In June of 2010 I traveled to Daegu, Korea to shoot the New York Musical Theater Festival/Daegu Internationl Musicals Festival co-production of "Academy: The Musical". I had an amazing time!
Andrew Kato Conceiver and Developer
John Mercurio Composer and Author
Winner of "Best Musical" at the Daegu International Musical Festival" as well as "Outstanding New Musical", "Outstanding Ensemble Performance" and "Excellence in Writing and Direction" at the 2009 New York Musical Theatre Festival.
At St. Edward's Academy, two seniors make a harmless bet on whether they can influence an unsuspecting freshman to break a few rules to succeed. But when the transaction goes recklessly out of control, the boys become entangled in a fight for their own academic and personal survival. Inspired by Goethe’s Faust, Academy is a pop chamber musical about boys learning to become men—and remaining true to themselves.
Benji DuPres- Alex Wyse
Amory Dupres- Corey Boardman
Michael Fletcher- Wilson Bridges
Theodore Gert- Antonio Addeo
Conrad- Andy Mientus
Regan O'Reilly- Matthew Roscoe
Pete Neville- Aaron Riesebeck
Directed by John Carrafa
Musical direction by Alexander Rovang