PHOTO CALL: Applause Final Curtain Call and Reception

News   PHOTO CALL: Applause Final Curtain Call and Reception
City Center Encores! kicked off its 15th season with Applause. Originally presented on Broadway in 1970, the musical boasts a Charles Strouse score, Lee Adams lyrics and a book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. This concert staging featured two-time Tony winner Christine Ebersole as Margo Channing with her Grey Gardens co-star Erin Davie as Eve Harrington.
Christine Ebersole
Christine Ebersole

Helmed by director/choreographer Kathleen Marshall, the production featured a starry cast that included Kate Burton (Karen Richards), Mario Cantone (Duane Fox), Tom Hewitt (Howard Benedict), Michael Park (Bill Sampson), Megan Sikora (Bonnie) and Chip Zien (Buzz Richards). The five-performance run concluded the evening of Feb. 10. Here are some photos from the curtain call and the following reception held in the City Center mezzanine lobby:

Curtain call
The cast of Applause takes its final bow.
Tom Hewitt
From left: Rob Berman, Kathleen Marshall, Don Pippin and Marti Stevens
Celeste Holm and Kate Burton
Mario Cantone
From left: Charles Strouse, Chip Zien and Lee Adams
Megan Sikora
Michael Park
Christine Ebersole and Rob Berman

photos by Aubrey Reuben

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