The internationally renowned musical group, the Sheba Ensemble, will be featured in a spirited winter concert for Hanukkah on Sunday, December 9th at 8PM at Or Olam, the East 55th Street Synagogue. The winter concert will feature a repertoire of new and traditional melodies. It is highlighted by debut performances of several original compositions by members of Sheba and other prominent composers, including a song co-written with Joel B. New, entitled “Jonah”.
Award-winning songwriter Joel B. New presented an eclectic evening of his songs, Joel B. New Is Trying Too Hard, at The Green Room 42 on Saturday, October 6th.
BroadwayWorld has an exclusive look at the evening. Check out photos below!
The singer lineup included Madge Dietrich (Kinky Boots), CK Edwards (Shuffle Along), Nikka Graff Lanzarone (Women On The Verge...), Victoria Huston-Elem (Finding Neverland), Travis Kent (Disaster!), Lauren Marcus (Be More Chill), Richard Riaz Yoder(Hello, Dolly!), Ben Roseberry (Gentleman's Guide...), Hansel Tan (The Four Immigrants), and Michael Winther (Fun Home). The concert featured musical direction by Gillian Berkowitz (Avenue Q), with New co-directing alongside Robbie Rozelle (Songs From Inside My Locker).
Photo Credit: Ali Wonderly
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents presents MuseMatch XII: Forward on October 12th at 11:30pm. MuseMatch is a "Musical Theater Blind Date" where composers are paired with singers they don't know and asked to share themselves authentically leading to daring, bold new material. Musically directed by Nathan Dame. Produced by Authenteur and Yael SIlver.
Featuring writer/performer duos Heath Saunders & Jennifer Sanchez, Cameron Hill & David Alan Thornton, Andrea Prestinario & Teresa Lotz/Naomi Matlow Allison Posner & Kristen Lee Rosenfeld, James Penca & Jeff Thomson/Sammy Buck, Samantha Joy Pearlman & Megan Sperger, Janelle Lawrence & Brandon Michael Lowden, Tommy McDowell & Martha Emily-Harvel & Kelsey McConnell, Lauren Cipoletti & Ben Boecker, Caitlyn Caughell & James Ballard/Seth Christenfeld, Hansel Tan & Heath Saunders, Joanna Carpenter & Danny Lincoln, Raja Burrows & Fernanda Douglas/Molly Horan, and Yael Silver & Joel B.New.
Join us at The Green Room 42 for a raggle-taggle evening featuring the songs of Joel B. New! In an off-the-wall celebration of this obscure Jonathan Larson and MAC Award recipient, experience songs from Cabot Cove (Broadway Records), Mackenzie and the Missing Boy, To Hell Back, and Standalone like never before! Plus a plethora of premieres from his sophomore album, Joel B. New Is Trying Too Hard. Featuring a gratuitous, all-star lineup, this concert features musical direction by Gillian Berkowitz (Avenue Q) and is directed by Twitter-verified Robbie Rozelle.
Joel B. New presented his radio musical, Mackenzie and the Missing Boy, at the Dramatists Guild as part of their Friday Night Footlights reading series on Friday, April 27th. The cast included Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Amy Jo Jackson, Will Mann, and many more. The reading is in anticipation of a formal 29-hour reading slated for this summer. Stay tuned!
Join special guests and Oklahoma City University Broadway talent from shows such as Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story, Anastasia, Jersey Boys, Sister Act, Kinky Boots, White Christmas, Allegiance, The King and I, Memphis, Billy Elliot, and more as we look back on everything we did and didn't learn in college. For one night only, you really can go back to college.
All profits will be donated to OCUNYC. OCUNYC provides networking, continuing education, and philanthropy opportunities for alumni and assists the assimilation of new graduates into the NYC community. Click here to purchase tickets.
Three Queens: An OCUNYC Fundraiser
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 9:30PM | The Green Room 42 | 570 Tenth Ave | 4th Floor inside YOTEL
Sign up today for the 30-Day Rewrite Your Show Challenge! Starting on March 1st, commit to showing up to #CraftTheDraft every single day. All you have to do is sign up, "check in" on Instagram before you write, and schedule a time and space to hear this new draft out loud. That's it. I will be doing this for myself regardless, but I do hope you'll join me! And tell your friends!