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Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!

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Bock and Harnick's Fiorello!, the opening musical of the Encores! 20th Anniversary season, stars Kate Baldwin, Erin Dilly, Jenn Gambatese, Shuler Hensley and Emily Skinner, with Danny Rutigliano as Fiorello LaGuardia. Fiorello! is directed by Gary Griffin with choreography by Alex Sanchez and music direction by Rob Berman. The show will run for seven performances through today, February 3, at New York City Center. BWW brings you photos from Fiorello!'s curtain call below!

Fiorello! launched the Encores! musical theater series in 1994. It tells the story of Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia's rise from an immigrant's son to the feisty congressman whose guts and determination to fight corruption brought down the crooked Tammany Hall political machine. (He's also the man singularly responsible for saving City Center from the wrecking ball and transforming it into Manhattan's first performing arts center.)

The cast of Fiorello includes Kate Baldwin, Jeremy Bobb, Ray DeMattis, Erin Dilly, Jenn Gambatese, Adam Heller, Shuler Hensley, Richard Ruiz, Danny Rutigliano, Andrew Samonsky, Emily Skinner and Cheryl Stern, with Meggie Cansler, Christine DiGiallonardo, Yurel Echezarreta, Leah Edwards, Rob Gallagher, Jordan Fife Hunt, Alison Jantzie, Lizzie Klemperer, Eddie Korbich, Kevin Ligon, Rebecca Robbins, Adam Rogers, Steve Routman, Tommy Scrivens, Lainie Sakakura, Carly Blake Sebouhian, Nathaniel Stampley, Kevin Vortmann.

As the show begins, Republican District Leader Ben Marino (Shuler Hensley) hasn't had a winning candidate in years - until Fiorello LaGuardia steps in. LaGuardia (Danny Rutigliano) falls in love with Thea (Kate Baldwin), a feisty union organizer. Thea's best friend Dora (Jenn Gambatese) falls in love with a none-too-smart cop (Jeremy Bobb). And LaGuardia's office manager, Marie (Erin Dilly) has been in love with her boss for years. Mitzi (Emily Skinner) performs for Tammany Hall cronies. Everything changes when LaGuardia runs for congress and wins the election.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Ensemble Cast

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Ensemble Cast

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Ensemble Cast

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Cheryl Stern, Richard Ruiz & Ray DeMattis

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Emily Skinner

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Emily Skinner

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Emily Skinner

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Emily Skinner

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Jeremy Bobb, Adam Heller, Andrew Samonsky

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Jeremy Bobb, Adam Heller, Andrew Samonsky

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Jeremy Bobb, Adam Heller, Andrew Samonsky

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Jeremy Bobb, Adam Heller & Andrew Samonsky

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Jenn Gambatese

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Jenn Gambatese

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Jenn Gambatese

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Shuler Hensley

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Kate Baldwin

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Kate Baldwin

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Kate Baldwin

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Kate Baldwin

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Danny Rutigliano, Erin Dilly, Emily Skinner & Ensemble Cast

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Danny Rutigliano & Erin Dilly

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Danny Rutigliano, Erin Dilly, Emily Skinner & Kate Baldwin

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Danny Rutigliano, Erin Dilly, Emily Skinner & Kate Baldwin

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Danny Rutigliano, Erin Dilly & Kate Baldwin

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Danny Rutigliano & Erin Dilly

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Danny Rutigliano & Erin Dilly

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Rob Berman & Ensemble Cast

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Barney Frank & Danny Rutigliano

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Barney Frank & Danny Rutigliano

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Barney Frank & Danny Rutigliano

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Danny Rutigliano, Barney Frank, Emily Skinner, Erin Dilly, Kate Baldwin

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Barney Frank

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Danny Rutigliano, Barney Frank, Emily Skinner, Erin Dilly, Kate Baldwin

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Shuler Hensley, Danny Rutigliano, Barney Frank, Emily Skinner, Erin Dilly, Kate Baldwin

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Barney Frank

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Barney Frank, Emily Skinner & Erin Dilly

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Barney Frank, Emily Skinner, Erin Dilly, Kate Baldwin

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Danny Rutigliano, Barney Frank, Emily Skinner, Erin Dilly

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Shuler Hensley, Danny Rutigliano, Barney Frank, Emily Skinner, Erin Dilly, Kate Baldwin

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Danny Rutigliano, Barney Frank, Emily Skinner & Erin Dilly

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Danny Rutigliano, Barney Frank & Emily Skinner

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Danny Rutigliano, Barney Frank, Emily Skinner & Erin Dilly

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Andrew Samonsky, Shuler Hensley, Danny Rutigliano, Barney Frank, Emily Skinner, Erin Dilly, Kate Baldwin & Jenn Gambatese

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Danny Rutigliano & Barney Frank

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
Danny Rutigliano & Barney Frank

Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.