PHOTO CALL: Katie Thompson, Hannah Elless, Cedric Neal and More Sing Creighton Irons' The Moon and the Sea May 5

Katie Thompson, Hannah Elless and Cedric Neal were among the performers starring in the premiere New York presentation of The Moon and the Sea, a new musical by Creighton Irons, May 5 at The Cutting Room in Manhattan.

Performers included Thompson (Off-Broadway's Giant), Elless ( Godspell, Somewhere in Time, The Other Josh Cohen), Neal ( After Midnight, Porgy and Bess), Blake Whyte ( Mamma Mia!, Wicked), Patrick Newton ( Blue Man Group) and Isaac Woofter ( War Horse).

The Moon and the Sea is billed as follows: "A group of friends playing music on the shore witness the moon and the sea collide, crashing and rolling together in bright silver waves. Is it love? A dream? Could there be another explanation for this cataclysmic event? When they reunite on the beach years later, they find the answers in unexpected places."

Here's a look at the reading: