The cast of Titanic
(© Jamie Meditz)
The cast of Titanic
(© Jamie Meditz)
A concert version of the Tony Award-winning musical Titanic was presented as a benefit for the New York Society for Ethical Culture, at NYSEC's 800-seat Concert Hall, at 7:30pm on Monday, June 21. Matthew Hamel directed the event, which featured music direction by Jonathan Tessero.

The show, written by Maury Yeston and Peter Stone, was the winner of five 1997 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Score. Yeston and NYSEC Leader Anne Klaeysen participated in a pre-show panel, which was moderated by Josh Wellman,

The concert featured Alma Cuervo, Martin Moran, Michael Mulheren, Jennifer Piech, Don Stephenson, and Henry Stram.-- all of whom appeared in the show's original Broadway production.

The cast also included Robert Petkoff, Jeffry Denman, Liz McConahay, Doug Kreeger, Eamon Foley, Matthew Scott, Andrew Samonsky, Emily Loesser, Bruce Sabath, Ryan LaTour John Jellison, Tim Jerome, John Hickock, Blair Ross, Alison Cimmet, Bailey Hanks, Brian O'Brien, Autumn Hulbert, Kevin Crewell, Matt Lutz, Peter Cormican, and Brian Scott Lipton and a 23-piece orchestra.