Broadway’s Future Songbook Series, presented by Arts and Artists of Tomorrow, will continue its season December 17 with a free concert in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center (111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street).
Produced, directed, and hosted by John Znidarsic, the evening will feature all-new holiday songs written by New York-based up-and-coming talent. Show time is 6 PM.
Featured writers include Daniel Green, Bill Nelson, Rick Bassett, Alex Ratner, Josh Freilich, Kenneth D. Marks, Jessica Ann Carp, Anessa Marie, Danny Bristoll, Robert Grashaw, Jonathon Lynch, Gil Varod, Jay Alan Zimmerman, Julia Barry, Cindy Sideris, Wes Braver, Rachel Dean, Erik Ransom, Andy Peterson, Sean Barrett McCabe, Jinhee Kim, Steven Silverstein, Michael Colby, Brad Ross, Laurence Holzman, and Felicia Needleman.
Interpreting these new holiday songs will be Erin Mackey (Wicked, Sondheim On Sondheim), Synthia Link (Frozen, Bullets Over Broadway), Tracy McDowell (Motown, Rent), Coby Getzug (Book of Mormon), C.J. Eldred (Desperate Measures), Patrick Sulken, Joseph Redman, Samara Brown, Esjae, Jane Cardona, Noam Shapiro, Arianna Hanson, Ciana Micelli, Tony Ramos, Katie Emerson, Josh Daniel, Joanna Burns, Esco Jouley, Charlie Oh, Jon Bauerfeld, Lily LaGravenese, Jason Sirois, Ellie Handel, James McMurray, Eileen Tepper, Jacob Rice, Ben Weiss, Ron Leshnower, and Sahil Warsi.
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Two days earlier, on December 15 at 2:30 PM, the series will also present an afternoon of traditional and new holiday songs performed by students and graduates of Marymount Manhattan College. The performance, co-produced by Patricia Hoag Simon, will also be held in the Bruno Walter Auditorium. Justin S. Fischer will serve as music director.
Featured writers and performers for the December 15 event will include Jessie Ray Jordan, Haley Miller, Alex Duprey, Fara Faidzan, Quenton Ellis, Brian Lundy, Rikki Ziegelman, Grace Mincks, Ellie Baker, Julia Marson, Drew Harvey, Maddie Booth, Kelly Hooper, Jessie Jordan, Katie Haan, Trevor Norris, Brett Miller, Andrew Caira, Jeff Penton, Christine Baird, Robbie Torres, Natalie Pira, Gaby Mank, Brian Fender Shirley, Nicolette Shin, Sklenny Senat, Lea Anderson, Austin Bowen, Mariana King, Becca Capano, Tyler Moscaritola, Ryan DeFranzo, Ryan DeFranzo, Lily Autumn Page, Kennedy Bastow, Rachel Castaneda, Alexis Sanchez, David Rigano, Paul Rigano, Liam Munn, Caitlin Mallory, Adele Simms and LeRoi Richardson, and Max LaMadrid.