The New Writers at 54 summer series will continue August 28 at 9:30 PM at Feinstein’s/54 Below with Yandura & Melocik: The Revolution Will Be Expository, an evening celebrating the work of up-and-coming musical theatre writers Jacob Yandura and Rebekah Greer Melocik.
Appearing in the concert will be Dan DeLuca (Newsies), Cortney Wolfson (Kinky Boots, Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion), Charity Angél Dawson (Waitress, Side Show), Donald Webber, Jr. (Hamilton, Motown The Musical), Bonnie Milligan (Kinky Boots, Gigantic), Emily Walton (Peter & The Starcatcher), Danny Harris Kornfeld (Rent), and Tori Scott (Making America Gay Again! at Joe's Pub). They will be joined Taylor Aucott, Sojourner Brown, Alec Cohen, Jessie Davidson, Abigail Gjurich, Emma Lord, DePriest Myers, and Nathan Salstone.
The evening will feature brand-new songs and a sneak peek at Yandura and Melocik’s new musical, The Coup, or You and Me, and the Piano, which was recently developed as part of Ars Nova’s UNCHARTED residency.
The concert is produced by Ben Holtzman and Sammy Lopez, directed by Jenny Leon, with musical direction and arrangements by Matt Gallagher, and an additional vocal arrangement by Ross Baum.
There is a $25-$35 cover charge and $25 food and beverage minimum. Visit 54Below.com for tickets and information.
Watch “We Believe in Love,” a song written by Yandura and Melocik in response to the shooting at Pulse nightclub: