‘Broadway at the W’ Opens at W Hollywood June 12

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Broadway Veterans Bring the Best of the Great White Way to Los Angeles

With this show, and the possibility of being able to change casts, themes, and material, we feel like it can serve as a great outlet for Los Angeles musical theater performers and audiences.

On June 12, musical theater revue show 'Broadway at the W' opens at The Loft at W Hollywood, formerly Drai’s Hollywood. Broadway actors, dancers and producers from Tony-Award winning and fan-favorite shows including “South Pacific,” “The Producers,” “The Book of Mormon,” “Motown the Musical” and “Les Misérables” have assembled the highest caliber of Los Angeles-based Broadway performers to offer Angelenos an intimate and heart-stopping taste of Broadway. Tickets start at $10. The show features a live band, rotating program and special celebrity guests. The producers intend to continue the show on a weekly basis at W Hollywood.

“I moved to Los Angeles years ago after starting my career on the Broadway stage,” said Hawks, who produces and stars in 'Broadway at the W'. “So many of my Broadway colleagues have moved to LA, but they miss singing. I miss singing. This show was created as both an artistic outlet, and also our way of reaching all the musical theater lovers in LA who want to see the best of the best.”

“We know NY is the hub for musical theatre but we want there to be more LA venues for lovers of Broadway,” said Tiffany Evariste, producer of 'Broadway at the W.' “With this show and the possibility of being able to change casts, themes, and material, we feel like it can serve as a great outlet for Los Angeles musical theater performers and audiences. And we love the upscale, sophisticated and intimate environment at The Loft at W Hollywood.”

'Broadway at the W' is produced by Victor Hawks (Tony Award winning “Urinetown”, Tony Award winning “South Pacific,” “Les Misérables"), and Malcolm Goodwin (CW’s “iZombie,” A&E’s “Breakout Kings”) for Vision Vehicle Productions; Tiffany Evariste (formerly Tiffany Janene Howard, “Motown the Musical,” Tony Award winning “Memphis”), and Tony Award nominated Producer Mike Evariste (“Book of Mormon,” Tony Award winning “South Pacific,” Tony award winning “Hair”); and Mekia Cox (JJ Abrams “Undercovers,” “90210,” Michael Jackson’s “This Is It”), Melissa Emrico (“Cats,” “Chicago at the Hollywood Bowl”), and Detra Hicks (“Once Familiar”) for Little Man Productions. Emrico serves as choreographer, and Adam Bravo joins as Music Director.

'Broadway at the W' stars Daniel J Watts (“In the Heights,” “Memphis”), Noah Weisberg (Tony Award winning “South Pacific,” “Legally Blonde”), Alex Ellis (“On A Clear Day You Can See Forever,” “Catch Me If You Can”), Adrianna Rose Lyons (“Rock of Ages”), Kelsey Griswold (“American Crime Story”), Amir Talai (“We Will Rock You,” “Kung Fu Panda”), Matthew Kacergis (“Spring Awakening,” “Parade”), Brandon Rogers (“American Idol”), Rudy Cardenas (“American Idol”), along with the aforementioned Hawks and Cox. Special Broadway guests Mary Faber (“American Idiot,” “Avenue Q” and HBO’s “The Brink”) and Krystal Joy Brown (“Motown the Musical,” “Big Fish,” and “Leap of Faith”) will also perform on June 12.

The producers and actors have performed in over 23 Broadway and National Touring Shows; including 11 Tony Award winning, and 17 Tony Award nominated Broadway shows.

The June 12 opening night show will feature numbers from musical theater classics, and hot new shows including:

  • West Side Story
  • Wicked
  • In The Heights
  • Songs for a New World
  • We Will Rock You
  • Newsies
  • The Wild Party
  • Jersey Boys
  • and many more

The show begins at 8:00pm with a pre-show guest performance by Bryan Terrell Clark (“Motown the Musical”). The main show begins at 9:00pm and will end at 11:00pm. Tickets start at $10 cover charge for outer seating and standing room (complimentary for hotel guests), and $25 dollars for reserved seating with two drinks included. Tables and VIP Couches are available at the $100, $250 and $500 levels. VIP pricing is based on minimum spend and seating.

For those who want to revel all night, following the main show at 11:30pm the evening will wind down with a post show featuring original music by Allie Gonino (“The Lying Game,” “The Red Road”), Matt Caplan (“Rent,” “Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark”) and Molly Durand (“You Can’t Hide”), produced by Cameron Fife.

'Broadway at the W' Opens June 12 at 8:00pm. Main show at 9:00pm. For more information please visit http://www.facebook.com/broadwayatthew and http://broadwayatthew.com

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About Vision Vehicle Productions
Malcolm Goodwin, Victor Hawks and Angie Canuel established Vision Vehicle Productions in 2012. Collectively having roots in the New York City film and theatre community, the founders of Vision Vehicle Productions share a love and passion for the arts and the impact that a good story can have. This partnership was formed on the promise to always produce stories that stirred the soul, stimulated the mind, and have a big beating heart in the center. Vision Vehicle Productions is currently producing film, theater and TV projects that meet the standards of great storytelling and good business. http://www.visionvehicle.com

About Little Man Productions
Little Man Productions celebrates real-life journeys through artistic stage and screen works that explore the intricacies of human nature. With original productions that explore dramatic situations with vivid, compelling honesty, we aim to present insightful performances that fully engage our audiences, evoke emotion, and inspire thought-provoking discussions long after the last powerful moment. With each production we promise to take great care as we honestly explore the complicated nature of the human experience and present not just scenes or performances, but LIFE-lived boldly and truthfully for the audience to witness. http://littlemanprods.com/

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