Follies Star Danny Burstein Hosts New Songs from New Shows Dec. 12; Rebecca Luker and Lauren Kennedy Sing

News   Follies Star Danny Burstein Hosts New Songs from New Shows Dec. 12; Rebecca Luker and Lauren Kennedy Sing
 
In Development: New Songs from New Shows, presented by The New Voices Collective, will be offered Dec. 12 at 8 PM at Peter Norton Symphony Space.

Danny Burstein
Danny Burstein

The concert, featuring songs from musicals and other theatrical projects in all stages of development, includes tunes from Homemade Fusion by Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond; Bunnicula by Sam Davis and Mark Waldrop; and Todd Boss Project by Steve Marzullo and poet Todd Boss; as well as new works by Will Aronson, James Bourne, Carmel Dean, Jenny Giering, Michael Heitzman & Ilene Reid, Andrew Lippa, Jeremy Lloyd, Michael Mitnick, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, Will Reynolds, and Georgia Stitt.

Performing these songs are Tony nominee Rebecca Luker (Phantom, Secret Garden, Show Boat, Sound of Music, Music Man, Nine, Mary Poppins), Lauren Kennedy (Spamalot, Les Miserables, Side Show), Rebecca Faulkenberry (Rock of Ages, Spider-Man), Edward Watts (The Fantasticks), Michael Winther (Mamma Mia!, Songs from an Unmade Bed) and Nick Cosgrove (Where's Charley?).

The singers will be accompanied by Grant Wenaus on piano with Stephen Benson on guitar, Ed Matthew on clarinet and Clay Ruede on cello.

Follies star Danny Burstein hosts the evening, which is directed by Annette Jolles.

Tickets, priced $30 in advance ($27 for Symphony Space members; $25 for Students) and $35 the day of the show, are available by phone at (212) 864-5400; online at www.symphonyspace.org (just type "new voices" into the search engine); or at the box office. Peter Norton Symphony Space is located at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street.

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