Sieber, Block, Kitt, Butler, Foster and More Sing at NYMF's "Best of the Fest" Gala June 21

News   Sieber, Block, Kitt, Butler, Foster and More Sing at NYMF's "Best of the Fest" Gala June 21 The New York Musical Theatre Festival's "Best of the Fest" gala concert, featuring Christopher Sieber, Stephanie J. Block, Tom Kitt and Kerry Butler, is presented June 21 at New World Stages.
Kerry Butler
Kerry Butler

Jennifer Cody hosts the 8 PM concert that features songs from musicals penned by Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn (Give It Up), Adam Gwon (Ordinary Days), Chris Miller & Nathan Tysen (Get There Early), Hunter Foster (Bonnie and Clyde), Joe Iconis (Things to Ruin), Jason Rhyne (The MacGuffi), John Mercurio (Academy), Matt Gould (Twilight in Manchego), Jeremy Desmon (I See London, I See France) and Michelle Elliott and Daniel Larsen (The Yellow Wood).

Musicals showcased include Bring It On, Tuck Everlasting, The Opposite of Sex, Give It Up, The Hollow, The Kid, The Boy Detective Fails, Trails, Bloodsong of Love, Cloaked, The Road to Qatar, Lonely Rhymes, Give It Up, Rocket Science, Jay Alan Zimmerman's Incredibly Deaf Musical and Frog Kiss.

In addition to Sieber (Shrek, The Kid), Block (9 to 5, The Pirate Queen), Kitt (Next to Normal) and Butler (Rock of Ages, Xanadu), the concert includes performances by Christiane Noll (Ragtime), Hunter Foster (Million Dollar Quartet), Krysta Rodriguez (The Addams Family, In the Heights), Curtis Holbrook (Give It Up, Xanadu), Katrina Rose Dideriksen (Jerry Springer, The Opera), Alex Brightman (Wicked), Matt Doyle (Spring Awakening), Jamie LaVerdiere (The Producers), Brian Gonzales (Shrek), D.B Bonds (Legally Blonde), Vanessa Ray (Hair), Patti Murin (Xanadu), and the cast of the NYMF musical Academy: Alex Wyse, Corey Boardman, Wilson Bridges, Antonio Addeo, Matthew F. Johnson, Andy Mientus and Aaron Riesebeck.

Marc Bruni directs with musical direction by Andy Einhorn.

For tickets phone (212) 239-6200. New World Stages is located at 340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues in Manhattan.

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