Actor / singer / musician / composer
4.22: First reading of my musical Misha Loves Ja Ja More Than Cheese with lyricist/librettist Jerry Colker under the direction of Andy Cadiff at Theatre 40 in Beverly Hills.
9.8-11.19: Music directed Fiddler on the Roof for Broadway Training Center in Hastings-on-Hudson.
6.17: Presented a short segment of Oneida, my musical with Beth Blatt, at Music Theatre of Connecticut.
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.
6.27-7.29: 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.
6.25 @ 6:30: Slapped the bass for my bud, Jahn Sood at Erv's on Beekman (2122 Beekman Place).
11.12: Bassed it up for an incredible slew of talented ladies as part of Double Standards at Town Hall. Here's video of me bopping behind Sara Bareilles, Jessie Mueller, and the full company.
More readings in the works for my musical, Hereville and just fired off a slew of submissions for my untitled Balloonomania musical