2016 Premier Premieres!
Ayn Rand in Love
WINNER 2016 Premier Premieres!
Chicago - Gregory Dodds (Book & Lyrics), Amanda Murphy (Co-Lyrics), Danielle DeMatteo (Composer), Shanna Brown (Director), Stephanie McCullough (Show Accompanist), Sheena Laird (Choreogrpher), Carrie Campana (Costume Designer)
A young Ayn Rand falling in what one would call love (she wouldn't) with the charismatic Frank O'Connor amidst the glitz and glamour of 1920s Hollywood.
After Premier Premieres! AYN RAND IN LOVE enjoyed a six week amazing run at MCL Chicago. The creative team is now working on a revival of the show as this musical just keeps growing!
Election 2016 The Musical: Bernie Sanders and the No Good, Very Bad, Terrible Election
Chicago - Ashley Stevenson and Keegan Shiner (Book & Lyrics), Keegan Shiner (Music), Katherine Siegel (Director), Laura Marsh (Choreographer)
Election 2016 The Musical follows advocate and Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders as he navigates the treacherous waters of democracy.
After Premier Premieres! ELECTION 2016 THE MUSICAL enjoyed a run in Donny's Skybox at The Second City Training Center.
Admissions: The Musical
New York - Caryn Robbins (Book, Co-Creator), Amy Pappas (Co-Creator), Michael Hicks (Music, Lyrics), Jodi Beck (Dramaturg), Jean Bonavita (Director), Stuart Mott (Musical Director), Holly Gombita (Choreographer), Byron Roussin (Technical Director)
The daunting SAT, the ridiculous essay questions, the dreaded college interview. Throw in some over-stressed, hormonal 18-year-old's, their well meaning, micromanaging parents and one pretentious Dean of Admissions and you have the recipe for the perfect storm.
After Premier Premieres! ADMISSIONS: THE MUSICAL, now titled DEAR PROSPECTIVE STUDENT, continues to perform around the country with several appearances in New York.
Illinois - Cayenne Sullivan (Book, Lyrics, Director), H.V. Cramond (Book, Lyrics, Stage Manager), Jeff Brown (Composer, Music Director), Chelsea Hunter (Puppet Director)
An adjunct teacher is this close to realizing her dream of becoming an English professor. But when she receives a grade challenge from the Dean’s daughter, she’s forced to reevaluate her career, relationships, and hairdo.
Howard Zinn Jr's: A People's History of the Twentieth Century The Musical
Chicago - Dan Dore (Book, Lyrics, Music, Director), Anna Torgerson (Music, Music Director)
Professor Zinn (Jr) tries to get out of his father’s shadow, and overcome his father’s reputation, by teaching his class how things really were in the 20th century.