Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway is set to celebrate the most popular and moving moments of the Great White Way at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on April 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 1 at 1 p.m.
Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway recreates the finest moments from the greatest musicals of the century featuring the actual stars of shows such as The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Aida, Jesus Christ Superstar and Jekyll & Hyde. The jubilant revue pays tribute to Broadway’s most beloved songs, including treasures from Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Kander and Ebb, Cole Porter, Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
The all-star cast includes Marc Kudisch (To 5, Assassins, Wild Party, Thoroughly Modern Millie), Ron Bohmer (Ragtime, Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, Sunset Blvd.), Sandra Joseph (Phantom of the Opera), Carter Calvert (It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues, Smoky Joe’s Cafe), Danny Zolli (Jesus Christ Superstar) plus an acclaimed New York band.
The most highly regarded musical revue in America features mesmerizing, feel-good song-and-dance extravaganzas from Ziegfeld’s to contemporary shows like Jersey Boys and Wicked… and pretty much everything in between.
The award-winning Neil Berg is the creator and co-producer of 100 Years of Broadway, which is now the number one Broadway touring concert in the United States, currently counting shows in over 120 cities through 2011.
As owner of Leftfield Productions, Inc., Berg has produced over one thousand Broadway concerts worldwide with such stars as Michael Crawford, Bernadette Peters, Ben Vereen, Betty Buckley, Rita Moreno, Donna McKechnie, Liz Callaway, Mark Kudisch, Alice Ripley, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Stephanie Block, and many other greats.
He is the composer/lyricist of the hit Off-Broadway musical The Prince and the Pauper, the composer for Grumpy Old Men based on the Warner Brothers movie classic starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau and co-collaborator with Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Robert Schenkkan of a new rock musical called the 12. He has also produced a musical of The Man Who Would Be King, with book and lyrics by DJ Salisbury, and “Tim and Scrooge,” with book and lyrics by Nick Meglin (former editor of Mad Magazine), among many others.
Neil Berg was the producing artistic director of The Broadway Series at the world famous China Club in NYC. Over the past 20 years, Neil has been the musical director/entertainment coordinator for such esteemed organizations as Covenant House and The Leukemia Society of America. He has produced countless corporate events across the world for UBS/Paine Webber, Goldman Sachs, Deloitte & Touche, John Hancock, Marriott Corporation, IBM, The United Hospice Organization, The American Red Cross and many others.
In May 2010, Berg was honored with the Distinguished Citizen’s Award, along with Academy Award -winning actress Ellen Burstyn, by The Rockland Family Shelter for his efforts on behalf of abused women. He has also received honors from The American Red Cross, The United Hospice Foundation and the Arts Council of Rockland County. Berg is the proud co-owner, with John Asselta, of the SJR Theater Workshop, a theater camp for students in Montvale NJ, which instructs over 200 young actors/singers a year.
Tickets cost $54, $44 and $34; all seats are available at the Hard Rock Live Box Office, Tuesday – Saturday from noon – 6 p.m. and Sunday – Monday only open on event days at noon. Tickets also are available at all Ticketmaster outlets online at www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. Doors open one-hour prior to show start time. *Additional fees may apply.