Photo Coverage: Inside New York Pops' 31st Birthday Gala - Part 2 with Original HAIRSPRAY Cast, Aaron Tveit, Katharine McPhee & More!
The New York Pops marked its 31st birthday with a grand gala evening last night, celebrating the work of composer, lyricist, and arranger Marc Shaiman and director, lyricist, and writer Scott Wittman, as well as the leadership and mentorship work of corporate honoree Paul J. Massey, Jr., CEO and Founding Partner of Massey Knakal Realty Services. Gala Co-Chairs include Neil Heilberg, Todd Korren, William C. Montana, and James A. Read. Serving as Honorary Co-Chairs for the event are stars Matthew Broderick, Debra Messing, and Sarah Jessica Parker. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you another look inside the evening featuring the original Broadway cast of HAIRSPRAY, Aaron Tveit, Katharine McPhee and more!
Other guest artists included Nikki Blonsky, Christian Borle, Laura Bell Bundy, Kerry Butler, Will Chase, Linda Hart, Megan Hilty, Capathia Jenkins, Jane Krakowski, Ricki Lake, Jenifer Lewis, Patti LuPone, Andrea Martin, Katharine McPhee, Matthew Morrison, John Pizzarelli, Corey Reynolds, Martin Short, and Marissa Jaret Winokur.
The event also featured Broadway Inspirational Voices, Ronald McDonald House® Rockin' the House Band and Singers, Camp Broadway Kids, and The New York Pops Kids On Stage Students. Following the concert, a black tie dinner dance will be held at the elegant Mandarin Oriental New York.
Photos by Genevieve Rafter Keddy