A showcase of music by emerging and established composers and lyricists featuring some of the best singers of the NYC theater community. The composers and lyricists include Brad Alexander Janet Allard, David H. Bell Rob Broadhurst, Nathan Christensen, Julianne Wick Davis, Carmel Dean, Jeremy Desmon, Ed Dixon, Kyle Ewalt, Vadim Feichtner, Kevin Fisher, Anna K. Jacobs, Rachel Jett, Steven Lutvak, Michael Mahler, Adam Mathias, Chris Miller, Dianne Adams McDowell, Scott Murphy, Matte O'Brien, Gena Oppenheim, Mac Rogers, Todd Schroeder, Niko Tsakalakos, Nathan Tysen, Matt Vinson, Michael Walker, Jordana Williams and Sean Williams. The current line up of performers includes Tracy Bersley, Justin Brill, Kristy Cates, Alexis Fishman, Demond Green, David Gurland, Simotra Houston, Erin Kukla, Rob Maitner, Carrie Manolakos, Michael Pesce, Niko Tsakalkos, Michael-August Turley, Sally Wilfert and Cassie Wooley. Artists Rising will be directed by Adam Fitzgerald with music direction by Michael Pesce. Eddie Rabon will host the evening with Matt Vinson at the piano.