spring Series, Broadway By The Year®, The Broadway Cabaret Festival and The Summer Broadway Festival.

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Bank of America is proud to support Broadway by the Year® with additional support provided by The Edythe Kenner Foundation


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