Mark Richard Taylor, one of the owners of Winter Park’s Master Class Academy, was part of last weekend’s Broadway Backwards 6, a sold-out New York fundraiser that collected $281,243 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fight AIDS and the Center, a gay-lesbian-bisexual-transgender community center in New York.
The show takes songs that are traditionally male or female and reverses them: Men sing women’s songs and vice versa.
Taylor performed on the same stage as such Broadway stars as Bebe Neuwirth, Allan Cummings, F. Murray Abraham, Hinton Battle, Karen Olivo and many others. He sang in “The Trolley Song,” an all-male version of “Cell Block Tango” and the finale, “Hello Young Lovers.”
Mark has been an owner of the Master Class Academy since February 2009. He’s chair of the Actors’ Equity Liaison Committee in Central Florida and performs several roles at Walt Disney World. Congratulations to him.