Quentin Earl Darrington and Jay Armstrong Johnson Appear in Free "Arts and Artists" Concert April 25

News   Quentin Earl Darrington and Jay Armstrong Johnson Appear in Free "Arts and Artists" Concert April 25
 
The Songbook series — presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul's — continues April 25 in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in Manhattan.

Quentin Earl Darrington
Quentin Earl Darrington Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Directed, hosted and produced by John Znidarsic, the free evening spotlights the songs of composer Nikos Tsakalakos. Show time is 6 PM.

Scheduled to perform are Quentin Earl Darrington (Ragtime), Jay Armstrong Johnson (Catch Me If You Can), Josh Segarra (Fat Camp), Cortney Wolfson (The Addams Family) and Cassie Wooley (NYMF's Broadway Sensation). The artists are backed by musical director Matt Castle (piano), Eric B. Davis (guitar), Joe Nero (drums) and Christos Tsakalakos (bass).

Nikos Tsakalakos is a composer-lyricist whose production credits include Litter (American Conservatory Theatre, 2011), Pool Boy (Barrington Stage Company, 2010), Duck for President (TheatreworksUSA, 2010-2011), Songs of a Night Owl (Ars Nova, 2009; BSC, 2008) and Late Nite with Niko (BSC, 2007). His original scores include Rock, Paper, Scissors: The Way of the Tosser (Alliance Films, 2007). 

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Bruno Walter Auditorium is located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street.

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