By Michael Gioia
24 Sep 2012
Directed, hosted and produced by John Znidarsic, the 6 PM free concert spotlights the songs of award-winning composer/lyricist Paul Scott Goodman.
Scheduled to perform are Jeremy Kushnier (Jersey Boys), Jenny Lee Stern (Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking), Anne Marie Milazzo (Bright Lights, Big City), Isabela Moner (Evita), Greg Naughton, Melissa Ahern, Carolee Goodgold and The Highland Divas. Matt Hinkley is the event's musical director.
Goodman's musicals include Room: A Rock Romance (nominated for five Helen Hayes Awards and three Outer Circle Critics Award); Bright Lights, Big City; Him & Her; Alive in the World; God Save the New Wave; Metropolitan Music; and Just East of Broadway. Goodman was the first recipient of the Songwriters' Hall of Fame Best New Songwriter Award, winner of the Backstage Bistro Award, first solo recipient of the Jonathan Larson Foundation Award and winner of the Gilman Gonzalez-Falla Theater Foundation Commendation Award.