Prospect Announces Cast of RAVE REVUE Concert
Prospect Theater Company announces the line-up of artists participating in its next IGNITE Series event, an ongoing concert series featuring today's new voices shaping tomorrow's musicals.
The Rave Revue will take place on Friday, July 27th at 8pm, at The TimesCenter (242 West 41st Street, NYC). This summer showcase evening features outstanding up-and-coming performers, ages 18-23, performing new musical theater songs by outstanding up-and-coming writers. The concert is directed by Dev Bondarin, and music directed by Xander Rovang.
The cast of emerging performers includes: Mary Albert, Ashley Chiu, Jackie Colquitt, Ariel Engelbert, Zoey Engelbert, Sarah Fernandez, Gabi Garcia, Nicole Gentile, Leah Ghermay, Jana Jackson, Adam Kluge, Jameson May, Andrea Hernández Mieres, Joe Ottavi-Perez, Melody Portnoy, Max Realyvasquez, Ethan Riordan, Allie Sandler, Cliff Sellers, and Jovan E. Watlington.
Two of the songs featured on the evening's program will be original works penned by the performing artists: Ariel Engelbert and Ethan Riordan.
Other songs featured in the concert line-up are written by: Sam Carner & Derek Gregor, Michael Cooper & Hyeyoung Kim, Sara Cooper & Julia Meinwald, Bobby Cronin, Drew Fornarola, Adam Gwon, Juliet Kapanjie & Andrew Baumer, Douglas Lyons & Ethan Pakchar, Sage Melcher, and more.
All tickets are $25 and may be reserved at www.ProspectTheater.org or by calling 212-352-3101.
Prospect Theater Company (founded in 1998) is dedicated to fostering and showcasing today's new voices shaping tomorrow's musicals. Since 2000, the company has fully produced more than 30 premiere musicals in New York City, in addition to new plays and numerous re-inventions of classic works. Reflecting its investment in the future of the field, Prospect leads a variety of developmental initiatives, including an annual Musical Theater Lab for emerging writers, and the IGNITE Series of concerts at The TimesCenter. In recognition of its enterprising and risk-taking new musical theater, the company received a 2016 OBIE Award grant. Their work as a community anchor for emerging artists that strengthens the quality, diversity, and dynamism of American theater was also honored with a 2013 National Theatre Company Grant from the American Theatre Wing. Notable productions include: the Drama Desk Award-winning Working (2012), The Mad Ones (2017), Death for Five Voices (2016), Long Story Short (2015), Jasper in Deadland (2014), the Drama-Desk nominated Tamar of the River (2013), Unlock'd (2013), Iron Curtain (2006, 2011), Myths and Hymns (2012), With Glee(2010), The Blue Flower (2008), Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge (2009), The Hidden Sky (2010),Illyria (2002, 2008), and the Drama-Desk nominated The Pursuit of Persephone (2005)