On Jan. 21, 2013, Larson and Rodgers Award winning composer-lyricist Ryan Scott Oliver returned to Joe's Pub with a collection of work from his musicals Out of My Head (2005), Mrs. Sharp (2007), Darling (2009), 35mm (2010), Jasper in Deadland (2011), The Frog Prince Cont. (2012). Watch a sampling of performances from the concert below!
Performers featured Derek Klena (Dogfight), Alex Brightman (Wicked, Big Fish), Arielle Jacobs (In the Heights) and Bobby Steggert (Giant), Jessica Hershberg (Baby It's You!), Jay Armstrong Johnson (Hands on a Hardbody), Ben Crawford (Shrek), Julia Mattison (Godspell), Jason Michael Snow (The Book of Mormon), Brian Charles Rooney (Threepenny Opera), Tori Huston-Elem (The Addams Family), Natalie Charle Ellis (Forbidden Broadway), Maggie Anderson, Jordon Boldon, Max Chernin, Dan DeLuca, Charles A. Franklin, Kerri George, Emily Hughes, Maxwell King, Tatiana Lofton, Jamen Nanthakumar, Hayley Anna Norris, StEve Raymond, Katy Rea, Emily Rogers and Noah Zachary.
The concert included direction by Travis Greisler with music direction by Will Van Dyke, stage manager Kristina Vnook, lighting designer KJ Hardy and videography by Shoshana Feinstein. The band featured Matt Hinkley (guitar), Eric Day (bass), Allison Seidner (cello), Joel Waggoner (violin) and Jeremy Yaddaw (drums).
This Rated RSO is rated "MT-17" for murderous sociopaths, cannibalistic fairy tale witches, suggestive sexuality involving adults playing hot teenage boys, and hallucinogenic fairy dust. Watch the performances below!