Thursday, January 13, 2011

Lance Horne NYC Concert to feature Lauren Kennedy with Cheyenne Jackson, Rebecca Luker, Ricki Lake, Alan Cumming

Lance Horne NYC Concert to Feature Cheyenne Jackson, Rebecca Luker, Ricki Lake, Alan Cumming

By Andrew Gans
06 Jan 2011

Cheyenne Jackson
Cheyenne Jackson
Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

The 2011 American Songbook series, which is held at the Allen Room in Manhattan, will present an evening with theatre composer and arranger Lance Horne Jan. 14 at 8:30 and 10:30 PM.

Entitled First Things Last, the concerts will celebrate the release of Horne's debut recording of the same name.

Joining the composer will be a mix of Broadway and West End performers, including Alan Cumming, Lea DeLaria, Cheyenne Jackson, Lauren Kennedy, Ricki Lake, Rebecca Luker, Meow Meow, Daphne Rubin-Vega (10:30 PM show only), Julie Atherton, Alexandra Silber and Paul Spicer.

Daisy Prince will direct the evening, which will feature backup vocals by Julie Garnye, Marty Thomas and Tori Allen-Martin.

Lance Horne provided vocal arrangements for Little Women on Broadway. He has penned songs for Gypsy of the Year, the Actors Fund benefits and contributed to the Off-Broadway song cycle Songs From an Unmade Bed (for which Mark Campbell penned lyrics) as well as Three Lost Chords and The $trip. He co-produced Alan Cumming's album "I Bought a Blue Car Today." His work has been presented at Joe's Pub, New York Theatre Workshop, The Juilliard School and Lincoln Center. Horne is a graduate of the Juilliard School.

For tickets visit AmericanSongbook or phone (212) 721-6500.

Tickets are also available at the Frederick P. Rose Hall box office, which is located at Broadway at 60th