Robin De Jesus, Jason Gotay, Kacie Sheik and More Perform Twenty-Somethings 2
Produced by Krysta Hibbard, the 8 PM concert — which followed a sold-out edition last summer — featured new music from the songwriters' latest projects.
Performers included Anastacia McCleskey (Violet), Steel Burkhardt (Hair), Jason Gotay (Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark), Kacie Sheik (Hair), Jessica Vosk (The Bridges of Madison County), Marshal Kennedy Carolan (Hair), two-time Tony Award nominee Robin De Jesus (In the Heights), Nic Rouleau (The Book of Mormon), Emily Afton (Hair), Damon Daunno (Brief Encounter), Laura Dreyfuss (Once), Shannon O'Boyle (Once), Anna Ty Bergman, Katie Ladner, Chelsey LeBel and Taylor Noble.
This year's concert also featured the winner of the "Fresh Pens" Contest, Kailey Marshall. Marshall was chosen by a panel of judges that included 2014 Tony nominee Bryce Pinkham, Richard H. Blake, Lauren Pritchard, Kacie Sheik and De Jesus. Her song "Give It Up" makes its premiere at the concert.
The band consisted of Bobbie L. Crow III on cello, Micah Burgess on guitar, Andrew Kuusisto on bass and Cody Rahn on percussion.