As You Wish…Next Broadway Sensation’s Crystal Kellogg in Concert

As You Wish…Next Broadway Sensation’s Crystal Kellogg in Concert

at The Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Cafe  [map]

  • Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 7:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 3:00 pm

“Crystal Kellogg steals every scene she’s in!” – NY Times

Crystal Kellogg (Broadway’s School of Rock, Finding Neverland) brings an eclectic night of pop, rock, country, and of course, musical theatre to the stage in her NYMF’s Next Broadway Sensation concert, As You Wish... Accompanied by a full band and featuring some very special guests, Crystal celebrates her moments of triumph along with some fantastic mistakes that can only be achieved in the Big Apple. Creative team includes director Tom Wojtunik (Cloned!, Allegro) and Andrew Wheeler (The Golden Bride), who are both returning to the New York Musical Festival.

Running time: 70 minutes

Crystal Kellogg (Creator/ Performer)

Crystal can't believe this day has finally come and is beyond thrilled to be here. Broadway: Finding Neverland, School of Rock. Tours: Kinky Boots (First National), The Pajama Game, I Love A Piano. Regional/NY: NYMF's Cloned! (Best of Fest), APAC, Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre, Arkansas Rep, Surflight Theatre, Riverside Theatre, Tuacahn Center for the Arts, Westchester Broadway Theatre. TV: "Person of Interest" (CBS). Huge thanks to Tom, Andrew, the Band, everyone on the NYMF team, Lee, CTG, WAM, and as always my family and friends. Anyone else I forgot to thank- THANK YOU! This has been an incredible experience that I hope to repeat again and again. For more info:www.crystalkellogg.com 

Twitter: @crystalkellogg  Instagram: @cryskellogg



Tom Wojtunik (Director)

NYMF: Cloned! (Best of Fest) and The Groove Factory. Tom is the former Artistic Director of the Astoria Performing Arts Center, where he directed the NY IT Award-winning revivals of Allegro and Children of Eden. Additional APAC productions include Blood Brothers, The Secret Garden, The Human Comedy and Ragtime. Other NY credits: The Secret Catcher (Ensemble Studio Theatre); It Is Done (22Q Entertainment); The Play About the Naked Guy, Edenville (NY IT Award Nomination for Best Director, Emerging Artists Theatre); The Miss Education of Jenna Bush (FringeNYC, Best Solo Show & Audience Favorite); Urinetown (NY IT Award, Outstanding Musical, The Gallery Players). Tom is a member of SDC, the LCT Directors’ Lab and EST. BFA: Marymount Manhattan College. www.tomwojtunik.com



Kate Rockwell

Broadway credits include Margot in Legally BlondeHair, and Sherrie in Rock of Ages, and she created the role of Skylar in the Original Broadway Company of Bring It On:the Musical. She's travelled the country in three First National Tours, and has performed regionally at The Muny Theater of St. Louis, La Jolla Playhouse, The Alliance Theater, North Shore Music Theater, and others. Spot her on camera in Deadbeat and Sex and the City:the Movie. Her solo show, Back To My Roots, debuted in NYC in 2015. Twitter/Instagram: @KateRockwellNYC



Justin Sargent

Starred as Peter Parker in SPIDERMAN: TURN OFF THE DARK (Broadway), as Drew in ROCK OF AGES (Broadway), and was in the original cast of BONNIE AND CLYDE (Broadway). TV: Royal Pains, Mr. Robot, De-located. Justin has appeared regionally in WEST SIDE STORY, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL, and PIPPIN. Justin holds a BFA from the University of Central Florida. 



Andrew Wheeler (Music Director)

Broadway: Waitress, Shuffle Along. Off-Broadway: The Golden Bride (NYTF, Drama Desk Nom., Outstanding Revival), Urinetown (Araca Project), Naked Boys Singing, NEWSical.  TV: Monica's Mixing Bowl (pilot, w/ John Tartaglia).  NYC: Wunderkind (w/ Beth Leavel and Lisa Howard), Under Construction (Starring Kathryn Allison w/ James Monroe Iglehart), 210 Amlent Ave. (w/ Robin Skye and Steve Houck), Rescue Rue & more (NYMF); Ghost Stories (dir: BD Wong); Failure: A Love Story (w/ Max Von Essen, dir: David F. Chapman); Hedwig...(with Jonathan Whitton); and Bring Back Birdie (2006 MAC Award Nominee). Regional: Breath and Imagination (VSC, w/ TV's Travis Pratt & Cheryl Freeman), Sweeney Todd (Playmaker's Rep.); Fiddler... (starring Bill Nolte), Sweeney Todd, Legally Blonde, JCS (CFRT) among others. Faculty at CAP21, Pace University, Former faculty Seton Hall Univ. BFA from NYU/Tisch (CAP21). Vocal Technician and Coach with clients on Broadway, Off-B'way and Tours! www.andrewwheeleronline.com.



Natalie Wagner (Stage Manager)

Natalie Wagner is currently a student at the University of Chicago, focusing on stage management. Her credits include three NYMF productions: NormativityBeyond Words, and Spot on the Wall; she has also worked on various festivals in NYC. Through UChicago, her SM credits include Noises OffBy the Bog of CatsSuburbia, and Endgame