An acclaimed composer, lyricist, orchestrator, conductor, and actor. His arrangements are played regularly by the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall and major symphonies nationwide. On Broadway and National Tour he has conducted Anthony Quinn in Zorba, Hal Prince’s Cabaret, Cy Coleman’s City of Angels and Robert Goulet in Camelot.
A musical parody of the Broadway show Hamilton. Written by Gerard Alessandrini, creator of the parody revue Forbidden Broadway, Spamilton also parodies several other musicals, included Gypsy, Chicago, The King and I, Assassins, Camelot, The Book of Mormon and Sweeney Todd, and personalities, like Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Stephen Sondheim, Stephen Schwartz, Barbra Streisand, Bernadette Peters, Carol Channing and Liza Minnelli.
This new Harold Arlen musical with Fred Barton as Arranger, Musical Supervisor, and co-librettist, is in pre-production for a 2020 London opening. The show was presented as a fully-staged workshop at the New 42nd Street Studios.
From the brilliant mind of Tony Award winning writer Gerard Alessandrini comes a brand-new revue: Forbidden Broadway Salutes Carol Channing! More than any other star spoofed by Forbidden Broadway, Carol Channing was poked, prodded and punctured by Forbidden’s merry troupe of vengeful young singers. And Carol loved every minute of it!
Jesse Luttrell: Showstopper! with the Fred Barton Broadway Band. New York’s hottest young entertainer dazzles in a contemporary celebration of Golden Age American entertainment from the spirit of Broadway to the glitz of Las Vegas.