New Voices creator (and composer) Scott Alan will co-host the evening with Kathy Deitch, who has appeared on Broadway in Wicked and Footloose. The evening will spotlight the talents of several female vocalists, including Rena Strober, Kate Pazakis, Emily Drennan, Emily McNamara and Mamie Parris. Bill Russell is the evening's guest writer, and one of the highlights will be a performance of “She’s Gone,” a song cut from Russell and Henry Krieger’s Side Show. The repertoire for the evening follows:
Emily Brennen–"The House that Jack Built"
Rena Strober-"Speak Softly Love"
Mamie Parris-"The Life of the Party"
Kate Pazakis-"Privilege to Pee"
Emily McNamara-"I’m a Blonde"
Rena Strober-"Unexpected Song"
Mamie Parris-"Summer in Ohio"
Kate Pazakis-"Fly Home"
Emily McNamara-"Come to Your Senses"
Emily Brennan-"She’s Gone"
Full Cast-"I Will Never Leave You"
The New Voices series spotlights "lesser-known talents working in New York.” The upcoming performance will feature musical direction by Barbara Anselmi.
The Duplex 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. Visit www.theduplex.com for more information.