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The New Group

Cocktails on the lawn showcased songs from The New Group’s upcoming new musical, Black No More, opening January 2022 at the Signature.

August 27, 2021: Scott Elliott, Founding Artistic Director of The New Group, and Abby Merrill, the Board President, hosted “Cocktails on the Lawn” at Abby’s home in Quoque. The meet and mingle on Thursday celebrated The New Group’s return to live theater in January 2022 with Black No More. Broadway stars Brandon Victor Dixon and Tamika Lawrence performed emotional renditions of songs from the new musical, originally slated for Fall 2020.

Abby Merrill, Brandon Victor Dixon, Tamika Lawrence, Jennifer Damiano

Cocktails on the lawn showcased songs from The New Group’s upcoming new musical, Black No More, opening January 2022 at the Signature.

August 27, 2021: Scott Elliott, Founding Artistic Director of The New Group, and Abby Merrill, the Board President, hosted “Cocktails on the Lawn” at Abby’s home in Quoque. The meet and mingle on Thursday celebrated The New Group’s return to live theater in January 2022 with Black No More. Broadway stars Brandon Victor Dixon and Tamika Lawrence performed emotional renditions of songs from the new musical, originally slated for Fall 2020.

Black No More brings together Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley (12 Years a Slave), Grammy winner Tarik Trotter (aka Black Thought, The Roots), Tony-winning choreographer Bill T. Jones and The New Group’s Artistic Director Scott Elliott. The New Group is an award winning Off- Broadway Theater company in residence at The Signature Theater on 42nd Street in NYC.

Founding Artistic Director The New Group Scott Elliott, Board President of The New Group Abby Merrill
Brandon Victor Dixon, Daryl Waters
Tamika Lawrence, Daryl Waters
Producer Jeffrey Seller, Abby Merrill, Brandon Victor Dixon, Tamika Lawrence, Jennifer Damiano
Mayor of West Hampton Maria Moore
Scott Elliott, Abby Merrill
Brandon Victor Dixon, Executive Director WestHampton Beach Performing Arts Center Julienne Penza-Boone
Patrick Christiano, Tallulah, Tamika Lawrence