Photo Flash: York Theatre's Inaugural NEO Spotlight Concert with Gwon & Huang

On Monday, March 3, the award-winning York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) proudly inaugurated its NEO Spotlight Concert series with an evening showcasing the songs of two emerging writers in musical theatre. The event took place at the Theatre at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Ave).

Reach the Sky: Songs by Adam Gwon featured Jill Abramovitz (Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me), Jared Gertner (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Michael Hunsaker (Listen to My Heart), Natalie Weiss (Ever After) with music direction by Vadim Feichtner.

Short Story Long: The Songs of Timothy Huang featured Marie France Arcilla, Orville Mendoza (Pacific Overtures), Lauren Lebowitz and Shonn Wiley, with Doug Oberhamer (Swing!) as music director, Dave Anthony on percussion and Scott Thornton on bass.

For more information and to purchase tickets for future events, visit www.yorktheatre.org.

Photos by John Kenrick


The cast of Reach the Sky: Songs by Adam Gwon: Adam Gwon (front), backed by Natalie Weiss, Jared Gertner, Michael Hunsaker, Jill Abramovitz and music director Vadim Feichtner


Adam Gwon, York Producing Artistic Director James Morgan, and Tim Huang celebrate the success of the York's first ever NEO Spotlight Concert


Jill Abramovitz and music director Vadim Feichtner


Songwriter Tim Huang and the cast of Short Story Long: Lauren Lebowitz, Marie-France Arcilla, Orville Mendoza and Shonn Wiley


Songwriters Tim Huang and Adam Gwon


Tim Huang, York Associate Artistic Director Brian Blythe, and Adam Gwon


Deborah S. Craig (Spelling Bee) and songwriter Tim Huang


Shonn Wiley, Scott Thornton, Tim Huang, Doug Oberhamer and Marie-France Arcilla


Songwriters Tim Huang and Adam Gwon


Michael Hunsacker, Jill Abramovitz, Adam Gwon, Jim Morgan and Michael Ruby (librettist for Gwon's musical Ethan Fromme)


Shonn Wiley, Adam Gwon, York Associate Artistic Director Brian Blythe, and Adam Gwon

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