Bogardus, Arden, Spencer, Others in Musicology of Ben Folds Headlines NYMF Spring Concert Series

News   Bogardus, Arden, Spencer, Others in Musicology of Ben Folds Headlines NYMF Spring Concert Series More Unauthorized Musicology of Ben Folds, which played the New York Musical Theatre Festival in 2006 under a similar title, will be presented March 26 at the Zipper Theatre as part of the NYMF's first-ever spring concert series.

The concert will star Stephen Bogardus (Falsettos), Kevyn Morrow (Ragtime), Bob Stillman (Grey Gardens), Michael Arden (The Times They Are A Changin'), Felicia Finley (The Wedding Singer), J. Robert Spencer (Jersey Boys), Michael Winther (Mamma Mia!) and Liz McCartney (Taboo).

Also as part of the series, Jac Huberman, the first-ever winner of NYMF's Broadway Idol competition in 2006, will perform on May 8 and 13 at Ars Nova. Broadway Battle of the Bands will be held May 18 at a location to be announced.

Undercover Showtunes will be presented June 18 at the Zipper. The concert will include popular songs that would make good musical theatre songs, by pop artists such as The Beatles, Elton John, Joni Mitchell and Rufus Wainwright.

Started in 2004, NYMF typically presents around 30 or so musicals and many other events in New York City every fall. This year's festival will be held Sept. 17-Oct. 7.

The Zipper Theatre is located at 336 West 37th Street. Ars Nova is located at 511 West 54th Street. For more information call (212) 352-3101 or visit www.nymf.org.