Best of Broadway
- Sun, May 23
Run Time: 90 min min. Release Year: 2021
Best of Broadway
Live Music on the Playhouse Lawn – 5pm
Join us for Best of Broadway, an evening of extraordinary music on the Playhouse Lawn! Enjoy the music of talented performers in an intimate setting. Best of Broadway brings the magic of the Great White Way to Bedford!
About the Artists
Dan Micciche is the current music director/ conductor of WICKED on Broadway and has been with the show for over 6 years, including the national/ international tours. For the first 6 years of living in NYC he started out as an actor and played Mary Sunshine in CHICAGO for 2000 performances on Broadway as well as the national tour/ Japanese/ Thailand companies. Soloist at Carnegie Hall/ The Kennedy Center: Bernstein’s MASS. Recordings: Bernstein’s MASS (Grammy nom 08’) 54 Below shows: Amanda Jane Cooper/ Patrick Page to name a few. Workshops: Stu for Silverton. He has taught masterclasses/ workshops at major universities including: University of Michigan, The Boston Conservatory of Music, Berklee School of Music, Pace, Norte Dame, Eastman as well as schools in London, Italy, Peru, Mexico and Switzerland. During this time that Broadway is shut down Dan has built his vocal coaching business as well as the launch of IMTA (International Music Theatre Academy) with Meghan Piceno and Abdiel Vazquez bringing music theatre intensives to other cities and areas of the world. Info for his one on one coachings can be found in his bio on Instagram: @danmicciche Education: The Boston Conservatory of Music ‘07.
Dee Roscioli’s home base is NYC but she has traveled the world singing and acting. Dee is best known for her 7 year record-breaking run as Elphaba in the smash Broadway hit Wicked, where she led the Broadway, Chicago, San Francisco, and 1st National Touring Companies. Most recently, Dee was seen on Broadway in The Cher Show portraying the pop icon herself as both Star and Lady Cher. Dee was profoundly honored to perform with her “Cher Show” cast members at the 2019 Tony Awards. In 2015 she was invited into the closing company of the Broadway revival of Fiddler On The Roof playing the mischievous Fruma Sarah, which was was filmed and archived for Lincoln Center’s performance library. Dee has also had the privilege of creating the role of Emily in John Kander’s newest musical Kid Victory, where she was directed by the incomparable Liesl Tommy. This production went on to have a critically acclaimed run at the prestigious Vineyard Theatre in NYC and she can also be heard on the Original Cast Recording.
In addition to her theatre credits, she has performed twice as a headlining artist with the prestigious Philly Pops and has also been invited as a headlining artist with Boulder Philharmonic, Brazos Valley Symphony, Pennsylvania Philharmonic, South Bend Symphony, Corpus Christi Symphony, Missouri Symphony, Desert Symphony, as well as the International Music Festival in Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic and return concert engagements in Taipei, Taiwan. She has also created her solo show for the legendary Birdland Jazz, 54 Below, and Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival cabaret series. For updates on Dee follow her on Instagram and Facebook! @deeroscioli
Edward Watts is honored and delighted to finally be performing again, and with these amazing singers. Thanks Broadway in Bedford! Edward’s Broadway and New York credits include Robert and David in Scandalous, Superman in It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…It’s Superman, El Gallo in The Fantasticks, Joe in The Most Happy Fella, and Steve in Show Boat. He has also toured in The Book of Mormon, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Les Misérables, and The Little Mermaid. Favorite regional credits include The Grinch in Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas at The Old Globe, Harold Hill in The Music Man (Goodspeed Musicals), Joe Bradley in Roman Holiday (Guthrie Theater), Carl-Magnus in A Little Night Music (Michigan Opera Theatre), Thomas Jefferson in 1776 (Goodspeed Musicals), and Miles Gloriosus in A Funny Thing… Forum (Shakespeare Theatre Company – Helen Hayes Award nomination). Television: “NCIS: New Orleans”, “Quantico”,“The Sopranos” and “Rescue Me”. He is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association. EdwardWatts.net. Thanks Hoagy!
Kevin Massey Broadway credits include Disney’s Tarzan, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Memphis, and Deaf West’s Big River. His European credits include Disney’s Tarzan and Grease.
Kevin Massey originated lead roles in Bonnie & Clyde (Ted, Asolo Rep), Little House on the Prairie (Almanzo, Guthrie, Paper Mill, 1st National Tour), Three Musketeers (D’Artagnan, Chicago Shakespeare), Bella, An American Tall Tale (Bonny Johnny/Snaggletooth, Playwrights Horizons), Grumpy Old Men (Jacob, Ogunquit), The Rivals musical (Jack Absolute, Bristol Riverside Theater). Kevin’s used his ability to sing in many different styles and his varied experience to create a well rounded career. In addition, he started a bluegrass country trio, created a Brazilian musical theater workshop, has done music prep work for many productions with composers like Jeanine Tesori and Diedre Murray, has been sought out for council on how to use your money wisely, and regularly teaches workshops around the country. Check out his resume for a more complete list at www.kevinmassey.com
Kara Lindsay previously performed the role Glinda in the Broadway company and national tour of Wicked. She appeared in the original Broadway company of Newsies as Katherine; a performance which was captured for Disney & Fathom Events on the stage of the Hollywood Pantages Theatre. She also appeared in the Broadway company of Beautiful as Cynthia Weil and in the national tour and Guthrie Theatre productions of Little House on the Prairie as Laura. Regional credits include Paper Mill Playhouse (Newsies, Little House on the Prairie); North Carolina Theatre (title role in Mary Poppins); Kansas City Starlight (title role in Cinderella); Kansas City Rep (Sally Bowles in Cabaret); The 5th Avenue Theatre (Lone Star Love); and Geva Theatre Center (A Christmas Carol), among others.