Broadway @ W An authentic Broadway experience at the exclusive W Hotel in Hollywood, CA- this show features experienced singers and dancers who have graced the stages of the Great White Way. Singing tunes from hit Broadway shows, this is a night explosive with energy through song and dance featuring special guest stars from Broadway, TV, and Film. A fully realized Broadway experience told through song, dance, spoken words, and music, and we bring it to you live on the rooftop at the Loft Space in the W Hollywood. Come have a drink and be entertained by LA's and New York's finest talents.
BROADWAY @ W introduces our Choreographers Showcase! Producer, Vivian Nixon, introduces a new element showcasing LA's aspiring and top choreographers looking for their big break into Broadway.
PAST FEATURED CHOREOGRAPHERS
RUDY CARDENAS is originally from Venezuela, South America, Rudy pursued his study of music and graduated with a degree in vocal performance from the University of Northern Colorado. He focused his efforts on the classical genre while simultaneously performing in musical theatre, the university’s top jazz group, and alongside one of the world’s best known Latin guitarists, Manuel Molina. For five years Rudy was the power alto for the multi-award winning vocal group m-pact who was named vocal group of the year at the 2005 L.A. Music Awards. Rudy has opened for and shared the stage with such acts as Boys II Men, Babyface, Take 6, Stevie Wonder, David Foster, Robin Thicke and EWF. Rudy was also seen on television as one of American Idol’s (season 6) top 24 contestants. Currently, he fronts the countries premier Journey tribute show Lights, and can be found touring the country with them. Rudy just finished his debut solo album "Fly" which can be found on iTunes.
KELSEY GRISWOLD is ecstatic to be a part of Broadway at the W! She was recently seen on the Broadway Stage in NYC for Broadway Cares: Equity Fights Aids. Other credits include Macbeth with Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, Julius Caesar with Oklahoma City University and Legally Blonde with Oklahoma Opera and Music Theatre. Television: Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll; Miss America 2014. Film: Straight Faced (short); The Furies (short); The Monsters (feature). BFA from Oklahoma City University. Thank you to Michael Einfeld Management, friends, family, and God for all of His blessings.
Ashley Loren has traveled the world alongside artists such as Bono/U2, Angelique Kidjo, Melissa Etheridge, Carly Rae Jepsen, Lupe Fiasco, Dev Hynes/Blood Orange, Yoko Ono and more. She was last seen on the Broadway stage in the revival of JEKYLL & HYDE following its National Tour and recently completed Greenday’s AMERICAN IDIOT. Ashley has performed on major television networks including CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX and MTV, on Good Morning America, The Today Show, LIVE with Kelly & Michael, The View, MADE, America's Got Talent, Howard Stern (siriusXM) Saturday Night Live! The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Ellen. Ashley has also performed for sold out crowds around the world, traveling nationally and internationally with Broadway ROX, Spiegelworld Empire, and Amnesty International. She was featured on season 8 of American Idol, and signed to UMG/Island Def Jam. Ashley was featured in 2015 Broadway Bares and is a proud supporter of Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights Aids.Twitter: @msashleyloren Insta: @ashleyloren
ADRIANNA ROSE LYONS is so thrilled to be a part of the beginnings stages of Broadway at the W, and considers it an honor to be a part of their Opening Night! Past shows include Rock of Ages Vegas (Swing for Sherrie, Regina and Justice), Hair at the Hollywood Bowl (Purple/Tribe) Smokey Joe’s Cafe at the Pasadena Playhouse (Shimmy Girl) and Claire in the original production of Modrock. She hopes this process will continue to shape and bring together the theater community in LA. Enjoy the show!
BRANDON ROGERS an LA native Brandon Rogers rose to prominence during the sixth season of Fox’s hit show American Idol. Rogers attended the University of North Texas, where he went to school with other great talents, such as Grammy-award winning singer/songwriter, Norah Jones. Rogers has toured with multi-platinum recording artist, Christina Aguilera, later followed by a tour with international pop star, Anastacia. He has appeared on countless shows, including performing with Justin Timberlake on The Grammys and has made special appearances on Ellen, Regis & Kelly and others. Multi-talented, he does more than just sing. He is an accomplished pianist and songwriter penning songs for his own projects as well as several artists. He co-wrote the song “Happy Little Pill” for YouTube sensation, Troye Sivan, which shot to #1 on iTunes in 58 countries within 24 hours of release in August 2014. The single helped land the artist his Top 5 debut on the Billboard 200. Since then, he has been called upon to work with several artists and hit-making producers. Rogers also co-hosted Idol Tonight for the TV Guide Network, Idol: After The Show for Yahoo.com, co- hosted Idol’s tenth season Red Carpet Finale and has appeared as a guest star on shows such as Fox’s BONES. He is currently working on an EP with his new band, B. Random, which is set for release this summer. His new catchy yet classic single, Who Do You Think You Are?, is available now on iTunes.
AMIR TALAI is a household face if not a household name. Depending on your age and lifestyle, you’ve definitely seen him before. If you are a woman who likes uncomplicated comedies, you saw him as one of the dads opposite J Lo and Chris Rock in What To Expect When You’re Expecting. If you like to get high, you saw him host the bottomless party in Harold and Kumar 2. If you are a girl younger than 25, you saw him on Hannah Montana and Wizards of Waverly Place. If you watch sports you’ve seen him in one of his many TV commercials. Amir has also appeared locally in Guys and Dolls at the Hollywood Bowl and CanCan at Pasadena Playhouse (Ovation nom). He is proud to be actively involved in various charitable and philanthropic ventures, and serves on the board of The Story of Stuff. He is ubiquitous on social media. Find him and say hi.
NOAH WEISBERG BROADWAY: Original companies of South Pacific, Enron, Elf, Legally Blonde. OTHER NY THEATRE: Includes Two Gentlemen of Verona at Shakespeare in the Park. Off Broadway in The Awesome 80’s Prom (co-writer & performer), The Misanthrope, A Strange and Separate People, F#@king Up Everything. TOURS: Big, Grease. REGIONAL: Enter Laughing at The Wallis Annenberg in Beverly Hills, Chasing The Song at The La Jolla Playhouse, Calvin Berger at The George Street Theatre. TV: Recurring on Modern Family, Major Crimes, Law & Order, Disney’s JoJo's Circus. Guest Star on The Good Wife, Franklin & Bash, Bad Teacher, Bones, The New Normal, iCarly, Cashmere Mafia, Law & Order CI, Kenny The Shark, Love Monkey, Team Umizoomi. FILM: Lucky Stiff, What’s Life Got To Do With It, Stay Then Go, Across The Universe, The Lost Coast Tapes, And Then Came Love, Curse of The Jade Scorpion. NYU Graduate. www.CastNoah.com