Exposed is a new concert series presented by Drew Overcash and Time Out Lounge. Unlike other concerts, this series takes a look at each composer or composer team's passions, goals, past, future and present. In the intimate setting of New World Stage's Time Out Lounge, in the heart of New York's Theatre District, you can hear the music of these writers and hear their stories in a totally stripped and bare approach.
The concerts will occur on the last Sunday of each month in 2013 and will feature: Blake Pfeil, Drew Gasparini, Zoe Sarnak, Sam Carner & Derek Gregor, Joey Contreras, Joshua Salzman & Ryan Cunningham, Adam Gwon, Noel Carey and Drew Overcash. Come back for updates
NEXT CONCERT EXPOSED: SCOTT EVAN DAVIS IN CONCERT MAY 19 - 9PM (Doors open at 8:00PM)
Scott Evan Davis is a self-taught pianist who attended Emerson College and AMDA. In 2011, though he was a virtual unknown at the time, his debut recording featured such theater and cabaret luminaries as Faith Prince, Liz Callaway, Jason Graae and Natalie Douglas. In a period of two years on the New York scene, Davis’s music has become lauded and sought after internationally. Last spring he was the recipient of a Courage in Theater Award from Musical Theater International for the musical A Powerful Day, which he wrote with autistic students at the Spectrum School in Manhattan under the auspices of Arts Connection. He recently performed a concert in the UK with esteemed composers Georgia Stitt and Michael Patrick Walker, and was 2012’s first ever winner of the Broadway World Award for Best Song (If We Say Goodbye). He has just been contracted, with librettist Christy Hall, to write the musical INDIGO, about an autistic child.
Set to perform is the cast of Picture Perfect: Kim Grogg, Erik Sisco, Vicky Modica, Jamie Hartmann & Joshua Dixon.
UP-COMING CONCERTS EXPOSED: DREW OVERCASH IN CONCERT June 30 - 9PM
EXPOSED: SALZMAN & CUNNINGHAM IN CONCERT July 28 - 9PM
EXPOSED: TBA August 25 - 9PM
EXPOSED: ADAM GWON IN CONCERT Sept. 29 - 9PM
PAST CONCERTS: EXPOSED: BLAKE PFEIL IN CONCERT Jan. 27 - 9PM
Pfeil has performed Joe's Pub, the American Theatre of Actors, and The Bitter End. He was the resident composer with the ESL children’s theatre company at the Gyeonggi English Village where he developed and produced The Nanny, Charlie’s Video Game Adventure and Finding Home. His one man show Billy & Blake recently premiered with the Tongue and Cheek Theatre. Also a proud AEA member, Pfeil has appeared in Man of La Mancha, A Christmas Carol (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), Little Shop of Horrors (New Repertory Theatre), Paula Vogel's A Civil War Christmas (Huntington Theatre Company), Assassins (Company One), To Kill a Mockingbird (UCCS Theatreworks).
Joining Pfeil for the 9PM concert will be two time Tony Nominee Robin de Jesus (In The Heights, La Cage aux Folles), Jane Pfisch (Pump Boys and Dinnettes, Company), Coleen Sexton (Forever Dusty, Jekyll & Hyde, Wicked), Jason Gotay (Bring It On), Julia Mattison (Godspell) and Joe Carroll (Once)
Noel is a composer/lyricist currently residing in Queens. He was last seen performing his material at Barrington Stage in Songs By Ridiculously Talented Composers and Lyricists You Probably Don't Know But Should hosted by William Finn. Noel began writing at Emerson College, where he earned his B.F.A. in Musical Theatre. There, he developed two original musicals, Zazou (book, music & lyrics) and Songs of Shakespeare (music, adaptation). He is now in his second year as a composer/lyricist with the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop.
Joining Carey will be Julia Mattison (Godspell), Jason Gotay (Bring It On), George Salazar (Godspell) and Dana Vincent. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * EXPOSED: DREW GASPARINI IN CONCERT March. 24 - 9PM
Drew Gasparini, who was recently heard on NBC's SMASH and also on Oxygen's THE NEXT BIG THING, is a singer/songwriter hailing from California. His work as a touring songwriter has been seen around the country where he has shared the stage with acts such as Jason Mraz, Third Eye Blind, and The Plain White T's. As a musical theatre composer Drew has written the music, lyrics and book for his shows Crazy, Just Like Me (winner of "Best Of Fest" and runner up for "Best Book" in the New York Musical Theatre Festival 2011), Above My Pay Grade (commissioned by Pfizer & Holt Learning), Circles (NY reading this coming fall), as well as the serial killer love story: Make Me Bad (book by Alex Brightman) and Inappropriate Stories Told At A Bar. Drew has been the featured composer for the National Alliance of Musical Theatre, and has twice been featured by Contemporary Classics New Voices in Seattle, Scott Alan's New Voices and The New York Theatre Barn in NYC, as well as Cutting-Edge Composers III (NYMF 2012). The Music & Lyrics of Drew Gasparini was presented at the Kennedy Center on the Millennium Stage in June of 2012 and his music can be heard online and all over the country at concerts, benefits, and colleges.
Join Gasparini for the 9PM concert will be Krista Pioppi (Spring Awakening), Julia Mattison (Godspell), Gabe Violett (Spring Awkening), Jim Poulos (Rent), Alex Wyse (Lysistrata Jones), F. Michael Haynie (Wicked) and Marissa O’Donnell (Shrek) with Kasie Gasparini, Sarah Hollands, Natalie Braha, Tommy McKiernan, Gina Cucci, Monet Sabel, Keith White, Kalli Siringas and Megan Martin. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * EXPOSED: ZOE SARNAK IN CONCERT April 28 - 9PM
Zoe Sarnak is a composer, lyricist and playwright. She graduated from Harvard University in 2009 magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Sarnak wrote the book, music and lyrics for The Quad, developed and performed at Harvard’s Loeb Experimental Theatre. Her music has been showcased in concerts including Cutting Edge Composers, NYTB D-Lounge, Composers Sing Composers, A Very MARY Holiday Gala at Playwrights Horizons and many more. Sarnak has four full-length musicals in development including Mixtape, featured in Silent Street Productions 2012 season and A Lasting Impression, winner of Pace New Musicals 2012 and performed off-Broadway at the 4th Street Theatre at NYTW in August of 2012. A Lasting Impression won the 2013 NJ Playwright’s contest and will be produced there regionally in Summer 2013.
You can get updates on all of Zoe's projects on Twitter at @zoesarnak
Set to join Sarnak are Alexandra Socha (Spring Awakening), Kacie Sheik (Hair), Krista Pioppi (Spring Awakening), Emma Hunton (Rent, Next to Normal), Gabe Violett (Spring Awakening), Taylor Noble (A Lasting Impression), Aaron Albert (I'm in the Band) and Katy Rea.