Lindsay Mendez, Jenni Barber, and More Set for Prospect Theater's IGNITE Concert
Kecia Lewis, Jeff Kready, and others will also be on hand to honor Fred Ebb Award winners.
Prospect Theater Company has announced plans to continue its 2015-16 IGNITE Series at the Times Center with a concert celebrating the works by Fred Ebb Award winners John Bucchino, Doug Cohen, Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak, Adam Gwon, and Nathan Tysen and Chris Miller on November 21.
The evening will feature Jenni Barber (Wicked), Maria Couch (Iron Curtain), Diana Huey (Girlstar), Lindsay Mendez (Wicked), Jeff Kready (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), Kecia Lewis (Once on This Island), Mike Longo (Kinky Boots), Don Stephenson (Rock of Ages), and more to be announced. Composers John Bucchino (A Catered Affair) and Steven Lutvak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder) will also perform their original work.
The concert will directed by Marlo Hunter with music direction by Matt Aument.
Launched in 2015, Prospect's IGNITE Series is an ongoing concert initiative featuring the new voices who are shaping tomorrow's musical theater. IGNITE Series programming includes premieres of original material by award-winning songwriters; cutting-edge creations straight from Prospect's annual Musical Theater Lab; concert presentations of musicals in development; debuts of commissioned work targeted to teen audiences, performed by the participants in Prospect's Summer Intensive training program; and more.