Photo Flash: Matt Cavenaugh and Jenny Powers Headline Broadway at Birdland
The real-life couple celebrated Valentines eve and their new album, "Gonna Make You Love Me" with a mix of standards, pop and musical theater tunes.
Of course, the house was packed with family, friends and fans of the duo, including writer Thomas Meehan and performers Max von Essen, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Donna Bullock, and director Ben West. Check out photos below!
Jenny Powers was seen on Broadway as: Rizzoin Grease and Meg in Little Women as well as appearing in Gina in Happiness (Lincoln Center); Veronica Franco in Dangerous Beauty (Pasadena Playhouse); Diana Devereaux in Of Thee I Sing (Encores!); Young Phyllis in Follies (Encores!); Sydney Sharp in It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman (DTC); Alice B. Toklas in Loving Repeating: A Musical of Gertude Stein (AboutFaceTheate / MCA); Isabella Andreini in The Glorious Ones (Pittsburgh Public); Bounce (Kennedy Center, Goodman); A Little Night Music (Chicago Shakespeare; Tommy (Berkshire Theatre Festival).
Matt Cavenaugh was last seen on Broadway as Tony in West Side Story (Outer Critics Circle, Drama League Nominations). Other Broadway credits include Grey Gardens; A Catered Affair; Urban Cowboy; Thoroughly Modern Millie (National Tour). Off-Broadway: Death Takes a Holiday, Grey Gardens. Matt has performed regionally at the La Jolla Playhouse, Los Angeles Reprise, The Old Globe, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Goodspeed Opera House, Dallas Theatre Center, Pittsburgh CLO, George Street Playhouse, and the Denver Center. Television audiences know Matt as Mark Solomon from One Life to Live, Adam Munson on As the World Turns, and from Law & Order: CI. Matt has twice collaborated with the New York Philharmonic on both The Soldier's Tale and Sondheim:The Birthday Concert (PBS). He can be heard on the original cast recordings of West Side Story, Grey Gardens, A Catered Affair, and Death Takes a Holiday. Matt's debut album, Gonna Make You Love Me, is available on iTunes and CDBaby.
Photo Credit: Jim Avedon
Cavenaugh and Jenny Powers