thebestarts.com Home

Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel - Sorta Love Songs

Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel

Scott Burkell (book and lyrics) and Paul Loesel’s (music) songs have been performed at Carnegie Hall (“Michael Feinstein: Now and Then” Series), Lincoln Center (“American Songbook Series”), Joe’s Pub, Birdland, Symphony Space, and the Chicago Humanities Festival. Their songs have been premiered by Kristin Chenoweth (Carnegie Hall), Rebecca Luker (the Kennedy Center), Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley, Susan Egan, and Liz Callaway.

On September 21, 2009, Burkell and Loesel held a musical revue, Sorta Love Songs at Birdland in New York City. All of the videos on this page are excerpts from that concert.

Burkell and Loesel assembled an all-star cast of performers for their show, including:

Sebastian Arcelus has appeared on Broadway in Rent, Good Vibrations, Wicked and Jersey Boys. He married his Wicked co-star, Stephanie J. Block, in 2007.

Stephanie J. Block's Broadway credits include The Boy From Oz, Wicked, The Pirate Queen and 9 to 5. She is married to Sebastian Arcelus.

Jason Danieley has performed a number of times on Broadway in shows such as Candide, The Full Monty and Curtains. He is married to and often performs in concert with Marin Mazzie.

Lisa Howard's Broadway credits include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, South Pacific and 9 to 5.

Marin Mazzie has appeared on Broadway in Big River, Into the Woods, Passion, Ragtime, Kiss Me Kate, Man of La Mancha, Spamalot and Enron. She's won a Best Actress Tony Award and received two other nominations. She is married to Jason Danieley.

Daniel Reichard made his Broadway debut in a starring role in Jersey Boys. He's also played the title role in the New York City Opera production of Candide.

To learn more about the writing team of Burkell and Loesel, visit their public Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/scottandpaul. Sheet music and other information is available at http://www.scottandpaul.com/.


How to play a video

Click on a thumbnail to select a video. Then scroll up to the video player window and "click" on it to start the video.

Please provide video feedback!

Please take a minute to provide feedback on the videos you watch. To rate, comment on or mark a video as a "favorite", simply click on the video once as it is playing in the video window below. This will open the video within YouTube.

Watch the entire playlist

This list of videos is generated from a YouTube playlist. You can watch the entire playlist by clicking this link and then selecting "Play All Videos" on the right of the screen.



No Words - Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus

About This Video


No Words - Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus
  • No Words - Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus - 03:37
  • 5 stars / 44
  • 6435 Views
  • shufangpal
Daniel Reichard - Parsley by Burkell and Loesel
  • Daniel Reichard - Parsley by Burkell and Loesel - 03:16
  • 4.6 stars / 10
  • 1443 Views
  • thebestarts
Stephanie J. Block - Invention by Burkell & Loesel
  • Stephanie J. Block - Invention by Burkell & Loesel - 04:07
  • 5 stars / 47
  • 2959 Views
  • thebestarts
You Make Me Feel So French - Sebastian Arcelus
  • You Make Me Feel So French - Sebastian Arcelus - 03:26
  • 5 stars / 18
  • 3139 Views
  • thebestarts
A Sorta Love Song sung by  Marin Mazzie @ Birdland
  • A Sorta Love Song sung by Marin Mazzie @ Birdland - 03:19
  • 5 stars / 35
  • 10668 Views
  • scottandpaulsongs
Lisa Howard - October Weekend by Burkell and Loesel
  • Lisa Howard - October Weekend by Burkell and Loesel - 05:25
  • 5 stars / 6
  • 2098 Views
  • thebestarts
Stephanie J. Block - The Ballad of Sarsparilla Safirovich - Birdland
  • Stephanie J. Block - The Ballad of Sarsparilla Safirovich - Birdland - 04:42
  • 5 stars / 22
  • 1766 Views
  • thebestarts
Marin Mazzie - Ohio, 1904 by Burkell and Loesel
  • Marin Mazzie - Ohio, 1904 by Burkell and Loesel - 04:57
  • 5 stars / 6
  • 1310 Views
  • thebestarts
Jason Danieley - Set Sail by Burkell and Loesel
  • Jason Danieley - Set Sail by Burkell and Loesel - 05:17
  • 5 stars / 15
  • 2694 Views
  • thebestarts
Ordinary Day - Stephanie J. Block in an all-star Broadway quartet
  • Ordinary Day - Stephanie J. Block in an all-star Broadway quartet - 06:22
  • 5 stars / 41
  • 3397 Views
  • thebestarts
Jason Danieley & Marin Mazzie - The Natural Order of Things
  • Jason Danieley & Marin Mazzie - The Natural Order of Things - 03:56
  • 5 stars / 14
  • 3059 Views
  • thebestarts
Marin Mazzie - There Are Nights by Burkell and Loesel
  • Marin Mazzie - There Are Nights by Burkell and Loesel - 03:37
  • 5 stars / 5
  • 1573 Views
  • thebestarts


How to play a video
  • Click on a thumbnail to select a video
  • Scroll up to the video player window
  • Click the play icon to start the video
Key to video thumbnails
  • Video title - Running time
  • Avg rating / Ratings count
  • View count
  • Link to YouTube channel