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COUNTDOWN TO NYE
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.
Lauren Elder is an actress, singer-songwriter, and world champion whistler living in New York City. Most recently, Lauren played Mary in the world premiere production of Mary and Max, a new musical by Bobby Cronin and Crystal Skillman, at Theatre Calgary. Lauren has been seen on Broadway in Side Show and Hair and in the West End in Hair. Other NYC Theater: Hair (Shakespeare in the Park/NY Public Theater), The Village of Vale (Lincoln Center), Orange Star Smasharoo; Regional: Side Show (Kennedy Center, La Jolla Playhouse), Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival; TV: “Law & Order SVU,” “Louie,” “Boardwalk Empire,” Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Tony Awards. Lauren is also a children's performer, director, and teacher at NY Film Academy and A Class Act. She performs regularly in nightclubs around NYC, including 54 Below, Joe's Pub, Birdland, and Club Cumming. Her debut album can be found on iTunes and Spotify.
Joey Contreras with Special Guests
Joey Contreras is a musical theatre and pop songwriter, internationally known for his album Love Me, Love Me Not, which featured an all-star lineup of Broadway talent. His second, more pop-focused album, Young Kind of Love, immediately debuted in the iTunes Pop Charts. Hailed as one of Playbill’s “Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should Know,” Joey is a 2018 Jonathan Larson Grant Finalist for his musicals with bookwriter/lyricist Kate Thomas, including Ring Around (O’Neill NMTC Finalist), and Forget Me Not. Other projects include the song-cycle In Pieces, and Disney Junior animated series, “Lights, Camera, Lexi!” His new solo EP, Joyride, was released in March 2019.
The Broadway Buskers concert series is curated and hosted by Ben Cameron.