The 9:30 PM concerts will focus on new talent and new writers and will include songs penned by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Larry Lees, Jonathan Reid Gealt, Michael Mahler and Bryan J. Tank. Concertgoers will also hear tunes from Andrew Lippa's A Little Princess and Asphalt Beach and Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich's Ever After.
Those scheduled to lend their vocal talents to the evenings include Sean Bradford, Katherine Donahoe, Tom McCormick, Meagan Prahl, Kaitlin Stilwell, and Bryan J. Tank. Brian Hertz will be the musical director for Standing Here.
Produced and conceived by Sean Bradford, a silent auction and sneak preview of the concerts will be held June 4 at the Lounge at Elmo (156 Seventh Avenue).
The Duplex Cabaret Theatre is located in Manhattan at 61 Christopher Street. There is a $10 cover charge, and a two-drink minimum; call (212) 255-5438 for reservations.
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