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1.25-2.15: 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. 

Actor / singer / musician / composer

10.15-12.29: Played Ethel Toffelmier in The Music Man at Asolo Rep directed by Jeff Calhoun.

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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 in West Hollywood over the next several weeks. There is. Accordion. Check it out! 

7.14 & 15 @ 7pm:: Joinied the choir in I Was Unbecoming Then presented by Joust Theatre written by Lyndsey Bourne with music by Sam Kaseta, directed by Ilana Khanin

10.21 @ 7: Performing one of my tunes at the launch party for the new anthology series celebrating stage managers, Thank You Five. Click for tix! 

3.26-6.02: Performed in the world premier production of August Rush directed by John Doyle

at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora! 

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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!

4.3: Third ever reading of my musical Hereville with book and lyrics by Robby Sandler, additional book by Jess Kaufman at Playwrights Horizons. 

9.18 & 19: Played bass for The Bigmouth Strikes Again, Salty Brine's latest edition in the Living Record Collection at Joe's Pub using  The Smiths’ album The Queen is Dead to tell the story of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

7.19: Played Flask in a reading of Daniel Emond's Kill the Whale, a musical odyssey reimagining of the  Moby Dick story as part of the Corkscrew Festival

Writing on give or take four musicals. Got a lot of stuff kicking around, so I'll share when I can share. 

10.5: 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. 

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. 

3.3: 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. 

9.29-11.19: My original music was heard across Florida as part of FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training's school tour of The Tempest directed by my good friend Celine Rosenthal

9.27-5.2019: Worked on my musical Hereville ​as part of the Musical Theatre Development Lab at the 92Y. 

10:23: Performing "Bird" from Southern Comfort with the incomparable Julianne Wick-Davis and Shakina Nayfack as part of the 46th Minute, a kick-off to the 31st annual NAMT Festival of New Musicals. Click for tix!