Photo Coverage: 'The After Party' with Arbender Robinson & Ariel Sinclair

On Friday January 18, "The After Party" welcomed Arbender Robinson of The Little Mermaid and 2002 Miss Fire Island Ariel Sinclair to the weekly bash at the West Bank Café

Arbender Robinson is a cast member of Broadway's The Little Mermaid, in which he is the cover for Prince Eric.  He made is Broadway debut in the Tony Award winning production of Hairspray, in which he covered the role of Seaweed. Regionally, Arbender's theatre credits include Smokey Joe's Cafe, Five Guys Named Moe, Sweeney Todd, Jesus Christ Superstar, Aida, Ragtime, The Secret Garden, Joseph and..... Dreamcoat, Songs for A New World, Parade, Miss Saigon, and Into The Woods. Please visit for more information.

Ariel Sinclar was crowned Miss Fire Island in 2002. Her other titles include Miss Fire Island Entertainer of the Year (1995 and 2000) and Miss Long Island (2002).  Ariel is the host of Ariel Sinclair's Kamikaze Cabaret, which plays weekly during the summer at the Ice Palace on Fire Island.  Manhattan audiences enjoy Ariel's performances every Friday and Saturday night at LIPS.  Please visit

Hosted by Brandon Cutrell and Alysha Umphress, featuring Lisa Asher with Ray Fellman on piano, "The After Party" begins at 10:30PM at the Laurie Beechman Thetre at the West Bank Café (407 West 42nd Street) Admission is free!

Photos by Mark Rupp

Hosts for the evening Ariel Sinclair and Lisa Asher

Christine Pedi and Kenny Bell (Laurie Beechman Theatre)

Christine Pedi, Frederico Castelluccio and Tamela D'Amico

Christine Pedi and Frederico Castelluccio

Michelle Dowdy

Lisa Asher

Lisa Asher and Nick Dothee

Arbender Robinson

Arbender Robinson

Arbender Robinson

Ariel Sinclair channeling Norma Desmond

Ariel Sinclair

Alysha Umphress

Christine Pedi impersonating Ethel Merman

Christine Pedi

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