acclaimed theatre ensemble Waterwell presented its second annual
Waterwell Cabaret Benefit, which took place on Monday,
March 5, 2007 at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street).
performance was hosted by Waterwell ensemble members Hanna Cheek,
Rodney Gardiner and Kevin Townley and featured performances by
Waterwell ensemble member Nicole Parker (recently seen on Broadway in Fame Becomes Me and a regular on the long-running comedy series "MadTV") as well as Broadway vets such as Heath Calvert (Good Vibrations), Sarah Hyland (Grey Gardens), Nancy Opel (Tony nominee for Urinetown), and Elizabeth Stanley (Company).
Although the evening was a success, a fire at Joe's Pub unfortunately caused the benefit to end early. No one was injured.
in 2001 in Bloomington, Indiana, Waterwell relocated t0 New York City
in 2002. The company devises fresh new productions – or 'drops' - that
blend everything from original live music to incisive social commentary
and interaction with the audience. The most recent Waterwell drop was
the critically acclaimed Marco Millions (based on lies), which played the Lion Theatre on Theatre Row in August of 2006," according to press materials. The
Waterwell ensemble includes Happy Anderson, Hanna Cheek, Lauren Cregor,
Rodney Gardiner, Brian McMullen, Arian Moayed, Joe Morse, Nicole Parker, Elizabeth Payne, Tom Ridgely and Kevin Townley.
For more information, visit www.waterwell.org.
Stephen Scarpulla (Gypsy), Sarah Hyland (Grey Gardens, Shrek), MJ Geier and Nicoli Bracato
Krissy Shields and Derek Zasky (William Morris)
Doug Cheek, Jean de Segonzac ("Law and Order" director), Anne Mollegen
Smith (Waterwell Board Member), Basia Hellwig and Bruce Campbell
Beth Saunders and Ali Reza (Homebody/Kabul, Peoples Improv Theater)
Derek Zasky, Fred Hashagen, Meg Hammer, David Kalodner and Hilary Oleon (William Morris Agency)
Arian Moayed, Edie Robb (Station 3), Lakey Wolff (CESD) and Maura Maloney (CESD)
Nicole Parker ("MadTV," Fame Becomes Me), Jamie Tiplisky, Tom Ridgely (Waterwell Ensemble Member)
Hanna Cheek and Rodney Gardiner
Eric Price and Tom Ridgely
George Pinney and Nicole Parker
Adam Feldman (Time Out NY)
Ali Reza and Reed Birney
Stephen Karam (writer of Colombinus) and Arian Moayed
Bruce Campbell, David Kener (American Place Theater) and Basia Hellwig
Jennifer Barnette, Chris Snock, Jessica McVea and Gwen Brownson (American Place Theater Staff and Members)
Elizabeth Payne (Waterwell Ensemble Member and Costume Designer)
(Top Row) Stephen Scarpulla (Gypsy), Sarah Hyland (Grey Gardens, Shrek), Hanna Cheek, Nicole Parker and Rodney Gardiner;
(Bottom Row); Elizabeth Stanley (Company), Nancy Opel (Urinetown), Reed Birney and Kevin Townley (Waterwell Ensemble Member)
Heath Calvert (Good Vibrations)