After a sold out concert last year, Drew Overcash, Blake Pfeil, & Zoe Sarnak return with Twenty-Somethings 2. Together their music crosses genres from pop/rock to jazz to musical theatre and back. With new material and a few fan favorites performed by some of Broadway's biggest stars, this concert is one not to miss. You can purchase tickets here: http://highlineballroom.com/show/2014/08/18/broadways-next-generation-twenty-somethings-2/
This concert will also host the first "Fresh Pens" contest - a contest looking for the next big songwriter. The winner, chosen by a panel of industry professionals, will have the opportunity to join Overcash, Pfeil, & Sarnak on stage and premiere their song. To learn more, visit: www.drewovercash.com/freshpenscontest.
Drew Overcash is a songwriter hailing from central Illinois. His musical "Boys Vs. Girls", currently under production option with Last Call Theatricals LLC, held a developmental workshop spring 2014 directed by Josh Rhodes. "13 Miles", a love letter to New York City, will debut this Fall. Overcash is a co-producer with "Spot-Light on St. Jude" - bringing the Broadway community together to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, raised $101,000 last year. His other musicals: "Joe", "Rhapsody" and "To You With Love" are all currently in development. A proud member of ASCAP, his music has been heard in various venues including Joe's Pub, The Pershing Square Signature Center, (le) Poisson Rouge, 54 Below, Birdland, and The Highline Ballroom. @djovercash on Twitter.
Blake Pfeil is an actor, singer, and songwriter. He is the former host of New England's Standing Room Only (WERS, 88.9 FM) and former resident composer of The Esl Children's Theatre Company at The Gyeonggi English Village (Paju, South Korea.) Pfeil's debut album "Wallpaper" is set for an iTunes release this fall, and it's companion Docu-Series "Off The Wall" is set for an online release later this summer. He is currently in development on his first musical "The Year Of The Scorpion." Blake's music has been featured at Joe's Pub, The Highline Ballroom, 54 Below, among others. A proud member of AEA, Pfeil has worked regionally with The Sheakespeare Theatre of NJ, The Huntington, New Repertory Theatre, among others. @blakepfeil on Twitter.
Zoe Sarnak is an award winning composer, lyricist and playwright. Sarnak wrote the book, music and lyrics for "A Lasting Impression", winner of Pace New Musicals 2012, workshopped Off-Broadway at The 4th Street Theatre at NYTW in August 2012, Winner of the 2013 NJ Playwright's Contest and produced in concert by Cutting Edge Composers at Joe's Pub in June 2013. Her most recent piece, "The Years Between", debuted at 54 Below in March 2014 with a concept album to be released this year. Her music has been featured in showcases by Cutting Edge Composers, New York Theatre Barn, Composers Sing Composers and New York Musical Theatre Festival in venues from Playwrights Horizons and New York Theatre Workshop to Joe's Pub, 54 Below and The Highline Ballroom. @zoesarnak on Twitter.
The Highline Ballroom is located at 431 W. 16th St. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door with $35 VIP seats in advance. For more information and tickets, visit HighlineBallroom.com.