Lindsay Mendez, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Derek Klena, Andy Mientus, Julia Murney and More Sing RSO at 54 Below Tonight

News   Lindsay Mendez, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Derek Klena, Andy Mientus, Julia Murney and More Sing RSO at 54 Below Tonight
 
Very Intense Productions presents RSO at 54 Below, featuring music and lyrics by songwriter Ryan Scott Oliver, Feb. 2 at 54 Below. 

Jay Armstrong Johnson
Jay Armstrong Johnson

The 7 PM and 9:30 PM concerts feature performances by Alex Brightman, Lindsay Mendez, Katie Thompson, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Julia Mattison, Ben Fankhauser, Derek Klena, Katie Rose ClarkeKeala Settle, F. Michael Haynie, Jason Gotay, Ephie Aardema, Taylor Trensch, Andy Mientus and Julia Murney.

Music director Rodney Bush and musicians Allison Seidner, Jeremy Yaddaw, Micah Burgess, Charlie Rosen and Hiroko Taguchi accompany the cast.

Oliver is the winner of a Larson Grant, Rodgers Award, Lortel Award nomination, ASCAP Harold Adamson Award and New Musicals Awards from Weston Playhouse and Pace University. He wrote the music and lyrics for 35mm: A Musical Exhibition (licensed by Samuel French, original cast recording on Ghostlight Records), Darling (workshopped at ACT, featured on NBC's "The Apprentice"), Mrs. Sharp (read at Playwrights Horizons July 2009), Out of My Head (licensed through Steele Spring Stage Rights) as well as the commission We Foxes (Broadway Across America), among others. He is currently at work on the new musical Rope, a commission for Grove Entertainment.

Read more about his work in Playbill.com's Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should Know.

54 Below is located at 254 West 54th Street. For tickets, visit 54Below.com.

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