Hosted by Vulture, the 6:30-8 PM event, billed as "The Art of Songwriting," will feature New York Magazine theatre critic Jesse Green, who will interview Brown about his musicals. Block ( Wicked, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Little Miss Sunshine) will perform along with Brown. Brown earned 2014 Tony Award nominations for Best Original Score and Best Orchestrations for The Bridges of Madison County.
Brown is also the writer of Songs for a New World, The Last Five Years, Urban Cowboy the Musical, 13 and Parade, for which he earned a Best Original Score Tony Award. His new musical Honeymoon in Vegas is slated to open on Broadway later this year. A film adaptation of The Last Five Years is also slated for a 2014 release.
For tickets, priced $25, click here. Milk Studios is located at 450 West 15th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues).