Photo Flash: Espinosa, Block and More Backstage at Monday Nights, New Voices
The lineup consisted of Wicked's touring Elphaba and Fiyero--Block and Arcelus, Wicked's Broadway Elphaba, Espinosa, Brescia (The Woman in White, Aida), Christopher J. Hanke (In My Life) and Jeffrey Kuhn (Wicked, Assassins) as well as Carla Rose Arnone, Jill Abramovitz, Mamie Parris and Alysha Umphress. "Last month marked a year since composer Scott Alan set out to produce the monthly series that showcases up and coming talent at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre and teams them with established and up and coming composers in a one night only event. In the year since its debut, many of todays most acclaimed Broadway stars and composers have joined together to honor the New Voices for there exciting achievments and to celebrate there exciting future," state press notes.
Bartram's musicals include the upcoming Not Wanted on the Voyage and The Story of My Life, while Anselmi (who is also a music director) has penned the music of The Orphan Train, as well as upcoming projects The Wedding Project and Leonardo's Dream. Alan wrote the musical Detour and is developing and preparing his latest musical Piece.
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Lisa Brescia and Carla Rose Arnone
Lisa Brescia and Jill Abramovitz
Stephanie J. Block, Jeffrey Kuhn, Sebastian Arcelus and Eden Espinosa
A double act of Elphabas--Eden Espinosa and Stephanie J. Block
Jeffrey Kuhn, Neil Bartram and Christopher J. Hanke
Stephanie J. Block and Christopher J. Hanke
Scott Alan and Barbara Anselmi