By Carey Purcell
13 Aug 2013
The evening featured performances from Adrienne Warren (Bring It On), Zak Resnick (Mamma Mia!), Hannah Elless (Godspell), Julia Mattison (Godspell), Blake Daniel (Spring Awakening), Eric Michael Krop (Godspell) and Mary Kate Morrissey (Hair national tour).
Contreras' original compositions and arrangements have been featured in NYC venues including Joe's Pub, Lincoln Center, (le) Poisson Rouge, the Laurie Beechman Theater, The Duplex and multiple Broadway in South Africa galas at the Manhattan Center.
Contreras wrote the music and lyrics for the musical This Thing Called Love as well as his debut album "Love Me, Love Me Not: The Music of Joey Contreras." He was the recipient of the 2010 ASCAP Foundation Max Dreyfus Scholarship Award and the first Artist in Residence for the Broadway Dreams Foundation.
Click through to see some of the highlights of the evening. Continued...