30 Apr
John McDaniel’s Broadway Series Announces 2024 Summer Season with BETTY BUCKLEY, DARREN CRISS and more! (Provincetown, MA.)





Star Studded Line-Up This Season 



Produced by Grammy and Emmy Award winner JOHN MCDANIEL

at Provincetown’s Town Hall and Post Office Cabaret venues.

Series includes Tony and Emmy Award winners, nominees and rising stage stars:


Performances run from late June to late August, 2024.


Tickets for JOHN MCDANIEL'S BROADWAY SERIES and other performances at THE POST OFFICE CAFE AND CABARET are available for purchase at PostOfficeCafe.net and TinPanAlleyPtown.com or by calling # 508-487 0008.

Press Release:

Tony Award-winning Broadway, film and TV legend BETTY BUCKLEY, and Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor and singer DARREN CRISS will headline Town Hall performances as part of a revived and expanded Broadway music series produced by the Grammy and Emmy Award-winning artist JOHN MCDANIEL and presented by THE POST OFFICE CAFE AND CABARET and TIN PAN ALLEY.

JOHN MCDANIEL'S BROADWAY SERIES includes a wide range of artists with three who make their Provincetown debuts at THE POST OFFICE CAFE AND CABARET

  • Two-time Tony nominee KATE BALDWIN
  • The rising, in-demand performer MAX CLAYTON
  • Grammy nominee and GLAAD Media Award-winning actor and singer NICHOLAS RODRIGUEZ

Returning to Provincetown in this series are Tony winner ALICE RIPLEY and Emmy winner LIZ CALLAWAY, both of whom also perform at THE POST OFFICE CAFE AND CABARET. JOHN MCDANIEL will accompany all artists performing in the series. 

“The best of Broadway is coming to town,” MCDANIEL says. “I’m so thoroughly delighted to bring this remarkable lineup of talent to Provincetown. Each artist is a superstar in their own right; the chance for P-town audiences and visitors to see and hear them command the stage of historic Town Hall, or create intimate moments in THE POST OFFICE CAFE AND CABARET's cozy setting is sure to be thrilling all summer long.”


Here’s the full line-up of JOHN MCDANIEL'S BROADWAY SERIES:

June 23, 2024 


The legendary, multi-award winning actress/singer BETTY BUCKLEY kicks off the starry season with a performance at Provincetown’s Town Hall

BETTY BUCKLEY's career spans theater, film, television and concert halls around the world. 

She is a 2012 Theatre Hall of Fame inductee and the 2017 recipient of the Julie Harris Award from The Actor’s Fund for Artistic Achievement

BETTY BUCKLEY received the Lifetime Achievement Award from The American Songbook Association in 2023

BUCKLEY won a Tony for her performance as "Grizabella the Glamour Cat" in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Cats” and received her second Tony nomination for Best Actress in a musical for her performance as "Hesione" in Stock/Birkenhead/Magruder’s “Triumph of Love.” 

She received an Olivier Award nomination for her critically acclaimed interpretation of "Norma Desmond" in the London production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Sunset Boulevard,” which she repeated to more rave reviews on Broadway

BUCKLEY's other Broadway credits include “1776,” “Pippin,” “Song and Dance,” “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” and “Carrie.” 

BETTY BUCKLEY also headlined the 2018/2019 national tour of the new Broadway production of “Hello, Dolly!”

June 28 & 29, 2024 


KATE BALDWIN makes her Provincetown premiere at THE POST OFFICE CAFE AND CABARET. The Tony-nominated actress starred as "Irene Molloy" opposite Bette Midler, David Hyde Pierce and Gavin Creel in the hit Broadway revival of “Hello, Dolly!” 

BALDWIN's star-making performance in the 2009 revival of “Finian’s Rainbow” drew Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics’ Circle Award nominations. 

BALDWIN also had starring roles in “Big Fish” on Broadway, and the musical adaptation of “Giant” at the Public Theatre (for which she won a Drama Desk Award).

July 6, 2024 


MAX CLAYTON grew up visiting Provincetown with his family and makes his performing debut here fresh from his turn as "Fred Casely" in “Chicago” on Broadway

A rising song-and-dance artist, CLAYTON received rave reviews for his performance as "Professor Harold Hill" in the Broadway revival of "The Music Man " (he was Hugh Jackman’s standby). 

CLAYTON's  other Broadway credits include “Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” “Hello Dolly!” “Pretty Woman” and “Bandstand” (for which he was nominated for the Chita Rivera Award as Best Male Dancer).

July 19 & 20, 2024 


The Tony Award-winning actress is known for her groundbreaking performances as "Diana Goodman" in the Pulitzer Prize-winning rock opera, “Next to Normal, for which she won the Tony for Best Actress, and in the original Broadway cast of “Side Show,” for which she received a Tony nomination. 

RIPLEY has been seen in the original casts of “Sunset Boulevard,” “American Psycho,” “The Rocky Horror Show” and “James Joyce's The Dead.” 

RIPLEY's film and TV work includes “SUGAR!” “Isn't It Delicious,” “Inventing Anna” and “Girlboss.”

July 21, 2024 


The actor, singer and songwriter DARREN CRISS first came to the public’s attention as an actor and songwriter for the YouTube viral hit “A Very Potter Musical” in 2009

CRISS rose to fame soon after on the television musical series “Glee” from 2010 to 2015. His performances of popular songs on that show landed him several times atop the Billboard charts. 

In addition to an Emmy nomination for “This Time, a song he wrote for the finale of “Glee,” CRISS received Emmy, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Critics' Choice awards for his lead role as "Andrew Cunanan" in “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” (2018). 

CRISS appeared on Broadway several times including in “How to Succeed in Business…” (2012), “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” (2015), and the 2022 revival of David Mamet’s “American Buffalo” with Laurence Fishburne and Sam Rockwell

CRISS recently finished an Off-Broadway run starring as "Seymour" in “Little Shop of Horrors. 

In addition to TV and stage credits, CRISS has worked in film, and released several albums of original music and holiday favorites.

July 26 & 27, 2024 


RODRIGUEZ's Broadway, film and concert career includes his recent performance in the Tony-winning revival of “Company” with Patti LuPone

RODRIGUEZ made his Broadway debut in Disney’s “Tarzan” and starred Off-Broadway in “The Toxic Avenger: The Musical,” among others. 

At Washington DC’s Arena Stage, RODRIGUEZ starred opposite Kathleen Turner in “Mother Courage…,” played "Billy" in “Carousel” and had a Helen Hayes Award-winning turn as "Curly" in “Oklahoma!” for which he was named a “Top 10 Performer of 2010” by The New Yorker.

August 30 & 31, 2024 


An incomparable singer, actress and Tony Award nominee, LIZ CALLAWAY is celebrated for roles in "Cats" and "Miss Saigon." 

CALLAWAY made her Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim’s “Merrily We Roll Along,” and starred in “Baby,” “Miss Saigon,” “The Look of Love,” “The Three Musketeers,” and as "Grizabella" in “Cats.” 

At London’s Royal Festival Hall, CALLAWAY portrayed "Dot" in “Sunday in the Park with George, "Norma Desmond" in “Sunset Boulevard” and in the European premiere of “Sondheim on Sondheim.


In addition to the singers appearing in the JOHN MCDANIEL'S BROADWAY SERIEStwo more Broadway artists will appear at THE POST OFFICE CAFE AND CABARET during the summer.

August 2-4, 2024 and 

October 11 & 12, 2024 


JAMES JACKSON, JR. is an Obie Award-winning actor, educator, performance and cabaret artist most recently recognized for his work in the Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway musical “A Strange Loop.” 

Originally from Boston, JACKSON lives in New York where, for more than 20 years, he has made a home in the city’s cabaret scene at Joe’s Pub, The Green Room 42, DROM, Duane Park and 54 Below.

September 2, 2024 


This star of American musical theater is an actor, singer, dancer, choreographer and director. 

LEE ROY REAMS made his 1966 Broadway debut in “Sweet Charity” and was nominated for Tony and Drama Desk Awards for his 1980 performance in the original production of “42nd Street.” 

His portrayal of "Frank Schultz" in 1989’s Paper Mill Playhouse production of “Show Boat” was seen on PBS’s “Great Performances.” 

A prolific performer, REAMS appears on concert stages throughout the country.


JOHN McDANIEL is a Grammy and Emmy Award-winning music director, composer, director, arranger, orchestrator and producer, and he serves as Artistic Director at the Tony-winning Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Most recently, he arranged, orchestrated and was Music Director for Carol Burnett’s 90th birthday special on NBC, which won the Emmy for Outstanding Primetime Variety Special. McDANIEL participated in a live Playbill concert event in Times Square welcoming everyone back to Broadway. He produced and directed a virtual concert of his composition “Sticks & Stones” starring Audra McDonald and Javier Muñoz. JOHN McDANIEL is a camp director of Kristin Chenoweth’s Broadway Boot Camp. McDANIEL's Broadway credits include orchestrations for “Bonnie and Clyde,” which earned him a Drama Desk Nomination, “Catch Me If You Can” and “Brooklyn” (as producer and orchestrator), “Annie Get Your Gun” (for which he won a Grammy), “Taboo,” “Chicago,” “Grease” and more. On TV, McDANIEL received two Emmys and eight Emmy nominations for “The Rosie O’Donnell Show.” He has collaborated with legends Liza Minnelli, Cab Calloway, Shirley MacLaine, George Burns, Joel Grey, Bette Midler and Shirley Jones.


Located in the heart of vibrant Provincetown, THE POST OFFICE CAFE AND CABARET has been a landmark for food and entertainment for nearly 50 years. A local staple and tourist must-see, the venue offers an all-day menu, two bars and nightly live entertainment. THE CABARET stage launched the career of long-reigning drag sensation Varla Jean Merman and attracted performers from every corner of the entertainment industry, including Eartha Kitt, Lea DeLaria, Divine, Jimmy James, Thirsty Burlington, “Drag Race” alumni Trixie Mattel and Raja and more.


TIN PAN ALLEY is a popular restaurant and piano bar located in the center of historic Provincetown. 

Over the years TIN PAN ALLEY has become a fixture of the music scene with nightly live performances year-round. The restaurant features an eclectic menu of seafood, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dining options with global influences. 

We are dedicated to supporting live entertainment and proud to bring “John McDaniel’s Broadway Series” to Provincetown’s vaunted Town Hall.