Photo Coverage: Gypsy Robe Ceremony for The Wedding Singer

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T. Oliver Reid, of The Wedding Singer was chosen as the latest winner of the Gypsy Robe. A ceremony was held before the show's opening night on April 27, 2006 and BroadwayWorld was there!

The colorful Gypsy Robe, embellished with mementos from Broadway musicals, is presented to the cast member who has the most Broadway chorus credits. T. Oliver Reid's credits include: La Cage aux Folles, Never Gonna Dance, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Follies and Kiss Me, Kate.

The Wedding Singer is based on the 1998 film, which starred Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. The show features music by Matthew Sklar, with lyrics by Chad Beguelin, and a book by Tim Herlihy and Chad Beguelin. John Rando directs the musical, while Tony Award-winner Rob Ashford is behind the choreography. Visit www.telecharge.com for tickets, or call (212) 239-6200. Visit www.theweddingsingerthemusical.com for more information.

Photos by Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.

 

Sarah Solie (LESTAT-Gypsy Robe Winner) with Ashley Amber Haase and T. Oliver Reid (WEDDING SINGER - Gypsy Robe Winner)


Harvey Evans


Laura Benanti, Ashley Amber Haase and T. Oliver Reid (WEDDING SINGER - Gypsy Robe Winner)


Laura Benanti with Ashley Amber Haase, T. Oliver Reid
(WEDDING SINGER - Gypsy Robe Winner)


Kevin Cahoon


Kevin Cahoon and Laura Benanti with Ashley Amber Haase and T. Oliver Reid (WEDDING SINGER - Gypsy Robe Winner)


Kevin Cahoon and Laura Benanti with Ashley Amber Haase and T. Oliver Reid (WEDDING SINGER - Gypsy Robe Winner)


Ashley Amber Haase and T. Oliver Reid
(THE WEDDING SINGER - Gypsy Robe Winner)


Matthew Saldivar with Ashley Amber Haase and T. Oliver Reid
(WEDDING SINGER - Gypsy Robe Winner)


Sarah Solie (LESTAT-Gypsy Robe Winner) & cast


Amy Spanger & Cast

 

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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.


 
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