Cutting-Edge Composers Concert Adds AJ Shively, Noah Galvin and Matt Bailey to Lineup

By Adam Hetrick
July 11, 2012

AJ Shively, Noah Galvin and Matt Bailey have joined the July 19 Cutting-Edge Composers Concert at the Theatre at St. Clement's.



Laura Pietropinto directs and produces the 7 PM and 9:30 PM concerts that highlight the work of songwriters Joey Contreras, Anna Dagmar, Colleen Dauncey and Akiva Romer-Segal, Kevin Fogarty, Drew Fornarola, Drew Gasparini, Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond, Peter Lerman, Paul Loesel and Scott Burkell, Virginia Pike, Will Reynolds, Zoe Sarnak, Ben Velez, Michael Patrick Walker and Zack Zadek.

Shively (La Cage aux Folles), Galvin (The Burnt Part Boys) and Bailey (Jersey Boys) join a line-up that features Tony Award nominee Jennifer Damiano (Next to Normal, Spider-Man), Derek Klena (Dogfight, Carrie), Blake Daniel (Spring Awakening), Jessica Phillips (Leap of Faith), Krysta Rodriguez (The Addams Family), Nic Rouleau (Book of Mormon), Steven Booth (Dogfight), Joe Cassidy (Catch Me If You Can), Harrison Chad (Caroline, or Change), Lilli Cooper (Spring Awakening), Jennifer Diamond (Broadway Dreams), Emma Hunton (Rent), Nate Kassas (Sydney Dance Co.), Eric Michael Krop (Godspell), Allison Posner (Volley Girls), Maddy Trumble (Newsies) and Donna Vivino (Wicked).

Nick Leighton hosts the concerts that are presented as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival. Jillian Robbins is co-producer.

Ginny Pike is musical director. The band includes musicians Shannon Ford, Yuiko Kamakari, Dan Grennes, Alisa Horn and Ethan Pakchar.

For tickets, visit NYMF.org.