Neil Berg’s 101 YEARS OF BROADWAY Announce Local Winners and Runners-Up

Of Its “Singing With the Braodway Stars” Online Auditions

CINCINNATI, OH – Neil Berg’s 101 Years of Broadway has announced the local winners and runners-up of its “Singing with the Broadway Stars” online auditions. The producers of the widely-acclaimed musical revue have chosen two winners and eleven runners-up from more than fifty audition submissions for the Cincinnati performance, representing the exceptionally high level of talent found in the Tri-state region. A full listing of the winners and runners-up (including age, hometown, and link to their online auditions) is at the end of this release.

Neil Berg’s 101 Years of Broadway – a musical revue of Broadway’s most celebrated shows that features a dazzling cast of five Broadway stars accompanied by an all-star New York band – is coming to the Aronoff Center’s Procter & Gamble Hall on Wednesday, October 12 at 8:00 PM as part of the Cincinnati Arts Association’s 2011-12 Season.

Tickets are now on sale at www.CincinnatiArts.ORG , (513) 621-ARTS [2787], or the Aronoff Center Ticket Office. Group discounts are available by calling (513) 977-4157.

Neil Berg’s 101 Years of Broadway is a wonderful sequel to the popular 100 Years of Broadway that played the Aronoff Center in February 2009. Performed by five of Broadway’s most acclaimed singers – including Cincinnati natives Ron Bohmer and Carter Calvert, plus Sandra Joseph, Chuck Wagner, and Danny Zolli – this acclaimed show is an unforgettable evening of Broadway’s best. It’s a sprawling revue of American musical treasures from Irving Berlin to Andrew Lloyd Webber – including dazzling tributes to Rodgers and Hart, Kander and Ebb, Lerner and Lowe, George Gershwin, Stephen Sondheim, Stephen Schwartz, and Oscar Hammerstein

“Singing with the Broadway Stars” is an on-line audition opportunity with 101 Years of Broadway that gives local talent in each market of the tour the chance to show off their singing skills with five Broadway stars and an all-star New York band. The winners and runners-up receive tickets for their family and friends to see their Broadway debut on stage at the Aronoff Center!

“It is well known in New York City’s Broadway community that the Greater Cincinnati area has a reputation for wonderful theater talent and great voices. As a matter of fact, two of the Broadway stars featured in our cast – Carter Calvert and Ron Bohmer – are originally from Cincinnati,” said Neil Berg, creator and producer of 101 Years of Broadway. “That reputation was evident in this audition process. We were blown away by large amount of audition submissions, and the incredible wealth of talent. While our panel of Broadway judges knew there was going to be a lot of talent in Cincinnati, this was even better than expected. We could easily have selected five winners – all worthy. We are honored and excited about having these formidable performers join us in our performance at the Aronoff Center!”




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