Last night the New York Premiere of Michael John LaChiusa’ s Hello Again opened to a start studied crowd. In attendance were cast members from the film:
Teen Choice Award-winner Tyler Blackburn (TV’s “Pretty Little Liars”),
Al Calderon (13 on Broadway, “Step-up High Water,” TV’s “The X Factor”),
Nolan Gerard Funk (Bye Bye Birdie on Broadway; TV‘s “Awkward,” and “Glee”),
Cheyenne Jackson (TV’s “American Horror Story,” Xanadu on Broadway),
SAG Award-winner and Grammy nominee Jenna Ushkowitz (TV’s “Glee,” Waitresss on Broadway),
Jeremiah Ginn, Amy Halldin, Adam Perry, Jody Reynard,
Karen Richardson, Tom Stephens,
Ramon Torres, Christopher Vo, Stephanie Yonkovich; and from the film’s creative team
director Tom Gustafson (Were The World Mine, Mariachi Gringo), screenwriter Cory Krueckeberg (Were The World Mine, Mariachi Gringo), Tony nominated composer/lyricist Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Giant, Marie Christine, First Lady Suite),
Todd Almond (Orchestrator), Daniel Kluger (Orchestrator), Brad Simmons (Music Director), and Todd Underwood (Choreographer).
Also in attendance were company members from the original off-Broadway Lincoln Center Theatre production of Hello Again including
Judy Blazer (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder on Broadway), Tony nominee Carolee Carmello (Tuck Everlasting, Finding Neverland on Broadway), Tony nominated director/choreographer Graciela Daniele (Once on This Island, Ragtime), Tony nominee John Dossett (War Paint, Newsies on Broadway), Tony Award winning lighting designer Jules Fisher (Carousel, Once on This Island), Tony nominee Malcolm Gets (Amour), Michael Park (Dear Evan Hansen), Tony Award winner Michele Pawk (Hollywood Arms, Seussical),
Saundra Santiago (Nine, A View From the Bridge), Tony Award winning orchestrator Michael Starobin (Once on This Island, Sunday in the Park with George), Bob Stillman (Grey Gardens, Kiss of The Spider Woman), producer Ira Weitzman (Falsettos, The King & I), and David A. White (Five Guys Named Moe).
Other notable attendees included Tony-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane (Lysistrata Jones, The Little Dog Laughed),
Jack Cummings III (Transport Group Artistic Director),
Kim Director (HBO’s “Deuce”), Kayla Foster (HBO’s “Deuce”),
Judy McLane (Mamma Mia!),
Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins (Jelly’s Last Jam, Caroline or Change), Tony nominated producers Mary Jo & Ted Shen (Violet), Elizabeth Stanley (On the Town, Million Dollar Quartet),
Tony nominee Mary Testa (Xanadu, On The Town),
and Tony nominee Barbara Walsh (Company, Falsettos).