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Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's

(mostly)Musicals unpacked their backpacks (and adjectives), took out their notebooks and #2 pencils, and went BACK TO SCHOOL (mostly)musicals style on Monday, 8.27.18 at Upstairs at Vitello's!

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Gregory Nabours returned to music direct a night of songs about teaching, education, and learning lessons (or not!) BACK TO SCHOOL featured a varsity team of returning talent including: Michael-Leon Wooley (B'way: LITTLE SHOP, FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE), Alli Miller (Cherry Poppins), Amanda Kruger (THE MITCHELL SANATORIUM CABARET), Domonique Paton (FROZEN: Live at the Hyperion), Emily Clark (THE RUNAWAY CLONE at #HFF18), Mark Jacobson (upcoming OPPENHEIMER at Rogue Machine Theatre), Nic Hodges (3D's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND and JOSEPH), and Tony Award nominee Sharon McNight! They were joined by an incoming class making their mmLA debuts, including: Angela Parrish (singer/songwriter, vocals for LA LA LAND), Brett Ryback (composer/lyricist: PASSING THROUGH), Brittney Bertier (national tour of SEUSSICAL), Erica Hanrahan-Ball (CABARET at La Mirada), James Olivas (STEEL PIER at UCLA), Michael Shaw Fisher (Ovation Award winner, SKULLDUGGERY), and Nayo Wallace (B'way: THE LION KING, film: SPEED RACER).

Mark your calendars now for our 30th edition on Monday, November 19th, 2018!

Vitello's Restaurant is located at 4349 Tujunga Avenue, Studio City, CA. Valet and street parking are available. Doors open at 6:30pm for dinner and drinks, showtime is 7:30pm with the open mic afterparty immediately following.

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Photo Credit: Amy Francis Schott and Alex Ball

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Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Emily Clark leads off the school night with “Brush Up Your Shakespeare” (photo: afs)
Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Amanda Kruger sings “Changing My Major” (photo: Alex Ball)

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Gregory Nabours and Amanda Kruger (photo: afs)

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Nic Hodges offers advice to a “Beauty School Dropout” (photo: afs)
Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Brittney Bertier sings ‘To Sir, With Love’ (photo: Alex Ball)
Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
James Olivas performs “Carefully Taught/Children Will Listen” (photo: afs)

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
James Olivas (photo: afs)

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Gregory Nabours has a ‘word’ with Mark Jacobson in “I’m Not That Smart” (photo: afs)

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Mark Jacobson (photo: Alex Ball)

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Domonique Paton sings Brett Ryback’s “Have It All” (photo: Alex Ball)

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Brett Ryback and Domonique Paton (photo: afs)

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Brett Ryback sings his song “Together” (photo: Alex Ball)
Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Emily Clark is the object of Brett’s affection in “Together” (photo: afs)
Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Angela Parrish reminds us to “Unpack Your Adjectives” (photo: Alex Ball)

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Angela Parrish and Alli Miller (photo: afs)

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Michael Shaw Fisher and Alli Miller sing “Romeo and Juliet” from REEFER MADNESS (photo: afs)

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Michael Shaw Fisher and Alli Miller (photo: Alex Ball)

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Nayo Wallace puts a whole new spin on “A Whole New World” (photo: Alex Ball)

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Nayo Wallace (photo: afs)

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Erica Hanrahan-Ball takes on foreign languages in “Speaking French” from LUCKY STIFF (photo: Alex Ball)

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Erica Hanrahan-Ball (photo: afs)

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Erica Hanrahan-Ball (photo: afs)

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Gregory Nabours performs his original song ‘Drifting Away’
Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Michael-Leon Wooley accompanies himself on the classic ‘Teach Me Tonight’

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Michael-Leon Wooley (photo: Alex Ball)

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
Sharon McNight (photo: Alex Ball)

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Sharon McNight closes out the evening ‘teaching’ the audience ‘Your Sweet and Shiny Eyes’

Photos: Photos: (mostly)musicals Went BACK TO SCHOOL At Vitello's
The graduating class of mm29 BACK TO SCHOOL: front: Erica Hanrahan-Ball, Domonique Paton, Brittney Bertier, Sharon McNight middle: music director Gregory Nabours, Angela Parrish, Amanda Kruger, Brett Ryback, Alli Miller, producer amy francis schott
back: Michael-Leon Wooley, James Olivas, Nayo Wallace, Michael Shaw Fisher, Mark Jacobson, Nic Hodges, Emily Clark (photo: Eric Cornwell)

 


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