The Midtown Men
Kenneth Wirth leads First Financial Resources Ltd., as the company’s CEO. Outside of his work world, Kenneth Wirth is involved with the New York City theater community. He is the Business Manager for The Midtown Men.
The four-man group originated as the original cast of “Jersey Boys” on Broadway. After a three-season run, the four singers banded together to form The Midtown Men and went on to bring their musical talents to audiences around North America with almost 1,000 live shows.
As the first-ever group formed from a Broadway principal cast, the Men have gained a loyal following from their tours throughout the United States and recently internationally They offer a place for fans to gather and read updates at http://www.themidtownclub.com. There, fans have the opportunity to discuss recent shows or musical offerings in the comments section, and unique merchandise featuring images of the four vocalists is available on the Club page.
The Midtown Men continue to define the marketplace for the sound and musical genre.
Their ambitious schedule continues with dates scheduled well into 2017. Last weekend they sold out BB Kings in New York City and the night after played to an 8000 person crowd at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut.
Expanding his Broadway involvement Mr Wirth teamed up with music icon John Legend as Producers to present the critically acclaimed ” Turn Me Loose.” The Broadway smash is about Dick Gregory and his success from the 60’s through today.
The hit opened up on May 19 2016 starring Joe Morton as Dick Gregory.
The reviews have been unprecedented and the show is playing at the Westside Theater on West 43rd Street in New York City.
Kenneth Wirth, Business Manager of The Midtown Men, also takes an active role in the arts as a Board Member of the Drama League. Kenneth Wirth is involved with the League’s annual gala event as well as more than a dozen other fundraisers each year.
Since 1994, the Drama League has hosted an annual black-tie event to celebrate American theater’s leading writers, composers, performers, and directors. Each event honors a member of the performing arts community who combines a rich lifetime body of work with extensive contribution to outreach and educational causes. Performers like Anthony Rapp, Tim Gunn, and Whoopi Goldberg have attended past events, coming together to enjoy selections from the honoree’s career.
In 2004, the Musical Celebration of Broadway Gala honored Neil Patrick Harris. An actor and singer who has become well-known for his work in television and film as well as on stage, Harris stands out as an advocate for arts education as well. The 2015 Gala will continue its tradition of celebrating excellence as it honors James Earl Jones, winner of an Academy Award and a Tony Award.
Kenneth Wirth, the CEO and founder of First Financial Resources, Ltd., also stays busy as the business manager of The Midtown Men. The popular group features the original four stars of the Tony-winning Broadway show Jersey Boys. Under the management of Kenneth Wirth, the quartet is currently on tour in the United States performing popular songs from the 1960s.
Christian Hoff is one of the stars of the successful Broadway show. Not only did he win a Tony for his role of Tommy DeVito in Jersey Boys, he is also a talented voice-over actor. His vocal work on Tell Me How You Love the Picture broke the record for the number of characters in an audiobook. Michael Longoria started out playing the role of Joey (Joe Pesci) in Jersey Boys, but he took over the role of Frankie Valli in 2007. He was also part of the original Tony award-winning cast of Hairspray. Cleveland’s Daniel Reichard played Bob Gaudio in Jersey Boys. Before joining his cast mates to form The Midtown Men, he played Candide in the Leonard Bernstein opera. The fourth member of The Midtown Men, J. Robert Spencer, played Nick Massi in Jersey Boys. He has received numerous nominations for Tony awards over the years.