Photo Coverage: Go Inside LYRICS FOR LIFE with Mackenzie Ziegler, Casey Simpson & More!
Mackenzie Ziegler ("Dance Moms") and Casey Simpson (Nickelodeon's "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn") hosted Lyrics For Life on Sat, Sept 10, 2016 at Symphony Space. Held on World Suicide Prevention Day, the event aims to raise awareness for suicide prevention and mental health. Proceeds benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the nation's largest non-profit dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.
Lyrics for Life was produced by KOTA Productions and Laura Luc. Directed by Laura Luc, with Music Direction by Sinai Tabak. Lighting Design by Michael Catalan, and stage managed by Elizabeth Ann Goodman. For more information, visit www.KOTAProductions.com.
Lyrics For Life featured a cast of over 130+ young performers under the age of twenty-five, from Broadway, TV, film, singer/songwriters and award-winning dancers. Performers included: Oona Laurence (Matilda, Disney's Pete's Dragon), Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot), Laurissa Romain(South Pacific), Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago), Samaya Bouhbal (Runaways), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita), Gianina Paolantonio (Matilda), Elizabeth Crawford (Tuck Everlasting), Christie Kim (The King & I), Erich Schuett (The Sound of Music), Sophie Knapp (Once), Abbey Rose Gould (Les Miserables), Peyton Ella ("The Sound of Music Live!), Julianna Rigoglioso (Mary Poppins), Caitlyn Kops (The Grinch), Madison Mullahey (Shrek, Mary Poppins), Iris Davies(The Sound of Music), Ben Krieger (The Sound of Music, Pippin), Ethan Haberfield (Mary Poppins), Frenie Acoba (Matilda), Taylor Caldwell (School of Rock), Chris Sumpter (Matilda),Luka Kain (South Pacific), Stephen Sayegh (Pippin), Theodora Silverman (Once), and many more! Special performances by NYC Tap Crew and Dance Attitudes.
Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy
The Cast Singing HAPPY
The Cast singing Shake It Off
Daniella Bivas and Logan Applin
NYC Tap Crew
School of Rock Ensemble
Disney Medley Ensemble
Zoe Latanision and Ian Latanision
Thomas Miceli from Dance Attitudes
Casey Simpson and the Hamilton Medley Ensemble
Abigail Paige Murphy
Sinai Tabak (Musical Director)
The Cast, Crew and Creative Team for Lyrics For Life Show
Thomas Miceli and Dance Attitudes
Remy McCoy, Abigail Paige Murphy and Sophie Glenn
Jolie Wasserman, Cordelia Comando, Thomas Becht, Sophie Knapp and Sofia Pellegrino
Logan Applin and Gabriella Bivas
Megan Trageser, Maya Slaughter, McKenzie Mullahey, Anna Kate Cibrian, Bella Retter, Jenna Rowen-Delson, Katherine LaFountain, Chloe Himmelman, Alyssa Franck, Zach Anderson, Jared Kirschenbaum, Leo Cronan and Catherine Pickett