Anthony Rapp, Lin-Manuel Miranda Join Eli Bolin At Laurie Beechman 9/18
On Sunday, September 18th at 8pm, singer-songwriter Eli Bolin (I Sing!) will be presenting his original music along with guest stars Anthony Rapp (RENT), Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights), Ann Harada (Ave. Q), Greg Hildreth (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), Shaina Taub (The Daughters), Allison Posner (Volleygirls), Olli Haaskivi (The Bardy Bunch) and lyricist Sam Forman. The concert will be directed by Laura Pietropinto.
Eli is the Music Director/Composer and a founding member of the STORY PIRATES, a nationally-recognized arts education organization that performs songs and sketches adapted from the creative writing of children all over the country. With lyricist Sam Forman, he has scored the musicals I SING!, SCHMOOZY TOGETHERNESS (Williamstown Theatre Festival), ROLLER BOOGIE (ART, Cambridge), VOLLEYGIRLS, THE BIG SHOW and the opening number of TheatreworksUSA's WE THE PEOPLE. He wrote the music for TheatreworksUSA's SKIPPYJON JONES (book/lyrics: Kevin Del Aguila) and recently joined SESAME STREET as a composer for its 42nd season. He is currently writing the musical FOUND with librettist Hunter Bell (Title of Show). Eli has a solo album, LEMONADE, and is a member of the band Amazing Jellies. His music has been featured on MSNBC and Comedy Central Presents: Kristen Schaal.
The concert will take place at the Laurie Beechman Theater located at 407 W. 42nd Street. Tickets are $15. For reservations call 212-695-6909.
Photo Credit: Kevin Thomas Garcia