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

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Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Sheri Sanders

Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Sheri Sanders

Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Sheri Sanders

Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Mark Galinovsky, Brennan Caldwell, Chris Critelli (Our Little Swedish Home by Zak Sandler & Greg Edwards)

Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Natalie Berk (Horizontal Light by Andrew J. Hanley)

Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Joseph Shrand and Becca Shrand (Hero by Joseph Shrand)

Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Gary DeMattei and Craig Waletzko (We're the Only Real Actors in This Show by Ted Kopulos)

Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Meghan Shanahan and Kevin J. Watson, II (Scared of Falling by Kevin J. Watson, II)

Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Erica Spyres (Just Between Us by David Reiffel & Michael Wartofsky)

Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Ben Fankhauser (I Could Be a Hero by Madeline Myers)

Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Mary Kate Morrissey (Running by Tidtaya Sinutoke and Ty DeFoe)

Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Ansel Cohen and Hannah Elless (Could It Be Me by Kevin M. Cotter & Diane Uniman)

Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Lauren Ford (Cracked and Broken by Dave Ogrin & R.C. Staab)

Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Natalie Weiss

Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Ryan Silverman

Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Ben Fankhauser, Ansel Cohen and Ryan Scott Oliver

Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Ben Fankhauser and Ansel Cohen (Stroke by Stroke by Ryan Scott Oliver)

Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Ken Davenport

Photo Flash: Madeline Myers Wins First Annual Davenport Songwriting Contest
Winner of Best Song Madeline Myers (I Could Be a Hero) and Ken Davenport

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