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Liz Larsen to Host 'New Voices' Concert on May 26
Liz Larsen hosts May 26 NEW VOICES Concert.The fourth season of the acclaimed 'Monday Nights, New Voices' series continues May 26th at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre. The series, produced by composer Scott Alan, showcases some of today's brightest 'New Voices' in New York. The Memorial Day concert will be hosted by The Most Happy Fella's Liz Larson and will include performances by Elisabeth Cernadas, Evan Fagin, Jeremy Jordan, Max Quinlan and Morgan James.The evenings guest composer/lyricist team will be Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel. Loesel will accompany the New Voices on selection from his and Burkell's songbookThe evening will be musically directed by Barbara Anselmi, who will also accompany the New Voices.The Duplex Cabaret Theatre is located in Manhattan at There is a $12 music charge and a two-drink minimum. For reservations call (212) 255-5438 or visit http://theduplex.com/test/webcalendar/reservations.php?cal_id=3364Liz Larsen - Broadway: HAIRSPRAY, ROCKY HORROR SHOW, THE SMELL OF THE KILL, THE MOST HAPPY FELLA* (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations, LADramalogue Award Best Featured Actress) DAMN YANKEES, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, STARMITES*, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, BLUES IN THE NIGHT, ANNIE, DUBARRY WAS A LADY (City Center) Other New York shows: SUCH GOOD FRIENDS (NYMF - Outstanding Performance Award), A NEW BRAIN*, BINGO*, HIM AND HER (Fringe excellence award- performance), NEW YORKERS, LOMAN FAMILY PICNIC, PERSONALS, LITTLE BY LITTLE*. Road: SUNDAY IN THE PARK (Helen Hayes Award Lead Actress), BABY (Helen Hayes Award nomination Featured Actress) FALSETTOS, GUYS AND DOLLS, THE VALUE OF NAMES (with Jack Klugman) ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, EVITA, JOESEPH....DREAMCOAT. TV: Series Regular: MY GUYS. Recurring roles on: LAW AND ORDER, SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT, THIRD WATCH. Guest star: SOPRANOS, SEX AND THE CITY, CRIMINAL INTENT, CONVICTION, DEADLINE, THE STREET, EXILED (M.O.W.) Concerts and recordings: 20 different compilation recordings on the Varese Sarabande label, Oh! Kay, Broadway 1960, and Symphonic Pops Concerts all over the world from the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall to the Gothenberg Symphony, Sweden. *Original Cast Recordings
Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel's songs have been performed at Carnegie Hall ("Michael Feinstein: Now and Then" Series), Lincoln Center ("American Songbook Series"), Joe's Pub, Symphony Space, and the Chicago Humanities Festival. Their songs have been premiered by Kristin Chenoweth (Carnegie Hall), Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley, Susan Egan, and Liz Callaway. Recordings of their work have appeared on Lisa Richard's album VIRGIN TRACKS, as well as Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley's OPPOSITE YOU. Their musical, SIX OF ONE, received a Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation grant, an ASCAP workshop, a CAP21 workshop, and a production in the 2007 Philly Fringe Festival. LOVE SONGS AND OTHER CRAP, their musical review, received a MAC Award nomination, and their new musical, ELLA MINNOW PEA will be produced at the University of Michigan this fall.