Joe Iconis will be honored at Barrington Stage Company's upcoming benefit event.
Joe Iconis will be honored at Barrington Stage Company's upcoming benefit event.
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Massachusetts's Barrington Stage Company will host its annual New York City Benefit, BSC/NYC, on November 13 to celebrate their New Works Initiative and honor composer Joe Iconis with the William Finn Award for Innovation and Excellence in Musical Theatre. The one-night-only cabaret will take place at The Friars Club.

President of Rodgers & Hammerstein musical theater organization Ted Chapin, Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley, and president of Sh-K-Boom Records Kurt Deutsch will serve as honorary chairs of the event. Eda Sorokoff will be benefit committee chair. The evening's performers will include Broadway and Barrington Stage stars Jeannette Bayardelle, Allison Blackwell, Ellen Harvey, Lauren Marcus, Kyle Dean Massey, Jeff McCarthy, Anastacia McCleskey, Anne L. Nathan, Will Roland, Scarlett Strallen, Will Swenson, Stephanie Umoh, and more.

Joe Iconis is a musical theater writer whose shows include Broadway Bounty Hunter and The Black Suits, both of which have played Barrington Stage Company. Other musicals include Be More Chill, Bloodsong of Love, and the upcoming Hunter S. Thompson musical for La Jolla Playhouse.

"I am humbled and ecstatic to receive this gorgeous honor from Barrington, a theatrical home that has provided me and my family of collaborators support, inspiration, and transportation reimbursement stipends for many years," said Mr. Iconis in a statement.

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