BROADWAY RECORDS RECORDING ARTIST JOEL B. NEW IS TRYING TOO HARD AT THE GREEN ROOM 42, STARRING BE M
Friday, September 28, 2018 – Broadway Records recording artist Joel B. New will make his Green Room 42 debut on Saturday, October 6 at 9:30pm with his new show “Joel B. New Is Trying Too Hard.”
Be More Chill star Lauren Marcus joins the lineup of singers in American Theatre Wing’s Jonathan Larson and MAC’s John Wallowitch Award-winning songwriter Joel B. New's eclectic evening alongside Madge Dietrich (Kinky Boots), CK Edwards (Shuffle Along), Nikka Graff Lanzarone (Women On The Verge…), Victoria Huston-Elem (Finding Neverland), Travis Kent (Disaster!), Richard Riaz Yoder (Hello, Dolly!), Ben Roseberry (Gentleman’s Guide…), Hansel Tan (The Four Immigrants), and Michael Winther (Fun Home). The evening features musical direction by Gillian Berkowitz (Avenue Q), with New co-directing alongside Robbie Rozelle (Songs From Inside My Locker).
Joel B. New’s musical theatre works include To Hell and Back, Mackenzie and the Missing Boy, Standalone: a song cycle, Agatha In The Attic, RSVP, and his latest musical comedy, Monkey Trouble Unleashed! His work has been seen and developed at Ars Nova, New York Theatre Barn, Prospect Theater Company, Musical Theatre Factory, Broadway au Carré in Paris, Upstairs at the Duplex, and the New York Musical Festival. He is also the creator and host of “Something New,” which was named one of the Top 20 Podcasts for Theatre Fans by BroadwayWorld.com. Joel’s first solo album Cabot Cove — a collection of “theatre pop” songs inspired by the classic TV series Murder, She Wrote — is available on Broadway Records.
Tickets can be purchased here.
The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest urban entertainment cabaret club, that since its opening on Valentine's Day has featured Broadway names like Alice Ripley, Telly Leung, Josh Groban, Eva Noblezada, Lillias White, James Snyder, The Skivvies (Lauren Molina & Nick Cearley), Matt Doyle, Constantine Maroulis, and many more. Located on the fourth floor of YOTEL NYC, The Green Room 42 boasts a funky new vibe, and no food or beverage minimum-- opening up the cabaret industry to an affordable, relaxed atmosphere, perfect for theatre people and theatre fans alike.
Broadway Records (Van Dean, President) is the Grammy® winning record label dedicated to preserving musical theatre and theatre vocalists. Recent releases include the Grammy® and Tony Award-winning The Color Purple (2015 revival), the Grammy® nominated Matilda The Musical and Fiddler on the Roof (2015 revival), My Fair Lady, Anastasia, Bandstand, Once On This Island, Groundhog Day, The Lightning Thief and NBC’s television events, The Wiz Live! and Peter Pan Live!. The label’s critically-acclaimed “Live at Feinstein’s/54 Below” series features top Broadway stars including Patti LuPone, Aaron Tveit, Annaleigh Ashford, Norbert Leo Butz, Sierra Boggess, Laura Benanti, Emily Skinner & Alice Ripley, Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp, Marin Mazzie and many others. Broadway Records launched the Broadway for Orlando initiative (in partnership with creators Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley) culminating in the all-star benefit single, “What the World Needs Now is Love,” which leaped to #1 on iTunes with no radio airplay. Broadway Records philanthropic endeavors also include the From Broadway With Love benefit concerts for Sandy Hook, Orlando (Emmy Award for Sound) and Parkland. To learn more, visit BroadwayRecords.com.
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