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Photo Coverage: The Battery's Down Presents 'SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE' at Joe's Pub

The hit, online television series THE BATTERY'S DOWN, presented an evening of musical comedy at Joe's Pub entitled: SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE: musical comedy... rethought. The event took place on April 19th.

The evening was directed by Connor Gallagher with musical direction by Adam Laird and was produced by Jake Wilson and Jason Knight.

The concert featured the talents of Todd Buonopane (SPELLING BEE, 30 ROCK), Sas Goldberg (STUNNING), Anne Horak (WHITE CHRISTMAS), Jessica Hershberg (IDAHO!), Morgan James (GODSPELL workshops), Michael Lowney, Tyler Maynard (THE LITTLE MERMAID, ALTAR BOYZ), Marla Mindelle (South Pacific, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE), Ana Nogueira (KNIVES AND OTHER SHARP OBJECTS), Brynn O'Malley (WICKED, HAIRSPRAY), Vanessa Ray (SPELLING BEE), Dani Spieler (LEGALLY BLONDE), Dana Steingold (SPELLING BEE), Nina Sturtz, Alysha Umphress (MAKE ME A SONG) and Jake Wilson (THE BATTERY'S DOWN).

"The Battery's Down," the hit online television series, returned for a second season this month. Filmed in a style similar to "Curb Your Enthusiasm" or "The Office," "The Battery's Down" chronicles The Life of young actor Jake Wilson in New York City. Each twenty-minute, two-part episode will premiere at 12:01AM the first of every month.

With a theme song composed by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Edges, Johnny and the Sprites), each episode will be written by Wilson and will also feature a new song by a talented musical theatre writer or writing team, including Laurence O'Keefe (Legally Blonde, Bat Boy!), David Kirshenbaum (Vanities, Summer of '42), Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk (The Unauthorized Biography of Samantha Brown), Josh Salzman and Ryan Cunningham (I Love You Because), Michael Weiner and Alan Zachary (Secondhand Lions), and Ryan Scott Oliver and Kirsten A. Guenther (Alive at Ten).

The second season is helmed by director/choreographer Connor Gallagher (Perez Hilton Saves The Universe).

Making return appearances as series regulars for the season are Tony Award winner John Gallagher, Jr. (Spring Awakening, Rabbit Hole), Tyler Maynard (The Little Mermaid, Altar Boyz), Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Mary Poppins, Spelling Bee), Cortney Wolfson (Legally Blonde, Les Miserables), Dani Spieler (Legally Blonde), Nina Sturtz, Ana Nogueira (Perez Hilton Saves The Universe) and more.

Viewers can also expect to see Will Chase (Story of My Life, Rent), Brynn O'Malley (Wicked, Hairspray), Andy Karl (9 to 5, Legally Blonde), Deidre Goodwin (A Chorus Line, 30 Rock), Carly Jibson (Cry-Baby, Hairspray), Dana Steingold (Spelling Bee), Andrew Arrington (The Lion King, Spelling Bee), Eric Roediger (Spelling Bee), Jay Russell (Our Town), Sas Goldberg, and Kyle Harris appear on the second season as well as many more to come!

Visit the site at www.thebatterysdown.com or search "the batterys down" on YouTube. You'll also be able to watch the series here on BWW TV soon (including some exclusive footage not found anywhere else-stay tuned!).

Photos by Matthew Murphy, visit his website at www.rantingdetails.com.

Photo Coverage: The Battery's Down Presents 'SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE' at Joe's Pub
Morgan James, Dana Steingold, Jake Wilson and Jessica Hershberg

Photo Coverage: The Battery's Down Presents 'SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE' at Joe's Pub
Alysha Umphress, Adam Laird, Vanessa Ray, Jessica Hershberg, Michael Lowney, Amanda Brasher, Emily McNamara, Todd Buonopane, Morgan James, Brynn O'Malley, Anne Horak, Daniel Seth, Nina Sturtz, Marla Mindelle, Jake Wilson, Dana Steingold, Dani Spieler and Connor Gallagher

Photo Coverage: The Battery's Down Presents 'SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE' at Joe's Pub
Dana Steingold

Photo Coverage: The Battery's Down Presents 'SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE' at Joe's Pub
Anne Horak, Brynn O'Malley, Jake Wilson and Todd Buonopane

Photo Coverage: The Battery's Down Presents 'SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE' at Joe's Pub
Tyler Maynard

Photo Coverage: The Battery's Down Presents 'SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE' at Joe's Pub
Dani Spieler and Sean Mahoney

Photo Coverage: The Battery's Down Presents 'SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE' at Joe's Pub
Anne Horak and Brynn O'Malley

Photo Coverage: The Battery's Down Presents 'SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE' at Joe's Pub
Elizabeth Egan Gillies, Aaron Simon Gross, Eric Nelson and Ariana Grande

Photo Coverage: The Battery's Down Presents 'SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE' at Joe's Pub
Morgan James, Jake Wilson, Jessica Hershberg and Alysha Umphress

Photo Coverage: The Battery's Down Presents 'SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE' at Joe's Pub
Jake Wilson

Photo Coverage: The Battery's Down Presents 'SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE' at Joe's Pub
Adam Laird and Jessica Hershberg

Photo Coverage: The Battery's Down Presents 'SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE' at Joe's Pub
Alex Brumel, Jessica Hershberg and Michael Lowney

Photo Coverage: The Battery's Down Presents 'SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE' at Joe's Pub
Connor Gallagher and Jake Wilson

Photo Coverage: The Battery's Down Presents 'SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE' at Joe's Pub
Jessica Hershberg and Michael Lowney

Photo Coverage: The Battery's Down Presents 'SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE' at Joe's Pub
Marla Mindelle


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