Set your DVR’s! NBC’s hit show “SMASH” premiere’s tomorrow! Starring Jennifer Hudson, Katharine McPhee, Debra Messing, Megan Hilty, Angelica Huston and Jeremy Jordan, the groom in a wedding I helped produce in September!
Ashley Spencer, a native of Canton, Ohio, married Jeremy in a beautiful ceremony in Canton. It was a super fun wedding to help plan as Ashley and Jeremy were both heavily involved and they are both such great people. They are both extremely talented and I knew the day would be filled with lots of fun!
Ashley has been on Broadway for many years and has starred in such shows as “Grease”, ”Hairspray”, “Priscilla Queen of the Desert” and “Rock of Ages”! Jeremy has also been a Broadway star for years, starring in “West Side Story”, “Bonnie & Clyde”, and most recently as the Tony Nominated star of “Newsies”! He also made his film debut alongside Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah in “Joyful Noise”. Jeremy left “Newsies” last August to concentrate on filming “SMASH”!
Ashley and Jeremy were married at St. John’s Catholic Church and the wedding really was a celebration of love for Ashley, Jeremy and their families! The reception was held at Brookside Country Club and it started out with a red carpet cocktail party! The red carpet greeted the guests and led them to a “step and repeat” (Broadway premiere backdrop) with the caricatures of the bride and groom! All of the guests had their photo’s taken and then were presented with their “Playbill” of the evening’s activities! On the walls of the cocktail hour… the actual Playbill’s from many of Jeremy and Ashley’s Broadway shows!
The reception was a beautiful, elegant and FUN party! Many of the guests were Broadway stars and the dance floor was packed and so fun to watch! Ashley also had a “costume change”….assisted by her friends from Broadway (her makeup artist, hair stylist and Jeremy’s costume changer!).
Ashley and Jeremy are so very talented and I am very excited to watch their careers in the future….starting with a little SMASH party tomorrow night!
Enjoy some pictures from their wedding day, taken by the amazingly talented Jared and Heather from Inlux Photography! Other vendors for this wedding: Jane Zitney (florist) of Elegant Weddings made EZ, Dan Sibila’s Vintage Cars, Lnique Linens, Event Source Rentals, Johnnies Bakery, David Palmer (Lighting)!