At New York's Town Hall on May 7, graduates from musical programs at New York University and Juilliard will get a chance to strut their stuff. They'll sing such showtunes as "Seasons of Love" (Rent), "Bring Him Home" (Les Miserables), "This is the Moment" (Jekyll & Hyde) and "I Want It All" (Baby), as well as selections from Big River, Children of Eden and Most Happy Fella.
Produced by Andrew Barrett, "Fresh Faces: Familiar Tunes" will feature a number of singers already acquainted with Broadway, such as Jamie Gustus (Footloose), Aisha deHaas (Noise/Funk).
For tickets and information call (212) 840-2824.
Upcoming theater-related events at Town Hall include:
May 9: A performance of Noel Coward's Flower, The Laughing by the Russian Enterprise Theater. May 12: A concert performance of works by Adam Guettel, including selections from Myths & Hymns (formerly titled "Saturn Returns") and a preview of his next musical.
May 14-15: The opera spoofery of La Gran Scena Opera Company>
Various Theaterworks/USA children's shows will also be presented at Town Hall, May 3-18.
-- By David Lefkowitz