Broadway’s Future Songbook Series—presented by Arts and Artists of Tomorrow—will continue April 23 in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street.
Produced and hosted by John Znidarsic, the free event at 6 PM will spotlight the songs of Eli Bolin.
Interpreting Bolin's works will be Gideon Glick (Significant Other, Spring Awakening), Lilli Cooper (SpongeBob Squarepants, Spring Awakening), Nick Blaemire (tick, tick... BOOM!, Godspell), Krystina Alabado (The Mad Ones, American Psycho), Ally Bonino (Merrily We Roll Along, Dogfight), Jordan Matthew Brown (Book of Mormon), Eddie Cooper (Little Shop of Horrors, Assassins), Juwan Crawley (Aladdin, Spamilton), Max Crumm (Disaster!, Grease), Julia Knitel (Beautiful, A Letter to Harvey Milk), Allison Posner (Volleygirls, The Last Song of Eddie Scourge), and Jed Resnick (Avenue Q, Rent).
Bolin wrote music and lyrics for Found (Atlantic Theater Company) and composed the scores for Volleygirls (NYMF Best of Fest), Skippy John Jones (receiving a Lucille Lortel nomination), and more. With Mike Pettry, he has written the book, music, and lyrics for the new rock-and-roll Christmas musical The Last Song of Eddie Scourge. For television, Bolin has written music for Sesame Street (since 2010), Difficult People, Julie’s Greenroom, Billy on the Street, Adult Swim, and two Kristen Schaal Comedy Central specials.