On October 26, Bartelsworth Productions released it's first web series, "Back to Reality." A release party was held at Tribeca Cinemas in downtown Manhattan.
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John and his business partner, Shelby Bartelstein, create a new web series called "Filter Free and Fabulous."
#FFAF is executive produced by Bartelsworth Productions and stars John & Shelby, who take YOU around NYC to show you the latest and greatest of what's trending. From rock climbing in Brooklyn to pasta-making classes at Rana to Trapeze classes on the West Side Highway, "Filter Free and Fabulous" has it all.
Release: Fall 2014
October 2013 - This fall John joins the cast of "Les Miserables." John will play Combeferre, as well as Fauchelevant and other members of the male ensemble. Performances are held at the White Plains Performing Arts Center. Rehearsals begin in November and the show runs through December 31, 2013.
John will be working on both Les Mis and Shrek at the same time.
October 2013 - John is now a member of AGMA (American Guild of Musical Artists). This is the second union John has joined and he is so excited to see his career growing.
October 2013 - Thanks to his web series, Back to Reality, John is thrilled to announce he is now a member of the SAG/AFTRA union.
September 2013 - This fall, John joins the cast of Shrek the Musical at Yorktown Stage in Westchester, New York. John is playing one of the 3 little pigs, amongst other ensemble characters. Rehearsals are in October and performances from November through December, 2013.
July 2013 - John has been cast in a staged reading of a new musical called Dumped!
John plays Jack, the romantic male lead, in a cast featuring talents such as Prudence Wright Holmes. Performing at The Underground Theatre in Morningside Heights, Manhattan, you can catch John and the cast on Monday August 12 & 26, 2013. For tickets, please email email@example.com
June 2013 - John was asked to perform for Broadway Sings for Pride on Monday, June 24, 2013 at 8pm at the Iguana in Midtown Manhattan. Performers include Kimberly Locke of American Idol fame, and many other Broadway stars. Hosted by Scott Nevins, John will perform with Broadway veterans in an evening supporting gay rights.
In March of 2013, John and one of his best friends, Shelby Bartelstein, created a new web series called Back to Reality. Over the last few months, John and Shelby wrote and conceived 5 episodes, held a reading/focus group for the project, made B2R a SAG/AFTRA web series, and started raising money on indiegogo.com.
August 5-16, 2013 - Back to Reality shoots all over Manhattan.
Executive Produced by Shelby and John, Back to Reality is a scripted look into the off-camera lives of 4 camera-hungry reality stars. Oh, and they're actors.
January 2013 - John has been cast in the first New York City revival of the musical Marie Christine since it's Broadway run in 1999. Produced by Columbia Stages and directed by Ray Zilberberg, John will play McMahon. Composer Michael John LaChiusa is involved in this production.
Marie Christine performs March 6-9, 2013 in downtown Manhattan, at 3LD.
This production is mentioned on the Marie Christine wikipedia page, which can be viewed HERE
On May 16, 2012, John and his peers graduate from NYU at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.
On May 18, 2012, John attends the Tisch Salute at Radio City Music Hall
May 12-15, 2012 - After 4 years at NYU, John and his musical theatre conservatory, CAP21, perform for members of the entertainment industry.