Rising songwriters Jonathan Reid Gealt and Kait Kerrigan & Brian Lowdermilk had a joint celebration of their respective CD releases "Thirteen Stories Down" and "Our First Mistake" on Sh-K-Boom Records with back-to-back concerts at downtown venue (Le) Poisson Rouge on Monday, February 7th. Gealt's concert beganat 7pm. Check out some photos from Gealt's event below!
The 7pm show, titled "Thirteen Stories Down - The Music of Jonathan Reid Gealt," featured Tituss Burgess (Jersey Boys), Darius de Haas (Children of Eden), Matt Doyle (War Horse, Spring Awakening), Aisha de Haas (Caroline or Change), Zak Resnick (The Broadway Boys), Carrie Manolakos (Wicked), Quentin Earl Darrington (Ragtime), Dee Roscioli (Wicked), Andrew Call (American Idiot), Stephanie Umoh (Ragtime), Bridie Carroll (Grease), Alysha Umphress (American Idiot) and Adam Armstrong (The History Boys). The evening's music director will be the album's co-producer Lynne Shankel.
Jonathan Reid Gealt's Thirteen Stories Down is now available, as part of a series of new releases from Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records which highlights the new generation of the musical Theatre World, furthering the label's mission to support and encourage new works and writers. Other recent releases in the new musical theatre genre include Joe Iconis' Things to Ruin, Will Van Dyke's Chasing the Day, Adam Gwon's Ordinary Days and Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel's (Sorta) Love Songs.