Musical theatre workshops and productions

Category: Current Projects

23….20…and 7….and GIRLHOOD – an update!

Some of our supporters have asked for an update on GIRLHOOD.  So, here goes: 23 –  Twenty-three people will write the songs for GIRLHOOD.  Since GIRLHOOD is a song-cycle (click HERE to learn more about song cycles), each song will be composed by one…two or three people.  We are really proud that the songs will

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Bravery…and Girls…

As we were working on the logo for GIRLHOOD, our graphic designer suggested we use a silhouette of a girl on top of the logo.  She gave us several examples, but they just did not seem right.  Finally, one of our creative team said something like, “The story is about teaching our girls to be

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2nd Reading of Christmas show…

May is a strange month for weather in Chicago. It can be in the 90’s and it can snow.  So, planning events can be very difficult. The second reading for our Christmas show was scheduled for one of those “iffy” days in May.  I could sense that it was going to be hot, and I

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Inspiration from a cat?

GIRLHOOD, my most recent project, is a song cycle musical that tells the stories of middle school girls as they experience the challenges of daily life from middle school through high school.  Through interviews with girls, I have developed seven central characters that will be featured in the show along with a large ensemble. Recently,

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A Christmas Musical

A CHRISTMAS MUSICAL (as yet untitled) – is an original musical currently being developed in collaboration with LCG Entertainment, LLC. The musical is intended for performance during the holiday season.  Here is a summary: Grace, a brilliant young woman, fresh out of college, is stuck in a dead end job at a toy store three

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Girlhood

GIRLHOOD is an original musical being developed specifically for performance in middle schools. Featuring a large, mostly female cast, the show follows the lives of several girls from the beginning of middle school to the end of high school. Based on interviews with real girls, the show documents the journeys, struggles and joys young women

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