BestArts Weekly Highlights - September 05, 2008
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September Events - NYC
Our viewers in the New York City area have several special shows available this month.
We decided we'd use this Weekly Highlights page
to showcase a few past performances from these artists.
September 8: Alysha Umphress will be featured with Theresa McCarthy, Peter Sachon, Sally Wilfert
and of course, Jeff Blumenkrantz,
in The Jeff Blumenkrantz Songbook Concert: The Arrangements at Birdland!.
September 9: Alex Brightman, Jason Michael Snow and Jay A. Johnson present their cabaret Boys! Boys! Boys!
at the Laurie Beechman Theatre.
September 11: Ryan Scott Oliver hosts The Girly Show cabaret, featuring seven of New York's best
young female singers at the Laurie Beechman Theatre - and directed by Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Jake Wilson.
Performers include Jessica Hershberg, Susanne Layton, Vanessa Ray, Dana Steingold, Jessica Waxman, Natalie Weiss & Helene Yorke.
Reservations strongly urged; email your request to
or call (212) 695-6909.
There is a $10 cover charge and a $15 food/drink minimum.
September 22: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul will play their first New York concert in two years
as part of the NY Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) concert series!
The boys take the stage at the Zipper Theater with some of the hottest young performers on Broadway, showcasing tons of new songs.
Performers include Steven Booth (Avenue Q), Tituss Burgess (The Little Mermaid),
Gavin Creel (Thoroughly Modern Millie), Mary Faber (Avenue Q),
Chelsea Krombach (Wicked), Patina Miller (Hair), Krysta Rodriguez (In The Heights),
Shayna Steele (Hairspray), Aaron Tveit (Wicked), Natalie Weiss (Ever After) and more.
September 24: STORYTELLING: The Music and Lyrics of Farah Alvin - a one-night only concert of original music.
Though she's best known as one of Broadway's favorite belters, Farah Alvin has spent years honing a secret
identity as a gifted songwriter. With her soulful voice and frank, thoughtful lyrics, Alvin weaves a sound that's
equal parts Laura Nyro, Paul Simon, and Ben Folds. Making her Ars Nova debut with with an evening of songs reflecting on love,
loss, melancholy and joy, Alvin's secret life is about to be big news.
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Alysha Umphress - "Celebrate" (Jeff Blumenkrantz)
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- Alysha Umphress - "Celebrate" (Jeff Blumenkrantz) - 04:10
- 5 stars / 16
- 1985 Views
- Alex Brightman & Co - "Never" from Darling - 03:30
- 4.82 stars / 66
- 11946 Views
- La La Land - 03:14
- 4.64 stars / 11
- 3379 Views
- NYTB D-Lounge, Ashley McHugh & Jason Michael Snow - PB&J - 02:19
- 5 stars / 9
- 2882 Views
- Guytunes - Fool Yourself - 02:56
- 5 stars / 38
- 5350 Views
- Kate Pazakis & Jason Michael Snow - Dreamgirls Diva Tag! - 04:29
- 5 stars / 62
- 8841 Views
- "Not Afraid" Benj Pasek sings song by Michael Arden - 04:24
- 4.79 stars / 421
- 80604 Views
- "Pretty Sweet Day" by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul - 04:22
- 5 stars / 44
- 17330 Views
- THE GIRLY SHOW...RETURNS!!!! - 02:32
- 5 stars / 34
- 6437 Views
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