Unsung Benefit to Feature Works by Q's Lopez, Wild Party's Lippa and More

News   Unsung Benefit to Feature Works by Q's Lopez, Wild Party's Lippa and More Unsung is the title of the May 16 benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS that will feature "original songs by new and established composers."

The 8 PM concert at the Zipper Theater will include new works by Tony Award-winning Avenue Q composer Bobby Lopez, The Wild Party's Andrew Lippa as well as Brian Lowdermilk, John Mercurio, Douglas Cohen, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Barbera Anselmi, Stephen Cole and Georgia Stitt. Among those set to perform these original songs are Todd Adamson, Pilin Anice Broden, Lea Cabrera, Natasha Gibbons, Celeste Hardin, Sean David Johnson, Stuart Landon, Kristen Licata, Matthew G. Myers, Amanda J. Passanante, Stephanie Safko, Hollis Scarborough and Byron St. Cyr. Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba is also scheduled to make a special appearance at the one-night-only event, which will feature direction by Philip George, musical direction by Michael C. Rider and choreography by Minami Yusui.

Tickets for Unsung are priced at $15 and will be available at the Zipper Theater the night of the event. The Zipper Theater is located in Manhattan at 336 West 37th Street.

Visit the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS website, www.bcefa.org, for more information.

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