How They Met: The Music (and stories) of David Friedman

How They Met: The Music (and stories) of David Friedman

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David Friedman shares stories from his latest book "How They Met: True Stories of the Power of Serendipity in Finding Lasting Love" along with his powerful music performed by Broadway and cabaret performers Corinne Broadbent, Mary McNulty, Kenneth Gartman and Ben Roseberry with David Friedman at the piano.

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David Friedman, one of America’s most beloved songwriters, has written songs that touch hearts and speak to souls, for everyone from Disney to Diana Ross, produced/wrote for the late-great Nancy LaMott (Listen To My Heart/We Can Be Kind/We Live on Borrowed Time) conducted on Broadway and for Disney Animated Pictures (Beauty & The Beast, Aladdin, Pocahontas, Hunchback) composed for The Lizzie McGuire Movie and Aladdin and the King of Thieves, performed his song revue Listen To My Heart all over America, and co-wrote 100 songs with Kathie Lee Gifford for The Today Show. Winner of the Drama Desk Award for his acclaimed musical, Desperate Measures, David currently is working on three Broadway-bound musicals. David is also the best-selling author of We Can Be Kind - Healing Our World One Kindness at a Time, and The Thought Exchange - Overcoming Our Resistance to Living a Sensational Life.

Corinne Broadbent is a Norwalk-based choreographer, vocal coach, and singer. She was nominated as an outstanding leading actress in a musical by the CT Critics Circle for her portrayal of the Narrator in Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat with The Summer Theatre of New Canaan. She was seen in Music Theatre of Connecticut’s production of Evita, among other local engagements. Corinne has choreographed a number of Theatre for Young Audience productions for The Summer Theatre of New Canaan, including The Little Mermaid, a new adaptation of Cinderella, James and the Giant Peach, and Dancing Princesses. For the new immersive theater company, Bros do Prose, Corinne has choreographed new adaptations of Robin Hood and Peter Pan. This fall, she helped re-stage Bros do Prose’s Peter Pan for a run at Chicago’s Mercury Theater. Corinne and her husband Allan are the parents of two young children.

Kenneth Gartman performed in the National Tour of THE MUSIC MAN. He has also performed internationally on a Live BBC Broadcast of Simply Sondheim and throughout Ireland in A New York Songbook: Way Off Broadway. Kenneth has appeared as both a singer and a pianist in the country's finest concert halls. Gartman's work in cabaret garnered nominations for Best Music Director and Best Male Debut in the 2012 Broadway World New York Cabaret Awards and a nomination for Best Vocal Duo in the 2016 Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs Awards. As a Musical Director, he has worked on numerous musicals, cast recordings, demos, cabaret workshops, cabaret shows, benefits, awards presentations & concerts. KennethGartman.com

Mary McNulty is thrilled to be back at the Magnolia Room. She recently performed her duo show with Kenneth Gartman "Heads or Tails" at the Magnolia Room and in NYC at Don't Tell Mama. Select Credits: The National Tour of Camelot (Guenevere). NYC: The Merchant of Venice (Portia), End of Summer (Paula). Regional: Kiss Me Kate (Lilli/Kathrine), Much Ado About Nothing (Beatrice), Brigadoon (Fiona), A Little Night Music (Charlotte), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Titania/Hippolyta), and Ruthless (Judy Denmark). For more about Mary please visit mary-mcnulty.com.

Ben Roseberry: Broadway/ National Tour: A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, The Lion King, Rent. Off-Broadway: Hercules (NYSF), Einstein's Dreams, The Apple Boys, Fugitive Songs, Emma. Recordings: Lyons and Pakchar's #LOVE and Beau. Countless regional, workshops and readings. Ben is also an award winning songwriter (2016 Wallowitch Award winner, 2018 AMTP recipient, 2016 Larson Grant Finalist) and the front man for The Fractured Years (Album available on all platforms). He is a proud member of AEA and the TONY award winning and Grammy award nominated Broadway Inspirational Voices. Follow: @thefracturedyears

Tags: arts and entertainment, music



Event Details

Date: February 14, 2020
Time: 8:00pm

Location:
BJ Ryan's Magnolia Room
57 Main Street
Norwalk CT 06851

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