Your driver has a Tony. Do you?

Date June 17, 2012

I am very proud to be a member the producing team for The Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess and it was thrilling to take home a Tony Award last week. But this is not a blog about the Tonys. Today’s post is a cautionary tale… One of my friends and Porgy & Bess co-producers called me [...]

Why Debbie Reynolds Can’t Save Your New Musical

Date June 16, 2011

You may be a brilliant musical composer, lyricist, or writer but my real question today is CAN YOU SING? This is an important question because you will be in the spotlight time and time again and whether you like it or not, there will be no Debbie Reynolds or Marni Nixon hiding behind a curtain [...]

Who Cares About the Grammys? Broadway

Date February 14, 2011

As you may have heard (from this site and my live tweets from the red carpet), I had the good fortune of being invited to the 53rd Annual Grammys this year! What, you may ask,is a die-hard showtunes fan doing at the Grammys? I was there with friends — who just so happened to be [...]

Musical Moment: An Interview with Book Writer, Thomas Meehan

Date February 9, 2011

What if the work you did was famous but still, no one really knew who you were? This is the occupational hazard for a musical’s book writer or librettist. “I’m not really famous, but the shows I’ve done are famous,” says three-time Tony Award winning book writer Tom Meehan. “I don’t need to put myself [...]

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