Sally Wilfert

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Monday, December 4th at 7:30PM

Broadway Legend Chita Rivera Hosts:

“An Evening of Song Benefiting the Art Attack Foundation”

With: Christy Altomare (Anastasia), Anika Larsen (Beautiful), Jim Caruso (Cast Party),
Julie Foldesi (Newsies), Kate Rockwell- Karen (Mean Girls), Chris McCarrell (Les Miserables), Sally Wilfert (Assassins) Rob Rokicki – Composer of (The Lightening Thief), Max Vernon – Composer of (The View Upstairs, K-POP), songwriters Marcy Hsisler and Zina Goldrich (Dear Edwina), Michael Patrick Walker (Altat Boys) Lynne Shankle, Steve Marzullo and many more special guests. The evening will be produced by Michael Croiter, Yael Silver and Dan Watt.

Birdland Jazz

315 West 44th Street

Friday, December 8th, 7:30pm

Saturday December 9th, 7:30pm

Sunday, December 10th, 2pm

“A Brownville Christmas: Feels Like Home”

Brownvville Concert Series,

Brownville, Nebraska

Starring:

Todd Murray, Sally Wilfert, Stacy Sullivan, Kristopher Lowe

with Yasuhiko Fukuoko at the Piano

Broadway Close-Up: Two’s Company – Broadway’s Greatest Duets  Featuring Sally Wilfert, Jason Gotay, Farah Alvin, Lora Lee Gayer, Jeff Kready & More!  Merkin Concert Hall November 13 & 15 at 7:30pm

Monday, October 23rd: Rob Kapilow’s “What Makes It Great: The Songs of George & Ira Gershwin” at Merkin Concert Hall; with Sally Wilfert & Michael Winther

It’s the 1970s in a fictional town of Gilbert, Texas. Miss Mona and her girls are under fire from the religious televangelist Melvin P. Thorpe and, well, all hell breaks loose on the chicken ranch! Based on the true story of a legendary Texas brothel, by Carol Hall, Larry King, and Peter Masterson.  Sally will be playing Miss Mona.

Thursday, March 30th,  7:30 PM.  Symphony Space, Broadway at 95th Street.

“Project Broadway: Perfect Harmony” Broadway’s favorite singers take on the musical theater’s greatest ensemble numbers in this celebration of duets, trios, quartets, and beyond—from West Side Story to Wicked. Come revel in this delightful blend of voices as New York’s finest performers, including Nikki Renée Daniels, Jessica FontanaSantino Fontana, Jeff KreadyRebecca LukerMichael McCorry RoseKyle ScatliffeMatthew ScottElizabeth Stanley, and Sally Wilfert.

Sally played the role of Ethel Gumm (Judy Garland’s mother) in Chasing Rainbows, a new musical at Goodspeed Musicals. Book by Marc Acito, Conceived by Tina Marie Casamento Libby and Directed by Tyne Rafaeli. 9/16 – 12/4

 

Sally played the role of Meg in DAMN YANKEES at Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera in Pittsburgh, PA.  Directed by Charlie Repole and choreographed by Michael Lichtefeld.

Sally played the role of Lili/Kate in KISS ME KATE at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre in Jupiter Florida. Directed by Peter Flynn.

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Rob Kapilow’s “What Makes It Great: Leonard Bernstein” at Merkin Concert Hall; with Sally Wilfert & Michael Winther.

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Performed in the annual New York City Christmas Concert to benefit ASTEP; Directed by Stafford Arima & MD by Lynne Shankel.

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Broadway Close Up at Merkin Hall: Guys Vs. Dolls.

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SALLY WILFERT has appeared on Broadway in the Tony Award winning production of Assassins, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and King David. She also toured the country in the first national tour of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Off-Broadway, Ms. Wilfert’s credits include See Rock City, Make Me A Song: The Music of William Finn, The Mistress Cycle and The Prince & The Pauper. At Carnegie Hall she has appeared in Cole Porter’s Jubilee, South Pacific in Concert (starring Reba McEntire), and Sondheim: A Tribute, (all for PBS). Performing with the New York City Ballet at Lincoln Center and Tokyo, she was featured soloist, singing Somewhere for their performances of West Side Story Suite. Wilfert has performed throughout the country, including shows at the La Jolla Playhouse, Cincinnati Playhouse, Baltimore Center Stage, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, New Haven’s Schubert Theatre, Barrington Stage, Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival, Goodspeed Musicals, Northshore Music Theatre, Cap 21, Hartford Theatreworks, The Maltz Jupiter Theatre, The Fulton Opera House, Connecticut Grand Opera, and The Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati in such roles as Meg in Damn Yankees, Kate in Kiss Me Kate, Margaret in The Light in the Piazza, Ethel in Footloose, Maggie in When We Met (In Collaboration with Dan Collins, Julianne Wick Davis & Michael Winther), Georgianne in LMNOP (World Premiere), Ms. Jenkins in Little Miss Sunshine (World Premiere), Woman in Marry Me A Little, Woman 1 in Elegies: A Song Cycle, Madame Thernardier in Les Miserables, Cathy in The Last Five Years, Constanze in Amadeus, The Witch in Into the Woods, Polly Peachum in The Threepenny Opera to name a few.

Sally has appeared in concert in major venues around the country. Credit include: Rob Kapilow’s What Makes it Great? (celebrating the songs of Arlen, Gershwin, Cole Porter, Sondheim and Bernstein) American Songbook: Rebecca Luker, Sally Wilfert: It’s Time, William Finn’s Songs of Innocence and Experience, Broadway in South Africa, Jeff Blumenkrantz Songbook, New York City Christmas in such venues as 54 Below, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Ottawa Chamber Festival, Mr. Finn’s Cabaret at Blatt Center for the Performing Arts, Dallas’ Horchow Center, The Jacob Javits Center, Le Chat Noir, The Allen Room, The Zipper Theatre, Merkin Hall, Symphony Space, Joe’s Pub, Los Angeles Staples Center, Birdland, and Williamstown’s 62 Center. Her recording credits include Sweet Little Devil, See Rock City, Kitty’s Kisses, New York City Christmas, Make Me A Song, Assassins, King David, The Prince & the Pauper, A Christmas Survival Guide. Her television credits include The Ameri-cans for Comedy Central, Loving for ABC and Law & Order Criminal Intent for NBC and the web series Submissions Only.  UPCOMING: Ethel Gumm in Chasing Rainbows at Goodspeed.

Video

  • I Love My Voice
  • Sally Wilfert - "I'm Free" (Jeff Blumenkrantz/Libby Saines)
  • Sally Wilfert - "Love is Letting Go" (Jenny Giering & Sean Barry)
  • Sally Wilfert sings "All There is to Say" from SEE ROCK CITY & OTHER DESTINATIONS
  • Sally Wilfert sings "Why Do High School Teachers Make Me Cry?"
  • Happy Days/Get Happy

Audio

“I Have Found”
from Make Me A Song: The Music of William Finn
Original Cast Recording

“All There Is To Say”
from See Rock City & Other Destinations
Original Cast Recording

“Wish For A Daddy”
from New York City Christmas
A Benefit Album for ASTEP

“Bounce Me”
feat: Malcolm Gets from Kitty’s Kisses
World Premiere Recording

Photos

  • Mona in Wheelchair
  • Miss Mona & Ed Earl
  • Mona Amarillo Closeup
  • Kay, Judy & Ethel
  • Meg & Young Joe
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  • with Heather Botts (R) in The Light in the Piazza Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival
  • as Margaret in The Light in the Piazza Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival
  • with Vadim Feichtner at piano Broadway Close Up: William Finn at Merkin Hall
  • with Rebecca Luker (L)  Opening of Clever Little Lies
  • 54 Below Solo Show October, 2014
  • With Jonathan Hammond and Ryan Hilliard See Rock City & Other Destinations Off-Broadway
  • Bryce Ryness, Stanley Bahorek, Jonathan Hammond, Donna Lynne Champlin, Ryan Hilliard and Mamie Parris (L-R) See Rock City & Other Destinations Off-Broadway
  • with Megan Lawrence William Finn’s: Songs of Innocence and Experience at Lincoln Center’s Allen Room
  • Cast of Little Miss Sunshine at Sundance Theatre Lab
  • Sally Wilfert William Finn’s: Songs of Innocence and Experience at Lincoln Center’s Allen Room
  • With (L-R) Dan Collins, Julianne Wick Davis & Michael Winther When We Met at CAP 21
  • LMNOP at Goodspeed Musicals
  • With Adam Heller, Sandy Binion & D.B. Bonds Make Me A Song Off Broadway
  • with Sebastian Arcelus (L)   and William Finn (R) William Finn’s: Songs of Innocence and Experience at Lincoln Center’s Allen Room
  • Joe’s Pub
  • The Mistress Cycle Off-Broadway
  • with Dennis O’Hare,  Marc Kudisch, Merwin Foard, Ken Krugman and Chris Peluso (L-R) Assassins Reunion, Roundabout Theatre Company’s Benefit Concert, Studio 54
  • With Stafford Arima and Ben Eakeley Marry Me A Little at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Teaching

Sally is available for Master Class teaching and private technique.

She been teaching voice for over fifteen years, helping many aspiring singers train their voices for Broadway roles. In addition, she is an enthusiastic Master Teacher, conducting master classes and workshops in conservatories and universities all over the world.  Sally’s personal experience as an artist, along with her intuitive, supportive and positive approach, drives her love of teaching. She is most passionate about song interpretation: helping students connect to and personalize the song they are singing.  Unlocking the world that the composer and lyricist created and allowing the song to live within their own unique qualities.

For inquiries please Contact Me.

Carlton,  Goddard, and Freer Talent
352 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1601
New York, NY  10001
212-379-6822

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