Grace McLean joins the cast of The 4th Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Soiree!
Grace McLean joins the cast of The Ugly Christmas Sweater Soiree! The sweaters are hideous, but the voices are gorgeous, so come don your ugliest Christmas outfit, and ring in the holiday season with this stellar cast!
In addition to performing (Broadway: …Great Comet; Off-Broadway: Brooklynite, Bedbugs!!!, Sleep No More), Grace McLean was a headlining performer and vocal instructor at the SingStrong a capella festivals in Chicago, DC and New York, her band Grace McLean & Them Apples visited Pakistan in 2015 on a US State Department sponsored tour, and they performed in both the 2015 and 2016 Lincoln Center American Songbook series. McLean’s pop opera about 12th century German mystic Hildegard von Bingen has been commissioned by LCT3 and has been developed at CAP21, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Goodspeed and the Orchard Project. Grace is the recipient of the 2017 Hunt Family Emerging Artist Award from Lincoln Center. Original music available on iTunes. www.gracemclean.com
A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit the Covenant House of New York City.
Volume 4 of this series will feature performances from Shaunice Alexander, Lauren Elder (HAIR, Sideshow), Amanda Flynn (Wicked), Savannah Frazier (Amazing Grace), Michael Gioia (Bitching and Belting), Melissa Rose Hirsch (The Bad Years), Mike Houston (Orange is the New Black), Christopher Hlinka (Mamma Mia!), Meredith Lesley, T.J. Newton, Sandra Okuboyejo, Rob Rokicki (The Lightening Thief), Ariana Sepúlveda, Kyle Scatliffe (The Color Purple, Les Miserables), and Stephanie Turci.
Stay tuned for additional casting announcements!
THE UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER SOIREE is conceived, directed, and produced by Megan Minutillo, with musical direction by Todd Hulet. It features a selection of holiday classics and Broadway holiday favorites performed by some of the best voices in the NYC theatre community.
General admission is $20, there is no food/drink minimum. The Green Room 42 is located at 570 Tenth Ave in Manhattan. Tickets and additional information are available here