By Michael Gioia
04 Feb 2014
Hosted by Lauren Marcus (ReWrite, The Pregnancy Pact), the 9:30 PM concert features a range of new work by Sam Carner and Derek Gregor (Unlock'd), Joey Contreras (All the Kids are Doing It), Tony Award nominee Amanda Green (Hands on a Hardbody, Bring It On), Caleb Hoyer (Dance Moms: The Musical), Joe Iconis (Bloodsong of Love, The Black Suits), Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen (The Burnt Part Boys, Fugitive Songs), Amy Molewski and Nick Luckenbaugh, Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (A Christmas Story, James and the Giant Peach) and Katie Thompson (Christmas with a K).
Mark T. Evans provides music direction.
Songs You Should Know features performances by Jennifer Bissell, Max Chernin, Lilli Cooper (Spring Awakening), Max Crumm (Grease, F#%king Up Everything), Matt Dengler (A Little Night Music), Seth Eliser, Rhys Gilyeat, Blair Goldberg (Carrie), Molly Hager (Fat Camp), Marcus, Marissa McGowan (Bonnie & Clyde), Megan Mekjian (Fiddler on the Roof national tour), Kathleen Elizabeth Monteleone (Hands on a Hardbody), Amanda Savan, Michael Schwitter (Book of Mormon national tour) and Alex Yacovelli.