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Queer Composers For Orlando Benefit Set for Loft227 This Month

Queer Composers For Orlando Benefit Set for Loft227 This Month

The Queer Composers For Orlando Concert will be hosted at Midtown Manhattan's Loft227 on July 14th, in one of the largest gatherings of contemporary Musical Theater composers for a very special evening.

The lineup includes Teresa Lotz (The Awakening, Three Times Fast, She Calls Me Firefly), Drew Overcash (Boys Vs. Girls, Jo, Rhapsody, My Dear), Michael Kooman (Dani Girl, The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes, Homemade Fusion), Zoe Sarnak (The Quad, Mixtape, A Lasting Impression), Sam Salmond (Eighty-Sixed, Uncool: the Party, Mother Me and The Monsters), Daniel Lincoln (The Girly Show, The Broadway Brouhaha, The Stonewall Singalong), Bobby Cronin ('Til Death Do Us Part, Mary & Max, Sunset City), Andrew J. Hanley (The First Six, L ook, The Beautiful Things), Michael Mott (Where The Sky Ends, Mob Wife, Faustus), and Carl Danielsen (Attachment, Sea Gull, Bathsheba).

Among those lending their dynamic voices to the cause, are Anastacia McClesky (The Book of Mormon, Violet, Hair, Tarzan), Billy Harrigan Tighe (Pippin, The Book of Mormon), Javier Ignacio (Side Show), Carla Stickler (Wicked), and Lilli Cooper (Spring Awakening, Wicked, SpongeBob). To round out this star-studded evening, Loren Allred (The Voice) will be joining the roster.

"Hear your favorite songs, sung by your favorite stars. Bring open hearts, and maybe a few tissues, as we come together in support of those lost and those affected by the mass shooting at Pulse in Orlando. The New York Theater Community stands strong with our LGBTQ Brothers and Sisters, wherever you are," says Robin Sokoloff, Executive Director of Loft227.

Organizers:

Will Van Moss (Carousel, Chess, Kiss It, Make it Better)

Yael Silver (Faustus, Guys and Dolls, A Chorus Line)

Robin Sokoloff (The Lost, The Giants, Spotlight Live)

Proceeds go towards OneOrlando.org. For tickets, go to queercomposers.splashthat.com.

*Loft227 is an artist incubator in Midtown Manhattan providing inspired space and hi-tech resources for cutting edge new Theater, Film, Music, Dance and Fine Art. Loft227 is located at 227 W 29th St #4F, New York, NY 10001. For more, go to www.loft227.com.



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