Broadway's Future Songbook Series
The concert will be at 6 p.m., at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center, 111 Amsterdam Avenue at West 65th Street, tel. 212-642-0142. Admission is free.
Produced, directed, and hosted by John Znidarsic, the evening's presentation will be Songbook's Annual Holiday Songbook concert, premiering all new holiday songs by some of today's most talented composers and lyricists.
Featured performers will include actor/vocalist Zhailon Levingston and deaf actor John McGinty, who will appear on Broadway in the upcoming revival of Children of A Lesser God. Supporting John and Zhailon will be a gospel chorus including Denise Manning, Samantha Williams, Harleigh Ford, and Tony Ramos, and Association of Adult Musicians with Hearing Loss (AAMHL) musicians Wendy Cheng and Charles Mokotoff.
FEATURED AUTHORS: Alanya Bridge, Jenn Grinels, Hyeyoung Kim, Dina Gregory, Julia Meinwald, Gordon Leary, Janet Noh, Ilene Reid, Michael Heitzman, Rona Siddiqui, Danielle Trzcinski, Steven Silverstein, Jenna and Annie Pasqua, Marella Martin Koch, Minhui Lee, Manda Leigh Blunt, Divya Maus, Daniel Weidlein, Bill Nelson, Julie Foldesi, Jonathon Lynch, Rafael Rodriguez, Tidtaya Sinutoke, Ty Defoe, Jay Alan Zimmerman, Peter Brash, and Alexander Sage Oyen.
FEATURED PERFORMERS: Nancy Opel, John McGinty, Leslie McDonel, Ayesu Lartey, Erik Sisco, Jenn Grinels, Jasper Grant, Charlie Levy, Yoonmi Lee, Ally Bonino, Rich Silverstein, Shannon Tyo, Loclan McKenzie, Futaba Shioda, Ziye Hu, January Punwattana, Pacharakamol Chantri, Zhailon Levingston, Grant Wenaus, Yoonmi Lee, Janet Noh, Louis Cabanilla, Zeno Medias, Danielle Trzcinski, Jenna Pasqua, Manda Leigh Blunt, Michael Moritz, Locian McKenzie, Julie Foldesi, Jonathon Lynch, and Rafael Rodriguez.
The Broadway's Future Songbook series offers free concerts of new music by Broadway composers and lyricists sung by Broadway vocalists. In its twenty-seventh season, the Songbook series is presented by The Library For The Performing Arts At Lincoln Center in association with Arts and Artists of Tomorrow.