Damiano, Rodriguez, Klena & More Join Cutting-Edge Composers Concerts at NYMF
After sold-out shows at the Canal Room and the Laurie Beechman, Cutting-Edge Composers brings its latest concert to NYMF on Monday, July 23rd at 7 and 9:30 pm at the Theatre at St. Clement's (423 w. 46th Street). Up-and-coming musical theatre writers are teamed with Broadway's hottest performers at the concert directed and produced by Laura Pietropinto (Next to Normal) and co-produced by Jillian Robbins.
This summer brings a whole new wave of composers/lyricists, including Joey Contreras, Anna Dagmar, Colleen Dauncey and Akiva Romer-Segal, Kevin Fogarty, Drew Fornarola, Drew Gasparini, Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond, Peter Lerman, Paul Loesel and Scott Burkell, Virginia Pike, Will Reynolds, Zoe Sarnak, Ben Velez, Michael Patrick Walker, and Zack Zadek!
With performances by Steven Booth (Dogfight), Joe Cassidy (Catch Me If You Can), Harrison Chad (Caroline, or Change), Lilli Cooper (Spring Awakening), Jennifer Damiano (Spiderman), Blake Daniel (Spring Awakening), Jennifer Diamond (Broadway Dreams), Emma Hunton (Rent), Nate Kassas (Sydney Dance Co.), Derek Klena (Dogfight), Eric Michael Krop (Godspell), Jessica Phillips (Leap of Faith), Allison Posner (Volley Girls), Krysta Rodriguez (The Addams Family), Nic Rouleau (Book of Mormon), Maddy Trumble (Newsies), Donna Vivino (Wicked). Hosted by Emmy Award-Winner Nick Leighton.
And an amazing band of Broadway musicians: Shannon Ford, Yuiko Kamakari, Dan Grennes, Alisa Horn, and Ethan Pakchar with Music Direction by Ginny Pike.
Presented at The New York Musical Theatre Festival, Isaac Robert Hurwitz, Executive Director
For tickets, visit www.nymf.org.
Photo Credit: Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.