PHOTO CALL: Stephen Flaherty, Michael John LaChiusa, Charles Strouse, Janet Krupin and Bryce Ryness Take Part in NYMF "Meeting Our Heroes" Event
09 Jul 2014
As part of the NYMF opening ceremonies July 7, producers Jamie Bendell (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, The Performers, Heathers – The Musical) and Madeline Myers presented "Meeting Our Heroes" – an event which honors esteemed composers Stephen Flaherty, Michael John LaChiusa, Charles Strouse and John Bucchino at 7 PM at the Laurie Beechman Theater.
Jennifer Ashley Tepper hosted the launch where "four of musical theater's most celebrated composers will appear to be honored by four emerging songwriters for an intimate, history-making night of songs and stories," featuring a Broadway cast and the presentation of special awards.
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!