Directed, hosted and produced by John Znidarsic, the free evening will spotlight the work of up-and-coming composer Micah Young. Show time is 6 PM. Scheduled to interpret the songs of Young are Wendi Bergamini (Promises, Promises; South Pacific), Kerry Conte, Nina Hennessey (Bye Bye Birdie, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Cats), Terri Klausner (Evita, Sophisticated Ladies), Joseph Mederios (The Blue Flower, Yank!, Guys and Dolls), Deborah Tranelli and Amos Wolff (Follies) with Clay Ruede on cello.
Micah Young was the associate music director for Guys and Dolls (national tour) and has worked on Broadway with White Christmas, Mamma Mia!, Spring Awakening, Chicago, Promises, Promises and Mary Poppins. He was also the music director for Lincoln in Love (Goodspeed Opera House), Bye Bye Birdie (CAP 21), The Wild Party (Riverside Theatre), The Last Five Years (Manhattan School of Music) and The Casebook of Rudolf H- (New York Theatre Workshop). He has performed at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Caroline’s Comedy Club, Metropolitan Room and Joe’s Pub, NYC. A member of BMI Musical Theatre Writing Program, his songs have been performed at Lincoln Center, Merkin Concert Hall, Triad in NYC and the Midwest.
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Bruno Walter Auditorium is located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street.