PHOTO CALL: Jeremy Jordan, Michael Cerveris, Krysta Rodriguez, Taylor Trensch and More at Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular

By Matthew Blank
December 17, 2012

The 5th Annual Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular, the annual holiday event featuring the tunes of rising songwriter Joe Iconis, was held Dec. 14-15 at the new Manhattan nightclub 54 Below.



John Simpkins directed the performances, which were offered at 8 PM and 11 PM on both nights.



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Jeremy Jordan
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The lineup of performers included Susan Blackwell, Liz Lark Brown, Livie Casto, Michael Cerveris (Dec. 15 at 11 PM only), Sarah Cetrulo, Bill Coyne, Kristen da Costa, Katrina Rose Dideriksen, Jenny Donoghue, Badia Farha (Dec. 14 only), Alexandra Ferrara, Kenny Francoeur, Annie Golden, Molly Hager, Jeremy Jordan (Dec. 15 at 11 PM only), Ian Kagey, Kimberly Kaye (Dec. 15 at 11 PM only), Jessica Kent, MK Lawson, Rachel Lee, Lorinda Lisitza, Lauren Marcus, Julia Mattison, Eric William Morris, Jeremy Morse, Ray Munoz, Mike Pettry, Ashley Rodbro, Krysta Rodriguez (Dec. 15 only), Rob Rokicki, Will Roland, Lance Rubin, George Salazar, Katie Schorr, A.J. Shively, Jordan Stanley, Rachel Sussman, Ashley Sweetman, Taylor Trensch (Dec. 14-15 at 11 PM only), Brandon Uranowitz, Ryan Vaughn, Jared Weiss, Jason "SweetTooth" Williams and Ross Wolkenbrod.

Jennifer Ashley Tepper produced The 5th Annual Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular, which promised "brand new holiday songs, old favorites, tiny elves, enormous reindeer, an inebriated Mr. and Mrs. Claus, and an ungodly number of candy canes."

Iconis penned the Drama Desk Award-nominated Bloodsong of Love, The Black Suits, ReWrite and The Plant That Ate Dirty Socks as well as the theatrical concert Things to Ruin. He is also featured in Part Two of Playbill.com's Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should Know.