ONE NIGHT ONLY! Los Angeles’ acclaimed new musicals concert series, A LITTLE NEW MUSIC, is proud to present a special edition of its cutting edge programming as it debuts in San Francisco at Feinstein’s at the Nikko. Whether it’s a recent premiere from an established writer or an undiscovered tune from a promising up-and-comer, this is an entertaining evening guaranteed to keep your finger on the pulse of the new musical theatre scene.
Broadway’s Eric B. Anthony (THE LION KING, HAIRSPRAY, MARY POPPINS), Julie Garnyé (Nat’l Tour CATS), Jasmin Richardson (Nat’l Tours of MEMPHIS, DREAMGIRLS), and Jotapé Lockwood are joined by musical director & composer Gregory Nabours (The Kennedy Center’s “ASCAP: Part of Broadway: Today and Tomorrow”) and band to bring San Francisco a fast-paced hour of the best new or unheard musical theater songs out there.
Hosted by Tony nominee Sharon McNight (STARMITES) and SF’s own Alex Rodriguez (Nat’l Tour MISS SAIGON).
Featuring songs written by Emmy winner Doug Katsaros & Amanda Yesnowitz (SOMEWHERE IN TIME), Michael R. Jackson (TEETH), Peter Saxe (MTA: THE MUSICAL), Natalie Lovejoy (DEPLOYED), Andy Roninson (FOR THE BIRDS), Alexi Kovin (THE GUIDE TO BEING SINGLE), Erik Przytulski (ALIEN V. MUSICAL), Rollins & Levine, Michael Gordon Shapiro (SUPER SIDEKICK: THE MUSICAL), James Kenneth Ballard, Sammy Buck & Daniel S. Acquisto (THE 7-YEAR B*TCH), and Rosser & Sohne (THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR).
Plus, a world premiere from musical director Gregory Nabours’s latest musical, an as-yet-untitled telling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth.
And finally, a SNEAK PEEK: the San Francisco debut of Burwell & Sasser’s new musical BOTTLE SHOCK, performed by Theatre Bay Area Award winner Alex Rodriguez and guest writer, James Sasser. This locally grown musical is currently in development with FOGG Theatre, under the direction of Playwrights Horizons’ Kent Nicholson.
“BRINGING THE BEST OF NEW MUSICAL THEATER TO L.A., ONE SONG AT A TIME” – LA WEEKLY
Since 2013, A Little New Music has introduced an impressive array of nearly 200 songs by established and emerging composers alike, including Tony nominees Pasek & Paul (A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL), Miller & Tysen (TUCK EVERLASTING), Ryan Scott Oliver (35MM), Carmel Dean, Kerrigan & Lowdermilk, Carner & Gregor (ISLAND SONG), Milburn & Vigoda, Adam Gwon (ORDINARY DAYS), Joe Iconis (THE BLACK SUITS), Drew Fornarola (CLAUDIO QUEST), Zoe Sarnak, Erik Przytulski, Michael Finke, Rollins & Levine, Gregory Nabours, and many more.
Songs have been presented by stars of the stage and screen including Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan (THE SECRET GARDEN), Tony Award winning writer Jeff Marx (AVENUE Q), John Tartaglia (AVENUE Q, SHREK The Musical), Kevin Chamberlin (SEUSSICAL, DISASTER THE MUSICAL) Shoshana Bean (WICKED); Eric Petersen (PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, ELF, and “Kirstie”), Barrett Foa (25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, “NCIS: LA”), Nicole Parker (WICKED, “MADtv”), and Michael A. Shepperd (LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS).
Tickets for A Little New Music range in price from $25–$45 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visitingwww.feinsteinsatthenikko.com.
Located within Hotel Nikko (222 Mason Street, San Francisco), Feinstein’s at the Nikko presents a wide range of entertainers from stage and screen all within an intimate 140-seat cabaret setting. There is a $20 food and beverage minimum per person inside the showroom which guests can use towards cocktails as well as a variety of small plates crafted exclusively for Feinstein’s at the Nikko, through Restaurant Anzu.
Restaurant Anzu will also offer Feinstein’s at the Nikko guests a special three-course prix-fixe dinner ($45 per person) prior to all performances. Reservations can be made by calling (415) 394-1100.
For additional information on Feinstein’s at the Nikko, visit:www.hotelnikkosf.com/feinsteins.