The website, which launched in December, gives emerging composers a new platform where they can easily share their music with the fans who wish to perform their songs. The site allows shoppers to create custom songbooks and a search engine determined by voice type and style.
Among the composers represented on the site are Jeff Blumenkrantz, Georgia Stitt, Jonathan Reid Gealt, Michael Friedman, Gaby Alter, Paul Gordon, Jeremy Schonfeld (Drift), Nick Blaemire (Glory Days), Adam Gwon (Ordinary Days), Joe Iconis (The Black Suits, Things to Ruin), Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk (The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown, Tales from the Bad Years), Ryan Scott Oliver (Mrs. Sharp, Darling) and Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Edges, Dogfight). The concert will feature a selection of works from the songwriters represented on NewMusicalTheatre.com.
The 10 PM concert at Le Poisson Rouge will feature O'Hara (South Pacific), Pasquale (Reasons to Be Pretty), Rodriguez (The Addams Family) and Doyle (Bye Bye Birdie), as well as the previously announced Emma Hunton (Spring Awakening) De’Adre Aziza (Passing Strange), Greg Naughton, Whitney Bashor (The Fantasticks), Steven Booth (Avenue Q), Alex Brightman (Wicked), Curt Hansen (Hairspray), Jay Armstrong Johnson (Hair), Morgan Karr (Spring Awakening), Lindsay Mendez (Everyday Rapture), Kate Wetherhead (Legally Blonde), Natalie Weiss (Wicked), Jason "SweetTooth" Williams (Bloodsong of Love) and Betsy Wolfe (Everyday Rapture).
David Ruttura will direct the evening, with music direction by Matt Hinkley. Sh-K-Boom and Ghostlight Records' Kurt Deutsch and Noah Cornman, in association with Katie Riegel and Joey Oliva of jokr Productions and John Johnson, produce the concert.
For tickets, priced $22, visit LePoissonRouge. Le Poisson Rouge is located at 158 Bleecker Street in Manhattan.