Tony Sheldon, a Tony Award nominee for Priscilla Queen of the Desert, and Melissa Van Der Schyff, a Drama Desk nominee for Bonnie & Clyde, are among the artists joining Fred Ebb Award-winning composer-lyricist Sam Willmott for The Songs of Sam Willmott April 8 at the York Theatre at Saint Peter's.
Directed by Sam Pinkleton with musical direction by Matt Aument, the free concert — a showcase of Willmott's work — begins at 6:30 PM.
The band includes Gregg Monteith and Alisa Horn. Rachel Sussman produces.
Willmott's work has been performed at the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, the Walnut Street Theatre, 54 Below, Joe's Pub at the Public Theater and The York Theatre, among others. His work includes Standardized Testing - The Musical!!!!, the mini-musical Scarlet Takes a Tumble and Yo, Vikings! (with lyricist Marcus Stevens).
The York Theatre Company is located at the Theatre of Saint Peter's at 619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street. To reserve tickets, call (212) 935-5820.
All The Way
Bullets Over Broadway
Fly By Night
Of Mice and Men
The Cripple of Inishmaan
The Realistic Joneses
The Velocity of Autumn
Tony n' Tina's Wedding