Performers from Motown, Violet, Cinderella and More Join Twenty-Somethings Concert

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30 Jul 2014

Jason Gotay
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Krystal Joy Brown, Aaron C. Finley, Anastacia McCleskey, Steel Burkhardt and Jason Gotay are among the performers who have joined the lineup for Twenty-Somethings 2, featuring the music of songwriters Drew Overcash, Blake Pfeil and Zoe Sarnak.

Produced by Krysta Hibbard, the 8 PM concert — which follows a sold-out edition last summer — will be held Aug. 18 at the Highline Ballroom and feature new music from the songwriters' latest projects.

Also joining the cast are Camille Eanga-Selenge (The Book of Mormon), Shonica Gooden (Cinderella), Kacie Sheik (Hair), Jessica Vosk (The Bridges of Madison County), Marshal Kennedy Carolan (Hair), Amanda Finch and Katie Ladner.

Previously announced performers include two-time Tony Award nominee Robin De Jesus (In the Heights), Nic Rouleau (The Book of Mormon), Emily Afton (Hair), Damon Daunno (Brief Encounter), Laura Dreyfuss (Once), Gabe Violett (Spring Awakening), Anna Ty Bergman, Rachel Gavaletz, Chelsey LeBel and Taylor Noble.

This year's Twenty-Somethings will feature this year's winner of the "Fresh Pens" Contest, Kailey Marshall. Marshall was chosen by a panel of judges that included 2014 Tony nominee Bryce Pinkham, Richard H. Blake, Lauren Pritchard, Kacie Sheik and De Jesus. Her song "Give It Up" will be premiered at the concert.

The band will consist of Bobbie L. Crow III on cello, Micah Burgess on guitar, Andrew Kuusisto on bass and Cody Rahn on percussion.

Click here for the Playbill.com Screening Room of last year's concert, which featured performances from Tony winner Alice Ripley, Jason Gotay, Krystal Joy Brown and more.

The Highline Ballroom is located at 431 W. 16th St. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information and tickets, visit HighlineBallroom.com.