Sheik, Guettel and Finn Contribute to Sonnet Sings Fundraiser Nov. 12

News   Sheik, Guettel and Finn Contribute to Sonnet Sings Fundraiser Nov. 12
 
Tony Award-winning composers Duncan Sheik and Adam Guettel will find inspiration in Shakespeare's canon for the upcoming Sonnet Repertory Theatre fundraiser Sonnet Sings: The Bard on Nov. 12.
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William Finn, Zina Goldrich, Steve Marzullo, Marsha Norman, Terrence Mann and the team of Amanda Green and Tom Kitt will join Guettel and Sheik for the evening of song. Each contributor will create an original piece inspired by the Bard's work. Among the performers scheduled to appear are Will Chase (High Fidelity), Bradley Dean (Company), two time Tony-nominated actor Brian d'Arcy James (The Apple Tree, Titanic), David Miller (Il Divo), Brandon Wardell (Good Vibrations), Q. Smith (Les Misérables), Rachel Ulanet (Lovemusik), and members of Broadway's Les Misérables. Duncan Sheik and Terrence Mann will also perform the works they penned for the evening.

Talk Radio and Forbidden Broadway's Christine Pedi will host the evening and will perform a special parody by Douglas Braverman. Kevin Stites will serve as musical director.

Sonnet Sings: The Bard will be presented at HA! Comedy Club, located at 163 West 46th Street in Manhattan. The evening will begin with a 6 PM reception with performances to follow.

Tickets are available by visiting www.smarttix.com or by phoning (212) 868-4444.

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Founded in 2002, Sonnet Repertory Theatre is dedicated to classic plays and adaptations, providing forums for collaboration between emerging artists and established professionals.

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