Produced by Courtney Wagner and Scott Alan, the 9:30 PM concert on Aug. 21 will spotlight the talents of Emily Mitchell, Allison Ford, MaryAnne Piccolo, Joseph Hutcheson and Alan Shaw. Barbara Anselmi will be the evening's musical director.
Jenn Colella made her Broadway debut in Urban Cowboy, earning an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for her performance. She was seen as Pippi, the kleptomaniac stripper in the NYMF hit The Great American Trailer Park. Colella's other theatrical credits include roles in Peter Pan, Angels in America, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Company, Sylvia and Victor/Victoria. The actress also recently appeared in the world premiere of the Twyla Tharp-Bob Dylan musical The Times They Are A-Changin' at San Diego's Old Globe.
The Laurie Beechman Theatre is located in Manhattan at 407 West 42nd Street at Ninth Avenue. There is a $10 cover charge and a $15 food/drink minimum. Call (212) 695-6909 for reservations between the hours of noon and 8 PM.