Bebe Neuwirth and Edie Falco Join Tituss Burgess and Broadway Stars in 24 Hour Musicals Challenge

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Bebe Neuwirth and Edie Falco are among the stars newly announced to participate in the seventh 24 Hour Musicals, presented by The 24 Hour Company and Off-Broadway theatre company Exchange. On April 13, a team of more than 100 will cast, write, compose, rehearse, tech and perform four original musicals. 

The event will feature a host of Broadway, Off-Broadway and TV stars including Mike Daisey, Tituss Burgess ("Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"), Cristin Milioti (Once), Lea DeLaria (The Rocky Horror Show) and Eden Espinosa (Wicked).

Tituss Burgess
Tituss Burgess

Participants will meet April 12 and are set to present their original new shows the following evening at the Gramercy Theater in New York. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Exchange's summer program, which nurtures the development of new work from around the world.

Other participants include Randy Harrison (Showtime's "Queer As Folk"), Alicia Witt ("Justified"), Ari Graynor ("For a Good Time, Call..."), Christine Lahti ("Chicago Hope"), Ashley Fink ("Glee"), Shanola Hampton ("Shameless"), Julian Fleisher (February House), Jonathan Marc Sherman, Daniel Goldstein, Joe Kinosian, Kellen Blair, Gordon Greenberg and Shae Sullivan.

“Every year, a wonderfully talented group of the best from stage and screen come together to attempt the impossible,” said Ari Edelson, the artistic director of the Exchange and the Orchard Project, in a press statement.

Tickets, priced from $100, are available for purchase by visiting exchangenyc.org. The Gramercy Theater is located at 127 E 23rd St., New York.

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