Kef Productions Announces 'Artists Rising' Line-up for Performances 12/12-13

Kef Productions Announces 'Artists Rising' Line-up for Performances 12/12-13

kef productions is thrilled to announce the line up of composers, lyricists and performers whose work will be presented in ARTISTS RISING on Friday, December 12th and Saturday, December 13th (both shows at 8:00 PM) in the Lion Theatre at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street. Tickets are $18.00 and available at

The composers and lyricists include Brad Alexander (See Rock City), Janet Allard, David H. Bell (Hot Mikado), Rob Broadhurst, Nathan Christensen, Julianne Wick Davis, Carmel Dean (Spelling Bee vocal arrange.), Jeremy Desmon, Ed Dixon (Sunday in the Park with George, The Grinch as performer), Kyle Ewalt, Vadim Feichtner (Spelling Bee MD), Kevin Fisher, Anna K. Jacobs, Rachel Jett, Steven Lutvak (Kleban Award for Lyric Writing; Fred Ebb Award for Songwriting), Adam Mathias (See Rock City), DiAnne Adams McDowell (Starmites vocal arrange.), Scott Murphy, Matte O'Brien, Mac Rogers, Todd Schroeder, Niko Tsakalakos, Matt Vinson, Michael Walker, JorDana Williams and Sean Williams.

ARTISTS RISING will be directed by Adam Fitzgerald with music direction by Michael Pesce. Eddie Rabon will host the evening with Matt Vinson at the piano.

The current line up of performers includes Tracy Bersley, Justin Brill (High Fidelity, All Shook Up, Rent ), Kristy Cates (Wicked), Alexis Fishman (Shout!), Demond Green (The Wiz, La Jolla), David Gurland, Simotra Houston, Rob Maitner (Best of Fringe award for Poor Superman), Carrie Manolakos (Mamma Mia! Nat'l tour), Michael Pesce, Niko Tsakalkos, Michael-August Turley, Sally Wilfert (Assassins) and Cassie Wooley.

ARTISTS RISING is an evening showcasing the work of emerging and established composers and lyricists. Ranging from award winners to recent graduates, each of the writers will present songs from an impressive body of work that incorporates a gigantic range of styles and experience. Sung by some of New York's top theatrical talent, ARTISTS RISING is a showcase of exciting new work not to be missed!


A showcase of composers and lyricists
Friday, December 12th, 8:00 PM
Saturday, December 13th, 8:00 PM

The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row - 410 West 42nd Street

Tickets ($18.00), 212.279.4200 or at the Theatre Row box office


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