The Nov. 28 concert will be held at the Merkin Concert Hall and will be hosted by Baby's Liz Callaway. Show time is 8 PM.
The musicals that will be part of the evening include Call it Courage, with book, music and lyrics by Adam Overett; Drift, with a book by Craig Pospisil and music and lyrics by Jeremy Schonfeld; A Hundred Years Into the Heart, with a book by Richard Vetere, music by Jeffrey Lodin and lyrics by William Squier; Greenbriar Ghost, with a book and score by Clay Zambo; How to Save the World and Find True Love in 90 Minutes, with book and lyrics by Jonathan Karp and music by Seth Weinstein; The Rose and the Ring, with book and lyrics by Peter Morris and music by Michael Jeffrey; and The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown, with a book by Kait Kerrigan, music by Brian Lowdermilk and lyrics by Kerrigan and Lowdermilk.
Among the artists scheduled to perform these new works are Alan Ariano, Eric Bondoc, Alan Muraoka, Fausto Pineda, Hazel Raymundo, MaryAnn Hu, Lisa Yuen, Randy Cohen, Dan McMillan, Tim Browning, Scott Coulter, William Squier, Richard Vetere, Mark Lotito, Deborah Tranelli, Charma Bonanno, David Bonanno, Nick Dalton, Chris Hoch, Kristen Maloney, Seth Weinstein, Michael McEachran, Anika Larsen, Richard Kent Green, Nicole Ruth Snelson, Michael Jeffrey, Sebastian Arcelus, Philip George, Farah Alvin, Valerie Fagan, Kait Kerrigan, Sara Chase and Alison Fraser.
Host Liz Callaway, most recently on Broadway in The Look of Love, made her Broadway debut in the original cast of Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, and she also took part in the anniversary concert of that musical. For her work in the musical Baby, she received a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, and her other Broadway credits include The Three Musketeers, Miss Saigon and Cats. Callaway's solo recordings include "The Beat Goes On," "Anywhere I Wander—Liz Callaway Sings Frank Loesser" and "The Story Goes On."
Merkin Concert Hall is located in Manhattan at 129 West 67th Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue. Tickets, priced at $30, are available by calling (212) 501-3330 or by visiting www.kaufman-center.org.