THE GREEN ROOM 42 – the intimate concert venue dubbed Broadway’s “off-night hotspot” by The New York Times – will present Tony Award winner Alice Ripley in her new show “Believe It or Not” on Saturday, September 3o with shows at 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM. The Broadway veteran joins forces with music director John McDaniel for a set of her most requested songs, including “I Dreamed a Dream,” “Who Will Love Me as I Am?,” and “I Miss the Mountains.” Ripley exclaims “Don’t call it a comeback, it’s a RETURN!”

Alice Ripley received the Tony Award for “Best Actress in a Musical” for her performance as Diana Goodman in the Pulitzer Prize-winning Next to Normal. Ms. Ripley’s body of work includes being a member of seven original Broadway casts, including Side Show, which earned her a Tony nomination. Her television credits include “30 Rock,” “Blue Bloods,” “Girlboss,” “Inventing Anna,” and “Royal Pains.” She’s been seen in the films Sugar!Isn’t It DeliciousThe AdultererFever, and Sing Along.

John McDaniel is a Grammy and Emmy Award-winning music director, composer, director, arranger, orchestrator, and producer. He is also an Artistic Director at the Tony Award-winning Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Most recently, John music directed and orchestrated Carol Burnett’s 90th Birthday Special on NBC. John participated in a live Playbill concert event in Times Square welcoming back Broadway, featuring Brian Stokes Mitchell, Jessica Vosk, and Chuck Schumer. McDaniel produced and directed a virtual concert of Sticks & Stones, for which he is also the composer, starring Audra McDonald and Javier Muñoz. He is also a camp director of Kristin Chenoweth’s “Broadway Boot Camp.” John directed Into the Woods and Hair in Concert at the historic Patchogue Theatre, “Sondheim Originals” at 54 Below, and “Piano Men” at Birdland. Broadway credits include Bonnie and Clyde (Drama Desk nomination, Best Orchestrations), Catch Me If You CanBrooklyn (producer and orchestrator), Annie Get Your Gun (Grammy Award), TabooChicagoGreasePatti LuPone on Broadway, and Company – the Original Cast in Concert at Lincoln Center. On Television: “The Rosie O’Donnell Show” (two Emmy Awards and eight nominations). John has collaborated with Cab Calloway, Shirley MacLaine, George Burns, Joel Grey, Betty Buckley, Bette Midler, Shirley Jones and Katy Perry, and has guest conducted 15 symphony orchestras across America, including five concerts with his hometown St. Louis Symphony. John received a BFA in Drama from Carnegie Mellon University.

Alice Ripley will perform “Believe It or Not” on Saturday, September 3o at 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM at The Green Room 42 (570 Tenth Avenue at 42nd Street, on the 4th Floor of Yotel). The cover charge ranges from $20-$50. A livestream option is available for $20. For tickets, please visit 

THE GREEN ROOM 42 – founded in 2017, and located in the heart of the theatre district in Yotel Times Square – is Broadway’s newest and most spacious cabaret club. Hailed by the New York Times as “Broadway’s Off-Night Hotspot,” our curated nightlife experience features your favorite Broadway stars in live performance, and a delicious menu of food and drink. The Green Room 42 opens the doors of hospitality to the nightclub stage while providing value and accessibility to the New York theatre community. Past shows have featured artists such as Josh Groban, Tina Fey, Katharine McPhee, Sara Bareilles, Kathleen Turner, Alice Ripley, Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney, Lillias White, Frances Ruffelle, Frankie Grande, David Phelps, and over 5,000 others The Green Room 42 has become a cornerstone of the Broadway community, redefining the cabaret industry, and all it’s missing is YOU. Sit back, have a drink, and relax, because we’ve got your evening all planned in Broadway’s off-night hotspot.

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