BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- In the Studio with Drew Gasparini!
Hey, CEC fans! This week's featured composer is Drew Gasparini. And we have a summer treat for you: two Gasparinis for the price of one! Drew and his sister Kasie perform his song "Two Little Lines" in the video below. Don't miss Drew's star-studded concert at Joe's Pub on July 29th at 9:30pm to celebrate his album "I Could Use a Drink," with Krysta Rodriguez, Jason Gotay and more!
Drew Gasparini is an award winning musical theatre composer and a performing singer/songwriter. Winner of the 2006 John Lennon Songwriter's award, he has shared the stage with such acts as Jason Mraz, Third Eye Blind, and The Plain White T's. He has written the music and lyrics for his musicals Crazy, Just Like Me (winner of "Best Of Fest" and runner up for "Best Book" in the New York Musical Theatre Festival 2011), Make Me Bad (selected as PACE new musicals; book by Alex Brightman), Turn Of The Screw (commission by Fordham University, 2012 workshop at Lincoln Center; book by Michael Kimmel), and#UntitledPopMusical (book by Michael Kimmel) to name a few.
Drew is a contributing composer to the television series SMASH on NBC. He can also be seen and heard on Oxygen's The Next Big Thing for which he also wrote music. The Music & Lyrics of Drew Gasparini was presented at the Kennedy Center on the Millennium Stage in June of 2012. Drew is an alum of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop.
Cutting-Edge Composers is a platform for the next generation of musical theatre writers who have not yet been produced on Broadway. Cutting-Edge Composers was co-founded by Director/Producer Laura Pietropinto and Josh Young, and and is co-produced by Jillian Robbins, with Music Direction by Julie McBride and Virginia Hart Pike. Stay tuned for original music by all of your favorite Cutting-Edge Composers sung by Broadway's hottest performers!
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