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54 SINGS HOW TO SUCCEED
JUNE 5  7pm $30-$40 Tickets

Have you always wanted to learn How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying? If so, come join us when Feinstein’s/54 Below brings one of Broadway’s funniest musicals to vivid life. A cast of Broadway’s greatest musical comedians will be on hand to sing such Frank Loesser hits as “I Believe in You”, “Coffee Break”, “Brotherhood of Man”, and many more in celebration of this hysterical, Pulitzer Prize winning musical comedy!
Produced and Directed by Robert W. Schneider

STARRING
Josh Grisetti (It Shoulda Been You)

Nick Wyman (Catch Me If You Can)
George Salazar (Be More Chill)

Eddie Korbich (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder)
Ginna Claire Mason (Wicked)
Luba Mason (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying)
Allison Guinn (On the Town)

Bryonha Marie Parham (After Midnight)

Timothy Jerome (Me and My Girl)

WITH
Allison Griffith
Kristen Kane
Cori Solbun
Deirdre Donohue
Erin Rice
Jennifer Reed
Jeremy Konokpa
Matthew McFarland
Michael Hajjar
Roger Dawley
Sean Switser 
Sean White
Featuring
The Voice of Robert Morse (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying)
HOST

Jo Sullivan Loesser (The Most Happy Fella)

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Dec012011

My photos of Havana

Scenes in Havana: the Broadway Ambassadors, the hotel and streets... go to the Gallery page for full-sized images and photo descriptions.

Here is an article about the Broadway Ambassadors show in Granma Internacional Nov. 10, 2011:

ONE ENCHANTED EVENING

The Broadway Ambassadors review, which contains some of the best known numbers from the great musical shows, had its space in the Gran Teatro of Havana’s García Lorca Hall.

The function (November 4), began with an introduction by Robert E. Nederlander, founder and president of Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment, one of the most important production companies on the Broadway theater circuit, who affirmed that it was an honor for them to act in such a beautiful theater and have the privilege of presenting the best of his country’s art, in this case Broadway musicals. "It is a privilege to be involved in this cultural exchange with Cuba."

The stage was set by four outstanding singers: Luba Mason, Capathia Jenkins, Norman Orell Lewis and Robert Evan Bucher, with Jeremy Roberts, the show’s musical director, at the piano. They were accompanied by 15 musicians from Havana’s Gran Teatro orchestra.

And they opened with Chicago. For the public crowded into the hall, Luba Mason recreated Velma Kelly, with an unrepeatable "All that jazz," from her Broadway performance with Brooke Shield’s Roxie Hart. She demonstrated and confirmed the reason for so much success, an exceptional voice.

It would be a fantastic night, as Rogers and Hammerstein wrote in the song "Some Enchanted Evening," interpreted by Norman Lewis.

During close to two hours there were ovations for Capathia Jenkins ("Somewhere", from West Side Story ), for Evan (Hello, Dolly) and for every song from musicals like The Wizard of Oz, Aint Misbehavin’, Phantom of the Opera, Company, Rent, Little Shop of Horrors, Man of La Mancha, Les Misérables, Jekyll and Hyde, Dreamgirls, Hairspray and, as a finale, the four of them together in two numbers from Hair and two of the best known songs in the world, "Aquarius" and "Let the sun shine in."

 

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