NAMT Songs of Summer @ Joe’s Pub
All that’s missing is you!
NAMT is excited to present a one-night-only event at Joe’s Pub in New York City offering a perfect mix of nostalgia and energy, blending the vibes of a summer backyard party and a live concert. The night features performances by NAMT Festival of New Musicals alumni Jacinta Clusellas, Andrea Daly, Robi Hager, Martin Storrow, and Melvin Tunstall III as they invite you on their creative journeys as singer-songwriters in musical theatre. Experience never-before-heard new works as well as NAMT Festival favorites from the songwriters themselves along with special performances by Broadway guests. Join us for an unforgettable summer night!
Featuring NAMT Festival of New Musicals Alumni
Jacinta Clusellas, Andrea Daly, Robi Hager, Martin Storrow and Melvin Tunstall III
Music Director: Andrea Grody
Melvin Tunstall III
Senior Class (Fest ’21)
Book and Lyrics by Melvin Tunstall III, Music by Greg Borowsky,
Conceived by Kevin Duda
“Let’s Play/Wanna Get Down” from Senior Class
“Unavailable” from Senior Class
Little Duende (Fest ’21)
Book and Lyrics by Georgina Escobar, Music and Lyrics by Robi Hager
“Where to Next” from Little Duende
Featuring Naomi Serrano
“These Days” from Siluetas
Book and Lyrics by Erlina Ortiz, Music and Lyrics by Robi Hager
Azul (Fest ’21)
Book by Melis Aker and Tatiana Pandiani, Music by Jacinta Clusellas, Lyrics by Jacinta Clusellas, Tatiana Pandiani and Melis Aker
“Azul” from Azul
Featuring Katerina McCrimmon
“Epifanía” from Azul
Featuring Robi Hager and Katerina McCrimmon
Legendale (Fest ’15)
Music by Andrea Daly, Book and Lyrics by Jeff Bienstock
“Girl in the Morning”
By Andrea Daly
“Lost” from NEXT
Music, Book, Lyrics, and Concept by Andrea Daly
Music and Orchestrations by Dominic Fallacaro
Featuring Jared Loftin
“A Feeling” from Silver Linings Playbook
Music by Andrea Daly, Lyrics by Sara Cooper, Book by Rick Elice
Featuring Taylor Iman Jones
King of Pangaea (Fest ’23)
Book, Music and Lyrics by Martin Storrow
“House of Tomorrow” from “The Prophet”
By Martin Storrow and Aubrey Swander
Featuring Katerina McCrimmon
“King of Pangaea” from King of Pangaea
Featuring John-Andrew Morrison
“You Could Make This Place Beautiful”
Featuring the Songs of Summer Songwriters & Vocalists
Andrea Grody Broadway: The Band’s Visit, Tootsie. Other career highlights include Suffs, The Fortress of Solitude, The Great Immensity, and Public Works’ As You Like It (Public Theater); An American Tail (Children’s Theatre Company), Assassins (Yale Rep); Robin Hood and Unknown Soldier (Williamstown), and Strange Faces as writer/composer. B.A. Princeton University, M.A. Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Jacinta Clusellas is a composer, singer-songwriter and guitarist based in New York City. Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jacinta brings together South American folklore, jazz and chamber music, in the context of songs influenced by poems, literature and nature from South America.
Andrea Daly is a New York-based composer who has written two original musicals and released four EPs as a pop songwriter and vocalist since completing a Ph.D. in classical music composition in 2014. She is currently composing the score for the Broadway-bound adaptation of Silver Linings Playbook. @andreadalymusic www.AndreaDalyMusic.com.
Robi Hager is a Mexican-American performer and musical theatre composer. He has appeared on Broadway with Spring Awakening, How To Succeed…, Bye Bye Birdie, and Doctor Zhivago. He’s performed regionally and nationally with shows Fun Home and Spring Awakening. As a composer, his work has been showcased and developed at The Eugene O’Neill Center, NAMT and Rhinebeck Writers Retreat. For more info visit robihager.com. @robihager
Martin Storrow believes that a story can change everything. Martin’s musical King of Pangaea is based on his own experience, and tells the story of a young man who returns to the imaginary island of his childhood to put the pieces of his life back together after suffering an unexpected loss. The show was presented at the 34th Annual NAMT Festival of New Musicals, and will have its first regional production in 2024. Martin lives in New York City with his wife and their 18-month-old daughter.
Melvin Tunstall III is an Off-Broadway Alliance Award-Winning Playwright for his TYA phenomenon Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical. Also, an accomplished performer, MT3 made his Broadway debut as part of the original cast of Beautiful: the Carole King Musical. He also appears on the Grammy® Winning Cast Recording.
Taylor Iman Jones Broadway: SIX, Head Over Heels, and Groundhog Day the musical. National Tours: Hamilton and American Idiot. Off-Broadway/ Regional: Scotland, PA at Roundabout Theater Company; Tale of Despereaux at The Old Globe; The Who’s Tommy at The Kennedy Center.
Jared Loftin is a New York based actor. He has previously been seen in NAMT presentations of Teeth, Private Gomer Jones, and XY. He is thrilled to be back again and to be singing with the always amazing Andrea Daly.
Katerina McCrimmon is a Cuban-American performer from Miami, FL. Some theatrical highlights include: The Rose Tattoo (Roundabout Theatre Co.), The Light in the Piazza (City Center), Ride the Cyclone (McCarter Theatre Center), Ah, Wilderness! (Hartford Stage), In the Heights, Hair (Glow Lyric Theater). Katerina is a YoungArts Winner in Theatre and a Presidential Scholar in the Arts.
Meecah is a recording artist and actress, from playing your favorite Schuyler Sister in Hamilton, to leading as Elsa in The Harder They Come at The Public Theater, Meecah is guaranteed to leave your jaw on the floor. CGF/CLAP Romans 8:38. Living in my responsibility to love.
John-Andrew Morrison is a Tony nominee, Lucille Lortel and OBIE Award winner for A Strange Loop. Recently ended a run with Classical Theatre of Harlem in Malvolio. He is a cabaret singer recently performing at 54 Below and The Green Room 42. @jandymorri
Naomi Serrano is a Peruvian-American performer and is ecstatic to perform again as Adelita tonight! Regional: Evita (Mistress) A.R.T., The Wizard of Oz, Annie, Matilda, Walnut Street Theater. Film/TV: “New Amsterdam” (Gianna Morales), NBC; “Ainbo: Spirit of the Amazon” (Zumi), CMG, Tunche Films. Recordings: “#QuitLying” PSA (Narrator), American Heart Association.
Hannah Juliano is a vocalist, arranger, and director based in Bayonne, NJ. She has worked on the music teams of Eden Espinosa, Leslie Odom Jr., Karen Olivo, Joshua Henry, and Renee Elise Goldsberry in their solo careers, and is a proud member of Broadway Inspirational Voices.
Emma Lord is so excited to be here! Most recently Emma wrapped shooting on a feature film called “The Guardsmen” as well as starring opposite Tony Romo in multiple commercials for Peacock and CBS. Other credits include: Senior Class (NAMT Festival), Disney’s Descendants (Disney Theatricals), The Greatest Showman (Disney Theatricals). @emmachaselord
Kola Rai is a singer songwriter, choreographer and creative director raised in the Bronx, New York. Kola Rai’s music and voice is rooted in her Jamaican culture and fused with her interest with Afro-beat.
Justin Goldner is a music producer, orchestrator and session musician. He’s contributed to Grammy, Tony and Golden Globe-winning projects, including Dear Evan Hansen (Broadway, film) and “The Greatest Showman”, and performed onstage such storied venues as Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall (Ben Platt Netflix special), the Apollo Theater, Madison Square Garden (60th annual Grammy Awards), and Turkmenistan’s Mukamlar Palace.
Roberto Robinson Jr. is a Grammy nominated drummer who travels the world performing with J.T. Taylor of Kool & The Gang, Ryan Leslie and others. Roberto’s main dream from a child was to play the drum. He started out playing in the church and gradually expanded to playing in local clubs, casinos and arenas around the world.
Kevin Wunderlich is a Connecticut based guitarist and composer. Equally at home between the New York Theater and experimental rock scenes, Kevin has performed on Broadway and Off-Broadway as well as with long tenures in noise rock luminaries Couch Slut, experimental black metal outfit Epistasis, avant-prog group Voice Coils and indie theater legends Sky-Pony.
This page was last updated on 08/01/2023