Johnny Mercer Foundation and Kaufman Center present "New Music from The Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project" tonight, October 11 at Merkin Hall as part of the Kaufman Center Broadway Close Up Series. The evening, celebrating the first seven years of the Johnny Mercer Foundation's Songwriters Project at Northwestern University, will feature faculty members, Broadway composers and Tony nominees Craig Carnelia (Is There Life After High School?) and Andrew Lippa (The Addams Family), Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Lari White and cabaret performer Marilyn Maye with Mike Renzi.
The participating songwriters all alumni of the Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project include Kellen Blair & Joe Kinosian , Adam Gwon, Michael Kooman & Christopher Dimond , Phoebe Kreutz, Peter Lerman, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, Benjamin Scheuer, Alina Smith and Shaina Taub.
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