Broadway Sessions is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.
Tonight, March 7th, Broadway Sessions will celebrate "Gorgeous Girls of Broadway" featuring performances by Broadway vets Sara Gettelfinger, J. Elaine Marcos, Tiffany Haas, Sarah Bakker and more.
J. Elaine Marcos currently stars as Lily St. Regis in the Broadway revival of Annie. Marcos has also appeared on Broadway in Priscilla.., A Chorus Line, The Wedding Singer, Sweet Charity, Wonderful Town, Flower Drum Song and Miss Saigon.
Sara Gettelfinger recently played 'Morticia' in the national touring production of The Addams Family. She created the role of Jolene Oakes in the Broadway production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Gettelfinger has also appeared on Broadway in Nine (Carla), and Seussical.
Tiffany Haas is currently the standy for Glinda in the Broadway company of Wicked. Haas portrayed Glinda in the national touring production and was also featured in the national company of The Drowsy Chaperone.
Sarah Bakker was recently featured in the Broadway company of Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins u/s).
The evening will also feature performances by 13 year old actor/vocalist Mallory Bechtel, followed by an open mic party until 2 am.
Broadway Sessions takes place every Thursday evening at The Laurie Beechman Theater inside The West Bank Café located at 407 west 42nd street (corner of 42nd Street and 9th Avenue). 212-695-6909. Doors open at 10:30 pm with showtime at 11pm and musical theater open mic party goes til 2 am. $5 drink specials all night. $5 cover includes a donation to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids. For more information, visit www.BroadwaySessions.net.