Previously presented as part of the 2005 New York International Fringe Festival, Extraordinary! features book and lyrics by Russo with a score by Vaughn. The 7 PM concert presentation is offered as a benefit for the Theresa Foundation, which serves children with disabilities.
Announced to appear are Annie Golden (Xanadu), Carly Jibson (Cry-Baby), Howie Michael Smith (Avenue Q), Tom Deckman (Spamalot), Jeff Hiller ("30 Rock"), Sean Samuels (Curtains), Tami Lee Santimyer (Nobody's Perfect), Allison Spratt (Cry-Baby), Alexandria Wailes (Mother Courage) and Kristen Wyatt (Grease).
Press notes for Extraordinary! read: "After meeting his deaf cousin Hope, nine year old Lester and his imaginary friend Fred take off on an adventure through the living room couch to search for her hearing! Their journey takes them to 'The Land of Quiet,' where they discover that differences make you extraordinary!"
The concert is directed by Nell Balaban, with choreography by Sabrina Jacob, music direction by Jad Bernardo and sign language consultation by Alexandria Wailes.
For tickets, visit www.joespub.com or phone (212) 967-7555. Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street.