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Broadway Originals

 (Town Hall; 1,500 seats; $55.)


A presentation of Town Hall, created, hosted and written by Scott Siegel. Directed by Dan Foster. Musical director-pianist, John Fischer. Reviewed Oct. 10, 2008.
Performers: Michael Arden, Lucie Arnaz, D'Jamin Bartlett, Gary Beach, Kerry Butler, Liz Callaway, Alan Campbell, Chuck Cooper, Joan Copeland, Cheryl Freeman, Bob Cuccioli, Rita Gardner, Stephen Mo Hannen, Jerry Lanning, Alli Mauzey, Karen Morrow, Pamela Myers, Alice Ripley, Scott Speaks, Bobby Steggert, Terri White
Who said you can't go home again? At Town Hall nearly two dozen Broadway veterans gathered to re-create a handful of memorable theatrical moments in "Broadway Originals," a tuneful and nostalgic revue, hosted by scribe Scott Siegel. The concert concluded the fourth annual three-day Broadway Cabaret Festival.

The show kicked off, and I mean kicked big time, with a leggy Lucie Arnaz in a sparkling red mini dress. Dazzling would best describe her turn with the title song from her appearance in "They're Playing Our Song." Robert Cuccioli, an actor equally at home with the Bard of Avon at the Shakespeare Theater of N.J., revisited his tandem performance as "Jekyll and Hyde" with a pensive reading of "This Is the Moment."