Photo Flash: Spice Up Your Life! Inside BROADWAY LOVES THE SPICE GIRLS at 54 Below
After a sold-out run at the Canal Room, 'The TRL Generation' brought its wildly successful 'Broadway Loves the Spice Girls' concert uptown to 54 Below on January 13th. The 'Girl Power'-filled song and dance extravaganza was musically directed by Benjamin Rauhala, directed by Kyle Fox, and produced by Shoshana Feinstein. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded concert below!
The star-studded cast included Ashley Kate Adams (La Cage aux Folles), Darren Bluestone (Avenue Q), Stefanie Brown (Wicked), Caitlyn Caughell (Newsies), Kennedy Caughell (American Idiot), Natalie Daradich (Wicked), Ariana DeBose (Motown), Hannah Elless (Somewhere In Time), Russell Fischer (Jersey Boys), Jason Gotay (Spider-Man), Jenna Leigh Green (Wicked,'Sabrina the Teenage Witch), Ariana Groover (Bare), Sabrina Harper (Pippin), Liana Hunt (Newsies), Emma Hunton (Witness Uganda), Elizabeth Judd (Spider-Man), Janet Krupin (If/Then), Steffanie Leigh (Mary Poppins), Alice Lee (Bare, Spring Awakening), Kara Lindsay (Newsies), Synthia Link (Bullets Over Broadway), Julia Mattison (Godspell), Gabrielle McClinton (Pippin), Lesley McKinnell (Wicked), Emily McNamara (Gettin' The Band Back Together), Nic Rouleau (The Book of Mormon), Tess Soltau (Far From Heaven), Billy Tighe (Pippin), Stephanie Torns (Wicked), Stephanie Umoh (Ragtime), and Barrett Wilbert Weed (Bare).
In their brief, but wildly successful career, the Spice Girls sold a staggering 88 million albums worldwide, becoming the best-selling female group of all time. "Baby," "Scary," "Ginger," "Posh," and "Sporty" became household names. "Broadway Loves the Spice Girls" features exciting new vocal arrangements of their biggest hits, including "Wannabe," "Spice Up Your Life," "Stop," "2 Become 1," as well as classic numbers from the cult-hit film "Spice World," highlights from the girls' solo careers, and more. This is one night no pop music fan should miss!
The band featured David Cinquegrana on guitar, Shannon Ford on drums, Gene Rauhala and John Perko on trumpet, Eric Schedin on trombone, Andrew Halchak on woodwinds, and music director Benjamin Rauhala on keyboards. Back-up vocals were provided by Lacey Angerosa, Michael Gioia, and Jillian Soares. Orchestrations and vocal arrangements are by Benjamin Rauhala, with brass arrangements by Eric Schedin.
Photo Credit: Michael Hull
Gabrielle McClinton sings 'Spice Up Your Life'?
Janet Krupin sings 'Who Do You Think You Are'
Hannah Elless sings 'Who Do You Think You Are'
Nic Rouleau sings 'Mama'?
Jason Gotay sings 'Mama'
Billy Tighe sings 'Mama'?
Ariana DeBose performs 'The Lady Is A Vamp'
Stephanie Umoh sings 'Goodbye'
Elizabeth Judd sings 'Holler'?
Liana Hunt sings 'Goodbye'
Alice Lee sings 'Holler'
Ariana Groover sings 'Holler'
Barrett Wilbert Weed sings 'Holler'
Emma Hunton sings 'Holler'
Music director Benjamin Rauhala