If you’re one of those girls (or boys) who sang “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly” or “On My Own” in front of your mirror relentlessly from the ages of 13 to 18, this festival is for you. The Fourth Annual Broadway Cabaret Festival–which includes a tribute to Lerner & Loewe, an evening with Les Miz‘s original Jean Valjean, Colm Wilkinson, and a Broadway Originals concert the producers liken to “having your musical-theater CD collection come to life”–is a geek-fest of the highest order. Infusing Town Hall with an unprecedented amount of belty vibrato are mainstays of the biz like Brent Barrett, Lucie Arnaz, and Max von Essen, as well as newbies to watch out for, like Celia Keenan-Bolger and Euan Morton. “I love him, I love him, but only on my . . .”

Oct. 17-19, 2008

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 8, 2008

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