Cortney Wolfson and More Set for YANDURA & MELOCIK: THE REVOLUTION WILL BE EXPOSITORY at Feinstein's/54 Below

Cortney Wolfson and More Set for YANDURA & MELOCIK: THE REVOLUTION WILL BE EXPOSITORY at Feinstein's/54 Below

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Cortney Wolfson, Dan DeLuca, and more in YANDURA & MELOCIK: THE REVOLUTION WILL BE EXPOSITORY as part of the New Writers at 54 summer series on August 28th, 2017 at 9:30pm.

Jacob Yandura & Rebekah Greer Melocik return to Feinstein's/54 Below in a retrospective of their seven years writing together. An all-star cast will perform brand new songs alongside old favorites, as well as give a sneak peak at their newest musical, The Coup, or You and Me, and the Piano, that was recently developed at Ars Nova's UNCHARTED residency.

This one-night-only concert will star Dan DeLuca (Newsies), Cortney Wolfson (Kinky Boots, Romy and Michele's High School Reunion), Charity Angél Dawson (Waitress, Side Show), Donald Webber, Jr. (Hamilton, Motown The Musical), Bonnie Milligan (Kinky Boots, Gigantic), Celeste Rose (The Bad Years), Danny Harris Kornfeld (RENT 20th Anniversary Tour),and Tori Scott (Making America Gay Again! at Joe's Pub).

Rounding out the cast is a powerhouse ensemble comprised of students and recent graduates from the leading Musical Theatre programs across the country including Taylor Aucott (Elon University), Sojourner Brown (New York University), Alec Cohen (University of Cincinnati - College-Conservatory of Music), Jessie Davidson (Penn State University), Abigail Gjurich (Syracuse University), Emma Lord (Pace University), DePriest Myers (University of Michigan), and Nathan Salstone (Carnegie Mellon University).

In every song they write, Jacob Yandura & Rebekah Greer Melocik excavate The Shadows of the human heart, combining wickedly dark humor with heart-breaking sincerity. With a diverse and wide-ranging songbook, Yandura & Melocik will take you from a pigeon hunt in suburban America (Wringer) to the 1930s rural South (The Last Queen of Canaan) to a populist coup d'etat in a post-apocalyptic future (The Coup, or You and Me, and the Piano). After just one evening with Jacob and Rebekah, you will fall in love with them and their funny and enchanting songs.

The evening is Produced by Ben Holtzman and Sammy Lopez, Directed by Jenny Leon, with Musical Direction and Arrangements by Matt Gallagher, and an additional Vocal Arrangement by Ross Baum. New Writers At 54! is a summer series at Feinstein's/54 Below showcasing exciting work by today's hottest emerging voices, curated by Creative and Programming Director Jennifer Ashley Tepper.

YANDURA & MELOCIK: THE REVOLUTION WILL BE EXPOSITORY plays Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street) August 28th, 2017 at 9:30pm. There is a $25-$35 cover charge and $25 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 are only available by calling (646) 476-3551.

Jacob Yandura and Rebekah Greer Melocik's current musicals include The Last Queen of Canaan (book by Harrison David Rivers), The Coup, or You and Me and the Piano (written with Victor Lesniewksi), and Wringer, based on the novel by Jerry Spinelli (Off-Broadway, City Center Stage II). Recent recognitions include: 2016 Jonathan Larson Grant Finalists, the 2015 NAMT Festival of New Musicals (The Last Queen of Canaan), Ars Nova's two-year UNCHARTED residency (The Coup, or You and Me, and the Piano), Theater Latte? Da's NEXT: New Musicals in the Making (The Last Queen of Canaan), the 2014 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals, The York Theatre's NEO 2014 residency, the 2013 Yale Institute for Music Theatre, the 2012-2013 Dramatists Guild Fellowship, the 2012 Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, Cap21's Writers Residency and Ars Nova's ANT Fest 2013 (The Fearful Earful). Both Yandura and Melocik are graduates of New York University's Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.

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