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The off-Broadway production of The Most Ridiculous Thing You Ever Hoid, a next-link selection of the 2010 New York Musical Theatre Festival, was a huge sold-out success, receiving the award for OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE! The Awards Gala will be November 14, 2010 . . .

Events of the evening include cocktails, silent auction, dinner, awards show and VIP after-party. The awards show itself is at 8:30 p.m. and costs $50.00 to attend, but if you click here, you will see several other options for attending the all events of this wonderful evening. And it benefits a most cutting-edge Festival!

We'll be adding more notes and photos here, so revisit this page often!  

      
      Left to right: Ashley Fox Linton, Warren Freeman, Liliane Klein, Jonathan Randell Silver, Erik Liberman, Jared Miller, Michelle Pruiett and John Fico.      
 
The Ridiculous Cast
FLYWHEEL:
Erik Liberman
New York Theatre: Harold Prince's Lovemusik (Broadway), An Evening of Kurt Weill (Lincoln Center), Minnie's Boys, The Calamity of Kat Kat and Willie, Mabou Mines Dollhouse (Off-Broadway). North American Tour: Fiddler on the Roof opposite Topol, Harvey Fierstein and Theodore Bikel. Regional: Merrily We Roll Along (Helen Hayes Award), Reefer Madness! (Ovation, Garland Awards). Workshops: Jason Robert Brown’s 13, The Final Tour with Sally Field, Sundance Cabaret with Carol Burnett, The Year is 1950 helmed by Frank Galati, John Kander and Ann Reinking. Film: Falling Star, Brother, Kinetoscope.
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RAVELLI:
Jared Miller
New York: Desert Sunrise (Theater for the New City) Tony N' Tina's Wedding (AI) Authenticating Eileen (Tin Lily). Regional: The Balkan Women (Bristol Riverside) I Hate Hamlet (Cortland Rep) Dealer's Choice (Walnut St. Theater) Arithmetickles (ArtsECHO). TV: Law & Order, One Life To Live. Founder/Producer of STuFF FiLMS sketch comedy group and member of Red Tie Mafia Improv.
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RINGLING:
Jonathan Randell Silver
The Fantasticks!
(Long Wharf Theatre); Under Milk Wood, Threepenny Opera (Williamstown); Peter Pan & Wendy (A.R.T.); Charlotte's Web (TheatreWorks USA). Film credits include: Keeping the Faith dir. Edward Norton; Jack dir. Francis Ford Coppola. Jonathan has a BA in Theater Arts & Art History from Drew University. HONK HONK!
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MISS DIMPLE:
Michelle Pruiett
Broadway: The Little Mermaid (Ariel u/s, Swing), Erotic Broadway (The Triad), Miss Pell is Missing (Louise Pell, Midtown theatre fest). Tours: Sweet Charity, Beauty and the Beast, My Fair Lady. Regional: Beehive (Wanda), A Wonderful Life (Violet), Cats (Rumpleteazer) and several others.
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MRS. VAN REGAL:
Liliane Klein
NYC: Musicals Tonight!, La Mama, Imua!; Regional: Fat Pig – SpeakEasy (2007) and Aurora(2009) (Elliot Norton, IRNE, and BATCC Award Noms.), CT Free Shakes, Streetcar... (Foothills), Smokey Joe's... (Ivoryton); Nat'l Tours: Titanic (Alice Beane), Scrooge (Charwoman/Mrs. Fezziwig)
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KITTY:
Ashley Fox Linton
Credits include Wicked, Les Miserables, Sweeney Todd, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Baby, A Chorus Line. BFA from The Boston Conservatory.

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CARLYLE:
Warren Freeman
Warren Freeman makes his NYMF debut with this Ridiculous show. Favorite credits: My Fair Lady National Tour, Bye Bye Birdie at Encores!, Me and My Girl, Goodspeed; Fame, North Shore; Mame, North Carolina Theatre; A Chorus Line, Gateway.
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to visit Warren's website.

ANNOUNCER:
John Fico
New York: Screen Play The Flea, Higher Education of Khalid Amir MITF, Stoop On Orchard Street (& nat'l tour), Lighter musical reading, The York. One man show, Made For Each Other, Planet Connections (nominated for Outstanding Actor – Solo Show).
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The Ridiculous Crew

Staged and Directed by Donald Brenner
Donald Brenner's Off-Broadway directing credits include productions at Lincoln Center, Abingdon Theatre Company and the Lucille Lortel Theatre. He has also directed more than 85 regional productions of new works, classics, plays and musicals.
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Dramaturg:

 David S. Cohen
 Stanley L. Ralph III
 David Goldstein
 Bunny Mateosian
 Aaron Diehl
 Sam Morris
 Jim Beckerman
 Neal Freeman

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The Ridiculous Orchestra

Drums:
Bass:
Keyboards:

 Dave Ross
 Dominick Zarrillo
 Jim Beckerman

   

 

Ridiculous Cast Photos

 

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         Clockwise from top left: Michelle Pruiett (Miss Dimple/Shirley Oilwell), Jared Miller (Fiorello Ravelli), Erik Liberman (William T. Flywheel), Jonathan Randell Silver (Ringling T. Ringling), Warren Freeman (Carlyle), Liliane Klein (Mrs. Van Regal), Ashley Fox Linton (Kitty), John Fico (Announcer/Judge).        

 

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         Left to right: Liliane Klein (Mrs. Van Regal), Michelle Pruiett (Miss Dimple/Shirley Oilwell), Ashley Fox Linton (Kitty).        

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