Photo Coverage: Women Songwriters Get the Spotlight at the Lilly Awards Cabaret!
The Lilly Awards Foundation just presented its fourth annual BROADWAY CABARET: BROADWAY STARS PERFORMING THE WORK OF WOMEN SONGWRITERS at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd Street). Check out photos from inside the special event below!
Performers included: Margo Siebert, Telly Leung,Keala Settle, Christy Altomare, Solea Pfeiffer, Kelli Barrett, Jarrod Spector, Amanda Green, Julia Murney, Constantine Maroulis, Jessie Shelton,Erica Sweany, Abigail Nessen-Bengson, Ann Harada, Allie Trimm, Aaron Simon Gross, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Emily Padgett, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Laurel Harris, AureLia Williams, Arbender Robinson, Adam Bashian, Chesney Snow, Aneesh Sheth, Jax Jackson, and Charity Angel Dawson. Guest musicians included Zoe Sarnak, David Evans, Julianne Wick Davis, Joel Waggoner, Lizzie Hagstedt, Meg Zervoulis and Tony Award winner Duncan Sheik.
The Lilly Awards Foundation supports and celebrates women artists by promoting gender parity at all levels of theatrical production. The evening will include songs from some of the hottest new musicals on and off-Broadway, all written or co-written by women and sung by Broadway stars, including Anastasia, Waitress, Sweet Charity, In Transit, Bella: An American Tall Tale, Little Women, Southern Comfort, Birds of Paradise, Hadestown and previews of songs from new shows by Masi Asare and Tony Award nominees Susan Birkenhead and Nell Benjamin.
Photo Credit: Walter McBride
The Lilly Awards Broadway Cabaret at the Cutting Room on October 17, 2016 in New York City.