Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club

The invitation proclaimed "An Evening of Pure Joy" and the Barrington Stage Company's NYC Benefit held at The Friars Club last night surpassed all expectations. A star studded roster from the BSC actors bench filled the Friars Club with song as Tony Award Winning Composer/Lyricist William Finn presented Joe Iconis with the William Finn Award for Innovation and Excellence in Musical Theatre. Julianne Boyd, artistic director and founder of Barrington Stage Company, Mary Ann Quinson, Board Chair, and Marita O'Dea Glodt, president,opened the evenings festivities. The SRO guests in the legendary Friars Club were entertained by BSC performers, Jennette Bayardelle, Allison Blackwell, Ellen Harvey, Lauren Marcus, Kyle Dean Massey, Jeff uMcCarthy, Anastasia Mccluskey, Anne L. Nathan, Will Roland, Scarlett Strallen, Will Swenson,Jason Sweetooth Williams,Eric William Morris, and Stephanie Umoh. Musical direction was by Darren Cohen.

Ted Chapin, President of Rodgers & Hammerstein musical theater organization, Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley and president of SH-K-Boom Records Kurt Deutsch were honorary chairs and Eda Sorokoff was the Barrington Committee chair.

Celebrities past and present who have appeared in BSC productions along with a virtual who's who of the Berkshire's Theatre community and Broadway producers attended the New York City Benefit. All this, as the Friars Club's gallery photos of show business greats looked down on them in The Frank Sinatra Dining Room ,which has been the home of many iconic entertainment events during it's historic past.

Joe Iconis is a musical theater writer whose shows include Broadway Bounty Hunter and The Black Suits, both of which have played Barrington Stage Company. Other musicals include Be More Chill, Bloodsong of Love, and the upcoming Hunter S. Thompson musical for La Jolla Playhouse.

"I am humbled and ecstatic to receive this gorgeous honor from Barrington, a theatrical home that has provided me and my family of collaborators support, inspiration, and transportation reimbursement stipends for many years," said Mr. Iconis in a statement.

BroadwayWorld attended the event, and you can check out full photo coverage below!

Photo Credit: Stephen Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Joe Iconis, William Finn, JuliAnne Boyd, Founder/Artistic Director Barrington Stage Co.

The William Fin Award For Excellence in Musical Theatre

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Eric William Morris

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Will Roland

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Jeff McCarthy & Will Swenson

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Joe Iconis, JuliAnne Boyd, William Finn

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
William Finn

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Mary Ann Quinson, Board Chair, JuliAnne Boyd, Marita O'Dea Glodt, President

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Joe Iconis & Eda Sorokoff, Chair

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
JuliAnne Boyd, Stephen Jerome, Leslie Jerome

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Bruno Quinson, Mary Ann Quinson, Leslie Jerome, Stephen Jerome

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Rosita Sarnoff, Co-Chair, JuliAnne Boyd, Eda Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Clara F. Londoner, Co-Chair & Anita Gillette

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
JuliAnne Boyd & Joe Iconis

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Joe Iconis & Lauren Marcus

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Riki Kane Larimer & JuliAnne Boyd

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Stephen Sorokoff, Jeniffer Swindal, Eda Sorokoff, John Ledecky

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Pat McCorkle & JuliAnne Boyd

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
JuliAnne Boyd, Stephen Jerome, Christina Rose

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Will Roland, Lauren Marcus, Joe Iconis, Jason Sweetooth Williams, Eric William Morris

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Anita Gillette & Jamie deRoy

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Kyle Dean Massey, JuliAnne Boyd, Scarlett Strallen

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
JuliAnne Boyd, Kurt Deutsch, Jamie deRoy

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Joe Iconis, Jamie deRoy, Will Roland

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Stephen Sorokoff, Eda Sorokoff, Norman Boyd, JuliAnne Boyd

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Mary Ann Quinson & Sydelle Blatt

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Elizabeth Aspenlieder, Executive Chef Massimo Carbone, Eda Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Eda Sorokoff & The Quinsons

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Eda Sorokoff & Christina Rose

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Rosalyn Stuzin,Elizabeth Aspenlieder, Eda Sorokoff, JuliAnne Boyd

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Bruno Quinson & Elizabeth Aspenlieder

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Anne L. Nathan & William Finn

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
JuliAnne Boyd, Jerry Strassler, Richard Soloway

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Jennifer Swindal, John Ledecky, Eda Sorokoff, JuliAnne Boyd

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Anita Gillette, Elizabeth Aspenlieder Stephen Sorokoff, Paula KaminskyA. Davis

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Anne L. Nathan, Eda Sorokoff, Elizabeth Aspenlieder, Ellen Harvey

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Lauren Marcus & Eric William Morris

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Allison Blackwell

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Jeff McCarthy

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Anne L. Nathan

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Ellen Harvey

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Will Swenson

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Will Swenson

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Kyle Dean Massey & Scarlett Strallen

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Anastacia McClesky

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Stephanie Umoh

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Anne L. Nathan & Lauren Marcus

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Jennette Bayardelle

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Joe Iconis

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
Joe Iconis & Family

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club
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