Musical theatre workshops and productions

Category: Christmas Show

Demo recordings…

Part of developing a new musical is creating demo tracks of the music.  Why is it important?  Who listens to them? When is the best time to create the demos?  Glad you asked…… First, I should say that there are different kind of demos.  The most basic demo is what the composer records after they

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Grace and New York City

Our last reading of GRACE & THE ISLAND OF MISFITS happened in New York City a couple of weeks ago.  Now, I had never organized  a reading in NYC, so I had a lot of logistics to work out.  And, I was doing it all from Chicago.  I had to hire the actors (thanks to

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Christmas show title revealed!!

GRACE & THE ISLAND OF MISFITS is the working title of our new musical. And, yes, it is a Holiday show!  Designed to be performed during the Christmas season.  Again, the show has a strong set of female leads and a mostly female cast. Here is my elevator pitch: “A brilliant, young woman, fresh out

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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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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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The first reading of our Christmas musical!

“I don’t know enough about Grace.” “This part does not make sense to me?” “The piano part at this point is too complex.” “What is your working title?” These are some of the things we heard at the reading of the first part of our new musical.  With a draft completed of 20 pages and

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