20th ANNUAL SONGWRITERS’ SHOWCASE
The upcoming 20th Annual Songwriter Showcase, produced by Board Member Sandi Durell, includes a wide range of creative and award winning songwriters in a variety of musical genres. Featured on May 14 at Don’t Tell Mama, from 12 to 2 pm are: Billboard charting, NEO Award Winner Billy Recce – Jaime Lozano, Grammy voter & noted by Lin-Manuel Miranda as ‘the next big thing’ – musical storytellers Janey Miles & Bela Konstancja – multi-award winning ASCAP writer Bob Levy & Multi award winner Tracy Stark – Award winning composer/songwriter team of Desperate Measures – Peter Kellogg and David Friedman – versatile standard pop music writer John Primerano and surprises! No reservations needed!
Songwriters bring their singers to tell their musical stories. Members are FREE – Guests $15
Support APSS as they carry their mission forward to keep the Great American Songbook alive and growing as it has for the past 35 years. (formerly The NY Sheet Music Society)
The group holds monthly musical programs and meets the 2d Saturday of each month. This is the last of the Spring season Programs with more exciting music to come starting Fall of 2022. www.APSSinc.org
Sandi Durell is Publisher/Editor of www.theaterpizzazz.com/
and has been writing, reviewing, producing, having a voice in the theater, cabaret and entertainment communities for over 25+ years. She is a Voting Member of the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards; member of the American Theatre Critics Association.
Sandi is a producer of Broadway & Hollywood Live! Revues (www.ShaRellProductions.com); has produced numerous Songwriter Events for the American Popular Song Society (APSS – formerly New York Sheet Music Society on which she is a Board member); the benefit CD “Our Heart Sings;” is a producer on the Award winning film “Broadway the Golden Age” (with Rick McKay) and has produced a variety of entertainment events for most of her career.
She is a member of the League of Professional Theatre Women, Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU – Advisory Board),100+ year old Dutch Treat Club, The Lambs; an occasional theater “angel” and has had a career as a vocalist-performer.
Her column can also be found at www.theaterlife.com