Lindsay Mendez and More to Perform at MAC's 5th Annual THEY WRITE THE SONGS Show
Grammy Award-winning songwriter Julie Gold ("From a Distance") will once again host. Scheduled to perform are Lindsay Mendez (Wicked, Godspell, Everyday Rapture, Grease), Bonnie Milligan (Kinky Boots national tour), Meg Flather, and Carolyn Montgomery-Forant.
Featured songwriters include David Friedman, Alex Rybeck, Lynne Shankel and the 2016 MAC Award winners for Song-Meg Flather and JOHN METTAM; and 2016 MAC Award winners for Comedy/Novelty Song-Carolyn Montgomery-Forant and Jeff Cubeta; Derek Gregor and SAM CARTER.
Also scheduled to appear are the winners of the Dottie Burman SONGWRITING AWARD and the John Wallowitch SONGWRITING AWARD. The finalists for the Burman Award are Ben Schaechter & Dan Kael; Michael Dansicker; Peter Saxe; Michael Colby & Paul Katz. The finalists for the Wallowitch Award are Chip Klose & Ben Roseberry; Blake Pfeil; NORA TERZO; WILL VAN DKYE.
The winners of each award will be announced November 6.
The show is directed by LENNIE WATS, with musical direction by Tracy Stark.