Photo Flash: Asolo Rep Previews SHOW BOAT with Rob Ruggiero, Noah Racey and More!
On Friday, October 25, 2013, Asolo Repertory Theatre hosted its SHOW BOAT maiden media voyage press conference on board the Marina Jack II yacht. Scroll down for photos!
As members of the press and other guests enjoyed stunning views of Sarasota Bay, they were treated to a special performance of 'Ol' Man River,' featuring the show's music director Wade Russo, as well as actors Michael James Leslie, as Joe, and Johnathan Shepherd, Daniel Belnavis and Nicholas Ward.
Rob Ruggiero, director of SHOW BOAT, Noah Racey, choreographer, and Wade Russo provided guests with a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of SHOW BOAT. Michael Donald Edwards, Asolo Rep's Producing Artistic Director, steered the voyage, and discussed the second year of the theatre's American Character Project.
Photo Credit: Cliff Roles
The Marina Jack II
Lucy Lavely and Zlatomir Moldovanski, FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training students
Asolo Rep staff members Kelly Borgia, Production Stage Manager, Alex Suczewski, Group Sales/Call Center Manager, and Tricia Mire, Director of Development
Asolo Rep's Assistant Managing Director Corinne Deckard and Managing Director Linda DiGabriele
Judy Zuckerberg and George Kole
Lucy Lavely, and Warren and Margot Coville
Asolo Rep's Producing Artistic Director Michael Donald Edwards
Lilly Mae Stewart
Denis Lambert and Jeff M. Smith
Producing Artistic Director Michael Donald Edwards and Company
SHOW BOAT Director Rob Ruggiero
Asolo Rep's Producing Artistic Director Michael Donald Edwards, and Lilly Mae Stewart
Linda Carson, of ABC 7, interviewing SHOW BOAT choreographer Noah Racey