Free Concert TONIGHT at 6 PM at Lincoln Center To Honor Composer Paul Scott Goodman

If you are in NYC, TONIGHT at 6 PM you are invited to attend a FREE concert honoring the work of Paul Scott Goodman (ROOMS: A Rock Romance; Bright Lights, Big City; Metropolitan Music; and Him & Her) at ‘Arts and Artists at St. Paul‘ at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center’s Bruno Walter Auditorium – 111 Amsterdam Avenue – just south of 65th Street.

This series is produced, directed and hosted by John Znidarsic.

Admission is FREE and seating is on a first come-first serve basis.

The concert will feature songs from variety of Paul Scott Goodman’s well-known musicals – and his new works.

Paul Scott Goodman was born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland. He has written a wide variety of well-acclaimed musicals including: ROOMS: A Rock Romance, (nominated for 5 Helen Hayes Awards and a winner for Natascia Diaz’s performance as Monica P. Miller) and 3 Outer circle Critics Awards), Bright Lights, Big City; Him & Her; Alive in the World; God Save the New Wave; Metropolitan Music, and Just East of Broadway.

Paul Scott Goodman was the first recipient of the Songwriters’ Hall of Fame Best New Songwriter Award, winner of the Backstage Bistro Award, first solo recipient of the Jonathan Larson Foundation Award, and winner of the Gilman Gonzalez-Falla Theater Foundation Commendation Award. He has performed as the opening act on several major UK tours, including John Cougar Mellancamp, Joan Armatrading, David Essex, and The Average White Band. Currently, Paul is writing Open Road for Steve and Ruth Hendel, the producers of Fela!

Here are the performers for tomorrow night’s concert:
Jeremy Kushnier (Jersey Boys and Chess at Signature Theatre), Jenny Lee Stern (Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking), Anne Marie Milazzo (Recreating her role as the mother in the original production of Bright Lights, Big City), Greg Naughton, Melissa Ahern, Carolee Goodgold, and The Highland Divas!

Matt Hinkley is the Musical Director.

More information is here.

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Joel Markowitz
Joel Markowitz is the Publisher and Editor of DCMetroTheaterArts. He founded the site with his brother Bruce to help promote the vast riches of theatre and the arts in the DC Metro area that includes Maryland, Virginia, and DC theater and music venues, universities, schools, Children's theaters, professional, and community theatres. Joel is an advocate for promoting the 'stars of the future' in his popular 'Scene Stealers' articles. He wrote a column for 5 years called ‘Theatre Schmooze’ and recorded podcast interviews for DC Theatre Scene. His work can also be seen and read on BroadwayStars. Joel also wrote a monthly preview of what was about to open in DC area theatres for BroadwayWorld. He is an avid film and theater goer, and a suffering Buffalo Bills and Sabres fan. Joel was a regular guest on 'The Lunch and Judy Show' radio program starring Judy Stadt in NYC. Joel founded The Ushers Theatre Going Group in the DC area in 1990, which had a 25-year run when it took its final curtain call last year. Joel is a proud member of The American Critics Association.


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