Betsy Wolfe, Mary Testa and More Will Support Female Writers at Prospect Theater's Gala

News   Betsy Wolfe, Mary Testa and More Will Support Female Writers at Prospect Theater's Gala
 
A starry group of Broadway veterans will appear at the Prospect Theater Company's 2015 gala concert and reception May 16.

A Concert Evening Celebrating Women Making Musicals will be held at the Times Center.

Performers currently scheduled to appear include three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker (Little Dancer, The Music Man), Tony Award nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Jekyll & Hyde), Drama Desk Award winner and two-time Tony Award nominee Mary Testa (Queen Of The Mist, On The Town), Drama Desk Award winner Kenita R. Miller (Working) and Betsy Wolfe (The Last Five Years, The Mystery Of Edwin Drood).

The evening will feature a line-up of Prospect alumni and Broadway performers including Piper Goodeve (The Underclassman) and Jessica Grové (Illyria, The Underclassman), Sarah Corey (Illyria), Jennifer Fouché (Portraits), Danyel Fulton (Jasper In Deadland), Carol Linnea Johnson (I Married Wyatt Earp), Catherine LeFrere (Unlock'd, Once Upon A Time In New Jersey), Carolyn Mignini (I Married Wyatt Earp), Ariela Morgenstern (I Married Wyatt Earp), Mary Kate Morrissey (Tamar Of The River) and Anita Vasan (Evergreen).

Writers whose work will be featured include Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, Deborah Abramson, Susan Birkenhead and Jeanine Tesori, Michele Brourman and Sheilah Rae, Gretchen Cryer and Nancy Ford, Carol Hall, Micki Grant, Amanda Green, Winnie Holzman and David Evans, Marisa Michelson and Rinne Groff. 

Read Playbill.com's interview with Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron about the creation of Fun Home here. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Prospect's ongoing mission to develop and produce new musical theatre works by emerging artists.

The Times Center is located at 242 West 41st Street. Tickets and more information are available by calling (212) 352-3101 or visiting ProspectTheater.org.

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