BILLY RECCE IS 21 Comes to Green Room 42
Billy Recce is 21, a rollicking new concert celebration, will play the Green Room 42 for one night only on December 14 at 9:30.
Taking a cue from Stephen Sondheim and all of your other favorite PBS birthday specials, New York's favorite Snowflake is coming to the Green Room 42 in a raucous, over-the-top evening of music, laughter and eventual inebriation. The theatre scene's youngest, award-winning composer/lyricist is about to lose his most profitable gimmick-his age! So join Recce (Balloon Boy: The Musical, Broadwayworld's "Rachel Unraveled"), a kicks ass band, and a cluster of special guests and sultry snowflakes for an evening of songs that laugh in the face of Betsy DeVos, Tomi Lahren, Neo-Nazis and beyond. Plus, if you come, you won't have to write on his wall.
The cast of this evening will include special guests Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Lysistrata Jones, Submissions Only)?, Travis Kent (Disaster!)?, Laura Laureano (Shrek: The Musical), ?Ryan Koerber (A Chorus Line), Tyler Lenhart (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), Rachel Ravel (Rachel Unraveled), and FOREST VAN DYKE. Also performing are Roger Dawley, ?David Wilson?, SARAH RACHEL LAZARUS?, MADDY BAKER, ?VICTORIA DUFFY, and JORDANA KAGAN. The evening will also include several surprise performers.
The band for this evening includes Adam Mastrocola (Drums), Sean Cortese (Bass), Ashley Everhart (Alto Sax) and David Moses (Violin). Billy Recce IS 21 is stage managed by Emma McSharry and Assistant stage managed by Max Breit.
General admission is $20, there is no food/drink minimum. The Green Room 42 is located at 570 Tenth Ave in Manhattan. Tickets and additional information are available here.
Billy Recce is an award winning New Musical Theatre Writer and performer living in New York City. His show "Balloon Boy: The Musical" has been presented and extensively covered across the country. At 17, he was the youngest writer to ever get selected for the prestigious New York Musical Theatre Festival, a production that was featured on Timeout's "11 Shows You Should Catch at NYMF" and Playbill's "Top Ten Shows Not To Miss At NYMF". In October 2017, Green Room 42 launched their New Writers Series with a concert version of the show. His musicals, "Wally Weasel's G.O.P Jamboree!", "The Charlatans", and "Dimes"(Book, Music and Lyrics for all), have received developmental productions at Fordham University. As a singer-songwriter, his "Snowflake" songbook concert series has been presented at 54 Below, The York Theatre Company and The Metropolitan Room, beginning in 2016, and featuring guest performers including Natalie Weiss, Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, and Sam Underwood. From 2016-2017, he served as the headwriter and composer for Broadwayworld's award-winning web series "Rachel Unraveled", and is currently a staff writer for "The Birds and The BS with Jordan Roth". His songs have also been heard at other various venues across Manhattan, including The Duplex, Don't Tell Mama's, The Motor Company and Tune In Time. In October 2018, he released his debut album, "The Perks of Being A Snowflake".
In 2017, Recce was the recipient of the York Theatre Company's NEO Award. In 2018, his song "Go Into Finance" received the MAC Award for Best Comedy/Novelty song. As a playwright, he is the winner of the 2014 VSA Playwright Discovery Award for HAPPY, and his other plays have been performed at the Kennedy Center, the Cherry Lane Theatre and the 2014 NYSTEA conference. In addition, his other works extensively cover social justice, have been recognized by the United Nations. Billy is currently a rising senior in the prestigious playwriting program at Fordham University, Lincoln Center. More information available at Billyrecce.com
The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest urban entertainment cabaret club, that since its opening on Valentine's day has featured Broadway names like Alice Ripley, Telly Leung, Josh Groban, Lillias White, James Snyder, The Skivvies (Lauren Molina & Nick Cearly), Matt Doyle, Constantine Maroulis, and many more. The Green Room 42 boasts a funky new vibe, one show a night, and no food or beverage minimum-- opening up the cabaret industry to an affordable, relaxed atmosphere, perfect for theatre people and theatre fans alike. Daniel Dunlow currently serves as Director of Programming and Founding Artistic Director.
For information, schedules, tickets, and more visit www.thegreenroom42.com