PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Drew Overcash, Joe Carroll, Ciara Renee and Cast of Overcash & Change Pick Favorite Pop Songs

By Michael Gioia
20 Feb 2014

Joe Carroll
Joe Carroll

Overcash & Change 2, an evening featuring the work of musical theatre composer Drew Overcash, including his stand-alone pop/rock music, will be presented Feb. 24 at The Highline Ballroom. In anticipation of the concert, the cast picks their favorite pop/rock songs as part of this week's Playbill Playlist

The 90-minute concert will include performances from Syndee Winters (The Lion King), F. Michael Haynie (Wicked), Laura Dreyfuss (Once), Darren Bluestone (Avenue Q), Joe Carroll (Cinderella), John Cudia (The Phantom of the Opera), Ariana DeBose (Motown), Jason Gotay (Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark), Kara Lindsay (Newsies), Drew Little (My Big Gay Italian Wedding), Emily Padgett (Side Show), Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), Kristine Reese (Les Misérables), Ciara Renee (Big Fish), Nic Rouleau (The Book of Mormon), Kirsten Scott (Big Fish), Billy Harrigan Tighe (Pippin), Christian Dante White (The Scottsboro Boys), Jennifer Hope Wills (The Phantom of the Opera), Sara Kapner (Bare), Gabrielle Ruiz (In the Heights), Danny Baird Jr., RJ Vaillancourt, Kelsey Bramson, Amanda Clement and Gina Cucci.

Overcash & Change 2, according to press notes, will be "an evening of music from Overcash's catalog of stand alone pop/rock songs and musicals Boys Vs. Girls and Joe, as well as the premiere of new songs from his latest projects: Rhapsody and 13 Miles."

In anticipation of the concert, songwriter Overcash and members from the cast pick their favorite pop/rock songs and tell us why they made the list. 



Musical accompaniment will be provided by Bobbie L. Crow III on cello, Simon Kafka and Micah Burgess on guitar, Alex Minier on bass, Cody Rahn on percussion and guest pianist William Demaniow.

Overcash's musicals include Boys Vs. Girls, Joe, To You With Love and Rhapsody. His music has been performed at Joe’s Pub, (le) Poisson Rouge, The Pershing Square Signature Center, Birdland and 54 Below.

The Highline Ballroom is located at 431 W. 16th Street. For more information and tickets, visit HighlineBallroom.com.

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