Ryan Scott Oliver Series The Rehearsal Room: New Writers Premiering New Work Will Play Urban Stages

By Michael Gioia
December 2, 2013

Composer Ryan Scott Oliver's series The Rehearsal Room: New Writers Premiering New Work, featuring the work of new composers and writers of contemporary musical theatre, will continue Dec. 7 at Urban Stages.



Producer Victor Legrá will present the Dec. 7 installment, which will begin at 10 PM.

The Rehearsal Room will feature material by songwriters Aaron Albert and Katy Rea, Colby Dezelick, John Michael Lyles and David Gomez, Rosie Webber, Ian Fairlee, Jamen Nanthakumar and Liana Wright-Mark, Kailey Marshall, and Toren Nakamura and Coleman Annison.

Performers include Sarah Hamaty, Michael John Hughes, Emily Hughes, Joe Ogren, Aury Krebs, Matthew Fairlee, Andrea Ross, Maggie Anderson, DeMarius Copes, Kara Leonard, Jimmy McEvoy, Marissa O'Donnell, Aury Krebs, Carly Grayson, Emily Shrader, Adrienne Eller, Monet Sabel, Tatiana Lofton, Emily Rogers, Mary Claire Miskell, Toren Nakamura, Hayley Anna Norris, Maria Garvey and Tony Clements.

The Rehearsal Room, which began at the SideWalk Café in December 2012, allows new writers to premiere new songs for New York audiences. The Dec. 7 concert will focus on material from developing musicals and include a handful of songs celebrating the holiday season.

Urban Stages is located at 259 W. 30th Street. Tickets can be purchased in person for $15 at Urban Stages. For more information, visit UrbanStages.org.