Davis, Gordon, Karle and More Sing Work of Andrew Lippa Aug. 11

News   Davis, Gordon, Karle and More Sing Work of Andrew Lippa Aug. 11 The Monday Nights, New Voices series returns to Chicago Aug. 11 with an evening at the Chicago Center for Performing Arts.
Andrew Lippa
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The 7:30 PM concert features the work of Broadway composer Andrew Lippa, who will make a guest appearance. Among those scheduled to sing Lippa tunes are Ginny Brazier, Cat Davis, Jamie Finkenthal, Julia Gordon, Angela Ingersoll and Andrew Keltz as well as Vanjah Boikai, Missy Karle and Andy Planck. Alison Kane is music director. Monday Nights, New Voices is produced by David Tomczak and Allen Sledge in association with composer Scott Alan. The series, which also plays New York's Duplex, "strives to offer artistic opportunity to talent on both a local and a national level and provides a chance for its audience to be included in the artistic development process of theatre."

Andrew Lippa has written the scores for the Off-Broadway productions of The Wild Party and john & jen. He also contributed songs to the Broadway revival of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Lippa's most recent projects include A Little Princess, Asphalt Beach and Jerry Christmas. The composer is the recipient of a Drama Desk Award, an Outer Critics Circle Award and a Grammy nomination.

The Chicago Center for Performing Arts is located at 777 North Green Street. Tickets, priced $15, are available by calling (312) 733-6000. For more information email mnnvchicago@yahoo.com.

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