Aug 17 6 & 8:30pm
Mark Cortale proudly presents MATTHEW BRODERICK & SARAH JESSICA PARKER with SETH RUDETSKY as pianist and host in BROADWAY @ TOWN HALL concert series for two shows only on August 17th at 6:00 & 8:30PM. Two Time Tony winner MATTHEW BRODERICK (“The Producers”, “How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”, “Brighton Beach Memoirs”) joins two time Emmy winner SARAH JESSICA PARKER (“Sex and the City”, “Once Upon A Mattress”, “How To Succeed…”, “Annie”). This performance will mark the first time in two decades that Broderick and Parker will share the stage together.
MATTHEW BRODERICK – A two-time Tony award-winning stage actor and instantly recognizable film presence, Matthew Broderick will next be seen on screen in Dirty Weekend opposite Alice Eve for director Neil LaBute and The Untitled Warren Beatty Project opposite Warren Beatty, Annette Bening and Lily Collins.
Broderick is currently starring in the smash Broadway hit It’s Only a Play opposite his frequent co-star Nathan Lane. He previously starred in the award-winning Broadway run of Nice Work If You Can Get It. Additionally, he starred in the Broadway production of Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple and The Foreigner at the Roundabout Theatre. In 2005, he starred in the feature film version of The Producers, reprising the Tony-nominated performance he gave on Broadway in this smash hit musical.
A New York native, he made his professional stage debut opposite his father, James Broderick, at age 17 in the production of On Valentine’s Day. His performance in Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song Trilogy, won him the Outer Critic’s Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor. Broderick won his first Tony Award for Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs, and starred in the play’s sequel, Biloxi Blues. He won his second Tony for his role as J. Pierrepont Finch, in the Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Broderick also starred in the record-breaking production of The Producers for which he was nominated for a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award for his role as Leo Bloom. Additional theater credits include Night Must Fall and Taller Than a Dwarf.
On screen, Broderick starred in the critically acclaimed You Can Count on Me opposite Laura Linney. He also earned considerable acclaim starring opposite Reese Witherspoon in the Independent Spirit Award winning political satire Election, directed by Alexander Payne.
Broderick has also starred in such blockbuster movies as Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Glory, War Games, and Disney’s The Lion King, as the adult voice of Simba. Additional credits include Tower Heist, Margaret, Bee Movie, Then She Found Me, Deck the Halls, The Last Shot, The Stepford Wives, Inspector Gadget, Godzilla, Addicted to Love, The Cable Guy, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, The Night We Never Met, The Freshman, Family Business and Max Dugan Returns.
In addition to his stage, screen and Broadway credits, he has also appeared on Modern Family, 30 Rock, the Showtime film Master Haroldand the Boys and received an Emmy nomination for the TNT production of David Mamet’s A Life in the Theater in which he starred opposite Jack Lemmon.
Broderick resides in New York with his wife Sarah Jessica Parker and their three children.
SARAH JESSICA PARKER – Screen and stage actress Sarah Jessica Parker, who played Carrie Bradshaw on the HBO television series Sex and the City (1998-2004), has won four Golden Globe Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and two Emmy Awards. Parker reprised her role and served as a producer for the screen adaptation of the hit series with the theatrical release of Sex and the City and Sex and the City 2. Past film credits include: I Don’t Know How She Does It, Did You Hear About The Morgans?, Smart People, Failure to Launch, The Family Stone, State and Main, Mars Attacks!, Ed Wood, The First Wives Club, Miami Rhapsody, Honeymoon in Vegas and Footloose.
Parker will return to HBO in the comedy, Divorce, in which she will star and executive produce. Parker serves as the executive producer for the AOL Originals documentary series, city.ballet. In its second season, city.ballet. showcases the lives of dancers, choreographers, and other artists who comprise the New York City Ballet.
Parker most recently wrapped production on the romantic comedy All Roads Lead to Rome. Prior to this, Parker starred opposite Blythe Danner in Amanda Peet’s playwriting debut, The Commons of Pensacola, at the Manhattan Theatre Club.
In 2014, Parker launched her namesake label, SJP, which is carried by Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus online, and Zappos Couture. Parker designed this collection of shoes, handbags and trench coats in association with George Malkemus III.
Parker also lends her time to charitable causes. She currently serves as a Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors for the New York City Ballet and is a UNICEF ambassador. In November 2009, the Obama administration elected her to be a member of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. She has partnered with schools in Oregon and, most recently, Minnesota for The Turnaround Arts Initiative.