David Zippel Will Direct
Show Off! Concert Celebrating NAMT Musicals
Tony Award winner
David Zippel will direct Show Off!, a benefit concert celebrating 25 years of music from the National Alliance for Musical Theatre, Oct. 20 at the Skirball Center.
The 7 PM concert, with special guests to be announced, will feature music from NAMT-nurtured musicals including
, among others. The Drowsy Chaperone, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Honk!, Children of Eden
Brian Hargrove and musical director Bard Haak will collaborate with Zippel (
) on the evening. City of Angels, The Goodbye Girl
The benefit concert will be the culmination of NAMT's 25th Annual Festival of New Musicals. Presented Oct. 17-18 in Manhattan, the annual weekend of musical theatre provides a platform for emerging and established theatre writers to showcase their works with casts featuring Broadway and Off-Broadway actors. Many of the new works find life at regional companies, as well as Off-Broadway and on Broadway. Betsy King Militello is the executive director of NAMT.
Click here to read about the 25th annual NAMT Festival, which will feature Olivier Award winners Anthony Drewe and George Stiles' The Three Little Pigs, as well as The Single Girl's Guide by Gordon Greenberg and Tommy Newman, and Analog and Vinyl by Tony Award nominee Paul Gordon.
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