The concert will feature understudies from a host of Broadway musicals performing the tunes they rarely get the chance to sing for paying audiences. The line-up is set to include Bombay Dreams' Aaron Albano (Akaash); Wonderful Town's Nancy Anderson (Eileen); Rent's Sebastian Arcelus (Roger); Wicked's Kristy Cates (Elphaba); Avenue Q's Barrett Foa (Princeton, Rod) and Aymee Garcia (Kate Monster, Lucy); and Assassins' Kendra Kassebaum (Squeaky) and Brandon Wardell (John Hinkley). Chatterbox host Seth Rudetsky will be the musical director for the evening, which begins at 8 PM. The Spotlight series will also feature an evening with Assassins' Alexander Gemignani on June 7 (8 PM), and Avenue Q's John Tartaglia returns for his second solo concert April 26 (9:30 PM).
Previous Broadway Spotlight concerts have spotlighted the talents of Avenue Q's Ann Harada, Dance of the Vampires' Max von Essen, Les Miz's Lauren Kennedy, Hairspray's Shoshana Bean, Into the Woods' Chad Kimball, Aida's Felicia Finley, Rent's Anthony Rapp, Wicked's Idina Menzel and Funny Girl's Leslie Kritzer.
The Ars Nova Theater is located in Manhattan at 511 West 54th Street. Tickets are priced at $15; doors open at 7:30 PM. Call (212) 868-4444 for tickets or go to www.SmartTix.com.