The song cycle was written by members of the project with original words and music by Adam Gwon, Timothy Huang, Christine Toy Johnson, Ming Aldrich-Gan, Hyeyoung Kim (with Michael Cooper), Leon Ko, Robert Lee, Yoonmi Lee (with Gaby Gold and Zhu Yi), Yan Li, Jason Ma, J. Oconer Navarro, Kamala Sankaram, Tidtaya Sinutoke (with Ty Defoe) and Jeff Tang. Dax Valdes will direct the evening, which will be emceed by Ann Harada. Singers will include Tony winner BD Wong, Raymond J. Lee, Pearl Sun, Marc delaCruz, Thom Sesma, Arielle Jacobs, Hansel Tan, Manna Nichols, Eric Bondoc, Anne Fraser Thomas, Joanna Carpenter, Joanne Javien, EJ Zimmerman, Cindy Cheung, Daniel J. Edwards, GyuJin Lim, Kamala Sankaram, Mel Sagrado Maghuyop and Christine Toy Johnson.
The Asian American Composers and Lyricist Project is dedicated to "nurturing and presenting works created and sung by Asian American Theatre Artists."
This world premiere concert is free and open to the public. Seating is limited; RSVP by Dec. 5 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Peter Norton Symphony Space’s Leonard Nimoy Thalia is located at 2537 Broadway (at 95th St.).