NYMF's "Meeting Our Heroes" Event, Honoring Stephen Flaherty and Michael John LaChiusa, Held Tonight

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07 Jul 2014

Michael John LaChiusa
Michael John LaChiusa

As part of the NYMF opening ceremonies July 7, producers Jamie Bendell (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, The Performers, Heathers – The Musical) and Madeline Myers present  "Meeting Our Heroes" – an event which honors esteemed composers Stephen Flaherty, Michael John LaChiusa, Charles Strouse and John Bucchino at 7 PM at the Laurie Beechman Theater.

Jennifer Ashley Tepper hosts the launch where "four of musical theater's most celebrated composers will appear to be honored by four emerging songwriters for an intimate, history-making night of songs and stories," featuring a Broadway cast and the presentation of special awards.

For "Meeting Our Heroes," Alexander Sage Oyen (Outlaws) will celebrate Bucchino, Danny Abosch (Fancy Nancy) will celebrate Flaherty, Joe Kinosian & Kellen Blair (Murder for Two) will celebrate Strouse and Madeline Myers (Legends & Lore) will celebrate LaChiusa. 

The evening also features Bryce Ryness, Janet Krupin, Jeremiah Ginn and Charlotte Maltby.

Paul Saroba (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder) serves as musical director. 

Tickets are $25. For more information and to purchase visit nymf.org.