Musicals Tonight! continues its ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys and Understudies with its next edition of At This Performance... to be held on Monday, October 20th at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre, 2162 Broadway, (above the Promenade Theatre- Broadway at 76th Street), 3rd Floor at 8 PM. The evening celebrates the popular concert series' 5th Anniversary.
Hosted by series Producing Artistic Director and Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis, the popular series allows performers to showcase their versatility and share anecdotes about their experiences.
Performers scheduled to perform on Monday, October 20th are Summer Broyhill (Understudy for the roles of Velma Von Tussel and Female Authority Figure in Hairspray), Janet Dacal (pictured, Understudy for the roles of Nina and Vanessa in In the Heights), Kevin Meaney (Understudy for the roles of Edna Turnblad and Wilbur Turnblad in Hairspray), James Moye (Understudy for the roles of Sydney Carton, Ernest Defarge and Marquis St. Evremonde in A Tale of Two Cities), David Ryan Smith (Standby for the role of Narrator in Passing Strange), Jesse Swenson (Understudy for the roles of Melchior, Otto, Georg and Hanschen in Spring Awakening) and Emma Zaks (Understudy for the role of Dainty June in the Broadway revival of Gypsy),
Special guests include Melinda Wakefield Alberty, Anna Bowen, Krystal Joy Brown, Josh Lamon and Gina Milo from the John W. Engeman Theater at Northport's current cast of Little Shop of Horrors.
Musical Director/Accompanist for the evening will be Philip Kirchman.
At This Performance...* debuted in October 2003 and to date has showcased the talents of 359 talented actors and actresses including (in alphabetical order): Katie Adams, Richard Todd Adams, Heather Ayers, Bryan Batt, Lisa Brescia, Stephen R. Buntrock, Todd Buonopane, David Burnham, Laura Bell Bundy, Kristy Cates, Patti Cohenour, Kristoffer Cusick, Nikki Renee Daniels, Bradley Dean, Rachel de Benedet, Michelle DeJean, Michelle Dowdy, Matt Doyle, Laura Marie Duncan, Shannon Durig, Traci Jai Edwards, John Treacy Egan, Barrett Foa, Merwin Foard, Tim Martin Gleason, Montego Glover, Jonathan Groff, Becky Gulsvig, Blake Hammond, Tyler Hanes, Nicolette Hart, Megan Hilty, Curtis Holbrook, Lisa Howard, Cheyenne Jackson, Kendra Kassebaum, Leslie Kritzer, Michael Shawn Lewis, Michael Longoria, Alli Mauzey, Michael McGowan, William Michals, Kenita R. Miller, Ann Morrison, Linda Mugleston, Brynn O'Malley, Jessica Lea Patty, Marissa Perry, Rachelle Rak, Andrew Rannels, Jonathan Rayson, Julie Reiber, Angela Robinson, Arbender Robinson, Krysta Rodriguez, Nicholas Rodriguez, Ann Sanders, Niki Scalera, Paul Schoeffler, Colleen Sexton, Elena Shaddow, Antonique Smith, Howie Michael Smith, Nikki Snelson, Joey Sorge, Kevin Spirtas, Jim Stanek, Edward Staudenmayer, Sarah Stiles, Donna Vivino, Kate Wetherhead, Jennifer Hope Wills and Jessica-Snow Wilson .
Upcoming editions of At This Performance... are scheduled for Sunday, November 2nd and Monday, November 3rd.
Tickets are $20.00 each and are available at SMARTTIX (212) 868-4444.