Kara Lindsay, George Salazar, and More Join Broadway Bound Concert
Broadway Bound: The Musicals That Never Came to Broadway returns to Feinstein's/54 Below on October 25 for two shows at 7:30pm and 9pm.
Following its March debut, the show's second edition will be cohosted by Jennifer Ashley Tepper, author of The Untold Stories of Broadway and creative and programming director of Feinstein's/54 Below, and Robert W. Schneider, host of the podcast Behind The Curtain: Broadway’s Living Legends. The concert offers a behind-the-scenes look at the musicals that were supposed to come to Broadway but never did — told by the actors, writers, and directors who were there.
Performers scheduled for the 7pm show include Loni Ackerman (Cats), Klea Blackhurst (Everything the Traffic Will Allow), Todd Buonopane (Cinderella), Rita Gardner (The Wedding Singer), Kara Lindsay (Wicked), Carolyn Mignini (Tintypes), Jill Paice (Curtains), and Kevin Zak (Clinton: The Musical). Featured shows will include Richard Adler’s A Mother’s Kisses, Strouse & Charnin’s Annie 2: Miss Hannigan’s Revenge, Legrand & David’s Brainchild, Cy Coleman’s The Great Ostrovsky, Schmidt & Jones’s Grover’s Corners, Jacobson & Robert’s Hot September, Jack Herrick’s Lone Star Love, Maltby & Shire’s Love Match, Strouse & Birkenhead’s Minsky’s, Michael Colby’s Mrs. McThing, and Hamlisch & Carnelia’s The Nutty Professor.
Performers scheduled for the 9:30pm show include Will Blum (The Book of Mormon), Mary Callanan (Annie), Amanda Green (Hands on a Hardbody), Michael Hajjar (Michael Hajjar and Friends), Nic Rouleau (The Book of Mormon), George Salazar (The Lighting Thief), Neva Small (Henry, Sweet Henry), Rebecca Spigelman (Hairspray), Kevin David Thomas (Les Misérables), and Jim Walton (Merrily We Roll Along). Featured shows will include Cy Coleman’s 13 Days to Broadway, Comden & Green’s Bonanza Bound, Harold Rome’s Gone With the Wind, Barry Manilow’s Harmony, Maltby & Shire’s How Do You Do, I Love You, Bob Merrill’s The Prince of Grand Street, Leslie Bricusse’s Say Hello to Harvey, Hamlisch & Leigh’s Smile, Dubey & Karr’s We Take the Town, Pockriss & Hackady’s Whatever Happened to Baby Jane, and Dempsey & Rowe’s The Witches of Eastwick.
Additional performers will be announced at a later date.