Antoine L. Smith (THE COLOR PURPLE) hosts Broadway Artists & Friends Open Mic & Mingle – April 11th

Posted: March 11, 2016 in Uncategorized

Broadway Artists Connection(5)The Broadway Artists Connection (BAC) presents it’s seventh Broadway Artists & Friends Open Mic & Mingle hosted by Antoine L. Smith (THE COLOR PURPLE) on Monday April 11th at 7pm.  The evening will be kicked off by a stellar line up of Broadway pros followed by selected “up and comers” at at the legendary Laurie Beechman Theatre, “home of some of the hottest Broadway & Cabaret performers for over 30 years” in the heart of the theater district.

Performers and audience will be treated to an up close view of artists newest works, make invaluable connections and support our local communities. Signed show posters will be raffled and a donation will be made to CAT Youth Theatre who provide FREE theatre programming to inner city teens. TICKETS ON SALE NOW.

Broadway artists performing include:
Antoine L. Smith (THE COLOR PURPLE, MEMPHIS)
Megan Lewis (IF/THEN, SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK, GREY GARDENS)
Ian Knauer (DAMES AT SEA, MAMMA MIA!, BY JEEVES, STATE FAIR)
Jennifer Sanchez (ON YOUR FEET, GHOST THE MUSICAL, SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK)
D’Vorah Bailey (CANDIDE)
Monette McKay (SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK, MEMPHIS, MAMMA MIA!)
Doreen Montalvo (ON YOUR FEET, IN THE HEIGHTS)
Accompaniment by Brad Ross

Producer: Tamlyn Brooke Orlando (42nd STREET, DAME EDNA)
Associate Producer: Malini Singh McDonald
Stage Manager: Will Maitland Weiss

The fun continues as selected fans & friends take the mic to sing for a NYC Casting Director who will be crowning two participants the “future of Broadway.”  To find out how you can sing in a BAC event, email info@broadwayconnects.org.

TICKETS on sale now.  $20 cover (plus $20 food & beverage minimum per person)
For more information visit www.broadwayconnects.org.

The Broadway Artists Connection founded in 2008 by Tamlyn Brooke Orlando, is a nonprofit that brings together Broadway & aspiring artists to perform, connect and share their talents for the greater good.  BAC events have featured over 80 Broadway Artists, over 50 aspiring artists and have raised thousands of dollars for charities improving our communities through the arts.

Laurie Beechman Theatre, “home of some of the hottest Broadway & Cabaret performers for over 30 years” is located in the heart of the Theater District.  This 100-seat supper club is committed to serving high-quality entertainment in an unpretentious setting where both theater-goers and theater stars feel at home. 

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