The Cutting Room Presents:
Jonathan Reid Gealt
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New York, NY, 10016
Jonathan Reid Gealt
A host of Broadway stars have gathered to record the music of Jonathan Reid Gealt for an album to benefit Broadway Impact, to be released on April 30, 2013.
Joining Gealt in the studio for “Here For You - Ballads for Broadway Impact” are Tony nominees Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, Bonnie and Clyde, NBC’s hit Smash), Kelli O’Hara (Nice Work If You Can Get It, South Pacific), The Voice finalist Loren Allred, Broadway stars Caissie Levy (Ghost, Hair, Wicked) Rachel Potter (Evita, The Addams Family), Katie Thompson (Big Fish, Giant), Adrienne Warren (Bring It On,
Dreamgirls), Jason Gotay (Bring It On) and Natalie Weiss (Everyday Rapture, Les Miserables).
The album will launch with a release concert at The Cutting Room on April 29, 2013. In addition to Allred, Gotay, Levy and Warren, the concert will feature Zak Resnick (Mamma Mia!), Alysha Umphress (American Idiot, On A Clear Day...) and Michael Deleget (Les Miserables). Concert-goes can expect to hear songs from “Here For You”, Gealt’s debut album “Thirteen Stories Down” and songs from his upcoming musical “Dust and Shadow” as well as songs from various other projects.
A fixture in New York since 2005, Jonathan Reid Gealt’s debut album “Thirteen Stories Down” was released in 2011 on Sh-k-Boom/Ghostlight Records to rave reviews. Produced by 7 time Grammy Award® winner Joel Moss, the album features a slew of Broadway favorites. A member of the advanced BMI Theater Writing Workshop, he is at work adapting the novel “Dust and Shadow”, which had a 29 hour reading in November 2012. The demo recording of Jonathan’s first full length song cycle, Forward, gained considerable buzz online and in New York City. Collectively, his online videos have passed more than 3 quarters of a million views. Jonathan's music has been featured in sold out venues and concerts all over New York City including the Broadway in South Africa benefits, Symphony Space, The Canal Room, Joe’s Pub, The Triad, The Laurie Beechman Theatre, The Lucille Lortel, Le Poisson Rouge and Birdland. Outside New York City, his music has been sung around the world including Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Manila, Japan, Australia, and Canada, as well as a sold
out concert debut in London this past year. Jonathan is also a performer as well as a composer. More information can be found at www.jonathan-reid-gealt.com.
A winner of the 2009 Human Rights Campaign Community Award, Broadway Impact produced a 3,000-piece, letter-writing campaign and made over 16,000 phone calls in
support of the New York marriage equality bill. The organization has also produced a major 2009 Times Square Equality rally and transported 1,400 New Yorkers on
chartered buses to the national equality march in Washington, DC, produced a summer concert series with the Broadway casts of American Idiot, Memphis and Next to Normal to raise awareness about marriage equality, staged a series of “Be-ins” with the Broadway and National Tour companies of Hair to bring attention to marriage equality
issues. They are also a driving force behind 8 the Play. For more information, visit BroadwayImpact.com.
$20 Advanced - $25 Day of Show
Tickets Available at the Door