American Dance Machine to Present Works by Susan Stroman, Michael Bennett & More, 11/11

October 22
3:29 2013

American Dance Machine to Present Works by Susan Stroman, Michael Bennett & More, 11/11

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) will present a benefit evening of classic musical theater dance numbers from A Chorus Line, Contact, Jerome Robbins' Broadway, 42nd Street and Promises! Promises on Monday, November 11 at New York City Center, Studio Five at 7:00 p.m. Each piece has been coached by artists intimately involved in their original productions. The evening will be directed by Artistic Director Margo Sappington and feature live music with musical direction by Eugene Gwozdz. ADM21 is a new non-profit Dance Company founded by Executive Director Nikki Feirt Atkins, dedicated to creating a living and vibrant archive of classic and current notable musical theater choreography.

The November 11 presentation will feature:

"Music and the Mirror" from A Chorus Line, choreography by Michael Bennett
Coached by Donna McKechnie
Featuring Jessica Lee Goldyn

"Turkey Lurkey" from Promises, Promises, choreography by Michael Bennett
Staged by Baayork Lee, Donna McKechnie and Margo Sappington
Featuring Rosie Lani Fiedelman, Jessica Lee Goldyn and Mara Davi

"Mr. Monotony" from Jerome Robbins' Broadway, choreography by Jerome Robbins
Staged by Robert La Fosse
Featuring Amra-Faye Wright and featuring guest artists courtesy of New York City Ballet
Georgina Pazcoguin, Amar Ramasar, Daniel Ulbricht

"Simply Irresistible" from Contact, choreography by Susan Stroman
Staged by Tome' Cousin, assisted by LeeAnna Smith
Featuring Naomi Kakuk with

Matt Baker, David Bushman, Tera Lee Brown, Sean Ewing, Heidi Friese, Steve Geary, Peter Gregus, Stephen Hanna, Kelly McHale, Fletcher McTaggart, Jeremy McQueen, Ariel Shepley, Matthew Steffens, Sarrah Strimel, and Kirsten Tucker.

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