Yellow Sound Label in conjunction with NewMusicalTheatre.com present the joint album release concert of Chris Miller & Nathan Tysen’s Fugitive Songs and Joshua Salzman & Ryan Cunningham’s Next Thing You Know at Le Poisson Rouge. The concert will feature some of Broadway’s best young talent including Lauren Blackman, Colin Hanlon, Andrew Durand, Christopher Jackson, Kyle Dean Massey, Andy Mientus, Kate Rockwell, Katie Thompson, Karen Olivo, Alysha Umphress and Barrett Wilbert Weed.
Tickets are $20 and available at http://lepoissonrouge.com/events/view/3620
Doors open at 6:00, Show starts at 6:30
Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street
Albums will be available for sale at the concert.
Fugitive Songs is the Drama Desk-nominated musical from Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen. The folk-infused contemporary musical theatre score includes many of Miller and Tysen’s most well-known songs. The studio cast includes Karen Olivo (Tony winner for West Side Story and In the Heights), Gavin Creel (Tony nominee for Hair & Thoroughly Modern Millie), Joshua Henry (Tony nominee for The Scottsboro Boys), Matt Caplan (Spider-man, Rent), Alysha Umpress (On A Clear day, American Idiot), and Barrett Wilbert Weed (Lysistrata Jones). Variety says, ““A powerful yearning weaves through the tunes that make up Fugitive Songs, a song cycle tailored to anyone who has ever thought of shucking his job, his mate or his life to start anew.” The album will be released on Amazon and iTunes Tuesday September 18th. Visit MILLERandTYSEN.com
Next Thing You Know is a new musical from the Drama Desk-nominated team of Joshua Salzman and Ryan Cunningham (I Love You Because). It was produced at CAP21 and The New York Times called it “A coming-of-age tale about struggling artists in the big city. A ‘Rent’ for this generation.” The album features Lauren Blackman (A Tree Grows In Brooklyn), Colin Hanlon (Submissions Only, I Love You Because), Jay Armstrong Johnson (Hair, Catch Me If You Can) and Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones). The album will be released on Amazon and iTunes Tuesday September 4th. Visit NextThingYouKnowMusical.com.
SUNDAY SEPT 9th: Fugitive Songs Album Pre-Release Party at Le Poisson Rouge (6-9pm) Tickets & Info HERE
TUESDAY SEPT 18th: Fugitive Songs Album Release
Mark your calendars! More info soon!
Our pal and fellow writer EllaRose Chary wrote a great article about licensing The Burnt Part Boys for Musial Theatre International. READ IT HERE!
- GAVIN CREEL added to the studio cast of the FUGITIVE SONGS album! Release date is Tuesday, September 18th, 2012!
- Join the TUCK EVERLASTING THE MUSICAL mailing list! More HERE
- First two regional productions of THE BURNT PART BOYS announced! More HERE
- Miller/Tysen song to be included in STARS OF DAVID the musical. Show premieres at Philadelphia Theatre Company this fall! More HERE
- New VIDEOS added! More HERE
Not one but two opportunities to see new MILLERandTYSEN songs next week!
4/16 NEW VOICES AT NYU
New Voices’ debut outing at New York University’s Frederick Loewe Theatre at 35 West 4th Street, will explore work by current composers in the NYU Musical Theatre writing program, as well as work by some of NYU’s most exciting and famous alumni. Kate Shindle will be singing a tune of ours from Tuck Everlasting! READ PLAYBILL ARTICLE
4/18 BEHIND THE MUSIC-AL AT 92Y TRIBECA
In this installment, moderated by Broadway legend Hal Luftig, see how musical theater composers are pushing boundaries by drawing musical inspiration from a wide variety of sources. Featuring Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen (Burnt Part Boys), Brendan Milburn (GrooveLily, Striking 12), and Ewalt and Walker! Moderated by Tony-winning legendary producer, Hal Luftig (Evita). GO TO 92Y SHOWPAGE