By Michael Gioia
12 May 2014
Composer and performer Lance Horne will host and music direct the 9 PM concert, which will feature special guests including singer-songwriter Valerie Geffner, two-time Tony Award nominee Robin De Jesus (In The Heights), award-winning poet Thomas March, juggler and comedian Marcus Monroe (La Soiree), jazz pianist Samora Pinderhughes, two-time Tony nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent), Justin Sayre (The Meeting*) and Alexandra Silber (Master Class).
Presented by Michael Barra, Christian Campbell, Lance Horne and The Players Events Committee, "Live from Gramercy Park," according to press notes, "is bringing a new vitality to this venerable institution for a new generation of performing artists."
The event will be recorded for a subsequent multi-camera online video broadcast.
The Players is located at 16 Gramercy Park in Manhattan. Tickets are $25 with upfront VIP $35 seats also available. For more information, visit ThePlayersNYC.com.