PLAYBILL VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Katie Thompson Performs Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar's "Free"

Katie Thompson, who received critical acclaim for her performance in the Off-Broadway musical Giant, performs Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar's "Free" exclusively for Playbill Video in anticipation of the upcoming Lyons and Pakchar concert at 54 Below.

The 9:30 PM concert, which will be held April 14 at 54 Below, will showcase original music from Lyons and Pakchar's pop/R&B catalogue.

Lyons and Pakchar began collaborating while touring with The Book of Mormon. Lyons, who handles lyrics and music, is a Broadway actor who currently appears in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and has performed in Rent and Dreamgirls. Pakchar, a guitarist and composer who has played for the Broadway productions of Wicked, Book of Mormon and Newsies, provides orchestration and additional music. The two are developing a musical entitled '79, inspired by the score of "#LOVE."

Thompson will also perform at the April 14 concert, where she will be joined by Tony winner Lillias White ( The Life, Fela), Ben Platt ("Pitch Perfect," The Book of Mormon), Naturi Naughton (3LW, "Notorious," "Fame"), Tony nominee Robin De Jesus ( In the Heights), Christine Dwyer ( Wicked), Mykal Kilgore ( Motown), Nic Rouleau ( The Book of Mormon), Felicia Boswell ( Memphis), Julia Mattison ( Godspell), Tamika Sonja Lawrence ( If/Then), Daniel Torres ( Evita), John Brink ( Les Misérables), Nik Alexander ( Priscilla Queen of the Desert national tour), Bradley Greer ( Altar Boyz national tour), Melody Madarasz ( Mr. Chickees Funny Money), J. Hoard and more.

For more information on the concert, click here.

Watch "Free" below: