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.
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
Jenny Giering and Sean Berry
Adam Guetell and Haley Bond
Lois Catanzaro (Lighting Designer)
Caroline Jureller and Sharon Jureller
Hannah Roth, Marissa Michelson and Sarah Feldman
Andrew Levine (Director Of Development) and Jeanine Levine
Bob Wachs and Tess Wachs
Julia Patterson, Joe Kinosian and Molly Grose
David, Joe Zelnick, and Andrew Gerle
Ryan Scott Oliver with his students Pace Musical Theatre Ensemble-Claire Charland, Tony Clements, Julia Franklin, Kerri George, Kelsey Lake, Devin Lewis, Chris Nolan, Hayley Anna Norris, Katy Rea, Michael Ryan, Nick Sanza