Elise Dewsberry | NewMusicalsInc

Featured Video: “Khassandra the Psychic” predicts Bush’s death


Visit our YouTube Channel at https://youtu.be/dYW1o-ZESTA to check out NMI’s newest Featured Video, from the new series “Khassandra the Psychic”.

Khassandra the Psychic has an uncanny (and musical) ability to predict the future. In this video, Khassandra proves she foretold George Bush’s passing.

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avoiding feedback: TRANSITIONS

This vlog covers another picky technical issue - scene transitions. Productions today are very cinematic in the flow of scenes - how can you make sure your script flows from scene to scene in a stageable way?

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Featured Video: “Gratitude” from Manson’s Girls at Hollywood Fringe 2018


Visit our YouTube Channel at https://youtu.be/dYW1o-ZESTA to check out NMI’s newest Featured Video, from “Manson’s Girls,” the story of the Manson Family murders, told from the perspective of the girls. In this clip, the Girls remind a wavering cohort what they’ve done for her and what they expect in return.

“Manson’s Girls” was nominated for Best Musical at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival and voted Best Musical by Tvolution and Pick of the Fringe by Combined Art Form, with music by Ron Barnett, lyrics by Mitch Glaser, and book by Scott Guy. Directed by Scott Guy with Music Direction from Ron Barnett. This excerpt features Megan Ruble as Sadie Mae, with l. to r.: Lauran Dewey (Squeaky), Christina Anatone (Marioche) and Lia Peros (Big Patty).

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Featured Video: “A Family Portrait,” a 15 Minute Musical from NMI at Hollywood Fringe 2018

Visit our YouTube Channel at https://youtu.be/IzPX2Av-wEg to check out NMI’s newest Featured Video, “A Family Portrait”

a story about relationships and how our perspectives can change. It was presented as part of NMI’s 2018 15 Minute Musicals: THE GREAT DIVIDE.

Book and Lyrics by Makena Metz
Music by Angela Parrish
Cast: Hannah Madeleine Goodman, Logan Mack, John David Wallis, Nichole LaMay
Directed by Elise Dewsberry
Music Director: Kevin Mathie

Presented at the Broadwater Theatre in Hollywood as part of the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival.

The annual 15 Minute Musicals are the culminating project for NMI’s Core Curriculum program for musical theatre bookwriters, lyricists, and composers. They are conceived, written, re-written, and produced in a 10-week period at the end of the nine-month Core Curriculum program.

For more info on NMI’s Core Curriculum program, visit http://nmi.org/ and click on STUDY.

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Featured Video: Counting Down the Five Mistakes (Nearly) Every Musical Makes – #5

Visit our YouTube Channel at to check out NMI’s newest Featured Video, Five Mistakes (Nearly) Every Musical Makes. NMI’s Executive Director gave an inspiring lecture at the 2018 Conference for musical theatre writers and we’re now releasing it, mistake by mistake. Scott says: “I’ve been attending feedback sessions for umpteen-dozen years now, and there are at least five mistakes pretty much common to all of them. With some work, I think they’re all avoidable.” In this segment, Scott warns about Mistake #5 (we’re counting down to #1): “Unpolished Craft!” Quick overview of musical form structures, rhyme, prosody, euphony, etc…concluding with making sure how to capitalize on the one chance you might have with a producer.

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