We’ve announced additional casting for The 46th Minute, a concert featuring “great songs that almost made the cut” from the eight shows presented in 45-minute readings at the 27th Annual Festival of New Musicals. As Playbill.com reports:
The 46th Minute features songs from the musicals in this year’s festival, including those by Spring Awakening composer Duncan Sheik with Kyle Jarrow; Andrea Daly and Jeff Bienstock; Daryl Lisa Fazio and Aaron McAllister; Shawn and Seth Magill; Rebekah Greer Melocik and Jacob Yandura; Timothy Huang; The Q Brothers; and Jeff Talbott and Will Van Dyke.
Hosted by Godspell‘s Julia Mattison, the concert will feature performances many of the composers as well as Lilli Cooper (Spring Awakening, Wicked), Raymond Lee (Encores! The Wild Party), Kelvin Moon Loh (The King and I), Emily Padgett (Side Show), Taylor Trensch (Matilda), Lauren Worsham (Gentleman’s Guide…) and more.
The evening will also feature other original songs by Sheik (“Avalanche” from his new album “Legerdemain”), Jarrow (“Beautiful Monster” with Sky Pony), Daly (“Know I’m Yours”) and “Home” by Hovercraft (“Glide”).
Playbill also announced additional casting for the Festival itself, including Sarah Stiles (Hand to God), Jake Epstein (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin), Emily Padgett (Side Show), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home) and Emmy Raver-Lampman (Hamilton).