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Encompass to Honor Chita Rivera and Danny Burstein

On Sunday, March 20, 2022, Encompass New Opera Theatre (Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director), The Board of Trustees and The Encompass Honorary Gala Chairs, Sheldon Harnick and Maury Yeston will pay tribute to Legendary Theatrical Icon and Tony Award-winning luminaries, CHITA RIVERA and DANNY BURSTEIN,with a star-studded musical salute. The elegant evening – hosted by Midge Woolsey of Thirteen/WNET and WQXR Radio – will feature recollections and tributes by well-known Musical Theatre and Opera personalities and friends from the Music Theatre and Opera world including John Doyle, George Dvorsky, Sheldon Harnick, Maury Yeston, and Karen Ziemba. Dazzling musical entertainment will feature stars of stage and screen. Beth Ertz is the Music Director/Arranger/Pianist; Richard Pearson Thomas, Associate Music Director. Michael A. Kerker of ASCAP and Nancy Rhodes of Encompass will co-produce and direct. The 2022 Gala Chairs are Daniel J. De Siena and Deborah Surdi.
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Encompass Honors Chita Rivera & Danny Burstein

Encompass Opera Theatre has rescheduled their Gala to Sunday, March 20, 2022 when they will honor two luminaries of American Musical Theatre – CHITA RIVERA and DANNY BURSTEIN. Chita Rivera will be honored with the Encompass Lifetime Achievement Award and Danny Burstein with the Encompass Sheldon Harnick Award for Creative Excellence. The Gala will be held at the National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, NYC – 5:30 pm Reception, 6:30 pm Dinner, 7:30 pm Musical Salute (with a plethora of performers) followed by Champagne & Dessert. Tickets and Info: HERE.
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Eric Anderson to replace Danny Burstein in “Moulin Rouge!” on Broadway

Eric Anderson will take over the role of Harold Zidler in the Broadway company of “Moulin Rouge!” starting Jan. 18, 2022, producers announced Thursday. He replaces original cast member Danny Burstein, who won a Tony Award, an Outer Critics Circle Awards honor and the Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance for the role. Burstein will play his final performance in the musical Jan. 16.
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Eric Anderson to Replace Tony Winner Danny Burstein in Moulin Rouge! The Musical

(Photo by Emilio Madrid for Broadway.com) Eric Anderson will step into the role of club impresario Harold Zidler in Moulin Rouge! The Musical on January 18, 2022. Danny Burstein, who won a Tony Award for originating the role, will play his final performance on January 16, 2022. As previously reported, the Tony-winning musical resumed performances at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on September 24.
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Seven-time nominee Danny Burstein finally wins first Tony Award

On Sunday night, Danny Burstein took home the hearts of many — and one silver statue. The seven-time Tony Award nominee finally took home his first award, winning Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his role of Harold Zidler in Moulin Rouge! The Musical. During his acceptance speech, Burstein...

Seven-Time Tony Nominee Danny Burstein Finally Wins For ‘Moulin Rouge’: Being Called The “Susan Lucci Of The Tony Awards Gets Old, Lemme Tell Ya”

Danny Burstein, after seven Tony Award nominations, finally took home the trophy tonight for best featured performance in Moulin Rouge! The Musical. While he said he hasn’t obsessed about winning the award, Burstein said he had grown tired of hearing about his bridesmaid status. “Everywhere I go, people are telling me, ‘Susan Lucci!'” the actor laughed, referring to the All My Children star, who finally won a Daytime Emmy after 18 straight nominations. “I’m the Susan Lucci of the Tony Awards. And it gets old, lemme tell ya. So, I was hoping to get the monkey off my back just a little...
Broadway.com

Seven-Time Tony Nominee Danny Burstein on Returning to Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Rebecca Luker's Legacy & More

Danny Burstein, the seven-time Tony nominated performer who is up for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance as Harold Zidler in Moulin Rouge! The Musical, is 30 years into his Broadway career and still loving every moment. Hear Burstein talk with Broadway.com editor-in-chief Paul Wontorek about returning to the mad, mad world of the Tony-nominated Moulin Rouge! The Musical, the legacy of his late wife Rebecca Luker and how he got "everything he ever wanted" in his career.
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Gear Up for the Tony Awards with Danny Burstein, Adrienne Warren & More on The Broadway Show

Danny Burstein & Paul Wontorek on "The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal" Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. This one is all about the 74th annual Tony Awards, which will take place in two separate television events on Sunday, September 26. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Fadal, this special episode of The Broadway Show will air in New York City on Saturday, September 25 at 2PM ET on WPIX. Be on the lookout for The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station.
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Back to Broadway: A Q&A with Moulin Rouge star Danny Burstein

This is the first article in Back to Broadway, Time Out’s new series of interviews with members of the Broadway community who will be returning to work this fall. Bad things can happen to good people, and Danny Burstein is good people. Broadway audiences have come to love Burstein for his soulful showmanship in such musicals as South Pacific, Follies, Cabaret, Fiddler on the Roof and most recently Moulin Rouge! The Musical, in which he earned his seventh Tony Award nomination for playing the ingratiating nightclub host Harold Zidler. Within the industry, he has earned a reputation as a bona fide mensch. But while 2020 was a difficult year for most people in the theater world, it hit Burstein especially hard. Shortly after the Broadway shutdown began last March, he was hospitalized with a near-fatal case of COVID. And in December, his wife of 20 years, the luminous Broadway leading lady Rebecca Luker, died after a brutal year-long battle with the degenerative disease ALS. (You can make a donation to ALS research in Luker’s honor here.) We talked with Burstein about what he’s learned from his ordeal and the paths that lie ahead.
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