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Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)

Just last night, Feinstein's/54 Below presented the debut of Jennifer Diamond, currently co-starring in the smash hit musical RUTHLESS!. Jennifer's new show IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE) was directed by Broadway veteran Richard Jay-Alexander. The two first worked together on LES MISERABLES and a number of benefits and Jay-Alexander found her uniquely talented and versatile enough to put a special spin on a debut act for her, recounting her arrival in the business, her story as an up-and-coming actress and all the good (and bad) that goes with it.

This past summer Jennifer Diamond played mean stepsister Florinda in INTO THE WOODS at The Muny (starring Heather Headley), where she also appeared in LES MISERABLES with Norm Lewis and Hugh Panaro. She traveled the globe with Kristin Chenoweth in concert and had the honor of performing in such prestigious venues as Sydney Opera House, the Hollywood Bowl and Carnegie Hall. Jennifer also starred as Lucy in the Jekyll & Hyde NYC Concert (opposite Robert Petkoff) under the coaching of Frank Wildhorn. Other favorite credits include playing Belinda on the third season of the popular web series "Submissions Only" and productions of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and MAN OF LA MANCHA.

The musical director for IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE) was Joseph Thalken, with Dick Sarpola on bass and Perry Cavari on drums.

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Feinstein's/54 Below Welcomes Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Joseph Thalken and Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond and Jennifer Ashley Tepper

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Joseph Thalken (Music Director, Piano and Arranger), Jennifer Diamond, Dick Sarpola (Bass) and Perry Cavari (Drums)

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Joseph Thalken and Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Joseph Thalken and Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Faiza Diamond and Robert Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Miles Silverman, Richard Hillman, Preston Ridge and Richie Ridge

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Robin Rosen, Marcia Diamond, Steve Diamond, Faiza Diamond and Robert Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE) Cindy Wanger, James Rosen, Robin Rosen, Marcia Diamond and Steve Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Dick Sarpola and Perry Cavari

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Joseph Thalken and Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Michael James Scott

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Richard Hillman, Preston Ridge and Richie Ridge

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jason Patrick Sands, Jennifer Diamond and Constantine Germanacos

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond and Tori Murray

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
James Kenney and Richard Jay-Alexander (Director of tonight's show)

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
James Kenney, Donna McKechnie, Matt Berman and Richard Jay-Alexander

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Catherine Pappas, Richard Jay-Alexander and Marvin Laird

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Donna McKechnie and Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Donna McKechnie, Richard Jay-Alexander, Jennifer Diamond and Joseph Thalken

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond and Richard Jay-Alexander

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE) Katarina Dominguez, Megan Colleen, Jennifer Diamond and Leigh Terry

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Jennifer Diamond and Faiza Diamond

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
Robert Diamond, Preston Ridge, Jennifer Diamond and Richie Ridge



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