Free Songbook Season Kicks Off Sept. 26

News   Free Songbook Season Kicks Off Sept. 26 The Songbook series — presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul's — begins its 16th season of free concerts Sept. 26.

The 6 PM concert at the Donnell Library Theater will spotlight NYC-based singer-songwriter Cassandra Kubinski. She will be joined by Annie Fitzgeral, Brooke Ferris and James Adamo. Cassandra Kubinski was a child performer who, at age 13, was chosen by Martin Charnin to star in the title role of the Goodspeed Opera House's 20th anniversary production of Annie. She played several other theatre roles before branching out into film ("Finding Forrester") and TV ("Spin City"). Kubinski's debut solo recording is titled "Hiding Underneath," and she is the 2006 winner of the Songwriters Hall of Fame's Abe Olman songwriting scholarship. For more information visit www.ckubinski.com.

The Songbook series is produced, directed and hosted by John Znidarsic. The works of Jason Robert Brown, Andrew Lippa, Gerard Alessandrini and John Bucchino have all been part of the acclaimed series.

The Donnell Library Center is located at 20 West 53rd Street. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. For further information, call (212) 261-0619.