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INTERVIEW: an interview with Michael Rubinoff (Canadian Musical Theatre Project)
Length: 24:41 
An interview with Michael Rubinoff of the Canadian Musical Theatre Project where Tony-award winning COME FROM AWAY was developed. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.

INTERVIEW: an interview with New Voices winners Anderson Cook and Amanda D’Archangelis
Length: 18:09 
An interview with Anderson Cook and Amanda D’Archangelis, winners of the 2017 New Voices Project. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.
 

INTERVIEW: an interview with Josh Katzker
Length: 25:14 
An interview with Josh Katzker from the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.

INTERVIEW: an interview with VOX LUMIERE
Length: 42:18 
An interview with Kevin Saunders Hayes and Victoria Levy - the creators of the innovative musical experience VOX LUMIERE. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.
 

INTERVIEW: an interview with Andrew Panton (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) and David Bell (American Musical Theatre Project, Northwestern University)
Length: 18:16 
An interview with Andrew Panton (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) and David Bell (American Musical Theatre Project, Northwestern University) about their joint project at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.

INTERVIEW: an interview with Donna Lynn Hilton, Line Producer at Goodspeed Musicals
Length: 26:07 
An interview with Donna Lynn Hilton, Line Producer at Goodspeed Musicals .This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.
 

INTERVIEW: an interview with writers of CITY OF LIGHT
Length: 17:14 
An interview with Gabrielle Wagner (book) and Julie Weiner (lyrics) - two-thirds of the collaborative team (along with composer Jan Roper) of the new musical CITY OF LIGHT, developed through the NMI Full Length Curriculum. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.

INTERVIEW: an interview with Robb Hunt, Executive Producer at Village Theatre
Length: 19:31 
An interview with Robb Hunt, Executive Producer for the Village Theatre in Issaquah, Washington. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.
 

INTERVIEW: an interview with Cody Lassen
Length: 22:22 
An interview with Broadway producer Cody Lassen of Cody Lassen and Associates. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.

INTERVIEW: an interview with Kate Galvin
Length: 19:46 
An interview with Kate Galvin, formerly the Associate Producer at the Eleventh Hour Theatre Company. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.
 

INTERVIEW: an interview with Amy Corcoran, Creative Associate for Aria Entertainment
Length: 24:46 
An interview with Amy Corcoran, Creative Associate at Aria Entertainment. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.

INTERVIEW: an interview with T.J. Dawson, Executive Producer of 3D Theatricals
Length: 26:33 
An interview with T.J. Dawson, Executive Producer/Artistic Director of 3D Theatricals in Orange County. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.
 

INTERVIEW: an interview with Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner (First Date, Second Hand Lions)
Length: 32:35 
An interview with Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner (First Date, Second Hand Lions). This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.

INTERVIEW: an interview with Rick Boynton, Creative Producer of Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Length: 30:23 
An interview with Rick Boynton, Creative Producer of Chicago Shakespeare Theater. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.
 

INTERVIEW: an interview with Broadway Producer Ken Davenport
Length: 26:28 
An interview with Broadway producer Ken Davenport, author of the Producer’s Perspective blog. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.

INTERVIEW: an interview with New Voices Project winner Oliver Houser
Length: 29:27 
An interview with Oliver Houser, one of the winners of the 2017 New Voices Project at NMI. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.
 

INTERVIEW: an interview with Playwrights Horizons Director of Musical Theatre Kent Nicholson
Length: 24:12 
An interview with Kent Nicholson, Director of Musical Theatre at Playwrights Horizons in New York. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.

INTERVIEW: an interview with award-winning director Victoria Bussert
Length: 19:53 
An interview with award-winning director Victoria Bussert, Director of Music Theatre at Baldwin Wallace University. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.
 

Sybil’s Closet
Length: 18:44 
New Musicals Inc. produced twelve musicals at Hollywood Fringe this year. Short musicals, some are goofy, some serious, and some are for mature audience’s only. “Sybil’s Closet” is the story of two eccentric sisters and their surprising new neighbor. http://nmi.org/fringe-festival-2017/ “Sybil’s Closet” Book and Lyrics by Grace Jasmine Music by Ross Plotkin Sybil — Bette Smith Prudence — Terri Baker Weiss Betty (aka Mr. Hackford) — Kurt Koehler Parson — Sandy Kaufman Director — Warren Davis Music Director — Kevin Mathie Stage Manager — Jerry A. Blackburn

INTERVIEW: an interview with Kellen Blair, co-writer of MURDER FOR TWO
Length: 47:33 
An interview with bookwriter/lyricist Kellen Blair, the co-writer of Off Broadway’s MURDER FOR TWO (and a graduate of NMI’s Core Curriculum). One of the things Kellen talks about is the value of the Lyric Lab offered at WritingMusicalTheare.com. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.
 

There’s An APP For That
Length: 19:26 
New Musicals Inc. produced twelve musicals at Hollywood Fringe this year. Short musicals, some are goofy, some serious, and some are for mature audiences. “There’s an APP for That” is a sweet take on online dating. Book and lyrics by John Sparks Music by Ron Barnett Charlie - Lloyd Pedersen Jack - Luke Klipp Millicent - Hayley Marshall Dan/Ensemble - Andy Goldenberg Ensemble - Tristan Bailey, Elyse Bertani, Suzanne Mayes Director/Choreographer - Allison Bibicoff Music Director - Jan Roper Stage Manager - Jerry A. Blackburn

INTERVIEW: an interview with the writing team of THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT
Length: 22:00 
An interview with the writing team of THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT; book and lyrics by John Sparks, music by Ron Barnett. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.
 

INTERVIEW: an interview with Marco Gomez
Length: 19:57 
An interview with Marco Gomez of DOMA Theatre and Venture Hill Entertainment. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.

F**ked-Up Fairy Tales
Length: 21:54 
New Musicals Inc. produced twelve musicals at Hollywood Fringe this year. Short musicals, some are goofy, some serious, and some are for mature audiences only! “F**ked-Up Fairy Tales” is a satire on contemporary political policy (ahem). Book & Lyrics by Grace Jasmine, Music by David Jayden Anthony Jack - Michael Steven Mraz Giant - Tyler Stouffer Jiminy Cricket - Joey Hunt Cinderella - Megan Rees Maleficent - Lia Peros The Beast - James Braxton Sherrill Rumpelstiltskin - David Epstein Ice Princess - Tayla Jan Schaffner King Midas - Matt JJ Miller Director - Denis McCourt Music Director - Kevin Mathie Stage Manager - Morgan Aiken
 

INTERVIEW: an interview with the F**ked Up Fairy Tales team
Length: 21:59 
An interview with the writing team of F**ked Up Fairy Tales: Grace Jasmine (book and lyrics) and David Jayden Anthony (music). This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.

INTERVIEW: Edison Hong and Ariel Mitchell – New Voices Project
Length: 19:52 
An interview with Edison Hong and Ariel Mitchell, winners of the 2017 New Voices Project at NMI. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.
 

INTERVIEW: Betsy King Militello – Executive Director of NAMT
Length: 22:08 
An interview with Betsy King Militello, Executive Director of the National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT). This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.

A Zombie, a Dragon, and a Vampire Who Sparkles
Length: 18:08 
New Musicals Inc. produced twelve musicals at Hollywood Fringe this year. Short musicals, some are goofy, some serious, and some are for mature audiences. This one’s about goofy dungeons and dragons players. Book by Maureen Borillo; Music and lyrics by Dan Wessels. Ginny/Ginnia Evergreen - Megan Duquette Kim/Dwarf - Desiree Nicole Staples Brad/Count Braddock - Aaron Eberhardt Arnold/Arnault the Grey - Jordan Mitchell-Love Director - Alison Eliel Kalmus Music Director - Kevin Mathie Stage Manager - Jerry A. Blackburn
 

INTERVIEW: An interview with the ZOMBIE team
Length: 20:50 
An interview with Maureen Borillo (book) and Dan Wessels (lyrics and music) - the writing team for A ZOMBIE, A DRAGON, AND A VAMPIRE WHO SPARKLES. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.ries with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.

INTERVIEW: Santino DeAngelo – New Voices Project 2014
Length: 26:55 
An interview with Santino DeAngelo, winner of the 2014 New Voices Project. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.
 

Feet First
Length: 16:40 
New Musicals Inc. produced twelve musicals at Hollywood Fringe this year. Short musicals, some are goofy, some serious, and some for mature audiences only. “Feet First” is one of the mature audiences ones, telling a sweet love story about two young guys with a mutual foot fetish. http://nmi.org/fringe-festival-2017/ “Feet First” Book by Chris Smith Music by Ross Plotkin Lyrics by Brad Beaver Jace Culpepper — Matt Valle Parkie Albright — Frankie Rodriguez Marjorie Culpepper — Elise Dewsberry Alan Walker Richmond — Anthon Michael Meyer Director — Denis McCourt Music Director — Kevin Mathie Stage Manager — Morgan Aiken

INTERVIEW: Zack Zadek – New Voices Project 2014 winner
Length: 13:09 
An interview with Zack Zadek, winner of the 2014 New Voices Project. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.
 

INTERVIEW: Bill Nelson and Joseph Trefler – New Voices Project 2015 winners
Length: 16:45 
An interview with the writing team of Bill Nelson and Joseph Trefler, winners of the 2015 New Voices Project. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.

Curses!
Length: 11:54 
New Musicals Inc. produced twelve musicals at Hollywood Fringe this year. Short musicals, some are goofy, some serious, and some are for mature audiences only. “Curses” is a charming cautionary tale about a woman from the neighboring shtetl with the uncanny ability to have her curses come true. http://nmi.org/fringe-festival-2017/ “Curses!” Book & Lyrics by Harriet Belkin Music by Sandy Shanin Based on a short story by Norman Belkin Fanatic/Kvetch — Toni-Lynn Chaco Gittel — Kelly Coughlin Shoime — Patrick Geringer Doctor/Bigot — Tedd Szeto Herschel — Orlando Perez Miriam/Gossip — Lia Peros Director — Elise Dewsberry Music Director — Emily Cohn Stage Manager — Morgan Aiken Cellist — Cameron Stone
 

INTERVIEW: Cheri Steinkellner (Sister Act)
Length: 21:50 
An interview with Cheri Steinkellner, Tony award nominee for the book of Sister Act. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.

Kantata Koffee Kompany
Length: 16:17 
New Musicals Inc. produced twelve musicals at Hollywood Fringe this year. Short musicals, some are goofy, some serious, and some are for mature audiences only. “Kantata Koffee Company” is a film noir detective spoof. http://nmi.org/fringe-festival-2017/ Book & Lyrics by John Piraino Music & Lyrics by Jerry Ranger Kate Kalispell - Caity Ware Joe Black - Allen Corben Susan Whiteside - Alexandra Nicole G-Smith Robert Burns - Tomas Dakan Guido Gambino - Richard Lewis Warren Jonesy - Ken Patton Director - Warren Davis Music Director - Kevin Mathie Stage Manager - Jerry A. Blackburn
 

INTERVIEW: Joe Barros, Artistic Director of New York Theatre Barn
Length: 23:10 
An interview with Jeff Herbst, the Artistic Director of Nothern Sky Theatre, in Wisconsin. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.

INTERVIEW: Jeff Herbst, Artistic Director of Northern Sky Theatre
Length: 28:11 
An interview with Jeff Herbst, the Artistic Director of Nothern Sky Theatre, in Wisconsin. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.
 

Thanksgiving in Ithaca
Length: 17:06 
New Musicals Inc. produced twelve musicals at Hollywood Fringe this year. Short musicals, some are goofy, some serious, and some are for mature audiences. “Thanksgiving in Ithaca” is an irreverant retelling of the final scene of the Odyssey. Book and lyrics by Mitch Glaser Music by Joe Blodgett Ody - Tedd Szeto Athena - Amber Hurst Martin Penny - Shannon Martinous Telly - Chandler Reed Vinnie - Robert Leh Lucy - Pamela Welky Paul Percy - Kila Packett Precious - Heidi Elisabeth Appe Director - Elise Dewsberry Music Director - Emily Cohn Stage Manager - Morgan Aiken Cellist - Cameron Stone

INTERVIEW: Thanksgiving in Ithaca Team
Length: 22:05 
An interview with Mitch Glaser and Joseph Blodgett, the writers of the short musical THANKSGIVING IN ITHACA. This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.
 

Hollywood Forever
Length: 18:31 
New Musicals Inc. produced twelve musicals at Hollywood Fringe this year. Short musicals, some are goofy, some serious, and some are for mature audiences. “Hollywood Forever” tells the story of two Hollywood teen stars who meet up again 50 years later.  Book and lyrics by Robin Share; Music and lyrics by Ross Källing. Lawrence — John Sparks; Cynthia — Gwen Hillier. Director — Jessica Snow Wilson; Music Director — Jan Roper; Stage Manager — Jerry A. Blackburn

Spellbound
Length: 2:21:30 
A concert reading of the new musical Spellbound! A Perfect Musical Fairytale, by Ben Boecker. Starring Conchita Belisle Newman, Christopher Maikish, Sari Rose Barron, Jordan Goodsell, Andrea Press, Lia Peros, and Elise Dewsberry. Ron Barnett at the piano.
 

Amy Engelhardt – Interview
Length: 31:28 
An interview with Amy Engelhardt, co-creator (with Marc Acito) of the off-Broadway production of BASTARD JONES.

Matt Liu – Interview
Length: 19:48 
An interview with Matt Liu, music director of the off-Broadway production of BASTARD JONES.
 

Dames, Dicks, & Butterknives
Length: 19:28 
New Musicals Inc. produced twelve musicals at Hollywood Fringe this year. Short musicals, some are goofy, some serious, and some are downright filthy. “Dames, Dicks and Butterknives” is a spoof of noir musicals. http://nmi.org/fringe-festival-2017/

Book by Bryon Richards
Music and Lyrics by Clifford J. Tasner

Bekka - Chelsea Pope
Jack - Luke Klipp
Mookie - Jaq Galliano
Marcus - Kerr Seth Lordygan
Alessandra - Lauryn Michelle Downey
Jimmy the Butter Knife - Graydon Schlichter

Director/Choreographer - Allison Bibicoff
Music Director - Jan Roper
Stage Manager- - Jerry A. Blackburn
Fight Choreography - Andrew Joseph Perez

New Voices Concert 2017
Length: 52:07 
A concert of selections from new works by the winners of the 2017 New Voices Project. Featuring work by Marina Toft, David Lancelle, Amanda D’Archangelis, Anderson Cook, Jackson Teeley, Jonathan Horn, Luke Davidson, Ariel Mitchell, Edison Hong, Eliot Rhys, Oscar Jacques, Jude Obermuller, David Gomez, and Oliver Houser. Ron Barnett at the piano. Starring Conchita Belisle Newman, Allie Costa, Elise Dewsberry, Jordan Goodsell, Scott Guy, David Holmes, Todd Honeycutt, Gia Mora, Lia Peros, and Lindsay Zana. Friday, July 28, 2017, 7pm, at New Musicals Inc. in North Hollywood.
 

Jackson Teeley – Interview
Length: 21:57 
An interview with Jackson Teeley - winner of the 2017 New Voices Project at NMI.

Eliot Rhys and Oscar Jacques – Interview
Length: 23:58 
An interview with Eliot Rhys and Oscar Jacques - winners of the 2017 New Voices Project at NMI.
 

Tim Kashani and Pamela Winslow Kashani – Interview
Length: 44:14 
This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival. In this interview we speak to Tim Kashani and Pamela Winslow Kashani of APPLES AND ORANGES STUDIOS about their work creating, developing, and producing new musicals.

The Wedding Night
Length: 20:34 
New Musicals Inc. produced twelve musicals at Hollywood Fringe this year. Short musicals, some are goofy, some serious, and some are downright filthy. “The Wedding Night” is a haunting story based on a Czech poem. http://nmi.org/fringe-festival-2017/

Book by Jana Hejdukova
Music by Stephen Coleman
Lyrics by Keith Dale Gordon


Girl - Katie Hume
Father - Randle Rankin
Soldier - Luke David Carlsen
Corpse - Jordan Darin Erickson

Director - Joshua Finkel
Music Director - Michael Sobie
Stage Manager - Morgan Aiken
Cellist - Cameron Stone
 

The Wedding Night – Team Interview
Length: 25:12 
This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival. In this interview, we speak to the writers (Stephen Coleman, Jana Hejdukova, and Keith Alan Gordon) of THE WEDDING NIGHT, one of the 12 short musicals produced by NMI at the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival.

Chaturbate the Musical
Length: 17:09 
New Musicals Inc. produced twelve musicals at Hollywood Fringe this year. Short musicals, some are goofy, some serious, and some, like “Chaturbate: the Musical” are for fun loving mature audiences!

“Chaturbate: The Musical!”

Book by Dan Margules
Music by David Jayden Anthony
Lyrics by Chris Edgar

Laura London –Tamara Philbrick
Summit — Mackayla Hill
Nasasha — Miatta Ade Lebile
Mr. Handcock — Matt JJ Miller
Sky — Theodore Georgios Crosby
Phil — Chandler Reed
Woody — Richard Van Slyke

Director — Denis McCourt
Music Director — Kevin Mathie
Stage Manager — Morgan Aiken

http://nmi.org/fringe-festival-2017/
 

Chaturbate the Musical – Team Interview
Length: 20:43 
This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival. In this interview we talk with bookwriter Dan Margules, composer David Jayden Anthony, and lyricist Chris Edgar from the short new musical CHATURBATE that was produced by NMI at the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival.

The Bully Problem – Feedback Session
Length: 53:59 
NMI Artistic Director Elise Dewsberry and Executive Director Scott Guy host a critical feedback session following the staged reading of THE BULLY PROBLEM by Michael Gordon Shapiro (originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival).
 

The Bully Problem
Length: 2:48:36 
This is the staged reading of the new musical THE BULLY PROBLEM by Michael Gordon Shapiro that was originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival.

directed by Joshua Finkel
musical direction by Ron Barnett
stage management by Erin Moore
produced by Gregory Crafts

Ensemble: Daniel Bellusci, Lindsay Anne Braverman, Tyler Carlson, Maureen Chesus, Allie Costa, Travis Joe Dixon, TR Krupa, Sammi Lappin, Malissa Lynn Marlow, J. Anthony McCarthy, Matt Pick, Julia Plostnicks, Frankie Rodriguez, Graydon Schlichter, Samuel Thacker, Matt Valle
For more info: facebook.thebullyproblem.com

The Bully Problem – Team Interview
Length: 33:32 
This interview is part of a series with producers and writers of new musical theatre, originally streamed live during the 2017 Stages Musical Theatre Festival. In this interview, we talk with the writer (Michael Gordon Shapiro) and director (Joshua Finkel) of the new musical THE BULLY PROBLEM, which received a staged reading as part of the 2017 STAGES Festival.