Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre

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Katie Thompson (left), Morgan Karr and Mac Award Winner Cait Doyle led The cast of This Preview is RATED RSO-a set of songs by Ryan Scott Oliver-which was performed at The Public Theatre, and produced by the Summer Play Festival. The evening featured songs from Mrs. Sharp, Darling, plus new material. The concert play took place Friday, July 24 at 9:30pm.

In addition to Thompson, Karr and Doyle, Eric Michael Krop, JamaAl Wilson, Larry Hamilton, and Geoff Kidwell also performed alongside a four-piece band. This Preview is RATED RSO was performed as part of the Summer Play Festival at the Public Theater. 

The Public Theater is located at 425 Lafayette Street in New York City. For information about SPF and to book tickets for the Festival, please visit www.spfnyc.com.

Ryan Scott Oliver is a 2008 Richard Rodgers Award winner, 2009 Jonathan Larson Grant recipient, and 2009 MAC nominee. He wrote the music and lyrics for Mrs. Sharp (2008Richard Rodgers Award Winner, formerly Alive at Ten), Darling (Pace New Musicals 2009), the song cycle Out of My Head, music for Angus Oblong's The Debbies and music and co-lyrics for the hit YouTube TV show The Battery's Down. His work has been presented in showcases including the Disney/ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop,Goodspeed MusicalsWilliam Finn & Barrington Stages, The York Theatre, Monday Nights New Voices, the Festival of New American Musicals in Los Angeles, and most recently The Ryan Scott Oliver Project conceived by Philly Music Theatre Works. He is a Dramatists Guild Fellow, and the recipient of numerous awards including the first-everASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Award for Excellence in Lyric Writing. Currently he is working on an untitled show for TheatreworksUSA which will open off-Broadway in 2010. B.A. Music Composition, UCLA; M.F.A. Musical Theatre Writing, NYU-Tisch, a proud member of A.S.C.A.P. Hear Oliver's music at www.ryanscottoliver.com.

Photos by Peter James Zielinski

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Cait Doyle

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Cait Doyle

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Cait Doyle

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Ryan Scott Oliver

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Ryan Scott Oliver

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Morgan Karr

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Morgan Karr

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
JamaAl Wilson, Larry Hamilton, and Eric Michael Krop

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
JamaAl Wilson, Larry Hamilton, and Eric Michael Krop

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
JamaAl Wilson, Larry Hamilton, and Eric Michael Krop

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Eric Michael Krop

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Geoffrey Kidwell

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Geoffrey Kidwell

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Ryan Scott Oliver

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Katie Thompson

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Katie Thompson

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Katie Thompson

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Geoffrey Kidwell and Morgan Karr

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Geoffrey Kidwell and Morgan Karr

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Morgan Karr

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Geoffrey Kidwell and Morgan Karr

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Geoffrey Kidwell and Morgan Karr

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Geoffrey Kidwell

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Morgan Karr and JamaAl Wilson

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Eric Michael Krop

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
JamaAl Wilson

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Eric Michael Krop

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Larry Hamilton

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Cait Doyle

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Morgan Karr and Company

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Morgan Karr and Company

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Ryan Scott Oliver with The company of Rated RSO

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Ryan Fergusson, Bailey Hanks, Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records Noah Cornman, Morgan Karr, and Director Travis Griesler

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Morgan Karr with producers Joey Oliva and Sara Katz

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Jonathan Raviv, Director Travis Griesler, and Ryan Scott Oliver

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Tony Asaro and Lucia Spina

Photo Coverage: 'This Preview is RATED RSO' At The Public Theatre
Director Travis Griesler, and Ryan Scott Oliver

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Peter James Zielinski As an Equity actor, Peter is photographing the industry from the inside out. He has performed in numerous shows regionally, sung a duet with Richard Chamberlain in the National Tour of "Scrooge," and starred in "The Zoo Project" which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. When not on stage, he can be found photographing headshots and live theatre in NYC, Chicago and LA. As an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop, he also acts as a retouching artist for photographers city-wide. For more information, please visit: http://www.pjzstudios.com