Sponsored by the David Schiffer family.
Performance Date: Sunday, Jan 22, 2023 at 3:00 PM
The Argyle Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the "Back to Broadway" event Series! Which will showcase Broadway Stars, on The Argyle stage. Created exclusively for The Argyle 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 the audience. Join The Argyle Theatre for what is certain to be memorable and historic night full of Broadway showstoppers for audience members of all ages!Join us for what is certain to be memorable and historic night full of Broadway showstoppers for audience members of all ages!
Broadway Family Favorites is a family-friendly celebration of musical theatre with something for audience members of all ages whether it be toe-tapping tunes, clever lyrics or charismatic characters. This all-new concert event will be created and hosted by Stephen DeAngelis exclusively for our audience and will showcase the talents of five of Broadway's finest vocalists who will illuminate the stage with songs from classic and contemporary musicals based on timeless children's stories and animated films. The performance will include musical selections from Frozen; The Sound of Music; Annie; Mary Poppins; The Little Mermaid; The King and I; The Lion King; Matilda The Musical; The Wizard of Oz; Wicked; Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella; Beauty and the Beast; Peter Pan; Finding Neverland; You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and more!!! Scheduled performers are Emily Bautista (Kim in Miss Saigon; Eponine in Les Miserables; Elodie in HBO'S "Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin"), Todd Buonopane (Jean-Michel in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella; Roger in Grease; Amos Hart in Chicago; The 25th Anual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Sara Jean Ford (Christine Daae in The Phantom of the Opera; Jellylorum in Cats; Smitty in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; A Little Night Music; Finian's Rainbow); 2X Tony Award nominee and 2X Drama Desk Award winner Gavin Lee (original Bert in Mary Poppins; original Squidward in SpongeBob SquarePants The Musical; Thernardier in Les Miserables) and Teal Wicks (Elphaba in Wicked; Cher ["Lady"] in The Cher Show; Mary Barrie in Finding Neverland; Emma Carew in Jekyll & Hyde). The concert will also include an enlightening and entertaining question and answer session with the audience. It's a perfect way to introduce younger audience members to the stage and to create and share new memories.
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). Concerts: Kissy Simmons, Jelani Remy, Sara Jean Ford, Ute Gfrerer, and more. 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.
is thrilled to return to The Argyle Theatre. He 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 1100 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 Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League, Primetime Emmy, Daytime Emmy, Academy, Olivier, Grammy, Golden Globe, Pulitzer Prize Awards and Kennedy Center Honors nominations and wins.