Directed, hosted and produced by John Znidarsic (in association with Erica Rotstein), the free evening spotlights the songs of composer/lyricist Drew Gasparini. Show time is 6 PM.
Interpreting his work are Julia Mattison, Ben Crawford, Kerri George, Melissa Rose Hirsch, Justin Luciano, Kasie Gasparini, Chloe Gasparini, Alex Brightman, Andrew Kober, Jed Resnick and F. Michael Haynie.
Drew Gasparini is an award-winning musical theatre composer/lyricist, a performing singer/songwriter and winner of the 2006 John Lennon Songwriter’s award. He wrote the music, lyrics and book for Crazy, Just Like Me and music and lyrics for Make Me Bad (PACE new musicals; book by Alex Brightman, Bloomington Playwrights Project), Turn Of The Screw (commission by Fordham University, 2012 workshop at Lincoln Center; book by Michael Kimmel), and #UntitledPopMusical (book by Michael Kimmel).
The Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is located at Lincoln Center located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street.