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The Tennessee All-West Festival Orchestra, conducted by Dan Allcot, will perform SNAPSHOT, February 13, 2016 at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, Memphis, TN.
In the August 13, 2015 edition of The New York Times, SMASHED was the lead feature in an article about the Fringe NYC Festival, One Year Later, Fringe Festival Shows Measure Their Success. Opera on Tap’s intrepid leader & producer, Anne Hiatt, reflected on the challenges and success from our five date run at the[…]
Based on an excerpt from the The Diary of a Lost Girl (1905) by Margarete Böhme, The Little Garden tells the story of a prostitute who finds herself in an unusual position — negotiating with an old, worn out aristocrat who lacks the financial means to afford her companionship. With a libretto by Elizabeth Byrne,[…]
Vermont Youth Philharmonia, April 17, 2015 7:00pm at Elley-Long Music Center Conducted by Yutaka Kono PLUS! The Philharmonia is taking SNAPSHOT on their ‘School Tour’ April 13, 2015: -Saint Albans Town Education Center (SATEC) -Bakersfield Elementary School
I clearly remember the night I found the music at my fingers for the third movement of short stories for alto sax & piano – the long sustained melody notes ringing in my ear as I played through the accompaniment. I’d always thought it would work well for other instruments, with slight alterations to key,[…]
I had a fabulous time working again with director and choreographer, Shela Xoregos on the new comedy, EROS & PSYCHE by Donna Spector this past July. My first introduction to the play was a well attended public reading in February, a chilly day with snow flurries, at the beautiful Jefferson Market Library. We all met a[…]
Back in 2010 I wrote a string orchestra piece, HUSTLE, for the Brandon High School Orchestra’s 45th anniversary and their awesome music director Don Langland. Early this past summer it dawned on me, that with a little tinkering here and there, an arrangement for string quartet might be pretty cool. As luck would have it,[…]
We are thrilled to announce that SMASHED was one of sixteen shows from the fringe festival chosen to showcase on the FringeNYC Encore Series. ONE NIGHT ONLY! September 21, 2014 at 9:30pm, SoHo Playhouse, New York, NY A nice write up up on our show from the kind folks at Opera Pulse, and a cool[…]
We had quite a few awesome, and honest reviews of SMASHED at the FringeNYC 2014 Festival! The New York Times attended the last performance, and we were absolutely thrilled their coverage made it to print. Plus some fun pre-show press. REVIEWS “Confession: When I’ve had a truly extraordinary theatrical experience, an unmistakable part of my[…]
Very excited to announce SMASHED was selected for FringeNYC 2014! We are planning an immersive theater version of the show, directed by Jenny Lee Mitchell. Most of the premiere cast is returning! Krista Wozniak will reprise her role of Carrie Nation, and we are very happy have David Schmidt & Evan McCormack with us (they[…]