Join us for what is certain to be a "can't miss" evening for audience members of all ages. Created exclusively for UJA by producer Stephen DeAngelis, who is pleased to return this year, A Night of Broadway Stars 2023 features five of New York's finest performers, who will recreate some of their most memorable roles and display their great versatility in this virtual live performance. 

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CHARL BROWN was nominated for a Tony Award for his portrayal of Smokey Robinson in the original Broadway cast of Motown: The Musical and reprised this role when he opened the West End production. Other Broadway/national tours: Sister Act, Jersey Boys, Hair. Select regional: The Who’s Tommy (Denver Center, Kennedy Center), Ever After (Paper Mill Playhouse), Dreamgirls, Ragtime, Six Degrees of Separation, Jesus Christ Superstar, A Chorus Line. Select television: FBI, Evil, Madam Secretary. When not in an acting role, Charl tours the globe with his group, The Doowop Project, including venues such as The Blue Note Beijing, Disney Symphony...

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KENNEDY CAUGHELL most recently appeared in the Broadway company of Paradise Square. She was raised on a small Oklahoma ranch and is now based out of New York City. She got her BFA in music theatre from Elon University. Shortly after graduating, she performed across the nation and abroad as Heather in American Idiot. Kennedy then traveled the country by broomstick in the national tour of Wicked, playing the role of Elphaba. She performed on Broadway in Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 with Josh Groban and was most recently seen playing Carole King in the Broadway and national touring production of Beautiful: the Carole King Musical....

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STEPHANIE LYNNE MASON was most recently seen as Hodl in the critically acclaimed production of Fidler Afn Dakh (Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish) directed by Joel Grey off-Broadway at Stage 42. She originated the role in the downtown production at The Museum of Jewish Heritage by National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene. Previously at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, Stephanie played Gussie in the Drama Desk-nominated revival of Amerike, the Golden Land, and Mirele in Di Kisherfmakherin. Fiddler in Yiddish was not Stephanie’s first trip to Anatevke. She made her Broadway debut in the 2015 in the Tony Award-nominated revival directed by Bartlett Sher,...

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SAM PRIMACK is a native of Phoenix, Arizona, and comes straight from the Broadway and national tour casts of Dear Evan Hansen, where he spent the last year playing Evan Hansen. Sam was also honored to be the final actor to play the title role of Evan on Broadway in September 2022. Past credits include The Addams Family national tour (Pugsley Addams), Catch Me If You Can (Frank Jr.), Spring Awakening (Moritz), American Idiot (Johnny). Sam is 2017 Jimmy Award finalist. He was also a part of the casts of Newsies, Nine, A Christmas Story, and Gypsy for the Phoenix Theatre Company. Sam is grateful for amazing friends, teachers, and...

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DREW SEIGLA was last seen on the New York stage as Pertshik in the off-Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish (Fidler Afn Dakh) at Stage 42, directed by theatrical legend Joel Grey. Drew’s New York debut was as Matt (The Boy) in The Fantasticks where he continued for a solid two-year stint. Other credits include being the standby for the roles of Anthony, Tobias, and The Beadle in the critically acclaimed run of Sweeney Todd at the Barrow Street Theatre. Prior to pursuing a career in musical theater, Drew made his professional opera debut with Lyric Opera Theatre and followed up with roles with Opera North and Aspen Opera Theatre. Last season...

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Event Leadership

Karen Ashkenase
Marlene & Michael Cohen 
Richard Cohen 
Cherie & Michael Feinberg 
Mona & Stephen Goldstein
Danny Greenblatt 
Barbara & Alan Hartstein 
Linda Moss 
Iris & David Schiff 
Beth & Jeff Steinberg
Faith & Bob Sterling
David Tobias
Lori & Jacob Zlotoff
Ellen & Len Zuckerman

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