Neil Berg’s “100 Years of Broadway” Comes to Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Thursday, Nov. 8, at 8 p.m.
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Neil Berg’s “100 Years of Broadway” comes to Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 8 p.m. “100 Years of Broadway” features the incredible voices of Craig Schulman, Natalie Toro, Danny Zolli, William Michals and Rita Harvey. Tickets are on sale now.
Presented by Neil Berg, “100 Years of Broadway” recreates the greatest moments from the finest shows of the century featuring the stars from “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Les Misérables,” “CATS,” “Jesus Christ Superstar” and “Jekyll & Hyde.” Neil Berg presents brilliantly revived arrangements of Broadway classics as well as thrilling numbers from the newest hit productions.
Neil Berg is the composer and lyricist of the hit off-Broadway musical, “The Prince and the Pauper,” which ran for two years at the Lamb’s Theater in New York City, as well as the composer for the Broadway bound musical “Grumpy Old Men,” based on the hit film. Two of Berg’s musicals have been selected for the prestigious New York Musical Theater Festival- “The Man Who Would Be King,” a musical realization of Rudyard Kipling’s novella, and “Tim and Scrooge,” a sequel to “A Christmas Carol.” Berg is also working on a new rock opera about The Apostles, “The 12.”
Craig Schulman is the only performer in the world to have performed three of the most extraordinary musical theater characters ever written, appearing in the title roles of “Jekyll & Hyde,” “The Phantom Of The Opera” and nearly 2,000 performances of Jean Valjean in “Les Misérables.” Schulman moves freely between the worlds of Broadway, opera and symphonic pops programs. He has sung Don Jose in “Carmen,” debuted as Judge Danforth in “The Crucible” and sang Eisenstein in Strauss’ “Die Fledermaus.” Schulman has sung on “The Rosie O’Donnell Show,” “NBC Weekend Today” and “Guiding Light,” and was heard as the voices of Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti on MTV’s Claymation series, “Celebrity Death Match.”
Natalie Toro has received accolades for her role as Madame Defarge in “A Tale of Two Cities,” and is the first American to play the role of Eponine in “Les Misérables” on Broadway for three consecutive years. Toro has also portrayed the roles of Grizabella in “CATS,” Eva Peron in “Evita,” Sally in “A Christmas Carol,” Mary Magdalene in “Jesus Christ Superstar” and Camilla in the Tony Award-winning musical “In the Heights.” Toro has had much success Off-Broadway in productions such as “The Yellow Brick Road,” “Zombie Prom,” “The Fix,” “The Audience,” “Frances of Guernica,” “Everything’s Ducky,” “Blood Brothers” and “Zobra.” Toro has written and starred in two critically acclaimed one-woman shows, “Standards, Broadway and Everything In-Between” and “The Broken Road (Baggage Limit 50 Pounds).” She has also performed with symphony orchestras across the country and graced the stage as a soloist at Carnegie Hall and The National Concert Hall.
With an enormous vocal range and ability to sing everything from Broadway and Rock and Roll to quiet and gentle ballads, Danny Zolli has been winning over audiences worldwide for more than 20 years. Known for his record-breaking number of productions around the world starring as Jesus, Judas and Annas in “Jesus Christ Superstar,” Zolli has also continued thrilling audiences with his work on the concert stage and in the recording studio. Additional theater credits include his Barry Award-nominated performance as Joseph in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” Che in “Evita,” the title role in “Candide,” Tobias in “Sweeney Todd,” Danny in “Baby” and the quirky F/X Fitzterwald in the Broadway-bound production of “Starmites.”
Broadway and concert star William Michals made his Broadway debut as The Beast in Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” performing opposite Andrea McArdle, Deborah Gibson and Toni Braxton, and later returned to play Gaston in the same production. His career has continued in such roles as Javert in “Les Misérables,” Billy Flynn in “Chicago,” Don Quixote in “Man of La Mancha,” Harold Hill in “The Music Man,” Captain von Trapp in “The Sound of Music” and the title role in “The Phantom of the Opera.” Michals most recently appeared as Emile De Becque in the landmark revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific.”
Rita Harvey made her Broadway debut performing the role of Christine Daaé in “The Phantom of the Opera” and has performed multiple roles in the Broadway revival of “Fiddler on the Roof.” Off-Broadway Harvey created the role of Lady Edith in the hit musical, “The Prince and The Pauper,” has appeared as Ethel Chicester in “Peg O’ My Heart,” Katrrin Binder in “Flirtation” and Diva in Terrance McNally’s “Plesir D’more.” Harvey also created the role of Elizabeth in the highly acclaimed concept CD/DVD of “Frankenstien the Musical.” Regional productions include Helen in “Fun Home,” Diana in “Next to Normal,” Ethel McCormick in “Footloose,” Martha Cratchitt in “Tim and Scrooge,” Laurey in “Oklahoma,” Johanna in “Sweeney Todd,” Julie Jordan in “Carousel,” Christine in Maurey Yeston’s “The Phantom of the Opera,” Amalia in “She Loves Me,” Fiona in “Brigadoon,” Ann Collier in “1940’s Radio Hour,” Katrin in “I Remember Mamma” and Rose in “Street Scene.” Most recently Harvey can be seen in her one-woman show, “Heart Like a Wheel: The Music of Linda Ronatadt.”
Tickets cost $65, $50 and $35. All seats are reserved and available at all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.myhrl.com, www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. Explore the new Hard Rock Event Center with a 360-degree virtual seat map of the venue at www.myhrl.com. Doors open one hour prior to show start time. Additional fees may apply.
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