The Johnny Mercer Foundation and the American Music Theatre Project present “Songwriters in Concert”
Saturday, June 24 at 8 p.m.
Ethel M. Barber Theater, 30 Arts Circle Drive

The 12th annual Songwriters Project culminates in a one-night-only concert featuring 12 young artists performing songs they’ve worked on during an intense week-long training with master teachers Stephen Bray (“The Color Purple”), Craig Carnelia (“Sweet Smell of Success”) and Grammy Award winner Lari White (“The Apostle” soundtrack and “Amazing Grace 1 and 2: A Country Tribute”). Musical styles on display range from musical theater, country and jazz to rock and contemporary pop. The celebratory concert also includes performances by Bray, Carnelia and White.  

The program is created in partnership between the American Music Theatre Project at Northwestern and the Johnny Mercer Foundation. 

Single tickets are $10 – $30. Advance tickets for Northwestern students are $6.

Tickets to all SummerStage events are available now through the Wirtz Center website.

The SummerStage box office is open for sales by phone at 847-491-7282 or in person at the Ethel M. Barber Theater lobby box office.  Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.

The Wirtz Center is a member of the Northwestern Arts Circle, which brings together film, humanities, literary arts, music, theater, dance and visual arts.

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