The 8 PM concert features the talents of Matthew Amador (How Can You Run...), Taube Brahms (Goodman's Trip To Bountiful), Keith Byron Kirk (Miss Saigon, The Civil War), Spencer Curnutt (Steppenwolf's Up), Elana Ernst (Mamma Mia!), Heidi Kettenring (Wicked), Steven McQuown (Girls vs. Boys), Rashad Naylor (Jersey Boys), Kayla Roy (Chicago Shakespeare's Macbeth), Mike Reckling, Amanda de La Gaurdia and Allen Sledge. Andy Einhorn is musical director.
Will Reynolds is an actor/singer-songwriter born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, now living in New York City. His musical The Sixth Borough, written with Eric Price, has been workshopped at the Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma and at Indiana University's Premier Musicals program. Reynolds is also the creator of The Greenwood Tree, a musical with text by Shakespeare, which was first workshopped at the Carnegie Melon School of Drama and can now be found on iTunes under its former title, Sighs of Fire. As an actor, he toured North America with Mamma Mia!
The New Voices: Chicago series is produced by David Tomczak, Kevin Emrick, Victor Albaum, Adam Fane, Amy O'Connell and Megan Pietrantonio in association with composer Scott Alan.
Davenport's is located at 1383 North Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago, IL. There is a $10 cover charge; for reservations e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.