McCartney, Williams and Harada to Perform Songs of Heitzman and Reid Oct. 2

News   McCartney, Williams and Harada to Perform Songs of Heitzman and Reid Oct. 2 Liz McCartney, Natasha Yvette Williams and Ann Harada are among the Broadway performers who will appear in an evening of songs by composers Michael Heitzman and Ilene Reid Oct. 22 at Ars Nova.
Ann Harada
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"For the first time ever Heitzman and Reid are doing an evening of their songbook which will include songs from past shows, trunk songs and a whole lot of new material," reads a press announcement. The duo were Grammy Award-nominated for their participation in the Broadway musical Swing!, which featured their song "Throw That Girl Around," penned with Everett Bradley. Heitzman and Reid also teamed for Off-Broadway's Bingo as well as Vices and are currently at work on a new musical.

Joining McCartney (Taboo), Williams (The Color Purple) and Harada (Avenue Q) for the Heitzman and Reid songbook event will be fellow Broadway stars Judy McLane (Mamma Mia!), Eric Jordan Young (Chicago), Natasha Yvette Jesse Nager (Being Alive), Danielle Greaves, Tracee Beazer, David Reiser, Janet Metz, Michael James Scott, Dwayne Clark, Kyle Wrentz, Q Smith and Joi Danielle Price.

The performers will be backed by Jeffrey Lee Campbell, Paul Adamy and Ray Marchica, all members of the Mamma Mia! band.

For tickets ($15) to the evening at Ars Nova, 511 West 54th Street (at 10th Avenue), call (212) 868-4444. For more information, visit arsnovanyc.com.