New City Music Theatre has announced additional Broadway mainstays and rising talent for its inaugural event, an exclusive concert staging of Jason Robert Brown’s Songs for a New World. The expanded, star-studded cast takes on the thrilling, contemporary exploration of the classic song cycle in a one-night only event at Radial Park at Halletts Point on Thursday, August 26 at 7:30pm. Tickets, starting at $30, are available online at The production is directed by Miles J. Sternfeld.

A roster of larger-than-life Broadway voices is set to join the New City Music Theatre concert staging of Songs for a New World, paying tribute to New York City and all its artists and inhabitants with a fresh, contemporary perspective. Last seen in the title role of AladdinTelly Leung lends his talents to “The World Was Dancing” for the evening. Another Aladdin alum, Michael James Scott will take on the soaring, penultimate number “Flying Home” before returning to the New Amsterdam this fall. Following her recent turn in the Broadway company of Wicked, Tony nominee Nancy Opel will show off her comedic chops in “Just One Step,” while Bre Jackson (The Color PurpleThe Book of Mormon) gives voice to “The Flagmaker, 1775.”

Also joining the cast are Marc G. Dalio (Beauty and the Beast tour) and Heath Saunders (The Great Comet), pairing up on “The River Won’t Flow,” as well as Darian Sanders (The Lion King tour) taking on “Steam Train.” Grace Stockdale (Waitress 1st National Tour), Nya (The Spongebob Musical tour), Nick Drake, and music director Rick Edinger will open the show with “The New World,” as well as providing backup vocals throughout the evening. Rounding out the newly-announced cast members are dancers Yeman Brown (Jagged Little Pill), Jennifer Florentino (Moulin Rouge), Zuri Noelle Ford (West Side Story), Yuka Notsuka ), and Michael Anthony Sylvester.

This unparalleled group of artists joins the previously announced Christy AltomareDerek KlenaBonnie MilliganKyle Taylor ParkerShereen Pimentel, and Ciara Renée.