Presented by the Storefront, the Oct. 16 evening will feature composers Lina Koutrakos, Henry Krieger, Craig Safan and Adam Wagner. The Oct. 23 concert will boast Maria Gentile, Laurence O'Keefe, John McMahon and Brett Kristofferson. Show time for both performances is 7 PM. The New Mondays series, which launched in 2003, has since garnered a 2004 New York Nightlife Award and 2004 and 2005 MAC Awards. Among the songwriters who have appeared in the series are Jason Robert Brown, William Finn, Stephen Schwartz, Frank Wildhorn and David Zippel.
The Laurie Beechman Theatre is located within the West Bank Café at 407 West 42nd Street. There is a $12 cover charge as well as a $15 food-drink minimum; call (212) 695-6909 for reservations.