THE SCREENING ROOM: Jason Gotay, Adam Chanler-Berat, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka Cover Rent, Sondheim and More (Video)

By Michael Gioia
January 13, 2013

Jason Gotay, who recently starred as Randall in Broadway's Bring It On: The Musical, offered a solo concert entitled Some Kind of Wonderful Jan. 7 at (le) Poisson Rouge. Here are highlights from the evening. 

The 10 PM concert featured musical direction by Kurt Crowley on "a variety of styles including pop/rock, soul, contemporary musical theatre and new works." Videography is by Shoshana Feinstein.

Joining Gotay were Adam Chanler-Berat (Peter and the Starcatcher, Next to Normal), Sara Kapner (Bare), Zak Resnick (Mamma Mia!), Julia Mattison (Godspell), Hunter Ryan Herdlicka (A Little Night Music), Sharone Halevy (NYMF'S The Hatpin), George Salazar (Godspell) Carlton Terrence Taylor Jr., Alex Kirshner and Josephine Spada.

Gotay has also been seen in Rent at the Pioneer Theater Company and Westchester Broadway Theater.

Gotay and Chanler-Berat sing a mashup of Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" and "I'll Cover You" from Rent:

Gotay sings "Some Kind of Wonderful" by Grand Funk Railroad:

Gotay, Kirshner, Spada and Taylor Jr. sing "End of Time":

Gotay sings "Balloon" by Blake Pfeil:

Gotay, Kirshner, Spada and Taylor Jr. sing "That Smile":

Gotay and Resnick sing "Ready To Be Loved" by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul:

Gotay sings "Make You Feel My Love" and "Gavin's Song":

Gotay and Kapner sing "Joey Is A Punk Rocker" by Joe Iconis:

Gotay sings "Manhattan Speaks" by Blake Pfeil:

Gotay, Halevy and Herdlicka sing a "Sondheim Medley":

Kirshner, Spada and Taylor Jr. sing "Billionaire" and "Price Tag":

Gotay and Mattison sing "Basket Case" by Sara Bareilles, with accompaniment by Salazar and Mattison:

Gotay sings "Perfect Moment" from Bring it On: