Musical Theatre Writer Matthew-Lee Erlbach Visits SOMETHING NEW Podcast

Musical Theatre Writer Matthew-Lee Erlbach Visits SOMETHING NEW PodcastIn Episode 207 of "Something New", award-winning musical theatre writer Joel B. New sat down with actor and playwright Matthew-Lee Erlbach (

Matt's most recent credits include: Eager to Lose, a Burlesque Farce in Rhyming Verse, which just ended an extended run Off-Bway at Ars Nova; his critically-acclaimed solo play Handbook for an American Revolutionary which ran Off-Bway at the Gym at Judson; and his much buzzed-about dry comedy web series, ROGER, THE CHICKEN, co-produced with Emmy-winner Carrie Preston. He's also appeared on Comedy Central, in the Sundance hit Another Earth and has written for Nickelodeon and WWE. He was the host of MTV's Epic Fail until focus groups thought he was too "smart funny." He is a member of the 2014/15 Ars Nova Play Group.

Song Premiere: "Tear Me To Pieces" from TO HELL AND BACK. Music and lyrics by Joel B. New. Accompanied by J. Oconer Navarro on piano ( and Tim Lykins on percussion.

"Something New" is the popular musical theatre podcast that dissects what it means to be a working, multifaceted artist in America, always concluding with a song from one of Joel B. New's latest projects. "Something New" is available on iTunes and Stitcher. For more info, visit

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