Grey Gardens' Cavenaugh to Host March 19 New Voices Concert

News   Grey Gardens' Cavenaugh to Host March 19 New Voices Concert The Monday Nights, New Voices series, which was created by composer Scott Alan, will continue March 19 at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre.
Matt Cavenaugh
Matt Cavenaugh Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Matt Cavenaugh, who plays dual roles in the new Broadway musical Grey Gardens, will host the evening, which will feature the talents of Ryah Nicole Nixon, Lianne Dobbs, Cara Leslie, Amy Wren and Melissa Driscol. Show time is 7 PM.

Deborah Abramson will be the evening's guest composer and will accompany the singers on selections from her songbook. Barbara Anselmi returns as musical director for the one-night-only event.

Composer Alan launched the Monday Nights, New Voices series to "showcase some of today's brightest new talent in New York."

After creating the roles of Joe and Jerry in the Playwrights Horizons production of Grey Gardens, Matt Cavenaugh is currently playing those part in the Broadway mounting of the new musical. Cavenaugh made his Broadway debut as Bud in Urban Cowboy. He also appeared in the national tours of Thoroughly Modern Millie, Ragtime, Strike Up the Band and Grease! as well as in regional productions of Carousel, Anything Goes, Dorian, Footloose and john and jen. Cavenaugh can also be seen in the film "Sexual Dependency."

The Duplex Cabaret Theatre is located in Manhattan at There is a $12 music charge and a two-drink minimum. For reservations call (212) 255-5438 or visit www.theduplex.com.