25th Annual Presented By Stage & Music Manager Jim Harwood
Pianist: Ed Goldschneider Another Opening, Another Show - Kiss Me KateCole Porter Company
THE PERFORMERS: If Ever I Would Leave You - CamelotLerner/Lowe Brian Montgomery
Kiss Her Now - Dear WorldJ. Herman Emilie Bienne
My Eyes Adored You - Jersey BoysGaudio/Crewe Nick McNeil
Black CoffeeBurke/Frances Mariana Saba
That Horrible Woman - A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and MurderFreedman/Ludvak Sarah Jane Knoblich / Gabby Navetta
Get Out and Stay Out - 9 to 5Dolly Parton Carrie Drummond
Marshal LevinA. Lippa Ellington Berg
Breathe - In the HeightsLin-Manuel Miranda Diamond White
Fly Me to The MoonNat King Cole arr.Guy Fortt Guy Fortt
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Not My Father’s Son - Kinky BootsC. Lauper Christopher McFadden-Gooding
Stop and See Me - Weird RomanceSpencer/Menken Rachel Moss
Aldolpho - Drowsy ChaperoneMartin/Kellar José Plaza
Beautiful City - GodspellTebelak/S. Schwartz Jenny Liz Taylor
Love is My Legs - Dirty Rotten ScoundrelsYazbek/Lane Ellington Berg / Carrie Drummond
Simple Sailor – H.M.S. PinaforeGilbert/Sullivan Sarah Jane Knoblich
Mr. Cellophane - ChicagoKander/Ebb Danny Mullanaphy
It Only Takes a Moment - Hello DollyJ. Herman Rachel Moss / Jack Flatley
Out of LoveGoldrich/Heisler Gabby Navetta
There’s a Boat That’s Leavin’ Soon for New York – Porgy and BessGeorge Gershwin Anthony McGlaun
Love I Hear a Funny Thing - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the ForumS. Sondheim Jack Flatley
You’re the Top - Anything GoesCole Porter JosePlaza / Diamond White
Ellington Berg is a recent graduate of Rider University. Regional: Ragtime (Henry Ford)/Park Playhouse. The Most Happy Fella (Herman) /Broward Stage Door Theatre. A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum (Senex), A Chorus Line (Zach)/Priscilla Beach Theatre.
World Class Performing Artist (Actor Singer Dancer) – wielding dynamic ability and highly versatile sounds, Emilie Bienne is a commanding presence in any performance. With a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from the Boston Conservatory spliced with deep musical and international performing experience, Emilie Bienne creates realities and controls her audience’s deepest emotions with ease. Around the world, from the Caribbean to Tokyo and back again to New York City, a full range of captivating experiences follow this elegant, talented artist.
Carrie Drummond is a recent graduate of Western Michigan University with her BFA in Music Theatre Performance. She is ecstatic to be in the city and to be sharing the stage with such incredible talent. Thank you Jim, mom and dad for your endless support and love!
Jack Flatley. New York Theatre: The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Chairman), The Drowsy Chaperone (Man in Chair), Tisch New Theatre’s Company (Peter), The Secret Garden (Lt. Wright), Kiss Me, Kate, Grand Hotel, Pins and Needles, Cendrillon, and The Student Prince. Regional: My Fair Lady (Sharon Playhouse). Education: NYU Steinhardt. www.jackflatley.com
Guy Fortt has been featured on Broadway in Oprah Winfrey's The Color Purple. Theater: Charles H. Fullers A Soldiers Play, August Wilson's Seven Guitars, Abram ills On Strivers Row, among other. Film: David Frankel's The Devil Wears Prada; The Interpreter; and 25th Hour. Television: Law & Order SVU, HBO's The Soprano's, SNL. Guy also has his MS in Sports & Entertainment management from the prestigious Columbia University with a passion for saving and changing lives in his community.
Ed Goldschneider is currently the musical director for the long running Off Broadway production of NEWSical, as well as pianist/conductor for 11 seasons at the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. He was the conductor of the original Broadway production of Urinetown, and has conducted or played for the Broadway productions of You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, Wicked, Avenue Q, Legally Blonde, Sunset Boulevard; Off Broadway: The Fantasticks, Altar Boyz, Finian's Rainbow. He is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music.
Sarah Jane Knoblich recently graduated from Rider University with a BFA in Musical Theatre! Past favorite roles at Rider include Mary Turner in Of Thee I Sing and Mrs. Anderssen in A Little Night Music. Originally from St. Louis, Sarah Jane also appeared in 101 Dalmatians at STAGES St. Louis. Many Thanks to Kate and Jim!
Christopher McFadden- Gooding is an all around performer, and driven artist pursuing as many fields in the arts as possible from working as a drag queen to writing new plays. A Graduate of The University of the Arts he has appeared in A Chorus Line and Rent, among others.
Anthony McGlaun is an all round performer with credits in opera, concert, and musicals. Credits include Michigan Opera Theater, a national tour of Porgy and Bess, Tanglewood Contemporary Music Festival, Skylight Music Theatre (Troubled Island, and Robert in the world premiere of Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line To Freedom by Nkeiru Okoye). Most recently he was heard in Motown at Midtown Arts Center in Fort Collins, CO.
Nick McNeil: New York Theatre: South Pacific (Bob McCaffrey), A Mid Summer Night’s Dream (Flute), Pace University: Hair (Claude), Drop Dead (Brent), As You Like It (Oliver) Education: BFA Acting Pace University.
Baritone Brian Montgomery has been on the great stages of the world including The Metropolitan Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, Arena di Verona, Bavarian State Opera, Hamburg State Opera, to name but a few, with leading roles in productions such as Lucia di Lammermoor, Don Carlo, La Traviata, Cosi fan tutte, Romeo et Juliette, La Boheme, Otello, and the list goes on. He created the role of Sloan in the world premiere of Dreamkeepers by David Carlson for the Utah Opera, and has subseqently returned as Iago in Otello and as the Music Master in Ariadne auf Naxos. For the past few seasons, Mr. Montgomery has been appearing in leading baritone roles on the stages in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, where he lived for several years.
Rachel Moss is a recent graduate from Muhlenberg College where she studied theatre and dance. With numerous credits both on stage and camera, she most recently appeared as a dancer for Sesame Place. Thanks to my family for their support. Proud member of SAG, AFTRA.
Danny Mullanaphy holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Montclair State University. Favorite roles include:“Lurch” in The Addams Family at LaComedia Dinner Theatre (directed by Chris Bieser), “The Prince” in Busch Garden’s fairy tale musical Entwined (directed by Matt West), and “Boy in House” in the folk piece Games (directed by the legendary Donald McKayle).
Gabby Navetta graduated from NYU Steinhardt’s Vocal Performance program. Credits: Kiss Me, Kate (William Westbrooks), A My Name Will Always Be Alice (Meg Bussert), 4@15: Four New Fifteen Minute Musicals (Bryan Blythe). Readings: What Comes Of It (Ryan Kleess), Elise (Nanthakumar/Wright). Film: Life Coach (Nelson Lassiter). gabbynavetta.com
José Plaza recently graduated The Hartt School Cum Laude with a BFA in Musical Theatre. This summer he will appear in Sweeney Todd as Pirelli at Mac-Haydn. Credits include The Goodspeed Opera House's staged reading of ZM as William Hutt an original musical written by the same team who wrote Urinetown. Gracias mami por todo! Mariana Saba is a recent graduate of Rider University's Music Theatre BFA program. She has performed in various shows including Inherit The Wind and Gallethea, which actually recently travelled to Croatia due to its caliber. She has also done many concert performances including "Closing The Gap" in Joe's Pub NYC as well as "Why Music Matters" in Abu Dhabi's Emirates Palace.
Jenny Liz Taylor recently received a BFA in Musical Theater from Syracuse University. Originally from New Hampshire she now lives in NYC. Jenny Liz is beyond thrilled to make her debut at Lincoln Center tonight! Many thanks to Jim Harwood for presenting this opportunity to her.
HR Artists Management, in conjunction with Harwood Management is in its 41st season as a full service agency managing music directors, stage directors, singers, actors, and dancers throughout the world. President and CEO James Harwood has a vast knowledge of the business as an agent and manager, performer, and educator. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and New England Conservatory. His extensive performing credits include the Boston and Toronto Symphony Orchestras, touring with Chuck Mangione, playing on Broadway and having his own 18 piece jazz orchestra in NYC for 12 years. As an educator he was Arts Director at Dalton School, Phillips Academy among others. For more information please visit these artists on their websites or go to hrartistsmanagement.com, call 212-864-0773 or e-mail Hrartistsmanagement@gmail.com.
We are pleased to announce our new partnership with The Lionheart Talent Group which was founded in 2014 by Dr. Jon Masorti. Dr. Jon worked at several commercial management agencies for the past 10 years. Dr. Jon is a SAG/AFTRA/Equity actor who worked regularly in theater, TV and in film. Dr. Jon is a U.S. Army Veteran, Graduated Palmer College of Chiropractic, and is A Penn State University Alum & Football Letterman.