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54 Below

A Nonprofit Cabaret Venue

A Benefit Concert for the Dramatists Guild Fund
October 1, 2015

Cover charge: $25-35
Premiums: $60

Cover Charge Additional $5 At Door

Food & Beverage Minimum: $25

Thur, Oct 1 9:30pm Doors 8:45pm Tickets

Sing and Tell: A Benefit Concert for the Dramatists Guild Fund is presented by Samuel French and celebrates the work of musical theatre writers and performers. The evening will feature a brief Q&A with each composer/lyricist that will lead into one of their songs from the Samuel French catalog. Hosted by Amanda Green (Hands on a Hardbody), go behind the music with composers/lyricists: Charles Strouse (Golden Boy), Amanda Green (Hands on a Hardbody), Laurence O’Keefe (Heathers), Sam Willmott (Yo, Vikings), Bill Russell (Side Show), Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond (Judge Jackie Justice), Brad Alexander and Adam Mathias (See Rock City and Other Destinations),Joe Iconis (The Plant That Ate Dirty Socks), Ryan Scott Oliver (35mm), Nathan Tysen and Chris Miller (Fugitive Songs), and Michael Mitnick (Fly By Night). The night will also include performances by: Jay Armstrong Johnson (Hands on a Hardbody, On the Town), Kate Shindle (Legally Blonde, Wonderland), Emily Skeggs (Fun Home), Javier Ignacio (Side Show), Natalie Charle Ellis (Les Miserable), Alan H. Green (Sister Act, School of Rock), Lance Rubin, Jason Williams, Sally Wilfert, Tatiana Lofton, and more.

Proceeds will go to The Dramatists Guild Fund. The Dramatists Guild Fund is the public charity arm of The Dramatists Guild of America, providing resources to dramatists and nonprofit theaters nationwide for over 50 years. Each year, DGF awards grants to nonprofit theatrical organizations across the country that produce works by American writers, provides emergency aid to writers facing illness or other unforeseen circumstances, and supports numerous educational programs and writing development opportunities for dramatists. Enjoy a night of songs, stories, and celebration of musicals for a great cause.

This concert concludes #MusicalsWeek: a series of panels discussing protecting, developing, and celebrating the art form of musical theatre, taking place from September 28 – October 1. Follow Samuel French on Facebook, Twitter (@MrSamuelFrench), and Instagram (@SamuelFrenchNYC) for more information.