The Concrete Jungle, an original work from American composer Bobby Cronin opened at the Studio Theatre of London's Arts Educational School on 8th June, 2012, and runs until the 16th June, 2012. The show follows the lives and loves of a group of young singletons who have just moved to New York City as they share stories in their local bar, 'The Concrete Jungle'.
Those participating in the reading will be The Glee Project's Ali Stroker (Abby), Zach Bandler (Guy), Jenna Noel (Vanessa), Wicked's Anne Brummel (Claire), Mike DiSalvo (Sailor), Hairspray's Kyle Kleiboeker (Simon), Geoffrey Kidwell (Dunkan), Liz Asti (Katie), Nathan Crocker (James), Brett Teresa & Crystal Skillman (Ensemble Men and Women).
Bobby Cronin (music & lyrics, co-book) is an award-winning composer/writer. His musical WELCOME TO MY LIFE (W2ML) with co-bookwriter Alicia Dempster is under a Broadway option. His musical with Allen Mogol, 'TIL DEATH DO US PART, was awarded 2012 The Alec Baldwin Fellowship; DAYBREAK (add'l material by Brett Teresa; 2011 New Jersey Playwrights Contest winner) premiered in NJ & London's Tristan Bates Theatre, June 2012. Awarded "Outstanding Score" for Kelly Nichols' TEN REASONS at MITF, 2010. Currently developing: MARY & MAX, and SUNSET CITY. Other: Lincoln Center Songbook Series, Birdland,Symphony Space, Joe's Pub, London's The Players Theatre, more. "Reach The Sky: Live at The Beechman" on iTunes. Yale graduate, Member of ASCAP, Dramatists Guild. www.bobbycronin.com.