Photo Coverage: THE PERFECT FIT Celebrates Opening Night
Perfectly Theatrical, LLC announces that The Perfect Fit, a new family musical featuring book, music and lyrics by twelve-year-old musical sensation Joshua Turchin (The Little Mermaid Live-To-Film, Forbidden Broadway Salutes Carol Channing, A Christmas Story National Tour, TrevorLive, The Pill) has sold out all five upcoming performances as part of the Rave Theater Festival. The Perfect Fit will run at the Teatro Latea Theater, at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, 107 Suffolk Street, 2nd Floor from August 11-23. Guests without tickets can email TPFwaitlist@gmail.com to be placed on a wait list and will be notified of any tickets which become available based on the order their email is received.
The Perfect Fit follows Alexandra, an ambitious teen actor with a powerful voice who grows concerned that she is getting too old to play a child and too young to play an adult. While auditioning for a dynamic musical, Alexandra is sabotaged by a vindictive stage parent who would do anything for her daughter to succeed.
Besides Joshua Turchin, The Perfect Fit features an all-star cast including Natalie Venetia Belcon (Rent, Avenue Q, Matilda, Once On This Island Broadway National Tour), Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Succession (HBO), J.R. Bruno (West Side Story, Book of Mormon), Carlos Carreras (On Your Feet Broadway National Tour), Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Daniel Dunlow (Finian's Rainbow-Irish Repertory Theatre, The Songs of Learner and Lowe), Malcolm Durning, Carly Gendell(School of Rock), Julia Haubner (Les Miserables), Areo Keller, Zoe Manarel (Matilda, The Dangerous Book for Boys, An American Girl Story: Friends for Life), Jenny Mollet(The Color Purple), Courtney Faith Mormino, Avelina Sanchez (Corner of Bitter and Sweet) and Ian Saraceni (The King and I, Matilda).
The creative team includes director Garth Kravits (Drowsy Chaperone, Gettin The Band Back Together), choreography by Anna Noble (Carousel, The Flamingo Kid, After Midnight), Stage Management by Ritchard Druther (Heathers, A Christmas Story National Tour, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), scenic/costume design by Jeremy Bailey-Smith; sound design by Nina Luther and casting by Arnold J. Mungioli, CSA, Mungioli Theatricals, Inc. The Music Director is Steven Cuevas (Once On This Island, Anastasia, Kinky Boots); Music Supervisor is Eric Fotre Leach (Come From Away); Vocal Supervisor is Julia Mendelsohn.
Rave Theater Festival's inaugural year will feature 20 new shows from across the country and internationally. The festival will run August 9-25th at Teatro SEA and Teatro LaTea Theatres at The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center (107 Suffolk Street, New York, NY 10002). Spearheaded by Tony Award-winning Broadway Producer, Ken Davenport, the festival aims to provide theatre-makers with an outlet to get their shows up on a New York stage.
Performances of The Perfect Fit are on Sunday 8/11 at 4pm; Monday 8/12 at 6pm; Sunday 8/18 at 1:30pm; Monday 8/19 at 4pm; Friday 8/23 at 7pm. The running time is approximately 110 minutes with no intermission. The show is recommended for children 4 and older. More information on The Perfect Fit, the Musical can be found at https://www.perfectfitmusical.com
Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy
The Perfect Fit
Jenny Mollet and Areo Keller
Ritchard Druther (Production Stage Manager) joins Ian Saraceni, Grace DeAmicis, Zoe Manarel, Courtney Faith Mormino, Joshua Turchin, Carlos Orlando Carreras, Avelina Sanchez, Sway Bhatia and Carly Gendell
Ian Saraceni and family
Christina Emily Jackson, Daniel Dunlow, Debra Dunlow, Elizabeth Dunlow and David Dunlow
Jason Turchin, Daniel Dunlow and Kira Turchin
The Cast-Sway Bhatia, JR Bruno, Carlos Orlando Carreras, Grace DeAmicis, Daniel Dunlow. Malcolm During, Carly Gendell, Julia Haubner, Areo Keller, Zoe Manarel, Jenny Mollet, Courtney Faith Mormino, Avelina Sanchez, Ian Saraceni and Joshua Turchin
The Cast-Sway Bhatia, JR Bruno, Carlos Orlando Carreras, Grace DeAmicis, Daniel Dunlow. Malcolm During, Carly Gendell, Julia Haubner, Areo Keller, Zoe Manarel, Jenny Mollet, Courtney Faith Mormino, Avelina Sanchez, Ian Saraceni and Joshua Turchin are joined by the Creative Team
The Cast and Creative Team of The Perfect Fit The Musical
Jason Turchin and Kira Turchin