The Coterie will present popular composer Georgia Stitt live in concert May 25th. Celebrating the release of her newest album, My Lifelong Love, Stitt is bringing her music back to Los Angeles.
Joining Ms. Stitt will be special guests Dan Callaway, Julie Garnye, and Michael Ryan Joyce. YOU DON’T KNOW STITT: An Evening with Georgia Stitt will take placeMay 25th in The Coterie’s home at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa.
Georgia Stitt is a composer and a lyricist. Her musicals include Big Red Sun (NAMT Festival 2010, Harold Arlen Award in 2005 and written with playwright John Jiler); The Water (winner of the 2008 ANMT Search for New Voices in American Musical Theatre and written with collaborators Jeff Hylton and Tim Werenko); Sing Me A Happy Song (with playwright Jamie Pachino); and Mosaic (commissioned for Off-Broadway in 2010 and written with Cheri Steinkellner).
In 2007 she released her first album, This Ordinary Thursday: The Songs Of Georgia Stitt, featuring an impressive array of Broadway singers including Kelli O’Hara, Matthew Morrison, Sara Ramirez, Faith Prince, Cheyenne Jackson and Tituss Burgess, Lauren Kennedy and Susan Egan. With lyricist Marcy Heisler she wrote and recorded Alphabet City Cycle, a song cycle for soprano and violin, featuring vocalist Kate Baldwin. Georgia’s 2011 album, My Lifelong Love, features performances by Anika Noni Rose, Brian D’Arcy James, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Shoshana Bean, Susan Egan, Heidi Blickenstaff, Michael Arden, Christopher Jackson, Laura Osnes, Kate Baldwin and Michael McElroy. Her records are on the PSClassics and Sh-K-Boom labels.
In 2011, Georgia produced and arranged Susan Egan’s album The Secret of Happiness and Robert Creighton’s album Ain’t We Got Fun. Additionally, Georgia has written songs that are included on Egan’s Coffee House and Winter Tracks and Kevin Odekirk’s Unheard (all LML Records), Lauren Kennedy’s Here and Now (PS Classics), Daniel Boys’ So Close (Eden Records), Caroline Sheen’s Raise The Curtain and Stuart Matthew Price’s All Things In Time (both SimG Records). She contributed songs to Kate Baldwin’s Let’s See What Happens (PS Classics), the Broadway Cares "Home For The Holidays" CD (Centaur Records), and the 2008 MTV movie The American Mall.