Kate Baldwin (Big Fish) gets cozy with Dress Up With George B. Style's George Brescia.
Kate Baldwin gets cozy with Dress Up With George B. Style's George Brescia.
(© Richard Conde)

Stage17, a new digital platform specializing in creating and curating internet entertainment, celebrated its launch with a March 31 party at the at the Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center. The events many celebrity guests included Broadway stars Tony nominee Kate Baldwin (Big Fish) and Liana Hunt (Newsies) as well as the cast of Stage17's Wallflowers, Project Runway's Kenley Collins, and more.

Stage17 aims to provide a digital experience to a growing community of tech-­savvy individuals, with a strong interest in theater and entertainment. A beta version of the platform was unveiled at SXSW, an annual music, film, and interactive conference and festival, before this week's launch.

Liana Hunt (Newsies) and Stage17 producer Jon-Erik Goldberg celebrate the new platform's launch.
Liana Hunt and Stage17 producer Jon-Erik Goldberg celebrate the new platform's launch.
(© Richard Conde)