David Sisco (Founder/Creator) and Lorene Phillips (Contributing Editor) will officially launch their now acclaimed DIRECTORY OF Contemporary Theatre WRITERS website with a musical event of remarkable proportions, on Monday, January 21 at Second Stage Theatre (305 West 43 Street - between Eighth & Ninth Avenues).
Appropriately entitled THE CONCERT, the event will highlight 19 songs by 26 of THE DIRECTORY'S writers, whose work will be sung by Broadway's most esteemed musical artists. The lineup has just been announced:
MORGAN BILLINGS (The Sound of Music, Little Women) will sing "Will You Know Me?" by Patrick Cook and Frederick Freyer.
Nick Blaemire (Glory Days, Cry-Baby, Godspell, Dogfight) will sing "It Just Wasn't Meant To Happen" by Barry Wyner.
Jeff Blumenkrantz (A Class Act, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Into The Woods, Damn Yankees) will sing his own "Hold My Hand."
Harry Bouvy (Silence! The Musical, A Wonderful Life) will sing "Please, Belize" by Nadav Wiesel.
Darius de Haas (Xanadu, Hair, Marie Christine, Rent, Carousel, Kiss of the Spider Woman) will sing "Without Your Love" by Michael Wartofsky.
ROBIN DE JESÚS ( La Cage aux Folles, In The Heights, Rent) will sing "I'm Just Glad" by David Gaines and Charlie Sohne.
Jason Gotay (Bring It On: The Musical) will sing "Han Solo" by Will Aronson and Bill Nelson.
Kenita Miller (Xanadu, The Color Purple) will sing "I Don't Think of You (It's All Good)" by Daniel Maté.
Mamie Parris (9 To 5: The Musical, Ragtime, Legally Blonde, 110 In The Shade, The Drowsy Chaperone) will sing "You Don't Know Love" by Tom Gualtieri and David Sisco).
Randy Redd (Million Dollar Quartet, Ring of Fire, Children of Eden, Parade) will sing "I Can't Walk On" by Jenny Giering.
Kristine Reese (Wicked, LES MISERABLES) will sing "My Sky" by Adam Overett.
Bryce Ryness (Leap Of Faith, Hair, Legally Blonde, On The Town) will sing "Rock City" by Brad Alexander and Adam Mathias.
Andrew Samonsky (South Pacific, On The Record, Merrily We Roll Along) will sing "Disappear" by Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen.