"POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL" Album Release Concert
October 24, 9pm
The Cutting Room, NYC
The award winning new musical Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical will release it's World Premiere Recording September 16, 2016 on Sony Masterworks Broadway. Written by Douglas Lyons, Melvin Tunstall, III and Greg Borowsky, Polkadots is inspired by the true events of the Civil Rights pioneers Ruby Bridges and The Little Rock Nine.
The World Premiere Recording features Shanice Williams (Dorothy in NBC's The Wiz Live!), recording artist Alex Newell (Glee), Lilli Cooper(The SpongeBob Musical), Alysha Deslorieux(Hamilton), John Arthur Greene (American Idol Season 15), Katie Thompson (Giant), Julia Knitel(Beautiful), Brittney Johnson (Motown), Gerard Canonico (Dear Evan Hansen), Sara King(Hair) and Talia Thiesfield (Veep).
The album release concert will feature a slew of Broadway and TV stars singing this brand new Pop/Theatre score.
The Cutting Room
44 E. 32nd St.
New York, NY, 10016
$15 advance - $20 day of show
There is a $20 food/drink minimum
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"WE FOXES" at the Festival of new musicals!
AUGUST 12-14th 2016: The Village Theatre's Festival of New Musicals
Book, Music & Lyrics by Ryan Scott Oliver
Entering into its 16th year, The Festival of New Musicals is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to see how a new musical comes to life first-hand. With about 50 artists, a dozen directors, and authors from across the county who are eager to hear what you have to say, you won’t want to miss out on the fun! This invitation-only event is for Supporting Level Members and above.
AUGUST 1ST 6:30 & 9:30PM NEW YORK CITY
"Women of Note" at the New York Musical Theater Festival
The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) has announced the performer lineup for the Women of Note concert series, celebrating female, queer and trans artists who are changing the landscape of musical theatre. Featuring dynamic sounds and incredible performers, this one-night-only concert event will showcase even more artists than last year in two back-to-back performances. Women of Note will take place at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 W. 42nd Street) on Monday, August 1 with two separate lineups at 6:30 pm and 9:30 pm. Tickets are available now at www.nymf.org/tickets.
The Women of Note lineup for the first concert includes Lynn Ahrens, Carmel Dean & Kate Hamill, Eisa Davis, Tina DeVaron, Kate Douglas, Sarah Taylor Ellis & Meghan Brown, Amanda Green, Marcy Heisler & Zina Goldrich, Anna Jacobs, Lauren Pritchard, Zoe Sarnak, Lucy Simon, Jennifer Stafford, Georgia Stitt, and Kathleen Wrinn.
The lineup for the second concert includes Aya Abdelaziz, Jill Abramovitz, Rebekah Allen, Barbara Anselmi, Maggie-Kate Coleman & Erato Kremmyda, Elizabeth A. Davis, Ty Defoe & Tidtaya Sinutoke, Kait Kerrigan, Lauren Marcus, Grace McLean, Jean Rohe, Rona Siddiqui, Shaina Taub, Jeanine Tesori, and Katie Thompson.
"Christmas With a K" Stage PremieRe
Book, Music & Lyrics by Katie Thompson
November-December 2016 TBA
Past performances: 54 Below
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