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The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) – Livestream

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The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) – Livestream

April 18, 2021

This event will raise funds to help The York recover and rebuild after the devastating damage from a water main break on January 4, 2021.

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This all-star event will feature appearances by:
Matthew Broderick
Betty Buckley
André De Shields
Jane Krakowski
Patti LuPone
Audra McDonald
Donna Murphy
Mandy Patinkin
Chita Rivera
Lillias White
Mercedes Ruehl
Lewis Black
Richard Kind
Jose Llana
Isaac Mizrahi
Lesli Margherita
Debra Messing
Andrea McArdle
Brad Oscar
Ethan Slater
Giancarlo Esposito
Martha Plimpton
Randy Rainbow
Soara-Joye Ross
Christy Altomare
Colleen Ballinger
Kevin Smith Kirkwood
Telly Leung
Kelvin Moon Loh
Christine Pedi
Jelani Remy
Jackie Sanders
Michael West
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Bogart and Rockwell’s The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) is structured in five acts, each of which is a mini-musical parodying (and paying homage to) the style of a legendary musical theater writers: Rodgers & Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerry Herman, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Kander & Ebb. Each act is based on the same classic melodrama plot: “I can’t pay the rent … You must pay the rent … I can’t pay the rent … Then I’LL pay the rent!” The Musical of Musicals, which The York helped develop and create, received its off-Broadway premiere there in 2003 with an extended run. It was transferred by Melanie Herman and The York to New World Stages in 2005 for a 500-performance commercial run. The original cast album is on JAY Records.