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Thursday Nights

Ben Cameron's
Broadway Sessions

Joshua is the music director for nightlife icon and Broadway actor Ben Cameron's weekly musical mêlée at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. Each week features different Broadway guest stars who share their talents and stories. Come listen to some of your favorite stage talent perform songs of their choice for you, and take advantage of the opportunity to perhaps sing for them in return: get there early and sign up to sing during one of a few open mic slots during the show! A large selection of music is available at the theatre, but feel free to bring your own music.

Doors open at 10:00 p.m.
$5 cover; $15 food/beverage minimum.

Alan Simon in A Woman's Touch
Thursday, March 5, 2015

Co-written by Alan Simon and Kimberly Vaughn
Music Dirction by Joshua Stephen Kartes
Choreography by Anne Vick
Directed by Kimberly Vaughn

Alan Simon Productions, in association with The Theatre Group Too, presents an encore performance of Alan Simon's latest show. Also featuring Kristin Feeney, Rebecca Holt, and Kelsey Landon.

A Woman's Touch, a festive entertainment, highlights the eclectic artistry of Harold Arlen, Glen Campbell, Sam Cooke, Yip Harburg, Colin Hay, Paul McCartney, Randy Newman, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Mark Saltzman, Stephen Sondheim, James Taylor, and Steve Winwood, among others.

Show starts at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets are $15, plus a $20 food/beverage minimum per person.
Tickets can be reserved by calling (866) 811-4111.

Real Men Sing Showtunes
Monday, March 9, 2015

Concert starts at 9:30 p.m.
General admission tickets are $25.
Tickets can be reserved via the Metropolitan Room website.

The Best Of Broadway Sings
Monday, March 16, 2015

After seven highly successful, critically acclaimed concerts, co-creators Corey Mach and Joshua Stephen Kartes have chosen songs from each to be performed once again, featuring the series' signature amazing band and all-star line up of singers. This time, we're taking to the stage at Theatre District hotspot 54 Below. If you missed any of the concerts, here's your chance to get a little taste of what you missed! If you're a die-hard fan, come hear encore performances of the songs and arrangements that keep you returning time after time!

The concert will feature songs from each of the seven past installments of the concert series. In chronological order, Broadway Sings has honored the artistry of Adele, Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, Stevie Wonder, Amy Winehouse, Justin Timberlake, and P!NK.

An extremely energetic evening of performances that can't be missed. Tickets tend to sell very quickly. Stay tuned for more information regarding ticket orders.

Concert begins at 9:30 p.m.
Cover charge starts at $30, plus a $25 food/beverage minimum per person.
Tickets can be reserved online, or by calling (646) 476-3551.

Chess  in concert
Friday, March 27, 2014
Saturday, March 28, 2014

The Michigan State University Department of Theatre in East Lansing, Michigan, in association with Wharton Center for Performing Arts as part of a new collaborative musical theatre immersion program, ĭmáGEN, present a concert presentation of the music of Chess (music by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus, lyrics by Tim Rice). Joshua Stephen Kartes will music direct and accompany on piano.

Stay tuned for further information as it develops.

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