THE SCREENING ROOM: Kerrigan-Lowdermilk NYMF Concerts, With Jeremy Jordan, Josh Young, Lisa Brescia, Emma Hunton and More
By Michael Gioia
Tony Award nominees Jeremy Jordan (Newsies) and Josh Young (Jesus Christ Superstar) were among the lineup of performers for the July 25 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) concerts featuring the music of songwriting duo Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk. Here are highlights from the concerts.
The 6 PM and 9 PM concerts, directed by David Ruttura, included 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), Young, Catherine Porter (Next to Normal), singer-songwriter Jesse Ruben (The Ones that Matter), Jordan and Zach Altman (Gotham Chamber Opera), among others.
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.
Jesse Ruben – "The Bad Years":
Meghann Fahy – "I'm Sorry":
Jeremy Jordan – "Run Away With Me":
Steven Booth and Todd Buonopane – "Vegas":
Emma Hunton – "Anyway":
Kait Kerrigan – "Rise":
Zach Altman – "Rise":
Catherine Porter – "Close Call":
Brian Lowdermilk – "Beautiful Things":
Lisa Brescia – "Not a Love Story":
Dee Roscioli – "How to Return Home":
Zach Altman – "I Confess":
"Say the Word" Diva Tag – first show:
"Say the Word" Diva Tag – second show:
Josh Young – "One Last Prayer":
Dee Roscioli – "Holding On":
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