Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's

(mostly)musicals welcomed a full house of patrons and performers HOME to Upstairs at Vitello's on Monday, November 6, 2017 for their 26th edition, *no place like HOME*, a night of songs about the places we come from - and finding the places we belong. Scroll down for photos of the cast in performance!

And save the date for the 27th edition of (mostly)musicals, Monday, January 8, 2018!

Led by 3 time Ovation Award winner Gregory Nabours at the piano, *no place like HOME* featured a stellar array of talent including Broadway's Sharon McNight (Tony Award nominee: STARMITES), Michael-Leon Wooley (LITTLE SHOP, THE MUSIC MAN), Jeffrey Polk (FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE), and Wendy Rosoff (42ND STREET); plus our HOME team of Amber Liekhus (AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at La Mirada), Amanda Kruger (THE MITCHELL SANITORIUM CABARET), Ayme Olivo (EVITA at Musical Theatre West), Christine Tucker (world premiere: EMPIRE at La Mirada), Kristina Miller (world premiere: SERRANO THE MUSICAL), Emily Clark (Mr. Burns at Sacred Fools), Justin Anthony Long (3D's JOSEPH), Lesley McKinnell (national tour: GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE), Matt Valle (SKULLDUGGERY at Sacred Fools), and Rudy Martinez (Welk Resorts' A CHRISTMAS CAROL)! *no place like HOME* featured the West Coast premieres of songs by new musical theatre writers Sam Carner and Derek Gregor, and Kathleen Wrinn and Jonathan Fadner. Plus, members of the cast of Open Fist Theatre Company's production of deLEARious offered a sneak peek at their show! Following the show, Emily Clark hosted the open mic afterparty where audience members could make themselves at HOME onstage.

Tickets are now on sale for the NEXT (mostly)musicals, featuring all happy songs for the new year on Monday, January 8th, 2018 - stay tuned for more information! Tickets are $20 and are available at http://tinyurl.com/mmLA-HAPPY18. Doors open at 6:30pm for dinner and drinks, showtime is 7:30pm with the open mic afterparty immediately following. Vitello's Restaurant is located at 4349 Tujunga Avenue, Studio City, CA. Valet and street parking are available.

For more information, visit www.mostlymusicalsLA.com, or follow #mmLA on FB, YouTube, and twitter @mostlymusicals.

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Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's
Emily Clark kicks off the show with "By the Sea"

(photo: Justin Michael Wilcox)

Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's
Justin Anthony Long sings "Old Red Hills of Home" from Jason Robert Brown's PARADE

(photo: Justin Michael Wilcox)

Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's
Amanda Kruger sings "A Little Room" from Carner and Gregor's ISLAND SONG

(photo: Justin Michael Wilcox)

Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's
Matt Valle performs "Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home"

(photo: amy francis schott)

Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's
Christine Tucker sings Kathleen Wrinn and Jonathan Fadner's topical "At the Inn"

(photo: amy francis schott)

Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's
Rudy Martinez reminds us "A House Is Not a Home"

(photo: amy francis schott)

Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's
Kristina Miller brings us some Liza with "Ring Them Bells"

(photo: Justin Michael Wilcox)

Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's
Lesley McKinnell duets with music director Gregory Nabours on "Wouldn't It Be Loverly"

(photo: amy francis schott)

Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's
Jeffrey Polk offers a travelogue of hometowns in "Route 66"

(photo: amy francis schott)

Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's
Ayme Olivo reprises her performance in Musical Theatre West's EVITA with "Buenos Aires"

(photo: amy francis schott)

Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's
Cast members Gina Manziello, Jason Paige, and Rachel Addington offer a sneak peek at Open Fist Theatre Company's deLEARious

(photo: Justin Michael Wilcox)Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's

Broadway and film's Michael Leon Wooley sings B.B. King's "Going Home"

Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's
Tony Award nominee Sharon McNight performs Craig Carnelia's "Just a Housewife"

(photo: amy francis schott)

Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's

Gregory Nabours sings his original song "Here We Go Again" from the Ovation Award winning THE TROUBLE WITH WORDS

Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's

Wendy Rosoff reminisces about holiday shows of her past in "Harmony Whore's Lament"

Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's

Amber Liekhus brings us "Home" with the classic song from THE WIZ

Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's
the (mostly)musicals #26 company leads the room in a singalong of YMCA to wrap up the night! (photo: Eric Cornwell)

Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals: No Place Like HOME at Upstairs At Vitello's
the mmLA *no place like HOME* family

Front: Matt Valle, Amber Liekhus, Gregory Nabours, Jeffrey Polk, Lesley McKinnell / Middle: Sharon McNight, Ayme Olivo, amy francis schott, Amanda Kruger /Back: Rudy Martinez, Kristina Miller, Christine Tucker, Justin Anthony Long, Michael-Leon Wooley, Emily Clark, Gina Manziello, Rachel Addington, Wendy Rosoff

(photo: Eric Cornwell)


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