Brian d’Arcy James, Kerry Butler and Julia Murney to Perform at ATW’s Larson Grants Presentation
Media Advisory for
Tuesday, March 9th
BRIAN D’ARCY JAMES, KERRY BUTLER, JULIA MURNEY
AND CAST MEMBERS
FROM “MEMPHIS” TO PERFORM AT
AMERICAN THEATRE WING’S
2010 JONATHAN LARSON® GRANTS PRESENTATION
Who: Performers Brian d’Arcy James, Kerry Butler, Julia Murney and Brad Bass, John Eric Parker and Ephraim Sykes from Memphis, along with this year’s Jonathan Larson® Grant recipients Peter Lerman, Daniel Maté, and songwriting team Michael Kooman (music) and Christopher Dimond (book & lyrics) and Jonathan Larson’s family Julie Larson, and Al and Nan Larson.
What: The Jonathan Larson® Grants, given annually to honor emerging composers, lyricists and book writers, are presented to the 2010 recipients. The evening includes performances by James, Butler, and the Memphis trio – performing the recipients’ original work as well as a rarely heard Jonathan Larson song.
Where: Tuesday, March 9, 2010
The American Airlines Theatre
227 W 42nd Street, 5th Floor
Set-up: 4:15 p.m.
Arrivals: 4:30 p.m.
Presentation and performances: 5:00 – 5:45 p.m.
Note: The Jonathan Larson® Grants, given annually to honor emerging composers, lyricists and book writers, help to continue Tony Award®-winning composer Jonathan Larson’s dream of infusing musical theatre with a contemporary, joyful, urban vitality.
Dedicated to celebrating excellence and supporting theatre, the American Theatre Wing awards the Larson Grants to artists to recognize and showcase their work with no strings attached - except to put it to the best use possible to help further the artist's creative endeavors.
RSVP to Elizabeth Wagner
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