Broadway & Aspiring Artists Take the Mic at the Metropolitan Room April 27th

Posted: April 2, 2015 in Uncategorized

BAC_flyer_April2015finalWEBFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Thursday April 2nd 2015 – Broadway and aspiring artists will take the mic at the acclaimed Metropolitan Room on Monday evening April 27th at 6pm.  Hosted by JERSEY BOYS Peter Gregus, the Broadway Artists & Friends Open Mic & Mingle is one of a series presented by the Broadway Artists Connection (BAC) giving singers an opportunity to try new works & make invaluable industry connections.

The evening will be kicked off by several Broadway Artists (listed below) & then the fans get to sing for guest Casting Director Jason Styres of Binder Casting.  Jason will be crowning two participants the “future of Broadway.”  Those singers will be featured on the BAC facebook page and invited to sing for a cash prize at the BAC all stars open Mic November 22nd.  There will also be a cash award for one of this season’s Broadway Artists who embodies the most giving BAC spirit. 

Broadway artists performing include:
T. Oliver Reed (AFTER MIDNIGHT, SISTER ACT, MARY POPPINS, WEDDING SINGER, LA CAGE, NEVER GONNA DANCE, MILLIE, FOLLIES, KISS ME KATE)
Heather Parcells (SOUL DOCTOR, WONDERLAND, A CHORUS LINE, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG)
D’Vorah Bailey (CANDIDE)
Bernard Dotson (FINIAN’S RAINBOW, IMAGINARY FRIENDS, SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RAGTIME, CHICAGO)
J. Elaine Marcos (ANNIE, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESSERT, A CHORUS LINE, WEDDING SINGER, SWEET CHARITY, WONDERFUL TOWN, FLOWER DRUM SONG, MISS SAIGON)
Sean McDermott (GREASE, FALSETTOS, MISS SAIGON, STARLIGHT EXPRESS)
Peter Gregus as host (JERSEY BOYS, CONTACT, AIN’T BROADWAY GRAND)
Yasuhiko Fukuoka on piano

Come sing, mingle, make connections & get inspired. A night not to miss!
TICKETS on sale now ($15 + 2 drink minimum).  Singers have a 1 drink requirement. 

Additional Broadway Artists & Friends Open Mic & Mingle Nights will be held at the Metropolitan Room on Monday, April 27th, Monday September 27th, & invite only BAC All Stars Nov. 22nd.  Due to the volume of requests to sing, more dates may be added.  Reservations are required to sing.  Email BAC Producing Director Joseph Macchia at joseph@broadwayconnects.org.

To see the full season of BAC events visit: www.broadwayconnects.org/events.
For highlight videos from previous events visit: www.broadwayconnects.org/media.

The Broadway Artists Connection founded in 2008 by Tamlyn Brooke Orlando, brings together Broadway Artists and enthusiasts to create, connect and share their talents for the greater good of our communities.  BAC events have featured over 75 Broadway Artists, dozens of aspiring artists and have raised thousands of dollars for charities improving our communities through the arts.

The Metropolitan Room, located at 34 W 22nd St, is one of the most critically acclaimed venues in NYC and is known as the “Home” for big name talents and rising stars.  This famed, bastion for singers, is located in the heart of Manhattan in the Flatiron/Chelsea District. A high-end cabaret and jazz club, the Metropolitan Room brings the best in live music to New York City.

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