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Forestburgh Playhouse announces Annual Forestburgh Under The Stars Broadway Concert Series

Featuring Ken Page, T. Oliver Reid, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Jackie Burns, Kristen & Matthew Scott and Tony winner Cady Huffman with Mary Ann McSweeney

Posted 5/6/22

FORESTBURGH - Forestburgh Playhouse, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Franklin Trapp, announces the 2022 Forestburgh Under the Stars Concert Series (June 3 - 18).

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Forestburgh Playhouse announces Annual Forestburgh Under The Stars Broadway Concert Series

Featuring Ken Page, T. Oliver Reid, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Jackie Burns, Kristen & Matthew Scott and Tony winner Cady Huffman with Mary Ann McSweeney

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FORESTBURGH - Forestburgh Playhouse, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Franklin Trapp, announces the 2022 Forestburgh Under the Stars Concert Series (June 3 - 18).

“We are incredibly proud to present our third annual Forestburgh Under the Stars Broadway concert series,” said Franklin Trapp. “The series was born in the summer of 2020 as a way to continue providing high-quality entertainment to our patrons in our beautiful gardens. Thanks to the popularity of the series, Forestburgh Under the Stars is now a permanent part of the Playhouse's annual programming.”

Forestburgh Playhouse is located at 39 Forestburgh Road. Tickets for Forestburgh Under the Stars concerts are $45 lawn seating and $75 tent seating. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. An Evening with Ken Page Benefit tickets are $150 and $75. Tasty food available to pre-order. Full bar and cocktail service available.

To purchase tickets: Event selection (centerstageticketing.com)

  • June 3 at 7:30 p.m.
  1. Oliver Reid in Concert!

Broadway powerhouse T. Oliver Reid is coming to Forestburgh. Reid, currently in the cast of Hadestown in NYC, has appeared in countless Broadway productions (Chicago, Mary Poppins, Kiss Me Kate, Once on this Island, Sister Act…just to name a few!). You’ll be dazzled by the immense T. Oliver Reid.

  • June 4 at 7:30 p.m.

Jay Armstrong Johnson: The Life of the Party

Jay Armstrong Johnson (Broadway On the Town, Hands on a Hardbody, Catch Me if You Can, Hair, Phantom of the Opera) takes us on a musical journey as he celebrates his country roots, eclectic Broadway career, and his love for all things music. From Reba McEntire to Bernstein to Jonathan Larsen to Sondheim, you’ll not want to miss this musical potpourri that is sure to be “The Life of the Party.”

  • June 10 at 7:30 p.m.

Jackie Burns in Concert!

Jackie Burns is coming to Forestburgh! Jackie holds the title of Broadway’s longest running Elphaba in Wicked. Jackie also appeared in the Broadway productions of Hair and If/Then. Jackie has sung all over the world and is bringing her immense talent to the Sullivan Catskills. You won’t want to miss this evening of spectacular music!

  • June 11

An Evening with Ken Page at 7:30 p.m.

A very special concert benefiting the Forestburgh Playhouse

Broadway legend, Ken Page will grace the Forestburgh Outdoor Stage on June 11. Page originated the role of Old Deuteronomy in Broadway’s blockbuster Cats and has appeared in countless Broadway and West End shows including Ain’t Misbehavin’, The Wiz, Children of Eden, My One and Only to name a few. Mr. Page has performed across the country and the world and we are honored that he will join us as we celebrate the Forestburgh Playhouse with this very special benefit concert.

  • June 17

Kirsten and Matthew Scott: We Didn’t Sleep Last Night at 7:30 p.m.

Broadway’s Power Couple is coming to the ‘Burgh! Kirsten Scott most recently starred as Sherrie in the 10th anniversary production of Rock of Ages at New World Stages. Her Broadway credits include Big Fish, Follies, Bubble Boys, Jersey Boys and Hairspray. Husband, Matthew Scott starred as Adam Hochbert in the Broadway and National Tour productions of An American in Paris. Other Broadway credits include Sondheim on Sondheim, A Catered Affair, Jersey Boys (Original Broadway Cast) and Grand Horizons. Kristen and Matthew are a powerhouse duo that can't be missed!

  • June 18

Cady Huffman with Mary Ann McSweeney: It Was a Very Good Year at 7:30 p.m.

Dynamic duo, Cady Huffman (Tony Winner The Producers) and Mary Ann McSweeney (award winning jazz bassist, Girl From the North Country) combine stellar vocals with incomparable bass instrumentals, and whatever else strikes their fancy for an unforgettable evening. The duo pirouettes from Peggy Lee to Jimi Hendrix, with a promise that nothing is off-limits!

Covid Protocol: The Forestburgh Playhouse will ensure the health and well-being of its patrons by complying with State and Federal guidelines, as applicable. Hand sanitizer and masks will be available for all patrons.

For more information visit fbplayhouse.org.

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