Photo Flash: William Finn's RIDICULOUSLY TALENTED 2 at 54 Below
On Monday, March 3, Musical Theatre Factory presented the second edition of "Songs by Ridiculously Talented Composers and Lyricists you Probably Don't Know but Should," celebrating the work of emerging musical theatre writers mentored by two-time Tony Award winner William Finn. Scroll down for some pictures of the cast and the performance!
Mr. Finn explained what makes a good song great as he hosted this evening of personal favorites, featuring cast members Anne L. Nathan (Once, Assassins), Aidan Gemme (Mary Poppins), Celisse Henderson (Godspell), Mykal Kilgore (Mowtown), Elizabeth Stanley (Company), George Salazar(Godspell), Michael Linden (Hair National Tour), Alyse Alan Louis (Nerds), Jeremy Morse (Bloodsong of Love), Amanda Savan (On the Record), Joelle Lurie, and showcasing work by Danny Abosch, Nikko Benson, Noel Carey, Sara Cooper, Maggie-Kate Coleman, Jeremy Desmon, Vadim Feichtner, Josh Freilich, Benjamin Halstead, Oliver Houser, Joe Iconis, Anna Jacobs, Hannah Kohl, Sean Patterson, Jonathan Pearson, Eric Price, Sam Salmond, Jahn Sood, Christopher Staskel, Joseph Trefler, Bryan Treitler, Sarah Underwood, and Joel Waggoner.
A "Ridiculously Talented After Party" followed the show, featuring an open mic with all new work by the evening's featured writers.
Photo Credit: Nicki Ishmael
Alana Jacoby and Sam Salmond
The Cast of Ridiculously Talented 2