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Winther, Clark, and Others Help New Voices Celebrate Lyricists Campbell and Waldrop

Victoria Clark in The Light in the Piazza
photo © Liz Lauren
The New Voices Collective will present a concert celebrating lyricists Mark Campbell and Mark Waldrop on Monday, April 19 at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia venue. The evening will be hosted by Danny Burstein and the performers will include Michael Winther, Victoria Clark, Richard Todd Adams, Jill Geddes, and Daniel Reichard.

The various Campbell and Waldrop songs to be performed in the program have music by Stephen Hoffman, Steve Marzullo, Sam Davis, Dick Gallagher, Jenny Giering, Patrick Brady, and Mary Rodgers. The singers will be accompanied by Ed Matthew on clarinet and Grant Wenaus on piano.

Waldrop is best known as the director of numerous Off-Broadway and regional shows, including When Pigs Fly, Pete 'n' Keely, and several productions of Gypsy. His credits as lyricist include Pete 'n' Keely, When Pigs Fly, and a number of shows for Theatreworks/USA. Campbell's highest-profile works have been his collaborations with Stephen Hoffman, including Splendora (based on Edward Swift's novel and seen at New York's American Place Theatre in 1995) and The Sweet Revenge of Louisa May (produced at the Olney Theatre Center in Maryland).

Tickets for the concert are priced at $25 general admission, $22 for members and seniors, and $15 for students; they may be purchased through the website, by phoning 212-864-5400, or in person at the box office. Symphony Space is located at 2537 Broadway (at 95th Street).

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