This celebration in song of women and their thoughts on motherhood, children, and the many joys of family will be directed by Annette Joles and hosted by Jill Geddes. It will feature 20 songs -- many of them world premieres -- by some of the hottest contemporary songwriters: Beth Blatt, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Mark Campbell, Doug Cohen, Tina deVaron, David Evans, Jenny Giering, Faye Greenberg, Zina Goldrich, Marcy Heisler, Laurence Holzman, David Kirshenbaum, Steve Marzullo, Felicia Needleman, Joshua Rosenblum, Michael Shaieb, Georgia Stitt, and Joseph Thalken. The concert will feature Grant Wenaus on piano, Clay Ruede on cello, and Ed Matthew on clarinet.
Other upcoming theater-related events at Symphony Space include the return of Thalia Follies: A Political Cabaret and a special appearance by Bea Arthur on November 21. For tickets and information, call 212-864-5400, or visit www.symphonyspace.org.