Adam Gwon, Timothy Huang, Christine Toy Johnson and More Present Original Song Cycle ARRIVING IN ASIAN AMERICA 12/8 at Symphony Space

Adam Gwon, Timothy Huang, Christine Toy Johnson and More Present Original Song Cycle ARRIVING IN ASIAN AMERICA 12/8 at Symphony Space

The Asian American Composers and Lyricists Project and ReImagined World Entertainment will present "Arriving In Asian America," a song cycle collectively written by members of the project with original words and music by Adam Gwon, Timothy Huang, Christine Toy Johnson, Ming Aldrich-Gan, Hyeyoung Kim (with Michael Cooper), Leon Ko, Robert Lee, Yoonmi Lee (with Gaby Gold & Zhu Yi), Yan Li, Jason Ma, J. Oconer Navarro, Kamala Sankaram, Tidtaya Sinutoke (with Ty Defoe) and Jeff Tang. Directed by Dax Valdes, the one night only, free performance will take place on Monday, December 8, 2014 at 7:30 pm, at Peter Norton Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia, 2537 Broadway (at 95 St.).

Emceed by Ann Harada ("Cinderella"), singers will include Tony winner BD Wong, Raymond J. Lee ("Honeymoon in Vegas"), Pearl Sun ("If/Then"), Marc delaCruz ("If/Then"), Thom Sesma, Arielle Jacobs, Hansel Tan, Manna Nichols, Eric Bondoc, Anne Fraser Thomas, Joanna Carpenter, Joanne Javien, EJ Zimmerman, Cindy Cheung, Daniel J. Edwards, GyuJin Lim, Kamala Sankaram, Mel Sagrado Maghuyop, and Christine Toy Johnson.

This world premiere concert is made possible in part with public funds from the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and The Puffin Foundation.

Seating is extremely limited. Please RSVP by 12/4 to aasongwriters@gmail.com.

The Asian American Composers & Lyricists Project (Christine Toy Johnson, founder) nurtures and presents works created and sung by Asian American Theatre Artists. You can follow them on twitter at @aasongwriters.
www.symphonyspace.org/event/8377/Music/arriving-in-asian-america


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