This exciting evening was hosted by hilarious husband and wife team Eric Petersen (“KIRSTIE,” SHREK THE MUSICAL) and Lisa Marie Morabito (MAMMA MIA).
The program showcased songs by award-winning writers Buck & Acquisto (LIKE YOU LIKE IT), Michael Gordon Shapiro (“NIP/TUCK”), Drew Fornarola (TILLY THE TRICKSTER), Adam Gwon (ORDINARY DAYS), Andrew Gerle (MEET JOHN DOE), Michael Finke (REPORTING LIVE), Rosser & Sohne (THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR), Atkins & Segal, Salmond & Aronson, Defoe & Sinutoke, Wilmott & Stevens, and Daniel Maté (THE LONGING AND THE SHORT OF IT). Special appearances by musical comedy duo Schoolcraft & Murray, and back by popular demand: Milburn & Vigoda (SLEEPING BEAUTY WAKES).
With performances by Broadway’s Julie Tolivar (CHICAGO, CURTAINS), Jennifer Hubilla (Bway’s upcoming ALLEGIANCE, MISS SAIGON), Joey Haro (“GLEE”), Sophie Oda (“THE SUITE LIFE OF ZACK & CODY”), Joseph Morales (IN THE HEIGHTS), plus Amanda Kruger, Daniel David Stewart, Elise Dewsberry, Kailey Swanson (“COUNTRY LOVE SONG”), Cassidy Barnes, Travis Joe Dixon and more.
Musical Director Bryan Blaskie played on keys alongside our band, Brian Cannady (drums) and Eric McCann (upright bass).