The concert, which is entitled Music Is My Friend: The Josh Freilich Songbook, is directed by Sammi Leigh Kramer. Vocalists will include Hallie Brevetti, Brian Golub, Michael Linden, Michael Kushner, Amanda Savan, Sammi Leigh Kramer, Natasha Edwards, Lauren Chapman, Elisabeth Cernadas, Brandon Beynon, Alissa Stahler and Mary Kate Morrissey. The evening will feature lyrics by Sam Salmond, Seth Christenfeld, Rebecca Greer-Melocik, Sarah Underwood, Ty DeFoe, William Finn and more.
Josh Freilich is a composer and arranger whose arrangements and compositions have been performed at numerous venues throughout the country in concert, theatrical and dance settings. He was the arranger/orchestrator/keyboardist on Air Supply's musical Lost in Love and orchestrator for the 2011 Equity showcase of Odyssey: The Epic Musical at the Chernuchan Theatre. He is also composer of The Star Child with librettist Jenny Stafford and lyricist Sarah Underwood.
Tickets can be purchased in advance by visiting www.54below.com and on the day of the performance after 2 PM by calling (646) 476-3551. There is a cover charge of $10 with a $20 food and beverage minimum.