Kenita Miller, Marty Thomas, Alysha Umphress, Dee Roscioli Join Lineup for Scott Alan's Birdland Concert

News   Kenita Miller, Marty Thomas, Alysha Umphress, Dee Roscioli Join Lineup for Scott Alan's Birdland Concert
 
A host of theatre favorites will sing the music of Scott Alan April 18 at Birdland in Manhattan.

Alysha Umphress
Alysha Umphress

In addition to composer-lyricist Alan, the 7 PM performance will boast the talents of the previously reported Christopher Sieber, Mykal Kilgore, Crystal Monee Hall, Cassie McIvor, Laura Osnes, Nikki Renee Daniels, Raena White, Christiane Noll, Darius de Haas and Kyle Dean Massey.

Newly announced for the concert are Kenita Miller, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Marty Thomas, Alysha Umphress, Todrick Hall, Rachel Potter, Dee Roscioli and Matt Lutz.

The evening will celebrate past Alan compositions and will also feature the debut of new songs. Christopher D. Littlefield will be the musical director and conductor.

Scott Alan wrote the book, music and lyrics for the musical Detour, which was seen in Los Angeles. His current theatre projects include Piece, which was featured at the 2003 Palo Alto TheatreWorks festival, the 2005 NAMT festival and the 2007 Festival of New Musicals at Village Theatre; and the song cycle The Warmth of the Womb. He also produces the monthly Monday Nights, New Voices concert at the Duplex. Alan's newest recording, "What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up," is now available on CDbaby.com, Amazon.com and iTunes. "What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up" follows Alan's earlier studio recordings, "Dreaming Wide Awake" and "Keys."

Birdland is located in Manhattan at 315 West 44th Street. There is a $25-$35 cover charge plus a $10 food/drink minimum. For reservations call (212) 581-3080 or visit BirdlandJazz.com.

Scott Alan
Scott Alan
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