Barrett Foa to Host A LITTLE NEW MUSIC at Catalina Jazz Club

On Monday, April 24 at 8:30pm, A Little New Music will feature an eclectic array of artists performing original music theatre pieces in a classic cabaret-like setting at the historic Catalina Jazz Club. Those who attend A Little New Music will be some of the first to discover new pieces of musical theatre that could potentially become Broadway hits. "Bringing the best of new musical theatre to LA, one song at a time," says LA Weekly.

The event will be co-hosted by Broadway's Barrett Foa, ( Avenue Q , "NCIS:LA") and ALNM founding producer, Christopher Maikish, alongside three-time Ovation Award-winning musical director and composer, Gregory Nabours (The Trouble With Words, Kennedy Center's ASCAP: Broadway: Today and Tomorrow ) with musical accompaniment by the A Little New Music band.

The writing teams scheduled to showcase their music include: Zack Zadek ( Deathless ); Mark Sonnenblick ( Midnight At The Never Get ); Jeff Thomson & Jeremy Desmon ( Pump Up the Volume ); Joel Chapman, Weston Gaylord, Matt Herrero, Jessica Hoffman, and Ken Savage ( Gravity: A New(tonian) Musical ); Chris Pierce and Mark Malone (Reverend Tall Tree's Blues Opera ); Mike Hadge ( Newsical The Musical ); Richard Castle & Matthew Levine ( The Angel Of Painted Post ); Christopher Anselmo ( Fable ); James Ballard & Seth Christenfeld ( The Oxford Epidemic ); Will Aronson ( Mother, Me, and the Monsters ) & Bill Nelson ( Kansas ); and Lotz & Rebell ( The Awakening ).

Performers scheduled to appear include: J. Elaine Marcos (B'way: Annie , Priscilla Queen of the Desert, A Chorus Line); Michelle Ortiz ("Mad TV"); Lindsay Pearce ("GLEE"); Daniel Bellusci (Winner of 2017 LA's Next Great Stage Star); Ashley Lynette Brown ( Recorded in Hollywood ); Elise Dewsberry (Cabrillo's A Funny Thing...Forum ); Matt Valle (Skullduggery ); Hannah Bushyeager (2017 LA's Next Great Stage Star finalist); Michael Cline ( Open Mic ); Caitlin Gallogly ("Masters of Sex," "South Park"); and Katherine Washington ( When Jazz Had the Blues ).

With special guest writer appearances by Gravity co-creator, Matt Herrero, and singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist, Chris Pierce, (who's hit song "We Can Always Come Back to This" was just featured on NBC's "This Is Us.")

Tickets are $25 (premiere), $20 (main), $15 (bar/high top/partial view). Dinner or two drink minimum are required in addition to ticket price and $0.45 music royalty fee per patron. All ticket sales are final and available by calling (323) 466-2210 or online at www.TicketWeb.com . Doors open at 7:00 PM for the 8:30 PM curtain. For directions to Catalina Jazz Club, please visit: www.catalinajazzclub.com . For more information on ALNM visit: www.alittlenewmusic.org or Twitter/Instagram: @ALittleNewMusic.



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