Santino Fontana, Jessica Grove & More to Perform with Michael Mitnick at Joe's Pub Today
Songwriter and Playwright Michael Mitnick (Fly By Night, Animal House) comes to Joe's Pub at The Public for a one-night concert of his songs tonight, September 9th at 9:30 PM.
Described as "his first public concert in 30 years," Mitnick will be joined by a four-piece band and an ensemble of Broadway performers including Santino Fontana (Billy Elliot, Cinderella), Adam Riegler (Addams Family), Will Connolly (Once), Austin Durant (War Horse), Peter Friedman (Ragtime), Jessica Grové (A Little Night Music) and more. Directed by Daniel Goldstein, Music Directed by Alvin Hough, including some songs written with Will Connolly, Kim Rosenstock, Simon Rich, and Massive Attack. Tickets are on sale now at http://bit.ly/18o1vJl.
Michael Mitnick's theater credits include Sex Lives of Our Parents (world premiere Second Stage Theatre), Fly By Night (NY premiere Playwrights Horizons 2014; Dallas Theater Center), and Ed, Downloaded (world premiere Denver Center Theatre Company). He is writing the book for the Broadway musical version of the classic film Animal House. In film, he wrote the screenplay for The Giver, based on the Newbery-winning novel, which shoots this fall produced by The Weinstein Company starring Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep. 2012 Visionary Playwright Award from Theater Masters. Michael is currently writing commissions for The Roundabout and Manhattan Theatre Club. He received his MFA in Playwriting from the Yale School of Drama. He lives in Brooklyn.
Visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows and to purchase tickets, or call 212-967-7555, or visit in person at The Public Theater Box Office (1 PM to 6 PM) located at 425 Lafayette Street, NYC.