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54 Below

A Nonprofit Cabaret Venue

Writing Program in Concert
May 25, 2015

Cover charge: $20
Premiums: $40

Cover Charge Additional $3 At Door

$25 Food & Beverage Minimum


Mon, May 25 9:30pm Doors: 8:45pm Tickets



The Class of 2015 (aka Cycle 24) at NYU’s MFA Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program have spent two years in windowless rooms, living on fast food, striving for the most perfect perfect rhymes, probing the most surprising chord progressions.

Join them for a concert celebrating their hard-won matriculation, featuring all-new songs from 18 all-new ‘thesis musicals.’ There’s bound to be something for everyone!

Featuring songs by Liz Barnett, Ross Baum, John Blaylock, Kate Chadwick, Angelica Chéri, Lane Dombois, Jonathan Fadner, Sarah Fiete, Ani Garcia, Eloise Govedare, Peter Hodgson, Edison Hong, Orian Israelsohn, Ayesu Lartey, Minhui Lee, Clara Luthas, Marella Martin, Ariel Mitchell, Greg Moss, Casey O’Neil, Timothy Parker, Emily Roller, Aferdian Stephens, Paulo Tiról, Peter Michael von der Nahmer, Aleksandra Weil, Kathleen Wrinn, and Mehmet Salih Yildirim.

Featuring performances by:

Polly Pen (Arlington, Bed & Sofa) as Mistress of Ceremonies

Dana Aber
Ross Baum
Liz Barnett
Renee Claire Bergeron
John Blaylock
Jane Bruce
Kate Chadwick
Kimbirdlee Fadner
Zoe Blair Friedman
Jessie Gill
Tamar Greene
Mallory Hawks
Ben Liebert
Clara Luthas
Divya Maus
Casey O’Neil
Emmy Raver-Lampman
Jed Resnick
Lexi Rhoades
Doug Shapiro
Olivia Wendel
Kathleen Wrinn
Remy Zaken

Music Director: Edison Hong