Graae, de Haas, Larsen, Luft and McGillin to Star in Grossman's Compose Yourself!

News   Graae, de Haas, Larsen, Luft and McGillin to Star in Grossman's Compose Yourself! Compose Yourself!, a revue celebrating the work of composer Larry Grossman, will be presented at the York Theatre Company July 11-13.
Darius de Haas
Darius de Haas Photo by Steve Vaccariello

Part of the Off-Broadway company's New2NY Series — featuring staged concerts of musicals making their Manhattan debuts — the cast will boast Nikki Renee Daniels (Les Miserables), Darius de Haas (Rent), Jason Graae (A Grand Night for Singing), Liz Larsen (Hairspray), Lorna Luft (Guys and Dolls) and Howard McGillin (The Phantom of the Opera). Stuart Ross will direct the production with musical direction by David Snyder. Composer Grossman will be featured at the piano.

Composer Yourself! features the music of Grossman and the lyrics of Hal Hackady, Ellen Fitzhugh, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Buz Kohan, Carol Hall, Fred Ebb, Amanda Green, Drey Shepperd and Michael Korie. "For this brand new revue," press notes state, "Mr. Grossman reaches into the trunk for songs never heard on a New York stage, and includes numbers he created for Broadway, television, revues, cabaret acts and more."

For ticket information visit www.yorktheatre.org or call (212) 935-5820.

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The York's Musicals in Mufti series will present Larry Grossman's Grind (June 13-15) and Goodtime Charley (June 27-29). The New2NY series will continue with The Lady in Penthouse B (July 25-27) and In Transit (Aug. 8-10).

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