THE SEASON 2016 – 2017
Tickets: Orchestra/Front Mezzanine balcony, $40...Rear Mezzanine balcony, $30...Front Petite balcony, $20...Rear Petite balcony, $10
This widely-acclaimed musical revue of Broadway’s most celebrated shows features a dazzling cast of five Broadway stars accompanied by an all-star New York band! Guiding the audience through the evening is Broadway composer and producer Neil Berg, contributing fascinating anecdotes about the shows and songs themselves.
Cast members for the Hammons Hall production:
SANDRA JOSEPH has performed for millions starring in one of the best-known female roles in Broadway history: Christine Daae in The Phantom of the Opera. She played the role for a decade on Broadway and all across the country to critical acclaim. Joseph has the distinct honor of being Phantom's leading lady on Broadway longer than any other actress in the show's quarter-of-a-century history.
WILLIAM MICHALS’ Broadway debut was as The Beast in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast – then he returned to play Gaston! He has also performed in Les Misérables as Javert, CHICAGO as Billy Flynn, Man of La Mancha as Don Quixote, The Phantom of the Opera as The Phantom, The Sound Of Music as Von Trapp, The Music Man as Harold Hill, and Camelot as Lancelot. His performance as Chauvelin in The Scarlet Pimpernel earned kudos across the country. Mr. Michals began his career on the operatic stage, and frequently appears in his solo “Broadway in Concert", and with America’s major symphony orchestras, recently the San Diego and Utah Symphonies, and Peter Nero’s Philly Pops.
CARTER CALVERT New York credits include starring in the original Broadway production cast album, and touring productions of It Ain't Nothin' But The Blues. Calvert toured Europe in Smokey Joe's Café, played Grizabella in the national tour of Cats, and appeared as the title role in Always, Patsy Cline.
DANNY ZOLLI is best known for his monumental number of performances as Jesus, Judas, and Annas in more than 15 productions of Jesus Christ Superstar throughout the world, Danny's unique and stirring performance of the aria “Gethsemane” is debated among “Jesus Christ Superstar” fans as one of the best. Danny has just completed and will soon be releasing his second solo album entitled “Sometimes Simple is Best.” Most recently, Danny starred as Jesus in the 20th Anniversary concert of Jesus Christ Superstar.
RON BOHMER has starred on Broadway and national tour as the Phantom in The Phantom Of The Opera, Joe Gillis in Sunset Boulevard(Jefferson Award nomination), asThe Scarlet Pimpernel (National Broadway Theatre Award nomination), Alex in Aspects Of Love (LA Robby award), the evil Sir Percival Glyde in The Woman in White, Enjolras in Les Misérables, Fyedka in Fiddler on the Roof and as Coach Bolton in the cultural phenomenon Disney’s High School Musical. He most recently starred on Broadway as Father in the critically acclaimed revival of Ragtime, a role he originated at the Kennedy Center.
Introduction to the Performance (45 minutes prior to curtain): Dr. Bob Willenbrink, Department Head, Theatre & Dance, Missouri State University