Windsor’s Broadway Bunch Eager To Finally Sing Favourite Musical Tunes Again

(Sara Fontaine singing I Can Do Better Than That from The Last Five Years during the inaugural New Voices Concert Series (now known as The Broadway Bunch) at Rockstar Music Hall in Windsor, ON, on March 9, 2019. Photo above by Eric Bonnici / Eyes On Windsor.)

After nineteen long months of bedroom karaoke and online performances, a number of Windsor’s finest performers and musicians known as The Broadway Bunch will be returning to the stage! Organizers Sara Fontaine, Kaitlyn Karns and David Burrows have been eager to bring back live, professional theatrical performances to Windsor and the surrounding area.

David Burrows

David Burrows singing during The Broadway Bunch at Rockstar Music Hall in Windsor, Ontario on Friday, January 31, 2020. Photo by Robert Tuomi / Eyes On Windsor.

“Broadway is back!” says host David Burrows, “And we’ve chosen a setlist that celebrates that, including songs from current Broadway shows, touring shows, and even recent movie musicals. There really is something for everyone in this show.”

The Broadway Bunch performers include: Pierre Bayuga, Benjamin Doncom, Sara Fontaine, Kaitlyn Karns, Florine Ndimubandi, Sean Sennett, your host, David Burrows and is backed by Windsor’s own Nicholas Morvay (Piano), Ryan Fontaine (Bass), Vanessa Harnish (Drums), Austin Di Pietro (Trumpet) and Sebastian Bachmeier (saxophone).

Kaitlyn Karns

Kaitlyn Karns singing And I Will Follow by Jason Robert Brown during the inaugural New Voices Concert Series (now known as the Broadway Bunch) at Rockstar Music Hall in Windsor, ON, on March 9, 2019. Photo by Eric Bonnici / Eyes On Windsor.

Benjamin Doncom

Benjamin Doncom performing King of The World from Songs For A New World during the inaugural New Voices Concert Series (now known as the Broadway Bunch) at Rockstar Music Hall in Windsor, ON, on March 9, 2019. Photo by Eric Bonnici / Eyes On Windsor.

Eric Branget and Pierre Angelo Bayuga

Eric Branget (former cast member) and Pierre Angelo Bayuga (current cast member) singing during The Broadway Bunch at Rockstar Music Hall in Windsor, Ontario on Friday, January 31, 2020. Photo by Robert Tuomi / Eyes On Windsor.

Sean Sennett

Broadway Bunch cast member Sean Sennett performing in Pregnancy Pact produced by The Edge Productions and Gangway! Theatre Co. at Shō Art, Spirit & Performance’s Sho Studios in Windsor, Ontario, on April 25, 2019. Photo by Robert Tuomi / Eyes On Windsor.

Nicholas Morvay

Keyboardist Nicholas Morvay performing during The Broadway Bunch at Rockstar Music Hall in Windsor, Ontario on Friday, January 31, 2020. Photo by Robert Tuomi / Eyes On Windsor.

Bassist Ryan Fontaine

Bassist Ryan Fontaine playing during The Broadway Bunch at Rockstar Music Hall in Windsor, Ontario on Friday, January 31, 2020. Photo by Robert Tuomi / Eyes On Windsor.

Vanessa Harnish

Drummer / percussionist Vanessa Harnish performing during The Broadway Bunch at Rockstar Music Hall in Windsor, Ontario on Friday, January 31, 2020. Photo by Robert Tuomi / Eyes On Windsor.

Austin Di Pietro and Sebastian Bachmeier

Austin Di Pietro (left) and Sebastian Bachmeier performing at Phog Lounge. Photo by Kaitlyn Karns.

Music Director, Sara Fontaine has long sought to employ local, professional performers while offering audiences a unique and entertaining experience.

The performers are well-known – not just to Windsor audiences, but across Ontario and Michigan and beyond. From lead roles in such popular local productions as RENT, Dreamgirls, Fun Home and Jesus Christ Superstar, this cast is packed with powerhouse vocals and personality.

Florine Ndimubandi

Broadway Bunch cast member Florine Ndimubandi (centre) performing during Arts Collective Theatre’s production of Dream Girls at The Capitol Theatre in Windsor, ON, Apr. 27, 2018. Photo by Eric Bonnici / Eyes On Windsor.

Join the group on November 19 & 20, 2021 at Meteor (138 University Ave, Windsor). Tickets are $25.00 per person and seating maybe limited due to the current health restrictions.

For more information or to reserve your seat please email: broadwaybunch.windsor@gmail.com

Article submitted by Kaitlyn Karns / The Broadway Bunch

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