Anne L. Nathan, Celisse Henderson, George Salazar and More Sing Songs by Ridiculously Talented Composers and Lyricists March 3

By Michael Gioia
03 Mar 2014

Celisse Henderson
Celisse Henderson

Musical Theatre Factory presents the second edition of Songs by Ridiculously Talented Composers and Lyricists you Probably Don't Know but Should, celebrating the work of emerging musical theatre writers mentored by two-time Tony Award winner William Finn, March 3 at 54 Below.

Hosted by Finn, the 9:30 PM concert features performances from Anne L. Nathan (Once, Assassins), Aidan Gemme (Mary Poppins), Celisse Henderson (Godspell), Will Roland (The Black Suits), Elizabeth Stanley (Company), George Salazar (Godspell), Michael Linden (Hair national tour), Alyse Alan Louis (Mamma Mia!), Jeremy Morse, Amanda Savan and Joelle Lurie.

The evening showcases work by Danny Abosch, Nikko Benson, Noel Carey, Sara Cooper, Maggie-Kate Coleman, Jeremy Desmon, Vadim Feichtner, Josh Freilich, Benjamin Halstead, Oliver Houser, Joe Iconis, Anna Jacobs, Hannah Kohl, Sean Patterson, Jonathan Pearson, Eric Price, Sam Salmond, Jahn Sood, Christopher Staskel, Joseph Trefler, Bryan Treitler, Sarah Underwood and Joel Waggoner.

The concert is produced and directed by Shakina Nayfack with music direction by Jeremy R. Lyons. A Ridiculously Talented After Party will follow the show and feature an open mic with all new work by the evening's featured writers.



54 Below is located at 254 West 54th Street. There is a $30-$40 cover charge plus a $25 food and beverage minimum. For more information and tickets, call (646) 476-3551 or visit 54Below.com.