Photo Flash: First Look at The Brown Paper Box Co.'s PROUD AT MARY'S: A JUNE CABARET

June 17
1:53 PM 2014

The Brown Paper Box Co. presented their next cabaret series, PROUD AT MARY'S: A June Cabaret, at Mary's Attic in Andersonville this past weekend. This round of cabaret performances featured solos and duets performed by Brown Paper Box Co. artistic associates and previous cast members who shared a mix of pop songs, show tunes, and personal stories about being gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, questioning, and straight. Check out the Pride celebration!

Music direction and accompaniment was provided by Justin Harner*. The event was hosted by Brown Paper Box Co. executive director M. William Panek*.

Songs selections included "One Day" (Andrew Lippa; sung by Anna Schutz*), "If You Were Gay" (AVENUE Q, sung by Panek* and David Lipschutz*), "Paper Bag" (Fiona Apple, sung by Megan Ensley), "Hitchhiking Across America" (William Finn, sung by Danny Spagnuolo*), "My Lifelong Love" (Georgia Stitt, sung by Panek*), "I Never Do Anything Twice" (Stephen Sondheim, sung by Stephanie Rohr*), "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" (Carole King, sung by Harner*), "Your Last Name" (written and performed by Jeanne T. Arrigo), "Not Getting Married Today" (COMPANY, sung by Johnny Kyle Cook, Rohr*, Spagnuolo*, Lipschutz*), "Dance: 10; Looks: 3" (A CHORUS LINE, sung by Schutz*), "An Old-Fashioned Love Story" (THE WILD PARTY, sung by Lipschutz*), "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" (special arrangement by Andrew Edwards, sung by Nick Shoda*), "You Walk With Me" (THE FULL MONTY, sung by Schutz* and Rohr*), "Without You" (written and performed byArrigo), "Rainbow Connection" (THE MUPPET MOVIE, performed by Lipschutz* and Arrigo), "Happy Days Are Here Again/Get Happy" (sung by Shoda* and Ensley), and "For Once In My Life" (Stevie Wonder, sung by Cook).

Original poster design by Charlie Sheets*. Matt Sergot was the house manager and Damian Willie worked the light and sound boards.

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Photo Credit: Lauren Fallon, HoneyBrown Photography

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