The fourth annual Broadway Cabaret Festival, created by TheaterMania contributor Scott Siegel, will kick off on Friday, October 17 at 8pm with A Tribute to Lerner & Lowe, starring Brent Barrett, Jim Caruso, Alexander Gemignani, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Sarah Jane McMahon, Euan Morton, Julia Murney, Daniel Reichard, and Max Von Essen. The evening is a celebration of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe.
Colm Wilkinson, who originated the role of Jean Valjean in the London and Broadway productions of Les Miserables, will perform at 8pm on Saturday, October 18. His concert, entitled Broadway and Beyond, will include selections by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and John Lennon. He will be joined by singer Susan Gillmor and a nine-piece orchestra led by Steve Hunter.
The festival will conclude with Broadway Originals on Sunday, October 19 at 3pm, where approximately twenty stars will sing the songs they originated in Broadway productions or revivals. They include Lucie Arnaz, Stephen Mo Hanan, Karen Morrow, and Pam Myers.
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