STAGE TUBE: Anastacia McCleskey Sings Lyons & Pakchar's 'Not Meant To Be in Love' For #LOVE Concert
Lyons and Pakchar are a new contemporary writing duo blending Pop/R&B for the Theatre. Their debut album #LOVE, which explores the good, bad, and awkward roller coasters in human relationships, was recently recorded live in concert at The Cutting Room. Click below to watch Anastacia McCleskey perform "Not Meant To Be in Love"!11 original songs from the team were presented by an all-star cast of Broadway singers and musicians including: Adrienne Warren (Bring It On), Mykal Kilgore (Hair), Corey Mach (Hands on a Hardbody), Ben Roseberry (The Lion King), Anastacia McClesky (Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Christine Dwyer (Wicked), Eric Michael Krop (Godspell),Cedric Neal (The Gershwin's Porgy & Bess) & Raena White (Barcode); with background vocals from Rashidra Scott(Sister Act), Darius Harper (The Book of Mormon), Anita Welch (Avenue Q) and Melody Madarasz.Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar met while touring with The 1st National Tour of The Book of Mormon. Lyons has appeared on Broadway in The Original Company of The Book of Mormon and toured with Dreamgirls (Apollo) & Rent. This winter, Douglas will be seen in Broadway's Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Ethan D. Pakchar is a New York City and Atlanta-based composer and guitarist. Ethan has played for the Broadway productions of Wicked, Book of Mormon and Newsies, Duncan Sheik's off-Broadway workshop of "The Aenied," the Detour New Music ensemble and the NYU Symphony Orchestra.