Before you take your seat in the theatre on Tuesday evenings, enjoy original music performed by Broadway actors and composers at the Crossroads of the World. Positioned within Times Square Market, the local outdoor food market in Times Square, audiences can enjoy food and Happy Hour drinks while taking in FREE concerts by Broadway professionals.
September 3rd from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the TSq Plaza 43-44, Broadway between 43rd – 44th Streets.
Alice Ripley: 5pm
Alice Ripley plays Kathleen, Sophia’s mother, on the new Netflix half-hour comedy #GIRLBOSS, which premiered in April 2017. Other television work includes Blue Bloods, Royal Pains, 30 Rock, and Hee Haw.
Ripley earned critical acclaim and won the Best Actress in a Musical Tony and Helen Hayes Awards for her work as Diana in the Pulitzer Prize-winning rock opera, Next to Normal. Ripley received Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations for her work as conjoined twin Violet Hilton in the cult hit, Side Show. As part of the original Broadway casts, Ripley created the roles of Mrs. Bateman/Mrs. Wolfe in American Psycho, Janet in The Rocky Horror Show, Molly Ivors in James Joyce’s The Dead, Bathsheba in King David, Betty Schaefer in the original Sunset Boulevard, and the Specialist’s Assistant in The Who’s Tommy. Ripley also had a long stay at the Imperial Theatre as Fantine in the original Les Misérables.
Ripley stars in the award-winning indie musical movie, SUGAR!, which played the 2016 festival circuit and recently gained distribution. Other film work includes Bear With Us, The Way I Remember It (starring Christine Ebersole), Muckland, Sing Along, Isn’t It Delicious, and The Adulterer.
Ripley is also an accomplished musician and has written and produced her own music. Recordings include “Daily Practice: Vol 1,” “Outtasite,” “RIPLEY EP,” and “Everything’s Fine,” as well as numerous Broadway cast and compilation albums.
Max Sangerman: 6pm
Max Sangerman is a Gary, Indiana native and has been living in NYC for the past 5 years. He is a singer/songwriter, actor and multi-instrumentalist in the constant pursuit of the joy and love that music and theatre offer to the world. Recent credits include: Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Off-Broadway), Beau (Adirondack Theatre Festival) and The 12 (Denver Center). Thanks and love to NGO, DGRW, his friends and family. Check some of his music out on YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/mambonumberdj
The Broadway Buskers concert series is curated and hosted by Ben Cameron.