Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!

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THE LANDING -- which marks John Kander's first full new theatre collaboration with another writer since the passing of his long-time collaborator Fred Ebb in 2004 --opened last night, October 23rd at Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.) BroadwayWorld was there for the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the after party below!

THE LANDING is the first collaboration between legendary theatre composer John Kander (CHICAGO, CABARET, THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS) and Greg Pierce (SLOW GIRL,, THE WIND-UP BIRD CHRONICLE), and kicks off The Vineyard's 2013-14 season. Mr. Kander and Mr. Pierce are also at work on another new musical, KID VICTORY.

THE LANDING also marks John Kander's first full new theatre collaboration with another writer since the passing of his long-time collaborator Fred Ebb in 2004. Kander and Ebb's latest collaboration THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS -- which had its world-premiere at The Vineyard in 2010 prior to its transfer to Broadway -- will have its London debut this fall, simultaneous with the world-premiere of The Landingat The Vineyard.

Featured in the cast of The Landing are Tony and Emmy Award-winner David Hyde Pierce(CURTAINS, VANYA AND SONYA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, "Frasier"), Julia Murney(Andrew Lippa's THE WILD PARTY, WICKED), Paul Anthony Stewart (THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and Frankie Seratch (A TIME TO SHINE/TEEN CABARET).

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Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
David Hyde Pierce

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
Julia Murney

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
Julia Murney

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
Bebe Neuwirth

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
Bebe Neuwirth and David Hyde Pierce

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
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Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
Paul Anthony Stewart

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
Paul Anthony Stewart

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
Julia Murney

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
Julia Murney

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
Julia Murney

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
John Kander and Frankie Seratch

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
John Kander and Frankie Seratch

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
John Kander

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
John Kander and Greg Pierce

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
John Kander & Greg Pierce

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
John Kander and Greg Pierce

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
John Kander

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
Greg Pierce

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
Paul Anthony Stewart

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
Paul Anthony Stewart and Julia Murney

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
Paul Anthony Stewart and Julia Murney

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
David Hyde Pierce

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
David Hyde Pierce

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
David Hyde Pierce

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
David Hyde Pierce, John Kander and Bebe Neuwirth

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
Paul Anthony Stewart, Julia Murney, Frankie Seratch and David Hyde Pierce

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
Paul Anthony Stewart, Julia Murney, Frankie Seratch and David Hyde Pierce

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
Paul Anthony Stewart, Julia Murney, Greg Pierce, John Kander,Frankie Seratch and David Hyde Pierce

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
Paul Anthony Stewart, Julia Murney, Greg Pierce, John Kander,Frankie Seratch and David Hyde Pierce

Photo Coverage: John Kander & Greg Pierce's THE LANDING Celebrates Opening Night!
David Hyde Pierce

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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.