Photo Coverage: The NYMF Presented CLEAR BLUE TUESDAY Film Premiere
The New York Musical Theatre Festival presented the World Premiere of Clear Blue Tuesday, a musical movie by Elizabeth Lucas on Thursday, on September 10 at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) Theatre (333 West 23rd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues).
The principal cast includes Asa Somers, Becca Ayers, Brother Love, Cassandra Kubinski, Erin Hill, Greg Naughton, Jan O'Dell, Jeremy Schonfeld, Julie Danao-Salkin, Robert Hager, Vedant Gokhale. The film also features Al Parinello, Chris Anderson, Chris Orbach, Christian Campbell, Christopher J. Hanke, Hollis Scarborough, James Naughton, Julia Murney, Kelli O'Hara, Marsha Lawson, Mary Ellen Ashley, Patricia Mikes, Ramona Keller, and Samantha Stockwell.
Filmmaker Elizabeth Lucas has developed new musicals for the theatre at every stage, including several premieres at the New York Musical Theatre Festival: The Cure (upcoming), Wild About Harry, The Last Starfighter, The View From Here and Captian Gravy's Wavy Navy. Lucas, also as a producer, is one of the founders of the New York Musical Theatre Festival, for which she spearheaded the Movie Musical Screening Series in 2004. Executive Producer for Clear Blue Tuesday is Al Parinello; Joel Ehrlich and Phyllis Ehrlich are Co-Executive Producers. Producers are Elizabeth Lucas, Alexander Hammer, Daniel Wallace, Trish Whitehust, and Associate Producer Julie Miller.
NYMF is the flagship program of National Music Theater Network, Inc., a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization. NYMF 2009 is presented in association with BroadwayWorld.com, Production Resource Group and TheaterMania.com, and is supported by Back Stage, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, BroadwayBox.com, BroadwayInsider.com, Broadway.TV, Clear Channel Spectacolor, DFD-TV, Frank & Camille's Fine Pianos, King Displays, Manhattan Movement & Arts Center, New World Stages, NASDAQ OMX, Next Magazine, Queerty.com, Reuters, Sweet Caroline's, Tekserve, TheMenEvent.com, The Tank, and Times Square Squared. Major supporters include The ASCAP Foundation, BMI Foundation, Inc., The Nathan Cummings Foundation with the support and encouragement of Jamie Mayer, The Charlie & Jane Fink Charitable Fund, The Rodgers & Hammerstein Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, and The Theater League. NYMF is supported, in part, by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.
Photos by Monica Simoes
Clear Blue Tuesday DVDs
Producer Trish Whitehurst
NYMF Executive Director and Producer Isaac Robert Hurwitz with Ryan Mueller and Carlos Armesto
Lots of interest in the DVDs
Clear Blue Tuesday Associate Producer Julie Miller and NYMF Executive Director and Producer Isaac Robert Hurwitz
Executive Producers Al Parinello and Phyllis Ehrlich
Kelli O'Hara and Jan O'Dell
Julie Miller and Joel Ehrlich
Julie Miller and Joel Ehrlich
Brother Love and Joel Ehrlich
The talk back begins
Julie Miller and Asa Somers
Jan O'Dell and Elizabeth Lucas
Elizabeth Lucas with proud guests
Creator, Director and Producer of Clear Blue Tuesday Elizabeth Lucas
Brother Love and Cassandra Kubinski
Alexander Hammer and Asa Somers
Jan Oâ€™Dell, Greg Naughton and Brother Love
Clear Blue Tuesday screening