In September, we proudly presented A LITTLE NEW MUSIC 9.
A LITTLE NEW MUSIC returned to Rockwell: Table & Stage in Los Feliz on September 15th at 8pm with our most exciting program to date featuring Broadway and local talent. Jordan Kai Burnett (LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD) returned as your spicy chanteuse hostess. Bryan Blaskie (ASSISTANTS: THE MUSICAL) returned as musical director.
ALNM was proud to announce a “sneak peek” from WE ARE THE TIGERS, a pop/rock musical about friendship, popularity, and trying to survive high school – literally. Creator Rebekah Allen assembled a brilliant cast including: Cailan Rose (HAIR B’WAY), Cait Fairbanks (HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL), Jade Johnson (RECORDED IN HOLLYWOOD), Talisa Friedman (THE LAST GOODBYE), Callandra Olivia (Cabrillo’s OKLAHOMA), Charlotte Mary Wen (…STAGE STAR), Rachel King, and Gabi Hankins.
With a special appearance from the team of KING OF KONG: A MUSICAL PARODY, winner “Best Overall Musical” at FringeNYC 2014 and recipient of A Little New Music’s inaugural award for Outstanding Songwriting at the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival. The performances included cast members Brendan Hunt and Lauren Van Kurin, plus a world premiere song with Christina Anthony (KEY AND PEELE).
The evening showcased songs by Wallowitch and Kleban Award-winners, Sam Carner and Derek Gregor (UNLOCK’D), ASCAP Award-winning songwriter Amy Engelhardt, Charles Vincent Burwell and James Sasser (CUBAMOR), Danny Larsen and Michelle Elliot (THE YELLOW WOOD), Rob Rokicki (THE LIGHTNING THIEF), Andy Roninson (FOR THE BIRDS), Andrew J. Hanley, Kevin Fogarty (CALL ME HOME), Michael R. Jackson (ONLY CHILDREN), Lauren Van Kurin and Amber Ruffin (LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS), and more!
Joining Jordan and Bryan onstage were Jasmin Richardson (MEMPHIS NAT’L TOUR), Cassandra Nuss (DOMA’S AMERICAN IDIOT), Alli Miller (CHERRY POPPINS’ THE KNOCK SHOP), Anna Bowen (THE OVERSTREETS NEW ORLEANS JAZZ BAND), David Crane (NMI’s FORKS IN THE ROAD), Abby Eiland (ASSISTANTS), Brittney Bertier (IT’S ALL ABOUT UKE!), Christopher Marcos (Teatro Nuevos’ IN THE HEIGHTS), and Jotape Lockwood (ADAM & EVE AND STEVE).