Robin de Jesus, Rebecca Faulkenberry & Lauren Pritchard Set for TWENTY-SOMETHINGS at Highline Ballroom, 8/12
"Twenty-Somethings" brings together three up-and-coming songwriters of the next generation. Blake Pfeil, Zoe Sarnak and Drew Overcash will perform original music that range from jazz to pop/rock to contemporary musical theatre at The Highline Ballroom on Monday, August 12th at 8PM.
Set to perform in the 90 minute concert are Nick Cartell, Robin De Jesus, Rebecca Faulkenberry, Jason Gotay, Michael McElroy, Taylor Noble, Lauren Pritchard, Kacie Sheik and NYC a 'capella group BLACKOUT. The band will consist of Bobbie L. Crow III on cello, Rick Ippolito on bass, Simon Kafka on guitar and Cody Rahn on percussion. Additional performers will be announced soon.
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. He is also the former resident composer of the Gyeonggi English Village ESL children's theatre company. Pfeil's debut EP "Crossing Connecticut" will be released this September. He is an artistic associate of Ícaro Teatro in Querétaro, Mexico. www.blakepfeil.com. @blakepfeil.
Sarnak is a composer, lyricist and playwright. She 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, winner of Pace New Musicals 2012 and performed Off-Broadway at the 4th Street Theatre at NYTW in August 2012, winner of 2013 NJ Playwright's contest, and recently produced by Cutting Edge Composers at Joe's Pub with Tony Winner Alice Ripley. www.zoesarnak.com. @zoesarnak.
Overcash's music has been performed at venues like Joe's Pub, Birdland, 54 Below, D-Lounge, Manhattan Movement and Arts Center and (le) Poisson Rouge. Overcash's musical Boys Vs. Girls was recently optioned and his other shows Joe, To You With Love and Rhapsody are all under development. He is the creator of the Exposed series at Time Out Lounge and was a co-producer of Spotlight on St. Jude, which raised over $100,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.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.