The afternoon discussion was titled The Music is the Message: Musicals on Topical Subjects. Making up the panel were Drama Desk nominee Jeffry Denman, the choreographer of Yank!, who also played Artie in the production; Memphis Tony nominees Montego Glover and Chad Kimball; Christine Andreas, featured in the Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning revival of La Cage aux Folles; Tom Kitt, Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer of Next to Normal; David Thompson, book writer of The Scottsboro Boys; and David Zellnik, the Drama Desk-nominated author and lyricist of Yank! Scott Siegel moderated.
Here is a look at the event:
Drama Desk Panel Discussion