The show's Broadway performers include Drama Desk Award winner and BC visiting professor Mary-Mitchell Campbell (on piano), Maurice Murphy (...Spelling Bee), Tony Award nominee Barbara Walsh (Big, Falsettos, Company) and Randy Landau (Songs for a New World's original bass player, who is back on bass). The 7:30 PM performance will benefit ASTEP/Artists Striving to End Poverty, founded by Broadway music director Campbell, who, with actress-singer Michelle Miller, directs the revue of songs by composer-lyricist Brown.
The company also includes Miller, Paula Ebben, Jose Delgado, Zach Bubolo, Margaret Felice, Mark Haddad, Kate Leavey, Danielle Naugler, Patricia Noonan, Anthony Nunziata, William Nunziata, Mike Towers, Craig Woythaler, Lindsey Simcik, Shelbi Thurau, Lauren Tripolitis, Ryan Crowe, Kyla Fallon, Lauren McLaughlin, Maggie McNeil, Jaimee Banks, Seth Byrum, Evan Cole and Pat Connolly.
Songs for a New World will play Boston College's Robsham Theater Arts Center. Admission is $50 for the show, $75 for show and a champagne reception with cast.
Don Holm is on drums. Kirsten McKinney is choreographer. Jose Delgado is associate music director.
The Boston College production represents the culmination of a year-long relationship between the University and its Visiting Monan Professor of Theatre Arts, Mary-Mitchell Campbell (music director/orchestrator of Broadway's recent Company, and music director of the upcoming The Addams Family), who is spending the 2008-09 academic year on campus working with students and faculty on a series of programs.
To purchase tickets call (617) 552-4002. For more information visit www.bc.edu/songsforanewworld.