The NEXT concert series has run both in the US and in the UK as a platform for new musical theatre writers to share their work. In this concert, writers from both sides of the pond will unite to share their work–featuring brilliant talent from the New York theatre community. Part of the evening’s proceeds will go to a charity for mental health awareness. Follow along with the hashtag #songstoheal
NEXT has performed 15 concerts previously at the Duplex, featuring writers from Adam Gwon to Barbara Anselmi to Paul Scott Goodman. Writers and performers for this very special edition of the concert will be announced shortly!
This cast features the dazzling vocal stylings of Maddie Shea Baldwin (Bright Star), Preston Truman Boyd (She Loves Me, On the Twentieth Century, Bullets Over Broadway, Big Fish),Chad Carstarphen (In the Heights Nat’l Tour, Beth and Charly), Marisa Dargahi, David R. Gordon, Jennifer Haining, F. Michael Haynie (Wicked, Dogfight, NBC’s Peter Pan LIVE!),Melissa Rose Hirsch (The Bad Years), Lizzie Klemperer (Bright Star), Alicia Krakauer,Angelo McDonough, Molly Model, T.J. Newton, Christina Sajous (Holler if You Hear Me, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Baby It’s You, American Idiot), Ariana Sepúlveda, and Mathieu Whitman (A Christmas Carol Nat’l Tour, Pinkalicious the Musical), with additional performers to be announced!
The evening is co-produced by NEXT’s original founder, Alicia Krakauer, and Megan Minutillo.