100 Years of Broadway has 5 stars direct from New York!
Bay Chamber Concerts is excited about the arrival of FIVE all-star Broadway performers in Camden next weekend!
The all-star Broadway cast includes Rita Harvey, who made her Broadway debut as Christine in The Phantom of the Opera! In addition, Danny Zolli has performed in 15 productions of Jesus Christ Superstar. Natalie Toro was the first American to play the role of Eponine in LES MISERABLES on Broadway and continued her career as Grizabella in CATS.
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Want to know more? Read on for more detail about each performer!
RITA HARVEY starred recently as Hodel in the hit Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof with Rosie O’Donnell and Harvey Fierstein. She made her Broadway debut performing the lead role of Christine Daee in The Phantom of the Opera, after two years performing the role with the second national tour. She starred off-Broadway as Lady Edith in the hit musical The Prince and the Pauper. Rita has performed as featured soloist around the world with such stars as Robert Evan, Betty Buckley, Ben Vereen, Craig Schulman, Lillias White and Michael Crawford.
DANNY ZOLLI 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.
TED LOUIS LEVY Mr. Levy made his Broadway debut in the smash hit "Black & Blue". He collaborated with George C. Wolfe and Gregory Hines on the Choreography of Jelly's Last Jam, for which he received a TONY NOMINATION, DRAMA DESK NOMINATION and the 1993 OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD. Ted was awarded an EMMY AWARD for his television debut performance in the PBS Special Precious Memories, and appeared in Spike Lee's "Malcolm X" for his film debut. His production of "Ted Levy and Friends," directed by Gregory Hines, celebrated Ted as one of America's premier Tap Dance Artists. He also assisted in the choreography of Broadway's Tony Award-winning hit "Bring In 'Da Noise! Bring In 'Da Funk!" Ted appeared in the movie "Bojangles" with Gregory Hines, returning to Broadway as Papa Jack in Susan Stroman & Harry Conick Jr.'s "Thou Shalt Not". Ted portrayed the roll of The Mikado in The Ford Theater's production of "The Hot Mikado" for which he won a HELEN HAYES AWARD.
NATALIE TORO Natalie Toro most recently received accolades for her role she originated on Broadway portraying Madame Defarge in A TALE OF TWO CITIES, a role for which she won Sarasota Magazine's Best Supporting Actress Award when the show played its pre-Broadway run at the Asolo Repertory Theatre. She was the first American to play the role of Eponine in LES MISERABLES on Broadway and continued her career as Grizabella in CATS and got nominated for her portrayal of Eva Peron in the 20th Anniversary Tour of EVITA where she was nominated for a Jeff Award. She originated the role of Sally in Alan Menken's A CHRISTMAS CAROL at The Paramount Theater and played Camila in the Tony Award winner for best musical, IN THE HEIGHTS.
DAVID ELDER has appeared on Broadway in 42nd Street, Kiss Me Kate,Curtains, and Titanic.