CMU 2010 College Cabaret at the After Party - Mar 12, 2010
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On March 12, 2010, theBestArts and THE AFTER PARTY held a "CMU Night" featuring performances by alumni
and students of Carnegie Mellon University's musical theatre program.
Five Broadway headliners, members of the
graduating senior class, current students and other alumni all took part.
One of the goals of the night was to introduce the 2010 CMU seniors to NYC and the world
after they gave their senior showcase in NYC on March 8 and 9.
The headliner alumni (in order of confirmation) were:
- Hunter Ryan Herdlicka (A Little Night Music)
- Kirsten Bracken Scott (Hairspray)
- Matthew Scott (Sondheim on Sondheim, A Catered Affair, Jersey Boys)
- Sara Jean Ford (Finian's Rainbow, The Fantasticks, Phantom of the Opera)
- Tommar Wilson (Hair, Lestat, Never Gonna Dance, Hairspray,
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Music Man)
Mitch Jarvis (Rock of Ages, Fiddler on the Roof) was scheduled to perform but
was unable to attend.
Graduating seniors performing included:
- Amanda Cooper
- Nick Cosgrove
- Sophia Feldman
- Daisy Hobbs
- Skye Scott
- Tess Soltau
Thanks to Brandon Cutrell and the After Party for hosting the event,
Nick Cosgrove for coordinating CMU student performances
and Hedy Iancu for taping and uploading videos from the night.
How did this event come about?
In January, I told CMU student Nick Cosgrove that I wished more musical theatre programs
hosted showcase concerts for their graduating seniors. He explained that CMU holds two senior
showcases, but not on campus. Instead, the seniors perform in NYC and in LA for prospective agents,
producers and the like. I asked if seniors might be interested in staying through the week and
performing at the After Party; Nick liked the idea.
I proposed the CMU night to Brandon Cutrell and he immediately agreed. Nick enlisted
Hunter Ryan Herdlicka as a headliner, while I recruited Matthew Scott and (through Matthew)
Kirsten Bracken Scott. Alum Will Reynolds brought in Sara Jean Ford while Brandon filled the
list out with Tommar Wilson and Mitch Jarvis.
Based on these videos and the feedback I've received, it looks like the night was a major success.
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CMU Student/Alumni Showcase Compilation - 2010
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- CMU Student/Alumni Showcase Compilation - 2010 - 06:27
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- Sondheim on Sondheim's Matthew Scott The After Party 03/12/2010 - 05:34
- 4.78 stars / 37
- 4725 Views
- Finian's Rainbow's SARA JEAN FORD The After Party 03/12/2010 - 05:30
- 5 stars / 18
- 2032 Views
- A Little Night Music's HUNTER RYAN HERDLICKA The After Party 03/12/2010 - 03:32
- 4.77 stars / 35
- 4827 Views
- Hair'sTOMMAR WILSON The After Party 03/12/2010 - 02:23
- 5 stars / 2
- 222 Views
- Skye Scott, Tess Soltau and Nick Cosgrove - The After Party 03/12/2010 - 03:20
- 5 stars / 13
- 2332 Views
- Daisy Hobbs The After Party 03/12/2010 - 04:58
- 5 stars / 2
- 442 Views
- Amanda Cooper, Sophia Feldman The After Party 03/12/2010 - 03:16
- 5 stars / 4
- 1033 Views
- Nick Cosgrove and Skye Scott The After Party 03/12/2010 - 02:47
- 4.73 stars / 15
- 2078 Views
- Will Reynolds The After Party 03/12/2010 - 03:08
- 5 stars / 3
- 386 Views
- Trevor McQueen Eaton - The After Party - "On My Bedside Table" - 03:34
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- 1024 Views
- Zak ResnickThe After Party 03/12/2010 - 05:07
- 5 stars / 9
- 1164 Views
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