Broadway’s best voices are coming to the East End! Scheduled acts for Music Mondays include:
Tony Award winner Betty Buckley on Monday, July 10 ($69 – $125)
Bay Street audiences will remember Betty Buckley from the hit musical production GREY GARDENS as Big Edie. Betty Buckley, one of Broadway’s most legendary leading ladies, won a Tony Award for her performance as Grizabella in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats. She received her second Tony Nomination for her performance in Triumph of Love and an Olivier Award Nomination for her interpretation of Norma Desmond in the London production of Webber’s Sunset Boulevard, which she repeated to more rave reviews on Broadway. Her other Broadway credits include 1776, Pippin, Song and Dance, The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Carrie. On television, she starred for three seasons in the HBO series OZ and played Abby Bradford in the hit series Eight Is Enough.
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KELLI BARRETT & JARROD SPECTOR on Monday, July 17 ($45 – $85)
Bay Street audiences will remember Kelli Barrett as the leading role of Eliza Doolittle in Bay Street’s production of the hit musical MY FAIR LADY. Kelli Barrett originated the lead role of ‘Lara Guishar’ in Broadway’s Doctor Zhivago. Other Broadway credits include principle roles in Wicked, Baby It’s You!, and The Royal Family. Barrett has starred in over 20 films and tv shows including NCIS, Blue Bloods, Ugly Betty, The Good Wife, Law & Order: SVU, and Chicago Fire. Jarrod Spector is best known for his Tony Nominated performance in Broadway’s Beautiful: the Carol King Musical in the role of ‘Barry Mann’.
Lorna Luft on Monday, July 24 ($45 – $85)
Lorna Luft‘s acclaimed career has encompassed virtually every arena of entertainment. A celebrated live performer, stage, film and television actress, bestselling author, recording artist, Emmy-nominated producer, and humanitarian – she continues to triumph in every medium with critics labeling her one of the most versatile and exciting artists on stage today.
Tony Award Winner Billy Porter on Monday, August 14 ($69 – $125)
Billy Porter is a Tony and Grammy Award-winning singer, composer, actor, playwright, and director. He won the 2013 Tony Award for Lead Actor in a Musical for his performance in Kinky Boots.
Tony Award Winner Ben Vereen on Monday, August 21 ($69 – $125)
On Broadway, Ben Vereen has starred in Wicked, Fosse, I’m Not Rappaport, Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, Pippin, Grind, Jelly’s Last Jam and A Christmas Carol. His role in Pippin garnered him both the prestigious Tony Award and the Drama Desk Award for “Best Actor in a Musical.”
Academy Award Winner Stephen Schwartz on Monday, August 28 ($69 – $125)
Stephen Schwartz wrote the music and lyrics for the current Broadway hit Wicked, and has also contributed music and/or lyrics to Godspell, Pippin, The Magic Show, The Baker’s Wife, Working (which he also adapted and directed), Rags, and Children of Eden.