Award-winning Jazz singer Marilyn Maye, who Ella Fitzgerald referred to as "the greatest white female singer in the world," Tony® Award winner, Ben Davis (Baz Luhrmann's La Boheme), Dameka Hayes, Audelco Award Nominee for It Ain't Nothing But The Blues and Jessie Mueller, who made her Broadway debut in On a Clear Day perform in The Broadway Musicals of 1946.
This concert marks opener 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. Other cast members include Alice Ripley, the Tony® Award winning star of Next to Normal, Tom Wopat (Tony® Award nominated for his role of Frank Butler in Annie Get Your Gun revival, Catch Me if You Can), and Noah Racey (Curtains), who will also choreograph. The evening will feature song and dance from Irving Berlin's classic Annie Get Your Gun and other musicals including Call Me Mister, St. Louis Woman and Beggar's Holiday. The cast will be performing favorites which include "I Got Lost in His Arms," Come Rain or Shine," "A Woman's Prerogative," "Any Place I Hang My Hat is Home," and "I Want to Go to City College." Ross Patterson is the musical director.