Produced by Krysta Hibbard, the 8 PM concert — which follows a sold-out edition last summer — features new music from the songwriters' latest projects.
Performers include Krystal Joy Brown ( Motown), Aaron C. Finley ( Rock of Ages), Anastacia McCleskey ( Violet), Steel Burkhardt ( Hair), Jason Gotay ( Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark), Camille Eanga-Selenge ( The Book of Mormon), Shonica Gooden ( Cinderella), Kacie Sheik ( Hair), Jessica Vosk ( The Bridges of Madison County), Marshal Kennedy Carolan ( Hair), two-time Tony Award nominee Robin De Jesus ( In the Heights), Nic Rouleau ( The Book of Mormon), Emily Afton ( Hair), Damon Daunno ( Brief Encounter), Laura Dreyfuss ( Once), Gabe Violett ( Spring Awakening), Shannon O'Boyle ( Once), Josh Tolle, Anna Ty Bergman, Amanda Finch, Katie Ladner, Rachel Gavaletz, Chelsey LeBel and Taylor Noble.
This year's concert also features the winner of the "Fresh Pens" Contest, Kailey Marshall. Marshall was chosen by a panel of judges that included 2014 Tony nominee Bryce Pinkham, Richard H. Blake, Lauren Pritchard, Kacie Sheik and De Jesus. Her song "Give It Up" makes its premiere at the concert.
The band consists of Bobbie L. Crow III on cello, Micah Burgess on guitar, Andrew Kuusisto on bass and Cody Rahn on percussion.
The Highline Ballroom is located at 431 W. 16th St. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information and tickets, visit HighlineBallroom.com.