PHOTO CALL: The Second Tosca Opening Night

News   PHOTO CALL: The Second Tosca Opening Night Tom Rowan's The Second Tosca, which began its world-premiere engagement June 8, officially opened June 13 at the 45th Street Theater.
http://images.playbill.com/photo/s/e/secondtoscaopening200-v26s1238.jpg

Directed by Kevin Newbury, the new comedy continues its limited run through July 1. The cast features two-time Tony nominee Vivian Reed, Rachel de Benedet, Jeremy Beck, Tug Coker, Eve Gigliotti, Mark Light-Orr, Melissa Picarello and Carrington Vilmont. The Second Tosca, according to press notes, "takes place backstage at Opera California during rehearsals for Tosca. Meet a rising operatic star, her rivalrous brother, the controlling maestro who wants to marry her, a diva with a dog, an assistant with a dream, and a meddling singing ghost."

***

At Left (From Top): Vivian Reed and Mickey the dog; director Kevin Newbury and Rachel de Benedet; Eve Gigliotti; Tug Coker and Jeremy Beck; Mark Light-Orr; Carrington Vilmont and director Kevin Newbury; playwright Tom Rowan.

Below: Producer Sorrel Tomlinson and guests enjoy the opening night festivities of The Second Tosca.

photos by Neilson Barnard

http://images.playbill.com/photo/s/e/secondtoscaopening460-io602ovg.jpg