In The Works

Sunday, June 17th at 9:30pm

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Join us for new songs from these Composers

Creating Community through Composition

In The Works

In The Works is presented monthly and feature three composers or composer teams, each presenting about 20 minutes of new material. This month, Sunday 17th at 9:30pm features the works of composers: Joanna Burns & Cindy Sideris, Scott Evan Davis Durra Leung. Hosted by: Thomas Honeck.

The Duplex Cabaret Theatre is located at 61 Christopher Street (on 7th Avenue, just off the 1 train). Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door, and there is a two beverage minimum. $5 Ticket for Broadwayworld readers, use code BWW at check out. Tickets are available at:

JOANNA BURNS is a New Jersey-based composer/singer-songwriter. Also a current member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop where she was the 2016 winner of the Harrington Award for Creative Excellence. Some composer/arranger credits include: the web series CITY OF DREAMS (NY Times, USA Today) featuring Laura Osnes and Billy Porter among others, the web pilot CAROL’S A DEMON, THE OPPOSITE OF COOL at 54 Below, and the new musical WELCOME TO SHOOFLY, featured at the ASCAP Dreamworks Musical Theater Workshop in LA. She has also toured the U.S. performing as a singer-songwriter and her current LP The Green Year, available on iTunes, features 11 self-produced tracks and 2 produced by Dan Romer (Shawn Mendes, Ingrid Michaelson, A Great Big World).

SCOTT EVAN DAVIS is a multi-award-winning Composer and Lyricist based in NYC. After working as an actor around the U.S., he began composing in 2010. Davis has since gained international recognition in the worlds of musical theatre and cabaret. Scott has performed concerts of his music at Birdland Jazz Club in NYC, The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., as well as London, Dublin, Australia, and all around the U.S. His songs have been performed at Feinstein’s 54 Below, The Metropolitan Room, Don’t Tell Mama’s, The Duplex, as well as internationally in high schools and colleges.

Scott’s debut album, Cautiously Optimistic, features Broadway talents such as Liz Callaway, Faith Prince, Daniel Reichard, Nikki Renee Daniels as well as others from the worlds of Broadway and cabaret. In the Huffington Post review of Cautiously Optimistic, David Finkle listed Scott among five “must see and must know” emerging writers. His second album NEXT, released in 2016, features performers such as Karen Mason, Robert Cuccioli, Joshua Colley, Derek Klena and Lisa Howard.

In addition to the upcoming Indigo, Scott’s theatre work includes two theatrical revues of his songs, Picture Perfect, which debuted at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival in Australia and was subsequently performed in London’s West End at the St. James Theatre, and Fragments, premiering in NYC in June 2018. His musical Powerful Day, which was written with and for autistic children at PS94 on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, won Musical Theatre International’s prestigious Courage in Theatre Award. Recently, these students were selected to attend the Junior Theatre Festival, and won the Spirit of Theatre Award as well as an award for Best Ensemble. Scott’s work with the students of PS94 was featured in a segment on CBS News, as well as a feature length documentary called Spectrum of Hope, produced by Musical Theatre International. (MTI)

Scott’s most known song, “If the World Only Knew,” has been viewed almost 300,000 times on YouTube for its social message. It’s been covered countless times, including performances at Broadway’s Gershwin Theater and at Australia’s 2017 Schools Spectacular

DURRA LEUNG was born and raised in China and now calls New York City home. He is the writer of multiple Chinese pop music radio hits and the 2010 ShineWorld Songwriting Contest Best Composer recipient. He was accepted to the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU Tisch with merit scholarships. Durra began writing music after being inspired by a heartbreak. Last January, he made his United States debut as a composer at Feinstein’s/54 Below. The Duplex is a special place to Durra and he is grateful for being able to share his love and journey here. Follow on Instagram/Twitter @alldurra

CINDY SIDERIS has been working as a writer and creative producer for the past 7 years. She began her training with the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre during the Spring of 2011, completing their Improv and Advanced Sketch Comedy Writing programs. She continued writing with her team, Surfcat, co-producing the sketch show Channel Surfing at The Producer’s Club. Her sketch comedy musical West Side Story Remade had a sold-out run at The PIT. Other Credits: Run This Town (Book/Lyrics, TNNY’s SoundBites Festival @ Signature Theatre). Cindy holds an MBA from NYU with a focus on Entertainment, and is a proud member of The Dramatists Guild and The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop.

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$10 Ticket in Advance & a 2 Drink Minimum in the Cabaret Theatre*
$15 Ticket at the Door (plus service fee) & a 2 Drink Minimum in the Cabaret Theatre*

*Drinks Must be purchased In the Cabaret Theatre to count towards the Minimum.