The SPF Lounge in the Shiva Theater

All performances begin after the second SPF show (see below for exact times) – free admission!

July 10, 2009 (Fri)

An Evening of Song with Gaby Alter
Spend some time with Gaby Alter, the Jonathan Larson award-winning songwriter of pop, musicals, soundtracks and childrens' songs.

Saturday, July 11

The Sharp Things
The 11 people who make up The Sharp Things perform songs from their new musical Poserville, a new indie-rock portrait of today’s “Facebook generation.”

Wednesday, July 15

Anne Berlin and Andy Cohen - Love Stinks
It can be France, Thailand, Bulgaria or Italy. It can even be right here at home. But there's always hope, right? Composing team Anne Berlin and Andy Cohen perform songs from their new musical Love Stinks.

Friday, July 17

Glace Chase
SPF 2009 playwright Rick Viede (Whore) will introduce New York audiences to his alter ego Glace Chase. Expect the unexpected as this post-punk-glam-bipolar ex-child star and winner of Li'l Mr. Celebrity USA '91 tears across the stage and takes no prisoners.

Saturday, July 18

Adventures with Lolita Red and Friends
Direct from Down Under, join us for the Adventures with Lolita Red and Friends, an evening of music, mayhem and a beatboxing clown.

Wednesday, July 22

Rob Broadhurst and Brent Black – I’ll Be Damned
Songwriting team Rob Broadhurst and Brent Black play songs from their new musical I’ll Be Damned, the story of home-schooled Louis and his visit from Satan!

Thursday, July 23

Open Mic Night at SPF
It’s Open Mic night, where anyone can take to the stage to perform. Just show up, grab a drink, and get ready for showtime!

Friday, July 24

Ryan Scott Oliver
2009 Jonathan Larson award-winning composer Ryan Scott Oliver performs live on the eve of the off-Broadway debut of his new musical Mrs Sharp at Playwrights Horizons.

Saturday, July 25

Super Mirage
Kyle Jarrow and his band Super Mirage serve up high-energy dance-ready indie pop, combining guitars and bouncing synths with influences from post-punk, emo, and electro.

Wednesday, July 29

Adam Gwon
Enjoy an evening with Adam Gwon, recipient of the 2008 Fred Ebb Award for excellence in musical theater songwriting, and writer of the upcoming musical Ordinary Days.

Thursday, July 30

Composer Exposure 2009
Join eight up-and-coming composers for an inside look at the future of musical theatre in this late night event, hosted by Time Out New York Theatre Critic Adam Feldman

The Pre-Performance Cocktail Reception (from 8:45-9:30 PM) is sponsored by CABANA CACHACA and THE PERFECT PUREE OF NAPA VALLEY. 

Friday, July 31

Jeremy Schonfeld
Singer/songwriter/composer/ lyricist Jeremy Schonfeld performs his music – with a little help from some friends.

Saturday, August 1

Dougal Irvine
SPF 2009 playwright Dougal Irvine (of the musical Departure Lounge) shows off a different side as he takes to the stage for the last late night in the SPF Lounge. SHOW STARTS AT 9:10PM.

Photo Credits

SPF 2009 Lounge
Photo by Teri Bloom


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