Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8

York Theatre Company presented the 8th Annual NEO 8 (an acronym for "New, Emerging, Outstanding") on Monday, May 21, at The York Theatre at Saint Peter's (Citicorp Building, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). The event celebrated songwriters primed to pen the next generation of musicals.

NEO 8 included songs by the following new musical theatre writers: Andrew Gerle, Jenny Giering, Joe Kinosian & Kellen Blair, Marisa Michelson, and Ryan Scott Oliver.

Performers included Whitney Bashor (The Fantasticks), Ben Crawford (Shrek, The Musical) Matt Doyle (Spring Awakening), Jake Kitchin, Theresa McCarthy (Queen of the Mist), Catherine Porter, Margo Seibert (Cinderella), and Betsy Wolfe (Ragtime). The evening will be directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell), with music direction by Matt Castle (York's Enter Laughing, The Musical), David Gardos and Michael Borth. Program mentors making special appearances include Adam Guettel (Light in the Piazza), Tom Jones (The Fantasticks), Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler on the Roof), and Maury Yeston (Grand Hotel).

Check out the performers and night's attendees in the photos below, and for more information, visit www.yorktheatre.org

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Adam Guettel and Andy Hammerstein (Hosts)

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Adam Guettel

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Andy Hammerstein

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Theresa McCarthy

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Jenny Giering

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Ben Crawford and Whitney Bashor

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Whitney Bashor

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Jake Kitchin and Joe Kinosian

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Jill Abramovitz

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Marisa Michelson

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Margo Seibert

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Andrew Gerle

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Soara-Joye Ross

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Catherine Porter

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Tom Jones

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Andrew Gerle and Betsy Wolfe

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Betsy Wolfe

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Ryan Scott Oliver

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Matt Doyle

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Matt Doyle

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Ben Crawford

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Claire Charland, Tony Clements, Julia Franklin, Kerri George, Kelsey Lake, Devin Lewis, Chris Nolan, Hayley Anna Norris, Katy Rea, Michael Ryan, Nick Sanza (Pace Musical Theatre Ensemble)

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Claire Charland, Tony Clements, Julia Franklin, Kerri George, Kelsey Lake, Devin Lewis, Chris Nolan, Hayley Anna Norris, Katy Rea, Michael Ryan, Nick Sanza(Pace Musical Theatre Ensemble)

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Jenny Giering and Sean Barry

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Elliott Ames, Quinn Lemley and Robert Goldberg

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Soara-Joye Ross

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Adam Guetell and Haley Bond

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Jake Odmark and Patrick Cragin

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Nancy Ford

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Lois Catanzaro (Lighting Designer)

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Jill Abramovitz, Ryan Scott Oliver, Matt Boyle and Matthew Murphy

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Lily Fan and Ted Sperling

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Andrew Gerle and Joseph Zellnik

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Catherine Porter, Andrew Gerle and Betsy Wolfe

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Caroline Jureller and Sharon Jureller

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Hannah Roth, Marissa Michelson and Sarah Feldman

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Andrew Levine (Director Of Development) and Jeanine Pardey Levine

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Robert Wachs and Tess Wachs

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Lynn Lane, James Morgan (Producing Artistic Director) and Elisa Stein

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
W. David McCoy (Board of Directors Chairman)

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Lynn Lane, Andrew Gerle and Elisa Stein

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Tess Wachs, Robert Wachs, Geoff Cohen (Managing Director) and Lily Fan

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Julia Patterson, Joe Kinosian and Molly Grose

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Jacqueline Parker and Karen Gentilin

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Robert Goldberg and Jim Kierstead

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
David Gardos, Joseph Zellnik, and Andrew Gerle

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8
Ryan Scott Oliver with his students Claire Charland, Tony Clements, Julia Franklin, Kerri George, Kelsey Lake, Devin Lewis, Chris Nolan, Hayley Anna Norris, Katy Rea, Michael Ryan, Nick Sanza

Photo Coverage: Matt Doyle, Betsy Wolfe, et al. in York Theatre Company's NEO 8

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