We recorded the score for Jonathan Smith's new feature length film The Worst Year of My Life! Great fun in the studio, and a shout out to Jeremy Yaddaw for his on the spot percussion arrangements. Check back in for more news on the movie soon! And check out a track from the score below :)
Three-time Tony Award-nominated actor Marc Kudisch (Thoroughly Modern Millie, 9 to 5, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) joins Lauren Worsham (Dog Days, Where's Charley?), Joshua Jeremiah (Anna Nicole, La Périchole), Katie Thompson (Giant), Theresa McCarthy (Queen of the Mist, Floyd Collins, Titanic), Eve Gigliotti (Dark Sisters, Die Walküre at the Metropolitan Opera), Amelia Watkins (Sumeida's Song, Song from the Uproar), Jeff Gavett (loadbang), Kyle Bielfield (Paul's Case) and Cree Carrico (New York Philharmonic's Carousel) in singing for "The Coterie: Downtown/Uptown."
The evening will feature compositions by David T. Little (Dog Days, Soldier Songs), Paola Prestini (Oceanic Verses, Body Maps), Hannah Lash (Blood Rose, Violations), Matt Marks (The Little Death, Vol. 1, The House of Von Macrame) Rachel Peters (Only Children), Joshua Schmidt (Adding Machine, A Minister's Wife), Andrew Gerle (Gloryana, Meet John Doe), Aaron Roche (iBlurMyEyes!), Mikael Karlsson ("Battlefield: Bad Company"), Jeff Myers (Buried Alive), Julia Meinwald (Pregnancy Pact), Christine Donkin (Magnificat), Marie Incontrera (Riot Girl Opera), Jude Vaclavik (Shock Waves at the New York Philharmonic), with lyrics by Royce Vavrek (Dog Days, Song from the Uproar).
Kleban award-winning musical theater writer Andrew Gerle will serve as pianist and music director. The evening's ensemble includes Sarah Goldfeather (violin), Char Prescott (cello), Eileen Mack (clarinet), Kevin Wunderlich (guitar), and special guests Andrew Kozar (trumpet) and a trio of singing bassists: Eleonore Oppenheim, Emily Pickell and Alex Droo. Theresa McCarthy will direct the evening that includes a video premiere by Fantasy Fawn.
Admission is free, with a suggested donation of $15. A limited number of seats can be reserved by e-mail, send email with subject line RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.