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Kurt Deutsch


Grammy Award winning Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records – the premiere force in theater music and cast recordings – will partner with Symphony Space to celebrate the label’s landmark “Sweet 16” Birthday with an all-star concert on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 PM. As part of the venue’s series Project B-Way/95, Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight founder and producer Kurt Deutsch will curate a special roster spanning the spectrum of contemporary and classic theater talent that has earned the pioneering musical theater label three Grammy Awards, twelve Grammy nominations and a Drama Desk “Special Award.” Music Director Dan Lipton will lead the band.


Performers for the April 14 show include Michael Arden (The Hunchback of Notre Dame), Brittain Ashford (Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812), Mandy Gonzalez (In the Heights), Rebecca Naomi Jones (Love’s Labour’s Lost), Marc Kudisch (See What I Wanna See), AnnMarie Milazzo (Bright Lights, Big CityHunter Parrish (Godspell), Broadway Inspirational Voices and more.


Songwriters and composers performing and/or represented include Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years), Michael Friedman (Love’s Labour’s Lost), Paul Scott Goodman (Bright Lights, Big City), Amanda Green (High Fidelity), Joe Iconis (Things to Ruin), Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal), Michael John LaChiusa (First Daughter Suite), Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812), Alan Menken (The Hunchback of Notre Dame), Ryan Scott Oliver (35 MM), Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Catch Me if You Can), Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater (Alice by Heart), Stephen Schwartz (Godspell), Shaina Taub (Old Hats), Stew & Heidi Rodewald (Passing Strange) and David Yazbek (Women on the Verge…).


The program is subject to change. The event will take place at Symphony Space’s “Leonard Nimoy Thalia” venue, located at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street. Tickets are $25.