Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Broadway Producer Ken Davenport and Davenport Theatrical just presented the first annual Davenport Songwriting Contest. 10 songs competed for the title of 'Best Song' and a $500 Grand Prize. The contest was held at the Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street New York, NY 10036) on January 30th, 2014. Scroll down for photos!
Joining Tony Award Winning Producer Ken Davenport (The Bridges of Madison County, Kinky Boots, Macbeth - starring Alan Cumming, Godspell) at the judge's table were Natalie Weiss (Everyday Rapture), Ryan Silverman (Chicago, The Phantom of The Opera) and Ryan Scott Oliver (Jasper In Deadland at Prospect Theater Company). The audience and a panel of celebrity guest judges chose the winner.
All finalists received a cash prize of $50. The evening was hosted by Rock Audition Guru, Sheri Sanders (Rock The Audition).
Photo Credit: August Laska
Natalie Berk (Horizontal Light by Andrew J. Hanley)
Joseph Shrand and Becca Shrand (Hero by Joseph Shrand)
Meghan Shanahan and Kevin J. Watson, II (Scared of Falling by Kevin J. Watson, II)
Ben Fankhauser (I Could Be a Hero by Madeline Myers)
Mary Kate Morrissey (Running by Tidtaya Sinutoke and Ty DeFoe)
Ansel Cohen and Hannah Elless (Could It Be Me by Kevin M. Cotter & Diane Uniman)
Lauren Ford (Cracked and Broken by Dave Ogrin & R.C. Staab)
Winner of Best Song Madeline Myers (I Could Be a Hero) and Ken Davenport