Composer-lyricist Joey Contreras' 2010 album "Love Me, Love Me Not: The Music of Joey Contreras" featured Jeremy Jordan, Marla Mindelle and Rachel Potter on 11 original tracks. Playbill now gets a first look at Contreras' new video series, "Hot Off the Ivories," a collection of contemporary musical theatre songs by the hottest up-and-coming composers (including his own new songs) to be sung by musical theatre's brightest young stars. In this first episode, Contreras is on piano for his tune "Great, Cool" in an intimate studio setting with Spring Awakening
's Blake Daniel
star Ben Fankhauser
on vocals. For more on "Hot Off the Ivories," read the Playbill story
. Look for more videos in this series in the future.