Photo Coverage: Niko Tsakalakos' THE NIKO SONGBOOK at Mr. Finn's Cabaret
Direct from his engagement at Birdland, Niko Tsakalakos' THE NIKO SONGBOOK played Barrington Stage Co.'s newly opened Mr. Finn's Cabaret at the Blatt Performing Art Center in downtown Pittsfield, Mass., on July 6 and 7. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the evening below!
Niko Tsakalakos is a composer-lyricist whose production credits include Pool Boy (New York Premier at NYU Steinhardt, 2012; World Premier Barrington Stage Company 2010, 2010) Litter (American Conservatory Theatre, 2011). He is a two-time recipient of UCLA Barry Manilow Scholarship, sponsored by Barry Manilow and Concord Records, for "excellence in the art and craft of lyric writing." He is also a recipient of the NAMT Writers Grant (2012). in English Literature from Rutgers University. M.F.A. in musical theater writing form NYU in 2008 under the mentorship of William Finn. Appearing with Mr. Tsakalakos at Mr. Finn's Cabaret were Jeremy Morse, Cassie Slater, Shaina Taub and Christos Tsakalakos. Music Director was Salomon Lerner. Director of Production was Jeff Roundabush and Associate Producer was Shakina Nayfack. William Finn is Artistic Head of the Musical Theatre Lab at Barrington Stage Company.
Mr. Finn’s Cabaret is named after the Tony Award-winning composer of Falsettos and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Artistic Producer of BSC’s Musical Theatre Lab. The first season of Mr. Finn’s Cabaret will also feature performances by BSC’s 2012 Musical Theatre Apprentices (MTAs) Ben Holtzman, Daniel Kornfeld, Rebecca Kuznick, and Meagan Michelson on July 27 & 28 and August 17 & 18 at 9:30pm. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.barringtonstageco.org.
Photo credit: Stephen Sorokoff
Salomon Lerner (music director) and Company