Gettin’ The Band Back Together – Red Carpet Opening Nite

Ken Davenport, Tracy Weiler


Eileen & John Rando

Rachel York


Theater Pizzazz attended opening night red carpet at the Belasco Theatre on August 13, with Maryann Lopinto on camera. Some of the guests on the carpet included: Stephen Schwartz, Rachel York, Storm Lever, Phillip Boykin, Bhavesh Patel, Bonnie Milligan, Jarrod Spector and many more.


Phillip Boykin

Bonnie Milligan

Stephen Schwartz

The new musical comedy is directed by Tony Award winner John Rando and choreographed by Chris Bailey. The cast of Gettin’ The Band Back Together features Mitchell Jarvis (Mitch Papadopoulos), Jay Klaitz (Bart Vickers), Manu Narayan (Dr. Rummesh “Robbie” Patel), Paul Whitty (Michael “Sully” Sullivan), Sawyer Nunes (Ricky “Bling” Goldstein), Marilu Henner (“Mitch’s Mom,” aka Sharon Papadopoulos), Kelli Barrett (Dani), Becca Kötte (Tawney), Garth Kravits (Ritchie), Tamika Lawrence (Roxanne Velasco), Noa Solorio (Billie), and Brandon Williams (Tygen Billows). The cast also includes Lindsey Brett CarothersRyan DuncanScott Richard Foster,Jenny HillNehal JoshiJ. Elaine MarcosRob MarnellJasmin RichardsonIan Ward, and Tad Wilson.

Alison Luff, Matt Magnusson

Bhavesh Patel, Emily McNamara

Jamie de Roy, Richard Maltby, Jr.

Storm Lever

Jarrod Spector

Erin Davie

Steven Slater & Daughter

Ruby Lewis, Ian Ward

Gettin’ The Band Back Together has original music and lyrics by Mark Allen and a book by Ken Davenport and The Grundleshotz with additional material by Sarah Saltzberg. The creative team includes Tony Award winners Derek McLane (Scenic Design), Emily Rebholz (Costume Design), Ken Billington (Lighting Design), John Shivers (Sound Design) in addition to Music Direction by Sonny Paladino and Casting by Eisenberg/Beans Casting.