Anthony Rapp, Kate Shindle and Allison Case Perform New Music at the Canal Room Feb. 28

By Adam Hetrick
February 28, 2011

NewMusicalTheatre.com celebrates the music of up-and-coming songwriters including Michael Friedman, Jonathan Reid Gealt and Will Van Dyke Feb. 28 at the Canal Room. Anthony Rapp, Kate Shindle and Allison Case perform.



The 8:30 PM concert is presented by NewMusicalTheatre.com, which makes sheet music from up-and-coming songwriters available to performers and theatre lovers.

In addition to Rapp (Rent), Shindle (Legally Blonde) and Case (Hair), the evening features performances by Colleen Ballinger (Miranda Sings), Alex Brightman (Wicked), Catherine Brookman (Hair), Kate Morgan Chadwick (Grease), Sara Chase (The Toxic Avenger), Brian Justin Crum (Next to Normal), Jeanna de Waal (American Idiot), Meghann Fahy (Next to Normal), Katie Gassert (Seussical), Piper Goodeve (Anne of Green Gables), F. Michael Haynie (We the People…), Greg Hildreth (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), Morgan Karr (Spring Awakening), Rachel Potter (The Addams Family), Sarah Stiles (Avenue Q), Teal Wicks (Wicked) and Courtney Wolfson (The Addams Family).

Also among the songwriters whose work is set to be showcased are Gaby Alter, Sam Carner and Derek Gregor, Bobby Cronin, Drew Gasparini, Paul Gordon, Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond, Joshua Salzman and Ryan Cunningham, and Jeff Thomson and Jordan Mann.

Kerrigan-Lowdermilk’s You Made This Tour opens the evening at 7:30 PM.

Advance tickets for both presentations, priced $25, are available by visiting CanalRoom. After 8 PM, tickets can be purchased for $20 at the door. The Canal Room is located at 285 West Broadway.