Lala to Sing Songs by Jeanine Tesori with Tim Realbuto & Friends This Sunday
Laurissa Romain aka "Lala" is excited to be be back at Feinstein's/54 Below with Tim Realbuto and many of her Broadway, TV & Film friends, singing songs by Jeanine Tesori from "Thoroughly Modern Millie" and "Caroline or Change" this Sunday, July 23rd at 9:30 PM.
The singer/songwriter has been seen on Broadway, and in TV, film and print. She is best known for her work in the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of "South Pacific" at Lincoln Center Theater, directed by Bartlett Sher. She is also in Chris Rock's film "Top Five" as Rosario Dawson's daughter, Grace. On TV, she was featured in the Valentine's Day special of "Are We There Yet," starring Terry Crews, directed by Alfonso Riberio. Lala is also a dancer and was featured in Jordan Matter's book, "Dancers Among Us."
Most recently, Lala debuted her new music, along with her first single "Wasn't Love," written by herself and Eren Cannata. It was recorded at Cove City Sound Studios and mixed by John Arbuckle with Live Piano by Chris Clark. "Wasn't Love" is available on iTunes!
The music video of "Wasn't Love" was directed by Marvin Van Buren with cinematographer Zack Grullón and is out now on YouTube. Check it out below!
This March, she sang at The IZZE Concert hosted by Shawn Mendes, which also served as a kick-off to the annual T.J. Martell Fundraising New York Family Day, coming this Fall. Other performers included Jax from American Idol, Sabrina Carpenter, Ocean Park, and Gaten Matarazzo.
For more about Lala, go to www.inthelandoflala.com.
IF YOU GO:
Tim Reabulto & Friends Sing Jeanine Tesori
Sunday, July 23 @ 9:30PM
At Feinstein's 54 Below
254 W. 54th Street
between 8th Avenue & Broadway
Trains: C,E,1 to 50th Street
N,R,Q to 57th Street
B,D,E to 7th Avenue
Tickets: $25-$35 with $25 Food/Drink Min.
646-476-3551 | www.54below.com
More Info: www.timrealbutoofficial.com
*A Portion of Proceeds will be donated to ACLU Women's Rights Project*
Join award winning performer/composer Tim Realbuto (The Emperor's Club; Off-Broadway's YES) as he returns to Feinstein's/54 Below for the fifth time, this time celebrating one of Broadway's greatest treasures, Tony Award-winning composer and women's history maker Jeanine Tesori. With musical direction by Julianne B. Merrill, the show will be directed by Paul Mitchell Wilder.
Tim has brought his popular sold-out songwriter series to venues across New York City, celebrating the work of Maury Yeston, Marc Shaiman and Scott Whitman, and now he will celebrate Ms. Tesori at the one and only Feinstein's/54 Below.
Songs from Tesori's breakout hit Thoroughly Modern Millie, her legendary Tony Award winning Fun Home, her haunting Caroline, or Change, her passionate and inspiring Violet, and her whimsically clever Shrek The Musical will come alive for one night only in the best of all possible venues.
The show stars Tim Realbuto (The Emperor's Club; Off Broadway's YES, Ghostlight) and features stars of Broadway, film & TV:
Rozi Baker (Shrek, Bonnie & Clyde, Mary Poppins)
JaLeesa Beavers (Avenue Q)
Yvette Bedgood (Freedom's Song)
Nicole Corris (Forbidden Broadway, SVU)
Eddie Egan (West Side Story, The Radio City Christmas Spectacular)
Nick Gaswirth (The Great Comet, A Christmas Story)
Jenna Leigh Green (Wicked, Sabrina The Teenage Witch)
Kimberly Faye Greenberg (Danny and Sylvia, Fabulous Fanny)
Deborah Heagan (Urinetown, Christmas Carol)
Chazmond J. Peacock (Porgy & Bess, Oliver!)
Mara Kaye (Spongebob Square Pants The Musical)
Erin Leddy (Ghostlight)
Sarah Litzsinger (Beauty & the Beast, Amour)
Brianna Morris (Young Frankenstein)
Marissa O'Donnell (Shrek, Annie)
Ryann Redmond (If/Then)
Joshua J. Schwartz (42nd Street)
Mavis Simpson Ernst (Evita, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown)
Sofia Trimarchi (Fun Home)
Morgan Weed (American Psycho)
Remy Zaken (Spring Awakening, Dear Evan Hansen)
Other performers include:
Grace Bennett (Dooples the musical)
Grace Field (After We're Gone)
Teresa Hui (Candide at Lincoln Center)
Katie Mack (No Filter: A Love Story)
Lieselotte Nickmans (9 to 5)
Kevin Riddagh (Gaybraham Lincoln: The Musical)
Allison St. Rock (Wunderkind)
Lauren Testerman (Love Quirks; The Black Book)
Adena Walker (Carrie)
Paul Mitchell Wilder (City of Angels)
Valentina Zazzali (Reddi High; Shrek the musical)
Mary Hannah Dober
Photo Credit: Roque Cozette