PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Julia Murney, Jeremy Jordan, Caissie Levy and Wild Party Concert Cast Pick Favorite Andrew Lippa Songs

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16 Apr 2014

Julia Murney
Julia Murney

Julia Murney, who received a Drama Desk nomination for her performance as Queenie in Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party, is among the performers who will star in a special concert version of that Drama Desk Award-winning musical. In anticipation of the April 17 evening, Murney and the cast pick their favorite Lippa songs as part of Playbill.com's Playbill Playlist

Presented at 9:30 PM and 11:30 PM, The Wild Party Swings features songs from Lippa's musical as re-imagined by Charlie Rosen's Broadway Big Band. Noah Himmelstein (I Am Harvey Milk, Little Miss Sunshine) will direct the evening that has music supervision by Mary-Mitchell Campbell. Robb Nanus produces.

Composer-lyricist Lippa (Big Fish, The Addams Family) will be part of the evening that features Murney alongside Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, "Smash"), Les Miz star Caissie Levy (11:30 PM concert only), Ciara Renee (Pippin), Tony winner Michael Cerveris (Assassins), Christopher Jackson (In the Heights) and Leslie Kritzer (Elf).

According to the creators, "Andrew Lippa’s iconic musical The Wild Party is back and bigger than ever. With the help of Charlie Rosen and his 17-piece jazz band, hear your favorite hits like never before. Join award-winning composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa and some of Broadway’s best as they reimagine and rediscover the score that started it all."

There is a $40-$50 cover with a $25 minimum. 54 Below is located at 254 W. 54th Street. Tickets and additional information are available at 54Below.com.



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