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Daniel Jenkins, Jose Llana, Karen Ziemba, et al. Set for Prospect Theater Company Benefit; Season Announced

Karen Ziemba
An updated lineup of performers has been announced for Prospect Theater Company's previously reported benefit, Make Our Garden Grow to be offered in the Harbor View Room at Battery Gardens, on Monday, June 27. Evan Pappas will host the evening, which will raise funds for the theater's ongoing work in developing and producing new music theater.

Performers will now include Jimmy Ray Bennett, Daniel Jenkins, Jose Llana , Marla Mindelle, Gordon Stanley, Teal Wicks, and Karen Ziemba, along with members of Prospect's 2010 cast of With Glee (Zach Bandler, Christopher Carlisle, Jason Edward Cook, Dan Lawler, and Max Spitulnik) and 2009 cast of The Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge (Victoria Huston-Elem, Carol Hickey, and Melody Berger).

The concert will feature selections from musicals previously produced by the company as well as numbers from shows slated for the newly announced 2011-2012 season, which will include Iron Curtain: A New Musical Commie-dy, featuring book by Susan DiLallo, lyrics by Peter Mills, music by Stephen Weiner, and direction by Cara Reichel (Baruch College's Nagelberg Theatre, November 5 - 27); Myths and Hymns, featuring music and lyrics by Adam Guettel, with new libretto and direction by Elizabeth Lucas (West End Theatre, January 28 - February 26), and Nymph Errant, featuring music and lyrics by Cole Porter, adapted and with new libretto by Rob Urbinati, and directed by Davis McCallum (July 7 - 29, 2012).

The benefit event will also feature a pre-performance cocktail reception and dinner as well as post-show reception.

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