Brooklyn's Got Character[s] to Feature Nathan Tysen, Chris Miller, Joe Iconis and More

News   Brooklyn's Got Character[s] to Feature Nathan Tysen, Chris Miller, Joe Iconis and More
Brooklyn's Got Character[s], featuring songs written about and inspired by the real people of Kings County, will be presented Sept. 27 at Galapagos Art Space in Brooklyn.

Joe Iconis
Joe Iconis Photo by Krissie Fullerton

The 8 PM event will feature the writing talent of some of New York City's emerging composers, including Nathan Tysen and Chris Miller (The Burnt Part Boys), Joe Iconis (Things to Ruin, Bloodsong of Love), Tommy Newman (Band Geeks), Gaby Alter (Band Geeks), Daniel Maté and Will Aronson (The Trouble with Doug), Julianne Wick Davis (Wood), Rachel Jett, Brian Feinstein, Josh Kant and Liv Cummins, Roxanne Rodriguez and Andrew Elsesser, Samuel Piperato, Joshua H. Cohen, David Malamud and Rochelle Bright, Michael R. Jackson, Rachel Peters, Brett Macias and Caroline Murphy, Rob Baumgartner and Heidi Heilig, Tony Asaro, Tina Lear, Julia Meinwald and Gordon Leary, Shoshana Greenberg and Jeffrey Dennis Smith, Chae Lee, Matt Mezzacappa, James Cowperthwait and Scotty Arnold, and Erin Hunstader.

All writers are alumni of New York University’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at the Tisch School of the Arts.

The upcoming evening, according to press notes, will "bring Brooklyn’s rich and varied humanity to life in theatrical songs based on the lives, stories, and personalities of its residents."

Doors will open at 7 PM.

Galapagos Art Space is located at 16 Main Street in Brooklyn. Tickets, priced $15, are available at, and will also be available at the door.


Blue Room Arts Collective is dedicated to "writer-driven, audience-friendly concert and theatrical events that connect emerging musical theatre writers with new audiences in innovative ways. BRAC seeks to expand public notions of what musical theatre looks and sounds like, and to popularize new expressions of this classic American art form."

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