Musical Moment: An Interview With Brian Yorkey

Date August 8, 2011

It’s less than a week before the New Musicals Festival I’m producing at Village Theatre. Producing a festival with 6 new musicals, 14 writers, 126 cast members and a few dozen of directors, stage managers, music directors, and technicians is both incredibly wonderful and maddeningly stressful. I decided to get some advice from the man […]

Dear Make Musicals… Pest vs Self-Promoter?

Date July 1, 2011

Dear Make Musicals, Say you have a connection to a producer, literary manager or theater company and have been invited to send along some of your new musical’s material. Is there any appropriate way or time to follow up without being a pest? There would be exceptions to every rule, of course, but is there […]

Tales of the City: 3 Things This New Musical Did Right

Date June 27, 2011

I had the great pleasure of visiting San Francisco recently to see the brand new musical, Tales of the City based on Armistead Maupin’s famous serial novels. I’m a huge fan of the books and was equally excited about the new musical. Though it’s still going through development and will likely be further refined, the […]

Musical Moment Interview Series: Jason Robert Brown

Date June 23, 2011

The subject of today’s interview, Jason Robert Brown, requires no introduction. In fact, as a Make Musicals reader, I would be shocked if a quick scan of your ipod playlists didn’t reveal at least one of this Tony Award winner’s acclaimed shows be it Last Five Years, Parade, 13, or Songs For A New World. […]

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