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Westchester Broadway Theatre goes traditional in ’13

Posted By Peter D. Kramer On January 23, 2013 @ 12:07 pm In Faces & Places,Must-see,Pencil it in | Comments Disabled

‘Guys and Dolls,’ ‘Sound of Music’ to follow ‘In the Heights’


Westchester Broadway Theatre [1]

Bob Funking and Bill Stutler, the men behind nearly 40 years of song and dance at Westchester Broadway Theatre, are going traditional in 2013.

Having begun the year with the final weeks of “Fiddler on the Roof,” Funking and Stutler will lend the stage of the Elmsford dinner theater to John Fanelli’s Standing Ovation Studios and a regional premiere of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-winning musical “In the Heights.”

more->“In the Heights” opens Feb. 7, the same week that Funking and Stutler will be at NYC auditions for the mainstage shows that will follow: “Guys and Dolls,” directed by Richard Stafford, to run March 21 to May 26; and “The Sound of Music,’ directed by Jonathan Stahl, to run May 30 to Aug. 4.

Those two family-friendly favorites of the musical-theater canon will take the dinner theater more than half way through 2013.

The dinner theater’s website is here. [2]

Photo by Joe Larese/The Journal News: Bob Funking, left, and Bill Stutler, the co-founders of Westchester Broadway Theatre, at the Elmsford dinner theater in 2009, marking their 35th anniversary presenting musicals.


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