Tituss Burgess and Cristin Milioti Team Up to Create a New Musical in 24 Hours

News   Tituss Burgess and Cristin Milioti Team Up to Create a New Musical in 24 Hours
A team of more than 100 will cast, write, compose, rehearse, tech and perform four original musicals as part of the seventh 24 Hour Musicals, presented by The 24 Hour Company and Off-Broadway theater company Exchange. The April 13 event will feature a host of Broadway and TV stars including Tituss Burgess ("Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt") Cristin Milioti (Once), Lea DeLaria (The Rocky Horror Show) and Eden Espinosa (Wicked).

Cristin Milioti
Cristin Milioti

Participants will meet on April 12 and are set to present their original new shows the following evening at the Grammercy Theater in New York. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Exchange's summer program, which nurtures the development of new work from around the world.

Other stars slated to feature include Randy Harrison (Showtime's "Queer As Folk"), Alicia Witt ("Justifed"), Ari Graynor ("For a Good Time, Call..."), Christine Lahti ("Chicago Hope"), Ashley Fink ("Glee"), Shanola Hampton ("Shameless"), Julian Fleisher (February House), Jonathan Marc Sherman, Daniel Goldstein, Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair , Gordon Greenberg and Shae Sullivan.

“Every year, a wonderfully talented group of the best from stage and screen come together to attempt the impossible,” said Ari Edelson, the artistic director of the Exchange and the Orchard Project in a press statement.

Tickets, priced from $100, are available for purchase by visiting exchangenyc.org. The Grammercy Theater is located at 127 E 23rd St., New York.

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