Follies Star Danny Burstein Will Host New Songs from New Shows; Rebecca Luker and Lauren Kennedy to Sing

News   Follies Star Danny Burstein Will Host New Songs from New Shows; Rebecca Luker and Lauren Kennedy to 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, will include works by Will Aronson, James Bourne, Sam Davis, Carmel Dean, Jenny Giering, Michael Heitzman & Ilene Reid, Tom Kitt, Michael Kooman, Andrew Lippa, Jeremy Lloyd, Steve Marzullo, Michael Mitnick, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, Will Reynolds and Georgia Stitt.

Performing these songs will be 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 will host the evening, which will be 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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