Kirshenbaum's Nov. 20 Revue at Joe's Pub Is Hot Seller; Harris, Burtka, Butler Sing

News   Kirshenbaum's Nov. 20 Revue at Joe's Pub Is Hot Seller; Harris, Burtka, Butler Sing One of two Nov. 20 concert performances boasting songs of composer-lyricist David Kirshenbaum is sold out at Joe's Pub.

Seats are still available for the 11:30 PM Monday show of Places You've Never Been Before, but the 9:30 PM performance is sold out.

Singing the work of the songwriter of the musicals Summer of '42 and Vanities will be David Burtka (Opposite of Sex, Gypsy), Kerry Butler (Little Shop of Horrors, Hairspray), Alan Campbell (Sunset Boulevard, Contact), Ryan Driscoll (Summer of '42), Fyvush Finkel (TV's "Picket Fences" and "Boston Public"), Barrett Foa (Spelling Bee, Avenue Q), Neil Patrick Harris (Assassins, TV's "How I Met Your Mother"), Megan Hilty (Wicked), Celia Keenan-Bolger (Les Miserables, Spelling Bee), Lauren Kennedy (Spamalot, Side Show), Leslie Kritzer (The Great American Trailer Park Musical), Susan Owen (The Phantom of the Opera), Jenny Powers (Little Women, Encores' Of Thee I Sing), Kate Reinders (Wicked), Miriam Shor (Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and Sarah Stiles (Spelling Bee), with Randy Aaron, Cathryn Basile, Justin Keyes, and Katie Klaus.

David Kirshenbaum wrote the score for the Off-Broadway musical Summer of '42 (book by Hunter Foster), which will be released later this fall as a two-CD set on Jay Records. His new show Party Come Here (book by Daniel Goldfarb) was recently seen at the 2006 New York Musical Theatre Festival. And Vanities – A New Musical, his adaptation of the long-running hit play (book by its original author Jack Heifner) will be making its appearance on a New York stage next season following its success at the NAMT Festival of New Musicals in October 2006.

He also penned the score of Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (book by Myles McDonnell) and has composed for the Disney Channel series "Johnny and the Sprites."

Musical director Vadim Feichtner (Spelling Bee) leads a three-piece band, with additional arrangements by Lynne Shankel (Altar Boyz) and Carmel Dean (Vanities – A New Musical). The evening is produced by Jayson Raitt. Cover is $25 plus a two drink minimum or $12 food minimum per person at tables. Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Avenue. For tickets, call (212) 539-8778. More information can be found at www.joespub.com.