Arden, Darrington, Lewis-Evans and Noll Set for 92YTribeca's Ahrens and Flaherty Event

News   Arden, Darrington, Lewis-Evans and Noll Set for 92YTribeca's Ahrens and Flaherty Event
 
Lyrics & Lyricists Downtown — the new series at 92YTribeca, the 92nd Street Y’s downtown arts and culture venue — will launch April 19 with Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty in Conversation.
Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens
Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens Photo by Matthew Blank

Playwright Terrence McNally will host the evening, which will feature performances by Michael Arden, Quentin Earl Darrington, Kecia Lewis-Evans and Christiane Noll. Show time is 7:30 PM. The songwriting duo, according to press notes, will talk "about their craft and their experiences in musical theatre with Flaherty at the piano, joined by [an array of] vocalists."

In addition to winning the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for Ragtime, Ahrens and Flaherty received Tony nominations for Once on This Island and Grammy nominations for Ragtime and Seussical. Host McNally penned the books for Ahrens and Flaherty's Ragtime and A Man of No Importance.

92YTribeca is located in Manhattan at 200 Hudson Street. For tickets, priced $25, or more information call (212) 601-1000 or visit www.92YTribeca.org.

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Lyrics & Lyricists Downtown features "intimate, informal conversations with songwriters working in today’s musical theater, all in a nightclub setting (complete with full bar)."

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