Musical theatre workshops and productions

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Interviewing Hal Prince….

As I was driving a little while ago, I heard a series of interviews with Hal Prince.  THE PRINCE OF BROADWAY (this is the title of the biopic of Hal Prince that was playing on Broadway) and the man with twenty-one Tony Awards (more than anyone else for directing, producing and special awards) was reflecting on

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HERE is our new logo!!!

Here it is.  Our new logo! Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW), the company that is licensing 57th National Mathlete Sum-It (formerly NUMBERS NERDS) showed me this logo and I liked it a lot.  It has a very “collegiate” feel – one of the themes in the show. It is no secret that the show is compared

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The endings of songs…

Since I started to produce new musicals, I try to see a lot of new, original musicals.  Sometimes they are full productions, sometimes a reading, sometimes a workshop.  I find it fascinating to see a new musical in the beginning stages, and then return after the composing team has re-worked it and made adjustments.  Listening

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Once Chance…..

Today, I am thankful to my theatrical mentor.  Thanksgiving is almost here, and today I look back over the summer and remember some of the advice he gave me. “You get ONE chance for your New York premier.”  –  That was his first and strongest instruction.  He went on…”One opening of a New York show…not

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What is coming to Broadway this season!

I am so excited!  There are some great new musicals coming to Broadway.  Here are some of my favorites: THE BAND’S VISIT – After winning the Off Broadway Obie Award last year for Best Musical, this David Yazbek musical will open soon at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.  It tells the story of the Egyptian Band

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References and Reputation in the Theatre

A long time ago I was producing the musical CABARET.  The run had just begun when we learned we were going to lose one of our actors.  The stage manager called me to tell me this and to tell me he had reached out to the director for some names as replacements.  When I got

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