Tony Nominees Jeremy Jordan and Josh Young Will Join Lisa Brescia, Emma Hunton and More for Kerrigan-Lowdermilk NYMF Concerts
By Michael Gioia
Tony Award nominees Jeremy Jordan (Newsies) and Josh Young (Jesus Christ Superstar) have joined the lineup of performers for the upcoming New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) concerts that feature the music of songwriting duo Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk July 25 at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center.
The 6 PM and 9 PM concerts, directed by David Ruttura, will include performances from Steven Booth (Dogfight, Glory Days), Todd Buonopane (Grease), Lisa Brescia (Mamma Mia!, Wicked), Meghann Fahy (Next to Normal, The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown), Emma Hunton (Next to Normal national tour, Spring Awakening), Dee Roscioli (Wicked), Kate Shindle (Legally Blonde, Wonderland), Young and singer-songwriter Jesse Ruben (The Ones that Matter), among others.
Jordan and Katie Thompson (Giant) will perform at the 6 PM concert, and Zach Altman (Gotham Chamber Opera) will perform at the 9 PM concert.
Kerrigan and Lowdermilk's musicals include The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown, Tales from the Bad Years and Republic. The songwriting duo was featured in Playbill.com's Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should Know.
The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center is located at 480 W. 42nd street. For more information and tickets, visit NYMF.org.
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