Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More

Alan Cumming and Alice Ripley lead a star-studded cast for Lance Horne's L.A. Debut on Fri & Sat, Sept 19-20, 2008. Upright Cabaret presented OPEN ALL NIGHT: The Songs of Lance Horne starring Alice Ripley, Jennifer Leigh Warren and Tracie Thoms with Tom Lowe and Julie Garnye and special guest Alan Cumming featuring the composer at the piano.

The evening was a collection of Horne's newest & brightest material, including "Chemistry", the number from the ONE LIFE TO LIVE's musical episode that garnered Horne with this year's Emmy for Best Original Song.

Horne reunited with Broadway firecracker Alice Ripley (Side Show - Tony Nominee, The Who's Tommy), teamed up for the first time with the incomparable Jennifer Leigh Warren (Broadway: Big River, Little Shop of Horrors, Marie Christine) and worked it out with Julliard alum Tracie Thoms (RENT-the movie, Devil Wears Prada, Grindhouse, Broadway: Rent). Fresh from Les Miserables at the Hollywood Bowl, Upright Cabaret regulars Tom Lowe and Julie Garnye joined special guest Tony winner Alan Cumming (Broadway: Cabaret - Tony Award, The ThreePenny Opera) joined in as well.

Composer-lyricist Lance Horne received a 2008 Emmy Award for Best Original Song for "Chemistry" (One Life to Live: Prom Night, The Musical, ABC).  As a singer and pianist, he has played this season with Amanda Palmer, Jake Shears, Ana Matronic, Meow Meow, Nellie McKay, Justin Bond, and opened for Death Cab for Cutie, appearing in Carnegie's Berlin in Lights series, the David Bowie-curated HighLine Festival, Weimar NY at the Green Door, Berlin, Shanghai, Ann Arbor, Sydney, and Edinburgh Festivals, and the Dresden Dolls Tour.  He provided the vocal arrangements for Broadway's Little Women, and annual opening numbers for The Actors Fund and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (Gypsy of the Year '04-'06). Music for TV:  Lincoln Center Tree Lighting with Sesame Street, ABC; 80th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for Diana DeGarmo & The Phoenix Boys Choir, NBC. Filmscores: To Paint the Portrait of a Bird (best short, NY-Avignon Festival), Ready? OK! (best feature, FilmOut San Diego, Best of Fest NewFest NYC, Outfest LA, Frameline SF).  Lance has workshopped and premiered musicals, operas, classical and dance works with numerous Off-Broadway companies, Universities, and in LA through Celebration Theater (Songs from an Unmade Bed) and CTG.  He received the Jonathan Larson Award for composer-lyricists, and residencies at O'Neill NMTF and TheaterWorks Palo Alto.  He is a visiting faculty member at EAMA in Paris, HyperIsland in Stockholm, Interlochen Arts Academy, and teaches precollege at The Juilliard School, where he received his Bachelors and Masters in Music studying with Milton Babbitt. Recordings available on Ghostlight, ABC, and New World labels.

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Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Lance Horne

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Lance Horne

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Lance Horne

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Alice Ripley

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Alice Ripley

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Alice Ripley

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Tracie Thoms

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Tracie Thoms

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Julie Garnye, Lance Horne, and Tracie Thoms

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Jennifer Leigh Warren

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Jennifer Leigh Warren

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Jennifer Leigh Warren

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Tom Lowe

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Tom Lowe

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Lance Horne and Tom Lowe

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Lance Horne and Julie Garnye

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Julie Garnye

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Jen Malenke

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Jen Malenke

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Tom Lowe, Lance Horne and Jen Malenke

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Upright producers Chris Isaacson and Shane Scheel

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Julie Garnye, Lance Horne and Alice Ripley

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Alan Cumming

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Alan Cumming

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Alan Cumming

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Alan Cumming

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Chris Isaacson, Alan Cumming, Melora Hardin, Tracie Thoms, and Shane Scheel

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Julie Garnye, Tracie Thoms, Alice Ripley, Upright Cabaret fan, Tom Lowe, Jen Malenke, Alan Cumming, Lance Horne and Jennifer Leigh Warren

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Morgan Weed, Ben Goldberg, Christopher J. Hanke, and Adam Kantor

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Jennifer Leigh Warren, Julie Garnye, Tom Lowe and Alice Ripley

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Tracie Thoms, Lance Horne and Julie Garnye

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Upright Cabaret producers Chris Isaacson and Shane Scheel with Rubicon Exec. producer Michael Jackowitz

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
The songwriters - Ben Toth, Marty Panzer and Lance Horne

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Alan Cumming and Melora Hardin at Upright Cabaret

Photo Flash: Lance Horne Makes Upright Cabaret Debut with Ripley, Cumming, Thoms and More
Lance Horne and Alan Cumming in front of the Upright Cabaret audience

Photos by Tony DiMaio at www.ipartypix.com

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