Mark Rupp, aside from working in the film and modeling industries
has been a working photographer for 20+ years. His work has been published in a multitude of magazines and websites.
Photo Coverage: The After Party April 25th
April 29, 2008
Friday, April 25th THE AFTER PARTY welcomed RENT's Merle Dandridge and WICKED's Brad Bass and Ben Cameron.
THE AFTER PARTY - EVERY FRIDAY @ 10:30 PM
Hang out for our weekly showbiz soiree, THE AFTER PARTY. Come and relax with a cocktail as some of New York's most talented performers grace the stage at this social schmoozefest. Or better yet, come up on stage & sing yourself. Iron lunged hosts Brandon Cutrell & Alysha Umphress keep things hopping, with piano man Ray Fellman at the keys and Lisa Asher behind the bar (her pour is as ferocious as her belt). Located just blocks from the Great White Way, you never know who might drop by.
Photo Coverage: Anderson and McLane Join After Party
April 15, 2008
THE AFTER PARTY, which has been nominated for a 2008 MAC Award for Variety Production/Recurring Series on Friday, April 11th, 2008 presented Drama Desk Award Nominee and star of Mamma Mia, Judy McLane. Alos featured were Lavinia Draper and a special appearance by Mamma Mia's Carey Anderson
Photo Coverage: After Party March 14,2008
March 18, 2008
The After Party at the Laurie Beechman Theatre was a place of celebration Friday night!
Photo Flash: Victoria Shaw at Birdland & Cast Party
February 27, 2008
On Monday, February 25, the Broadway at Birdland series welcomed composer/performer Victoria Shaw and her celebrated showcase 'Under The Covers With Victoria Shaw.' Following the concert was Jim Caruso's Cast Party.
Photo Coverage: Billy Stritch Sings Mel Tormé CD Release
February 19, 2008
Composer, arranger, vocalist and jazz pianist Billy Stritch celebrated the release of his acclaimed new record, 'Billy Stritch Sings Mel Torm' on Monday, February 18, 2008 at 7PM at Birdland, as part of the long-running, critically-heralded and popular concert series Broadway at Birdland.
Photo Coverage: McGovern & Johnston Judge ASPCA Competition
February 16, 2008
On Friday, February 15 at the ASPCA Pet Adoption Center (424 East 92nd Street), ten dogs, all available for adoption at the ASPCA, and their handles showcased their soon-to-be unhidden talents for a panel of celebrity judges
Photo Coverage: Maureen McGovern at Metropolitan Room
February 14, 2008
Maureen McGovern returns to the Manhattan cabaret scene with her new show A Long and Winding Road at New York City's Metropolitan Room at 7:30PM on February 13-16 and February 21-23.
Photo Coverage: Capathia Jenkins and Louis Rosen at Birdland
February 12, 2008
Photo Coverage: Jim Caruso's Cast Party Feb.11
February 12, 2008
Jim Caruso hosted his guests and friends at The Cast Party on Monday, February 11 at Birdland. In attendance were cast members of off-Broadway hits Celia and Altar Boyz, plus Hilary Kole, Katherine Luckinbill, Erich Bergen, Billy Stritch, Natalie Douglas Tony DeSare, Lari White and more.
Photo Coverage: Jim Caruso's Cast Party Feb.4
February 5, 2008
Jim Caruso celebrated his birthday with his guests and friends at The Cast Party on Monday, February 4 at Birdland. In attendance were Susan Mosher and John Boswell of Cashino, Michael Winther, Christine Pedi, Julie Garnye and Stephanie D'Abruzzo.
Photo Coverage: Jason Danieley at Birdland
February 5, 2008
Photo Coverage: 'Hunting and Gathering' Opening Night
February 5, 2008
Hunting and Gathering by Brooke Berman, directed by Leigh Silverman, officially opened Sunday February 3 at Primary Stages (59 East 59th Street).
Photo Coverage: The After Party with Dideriksen, Grooms & Iconis
February 2, 2008
On Friday February 1 at 10:30PM, 'The After Party' welcomed Katrina Rose Dideriksen and Luke Grooms, from the recent production of Jerry Springer: The Opera - In Concert, plus 2007 Ed Kleban Award Winner and 2006 Jonathan Larson Award winner Joe Iconis!
Photo Coverage: The After Party with Bret Shuford
January 26, 2008
Photo Coverage: 'The After Party' with Arbender Robinson & Ariel Sinclair
January 19, 2008
On Friday January 18, 'The After Party' welcomed Arbender Robinson of The Little Mermaid and 2002 Miss Fire Island Ariel Sinclair to the weekly bash at the West Bank Caf
Photo Coverage: Idina Menzel CD Party at Splash Bar
January 18, 2008
On Thursday, January 17, Idina Menzel, the Tony Award-winning Broadway actress from Wicked and Rent, recording-artist and recent star of Disney's Enchanted appeared live with Scott Nevins at Splash Bar's 'Campus Thursdays' party, celebrating the release of her new CD 'I Stand.'
Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera Loves Broadway Cares
January 15, 2008
The legendary Chita Rivera performed two sold-out shows Monday, January 14 at the legendary Birdland to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Photo Coverage: Christine Pedi & Karen Murphy at The Beechman
January 13, 2008
Forbidden Broadway divas Christine Pedi and Karen Murphy joined forces over to present 'Great Dames and The Torch Goddess' at The Laurie Beechman Theatre on Friday January 11 and Saturday January 12.
Photo Coverage: 'The Drowsy Chaperone' Closing Night Party
January 2, 2008
To commemorate its acclaimed and beloved Broadway run, The Drowsy Chaperone hosted a VIP private closing night party at Havana Central on December 30. The entire current Broadway cast and creative team, plus former cast members and friends celebrated the musical and toasted to its success.
Photo Coverage: 'The Drowsy Chaperone' Holiday Door-Decorating Contest
December 26, 2007
The cast and crew of The Drowsy Chaperone held a door-decorating contest backstage at the Marquis Theatre.
Photo Coverage: 'Simply Barbra' at the Metropolitan Room
December 13, 2007
Steven Brinberg in celebrated the holidays in 'Simply Barbra: A Christmas Show' playing 4 performances only at the Metropolitan Room. With Chris Denny at the piano, a special guest star will appear at each show.
Photo Coverage: Darius de Haas at Birdland & Cast Party
December 11, 2007
Celebrated vocalist Darius de Haas presented 'Wonder: The Songs of Stevie Wonder' on Monday, December 10 at 7PM at the legendary Birdland. Following the concert was Jim Caruso's 'Cast Party.'
Photo Coverage: 'Drowsy Chaperone' Toasts to Tottendales
December 10, 2007
Television star Cindy Williams ('Laverne & Shirley') makes her Broadway debut on Tuesday, December 11 when she assumes the role of 'Mrs. Tottendale' from another television icon, JoAnne Worley ('Rowan & Martin's Laugh In'), who played her final performance on Sunday, December 9 at the Marquis Theatre
Photo Coverage: Christine Ebersole's 'Winter Wonderland'
December 9, 2007
Christine Ebersole and applauded pianist Billy Stritch concluded their four-day, sold-out, celebrity-packed 'Winter Wonderland' concert at Broadway at Birdland on Saturday, December 8.
Photo Coverage: Ebersole & Stritch's 'Winter Wonderland' at Birdland
December 6, 2007
Christine Ebersole began her four-night 'Winter Wonderland' concert series, accompanied by applauded pianist Billy Stritch, at Broadway at Birdland on Wednesday, December 5.
Photo Coverage: Cast Party at Birdland Dec.3
December 4, 2007
Jim Caruso's Cast Party followed the Broadway at Birdland concert featuring The Broadway Boys, on the evening of Monday, December 3, 2007.
Photo Coverage: 'Avenue Q' Tour Washington DC Backstage
December 3, 2007
The national touring company of Avenue Q makes a fuzzy and fun pit-stop at the National Theatre in Washington DC through December 9 before heading to Baltimore. Photographer Mark Rupp and other young fans were treated to a special VIP backstage tour with the cast and an introduction to the puppets and inner-workings of the hit Tony Award-winning musical.
Photo Coverage: Marilyn Maye Opens at The Metropolitan Room
November 8, 2007
Singer Marilyn Maye opened her new show 'A Tribute to Johnny Carson' at the Metropolitan Room on November 7 at 7:30PM.
Photo Coverage: Lauren Kennedy at Birdland & Cast Party
November 6, 2007
Lauren Kennedy celebrated her new CD 'Here and Now' at Broadway at Birdland on Monday, November 5 at 7 PM.
Photo Coverage: Phoebe Snow at Birdland
October 25, 2007
Birdland Jazz Club proudly presents the legendary singer/songwriter Phoebe Snow as she brings her extraordinary vocal instrument to Manhattan for a very rare New York club engagement, October 24-27.
Photo Coverage: 'A Tribute to Stephen Schwartz' Backstage
October 20, 2007
Jane Olivor, Karen Akers, Marc Kudisch, Liz Callaway, Lari White, Scott Coulter, Jason Graae, Lisa Howard, Steven Lutvak, Chris DiCristo, Julie Garnye, and Carole Schwartz were among the Broadway and cabaret stars honoring famed composer Stephen Schwartz in 'A Tribute to Stephen Schwartz' on Friday, October 19 at 8PM at The Town Hall as part of the Third Annual Broadway Cabaret Festival October 19-21, 2007. The evening was directed by Scott Coulter with musical direction by Alex Rybeck.
Photo Coverage: Klea Blackhurst & Cast Party at Birdland
October 17, 2007
Klea Blackhurst celebrated Ethel Merman's 100th birthday at the legendary Birdland Jazz Club on Monday October 15. Following the concert was Jim Caruso's Cast Party.
Photo Coverage: 'Naked Boys Singing!' Film Party at Splash
October 13, 2007
Naked Boys Singing!, the fifteen-song celebration of the male form, now its ninth year Off-Broadway at New World Stages Stage 4, celebrated the World Premiere of the film version, opening Friday, October 12, at the Quad Cinemas in New York. A film-release party was held that evening at the Splash Bar (50 West 17th).
Photo Coverage: Wicked's New Witches, Block & Ashford
October 10, 2007
Wicked, Broadway's blockbuster musical, welcomed two new witches beginning Tuesday, October 9: Stephanie J. Block as Elphaba and Annaleigh Ashford as Glinda.