Sponsored by the David Schiffer family.
Performance Date: Sunday, Jan 21, 2024 at 3:00 PM
The Argyle Theatre is pleased to announce the next edition in its Broadway Concert Series with BROADWAY BLOCKBUSTERS which will showcase the talents of five of Broadway’s finest vocalists. Created exclusively for our venue by New York Casting Director and Producer Stephen DeAngelis, the cast will recreate their most memorable musical moments and career highlights as well as demonstrate their versatility, share backstage behind-the-scenes anecdotes and participate in an enlightening and entertaining question-and-answer session with our audience. The event will take place on Sunday, January 21st.
Scheduled artists are Drama Desk Award winner Samantha Pauly (Katherine Howard in the Original Broadway Cast of Six The Musical), Diane Phelan (Cinderella in the Broadway revival of Into the Woods; The King and I; School of Rock), Nic Rouleau (longest running Elder Price in The Book of Mormon), Drama Desk Award nominee Evan Ruggiero (Bastard Jones) and Josh Tower (Aaron Burr in Hamilton; Berry Gordy in Motown the Musical; Simba in The Lion King; School of Rock; Ragtime). Musical Director/Accompanist will once again be Asher Denburg . Musical selections will include the best of classic and contemporary musical theatre. Join us for what is certain to be a memorable afternoon full of Broadway showstoppers for audience members of all ages.
(Musical Director/Accompanist) is a versatile, prolific, and in-demand musician whose work has been heralded worldwide. Music Director: Touring companies of Spamilton, Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular; Breath and Imagination (Lyric Stage Company of Boston/Front Porch Arts Collective, IRNE nomination for Best Music Director); Never Sleep Alone (Virgin Voyages, inaugural company); Legally Blonde, Addams Family (Wagon Wheel); Cinderella, All Shook Up, 9 to 5 (Arrow Rock Lyceum); Beehive (Theatre By The Sea). NYC Cabarets: Joe’s Pub, Green Room 42, The Duplex. Selected orchestrations & arrangements: Bachelors of Broadway; Never Sleep Alone; Shanghai Sonatas (UD Master Players); Fable (NYMF, world premiere); ghostwriter for the Boston Pops, Chicago Symphony. Other: comedy shows with Seth Herzog, Cole Escola; ballet piano with the Joffrey Ballet School, Steps On Broadway; inaugural season ballpark organist, Rocket City Trash Pandas.
(Producer/Host)has produced over 300 different Broadway concerts at venues in New York and across the United States featuring a multitude of Broadway stars including many Tony Award and Drama Desk Award winners and nominees, stars from hit television series and films whose roots are on stage and Broadway's fastest rising young performers. Throughout his career, he has worked with over 100,000 performers across all entertainment mediums. He is also the Producing Artistic Director and Host of At This Performance... , the critically acclaimed concert series that has showcased the talents of over 1200 Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates since October 2003. His work as a Producer of the ongoing series was acknowledged in BroadwayWorld's List of "Best Club, Cabaret and Concert for 2021". He has cast over 3600 network television and radio commercials for Manhattan's leading advertising agencies and has contributed to many historic and award-winning spots and campaigns including many which have been recognized with Platinum, Gold and Silver Lions at Cannes. Stephen also cast the six-time Emmy Award nominated Playhouse Disney series “Johnny and the Sprites” which was seen on the Disney Channel. His work has been seen in New York and regionally in over 300 theatrical productions for companies as well as numerous festival showcases, developmental workshops and readings. Stephen is a proud member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and has staged musicals in major theatres across the country in Boston, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Dallas and St. Louis and throughout New York and New England. Stephen is the Producing Artistic Director of the new Pocono Center for the Arts which is scheduled to open in early 2024. He has worked with Actors, Singers, Dancers, Directors, Choreographers, Composers, Lyricists and Playwrights who have been recognized with the following distinctions across all mediums: 263 Tony Award wins, 863 Tony Award nominations, 262 Drama Desk Award wins, 976 Drama Desk Award, nominations, 32 Drama League Award wins, 208 Drama League Award nominations, 197 Primetime Emmy Award wins, 843 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, 129 Daytime Emmy Award wins, 487 Daytime Emmy Award nominations, 53 Academy Award wins, 159 Academy Award nominations, 23 Olivier Award wins, 77 Olivier Award nominations, 145 Grammy Award wins, 454 Grammy Award nominations, 109 Golden Globe Award wins, 366 Golden Globe Award nominations, 5 Pulitzer Prize wins, 8 Pulitzer Prize Award nominations and 8 Kennedy Center Honors recipients.