The 8 PM concert promises an evening of songs that explore "the good, bad, and awkward roller coasters in human relationships." The evening of music will be recorded for Lyons and Pakchar's debut album to be titled #LOVE.
In addition to Warren (Bring It On) and Gotay (Bring It On), performers include Mykal Kilgore (Hair), Ben Roseberry (The Lion King), Anastacia McClesky (Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Christine Dwyer (Wicked), Eric Michael Krop (Godspell), Cedric Neal (Porgy & Bess) and Raena White (Barcode). Background vocalists are Rashidra Scott (Sister Act), Darius Harper (The Book of Mormon) and Anita Welch (Avenue Q).
Lyons and Pakchar met while touring with The Book of Mormon. Lyons has appeared on Broadway in The Book of Mormon and toured with Dreamgirls and Rent. He will be part of the upcoming Broadway-bound production of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.
Pakchar is a New York City and Atlanta-based composer and guitarist. He 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.
Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. There is a two-drink minimum. The Cutting Room is located at 44 East 32nd Street. Visit Thecuttingroomnyc.com.