Photo Flash: David Cromer, BE MORE CHILL's Troy Iwata, And More Celebrate Launch Of LOVEVILLE HIGH
Last night YesBroadway, the creators, and the cast of Loveville High, A Prom in Nine Musical Podcasts gathered for a private event at the Empire Hotel (West Terrace, 44 West 63rd Street). Those in attendance, including Tony award winning director David Cromer, got to witness Mason Alexander Park (Hedwig Tour) duet with composer Eric Svejcar (Disney's Peter Pan Jr. with Zellnik) Episode 2's duet between Isaac Powell (Once on This Island) and Park called "Sparkle Like Bowie".
Those also in attendance from the cast included Be More Chill's Troy Iwata, Conor Ryan (Desperate Measures - New World Stages), and Harrison Chad (Caroline, or Change - OBC, Les Miserables, Beauty and the Beast, Peter Pan), book and lyricist David Zellnik, additional guests included Seth Sikes (The Band's Visit), Sam Maher (YesBroadway) and Kaley Ann Voorhees (Phantom) among others.
The first three episodes of Loveville High are available now on iTunes.
LOVEVILLE HIGH takes place on prom night in the fictional town of Loveville, Ohio. Each ten-minute episode tells a love story - new love, old love, romantic love, friend love, gay and straight, cis and genderqueer; each is a self-contained musical while also connecting with the other episodes to form a glimpse into the biggest night in the lives of one high school class. After the launch of the first three episodes, subsequent chapters will be released on a twice-per-month schedule culminating in the "Loveville Prom" finale release party on April 8, 2019.
The podcast stars Kathryn Allison (Disney's Aladdin) as Madison, Harrison Chad (Caroline, or Change (OBC), Les Miserables, Beauty and the Beast, Peter Pan) as Noah, Troy Iwata (Be More Chill) as Kyle, Gizel Jiménez (Drama Desk Nominated Outstanding Actress in a Musical for The Public's Miss You Like Hell) as Wanda, Jay Armstrong Johnson (Phantom of the Opera, On The Town, Hands On A Hardbody, Catch Me If You Can, Hair) as Zeke, Hailey Kilgore (Once on This Island) as Jane, Mason Alexander Park (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, First National Broadway Tour) as Jendrix, Isaac Powell (Once on This Island) as Cory, Ryann Redmond (Escape to Margaritaville, If/Then, Bring It On) as Chass, Conor Ryan (Desperate Measures, New World Stages) as Johnny, and Ali Stroker (Oklahoma! @St Ann's, Deaf West Theatre's Spring Awakening) as Amanda.
To learn more visit: https://www.lovevillehigh.com/
Photo Credit: David Gordon