Proceeds from this one-night only performance benefit Congregation Neve Shalom (Metuchen, NJ) programs that support youth and elderly summer, social, and educational programs, Meals on Wheels, Save the World and the surrounding Middlesex County community at large.
The American Musical is a uniquely American phenomenon. And the men and women who made it what it is are just as unique and memorable.
The show pays tribute to the great Jewish writers and stars of musical theatre. There will be evocations of everyone from Al Jolson & Fanny Brice to Zero Mostel & Barbra Steisand as well as tributes to writers from Irving Berlin to Richard Rodgers to Jonathan Larson (RENT). The evening likewise spotlights classic musicals ranging from GUYS AND DOLLS and WEST SIDE STORY to WICKED.
Slated to perform are Broadway veterans, Stephen Berger, Leah Horowitz, Jonathan Kaplan, and Neva Small. The show will be directed by Michael Goldfried, with continuity by Michael Colby, musical direction by Michael Lavine, and casting by Daryl Eisenberg.
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Meet the Cast
Leah appeared on Broadway in WHITE CHRISTMAS, LES MISERABLES, THE WOMAN IN WHITE, and LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. Michael Lavine has musically directed the Outer Critic's Circle Awards, Broadway Cares Teddy Bear Auction, and the Astaire; he co-produced the American premiere recording of HONK! which he has musically directed twice.
Jonathan C. Kaplan
Jonathan received a Theatre World Award and Tony nomination as “Jason” in FALSETTOS; he also played “Peter” opposite Natalie Portman and Linda Lavin in THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK. Michael Colby is the lyricist and/or librettist of such musicals as CHARLOTTE SWEET, MEESTER AMERIKA, TALES OF TINSELTOWN, MRS. McTHING, NORTH ATLANTIC, and THEY CHOSE ME!. He has written continuity for presentations at Lincoln Center, Town Hall, and the 92nd Street Y.
Neva’s Broadway credits include THE IMPOSSIBLE YEARS, SOMETHING’S AFOOT, and HENRY SWEET HENRY—played "Chava" in the film version of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, and starred opposite Robert Preston in THE PRINCE OF GRAND STREET. Daryl Eisenberg Casting has worked on such shows as ALTAR BOYS, MY FIRST TIME, and THE AWESOME 80s PROM.
About The Forum
The Forum Theatre Arts Center (http://www.forumtheatrearts.com/) is a nonprofit performing arts organization and has been the Cultural Arts Center of central New Jersey since 1928, when it was built as a theatre and vaudeville tryout house, then soon after as a neighborhood movie house. The Forum Theatre has presented hundreds of American and World Premieres with an emphasis on musical theatre, as well as numerous A-list concerts.
The Forum Theatre is located at 314 Main Street, Metuchen, NJ 08840. Phone: (732) 548- 5600
About Congregation Neve Shalom
For 75 years, Congregation Neve Shalom (http://www.neveshalom.net/) has been providing religious services and Jewish Education for its Conservative Egalitarian members. Neve Shalom maintains a vibrantly active and welcoming community with educational programs, religious services and lay leadership.
Neve Shalom's annual Suzy Schwartz Concert, and Book and Author Events are well-known to surrounding residents for their ability to draw well-known and famous performers, authors, and lecturers.
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Neve Shalom is located at 250 Grove Ave., Metuchen, NJ 08840. Phone: (732) 548-2238
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