Alice Ripley, Richard H. Blake & More Set for TWENTY-SOMETHINGS Concert at The Highline Ballroom Tonight
Twenty-Somethings brings together three up-and-coming songwriters of the next generation. Blake Pfeil, Zoe Sarnak and Drew Overcash perform original music that range from jazz to pop/rock to contemporary musical theatre at The Highline Ballroom tonight, August 12th at 8PM.
Tony Winner Alice Ripley, Richard H. Blake, Krystal Joy Brown, Emma Hunton, Corey Mach, Coleen Sexton, Preston Sadlier, Nick Cartell, Robin De Jesus, Rebecca Faulkenberry, Jason Gotay, Michael McElroy, Taylor Noble, Lauren Pritchard, Kacie Sheik and NYC a 'capella group BLACKOUT will all perform tonight at the 90 minute concert. Also joining the songwriters are Bobbie L. Crow III on cello, Rick Ippolito on bass, Simon Kafka on guitar and Cody Rahn on percussion.
Pfeil's music has been featured at Joe's Pub, New World Stages, 54 Below, (le) Poisson Rouge, as well as NYC's The Bitter End, where he is a member of the Singer/Songwriter Sessions. His debut EP, "Crossing Connecticut," will be released this September. www.blakepfeil.com @blakepfeil
Sarnak wrote the book, music and lyrics for The Quad, developed and performed at Harvard's Loeb Experimental Theatre. Sarnak has four full-length musicals in development, including Mixtape, featured in Silent Street Productions' 2012 season, PainLess (with book by Michael Kimmel) and A Lasting Impression. www.zoesarnak.com @zoesarnak
Overcash's musical Boys Vs. Girls was recently optioned, and his other shows - Joe, To You With Love and Rhapsody - are all under development. His music has been performed at Joe's Pub, Birdland, 54 Below and (le) Poisson Rouge. www.drewovercash.com @djovercash
The Highline Ballroom is located at 431 W. 16th St. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information and tickets, visit highlineballroom.com.