Scored this pilot for Frankemel Films. Check it out the nifty animated opening sequence! The song features me on approximately three instruments (including one I don't play...guess which) and several layers of Lizzie choir. Can't wait for you to see the whole thing!
June-July 2017: Played the role of Bonnie Scott the Goree All-Girl String Band as part of the New York Musicals Festival. This new musical tells the true story of a group of women incarcerated in 1938 Texas who, seizing on the popularity of prison radio at the time, endeavor to form a band in the hopes riding their fame to freedom. The production was nominated for Best Music, Best Orchestrations, Best Ensemble, and Overall Best Musical.
7.22-8.25: Played bass for this production of Annie Get Your Gun at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. Directed by Sarna Lapine and music directed by Andy Einhorn.
3.6.17: Performed a few tunes from Sweet Charity and got all fancy pants at the New Group's 2017 Gala.
6.17: Reading of my musical Oneida with lyricist/librettist Beth Blatt at the Dramatists Guild.
May 20: Participating in a reading of the new musical Bisland & Bly about Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland, two journalists who raced each other around the world in opposite directions in 1889, trying to beat Phileas Fogg’s record from Around The World In Eighty Days.
4.3.1019: Third ever reading of my musical Hereville with book and lyrics by Robby Sandler, additional book by Jess Kaufman at Playwrights Horizons.
10.5.2019: Appeared as Slappy in a reading of Jacey Powers and Ashkon Davaran's wonderful new musical Eighth Grade President.You can tell I liked it because I used an adjective.
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3.3.2019: Second ever reading of my musical Misha Loves Ja Ja More Than Cheese with book and lyrics by Jerry Colker, directed by Andy Cadiff at Theatre 40 in Beverly Hills.
1.25-2.15.2019: Performed in a lab presentation of the new musical August Rush with music and lyrics by Mark Mancina and book and lyrics by Glen Berger. Directed by John Doyle.
June 3: Second ever reading of my musical Hereville.
10.17-11.24: Wrote and recorded the theme music for Ravenswood Manor: a Camp-Horror-Soap-Opera in 12 Episodes written by Justin Sayre (the rhyming verse at the top of the music is by my frequent collab Robby Sandler) and being performed episodically at the Celebration Theatre. There. Is. Accordion. Also an extended mouth trumpet solo when I ran out of other things to do.