PHOTO CALL: Star-Studded University of Michigan Anniversary Concert

News   PHOTO CALL: Star-Studded University of Michigan Anniversary Concert
A number of the brightest talents from the professional theatre stage converged upon their alma mater — the University of Michigan — on March 21 to perform in a concert celebrating the 25th anniversary of the school's Musical Theatre Department.

The one-time-only performance at Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor, MI, featured approximately 50 alumni and 125 current students.

Among the returning graduates were Nick Blaemire (Cry-Baby), Courtney Balan (Cry-Baby), Todd Buonopane (Grease, …Spelling Bee), David Burtka (Gypsy), Barrett Foa (Avenue Q), Alexander Gemignani (Les Misérables, Assassins, Road Show), Danny Gurwin (Little Women), Tony Award nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Ian Knauer (By Jeeves, State Fair), Eric Millegan (Jesus Christ Superstar), Brynn O'Malley (Wicked, Sunday in the Park With George) and Daniel Reichard.

The roster of alumni performers also included Becky Bahling, Stanley Bahorek, Jenni Barber, Cathryn Basile, Joel T. Bauer, Darren Biggart, Matthew Chellis, Christy Faber, Monique French, Susan Grady, Kate Guyton, Rachel Hoffman, Anne Horak, Eric Jackson, Marc Kessler, Chelsea Krombach, Max Kumangai, Doug LaBreque, Jody Madaras, Sean McKnight, Marisa Meyer, Shina Ann Morris, Sydney Morton, Jessica Murphy, Susan Owen, Justin Paul, Annie Ramsey, Josh Rhodes, Natalie Ross, Darryl Semira, Alexis Sims, Dani Spieler, Brian Spitulnik, Beth Thompson, Toni Trucks, Jake Wilson and Michael Zahler.

Here is a look at the concert, which sold out the 3,500-seat auditorium:


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