NY Theatre Barn Announces Orignal Song Auction to Benefit Non-Profit

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New York Theatre Barn has launched several original song auctions by New York's vibrant and emerging musical theatre writing community to benefit the 4 year old non-profit theatre company, now through May 9. The company is dedicated to the investigation, development, and advancement of new plays and musicals, and is thrilled to be offering this exciting opportunity.

This is a chance to win your very own song, custom written for your needs by one of NYC's vibrant and emerging songwriters! Winners of the auctions will receive a 100% original song written on the topic of their choice. Do you need an awesome wedding present? Looking for a unique audition song? Or that perfect tune to go over the credits of your almost-finished short film? Collaborate with some of NYC's best to get just what you need. All proceeds benefit New York Theatre Barn's upcoming co-production with Prospect Theatre Company of the new all-female musical I Married Wyatt Earp at 59E59 Theatres(May 20-June 12, 2011), starring Heather Mac Rae (Falsettos, Hair, A Catered Affair) and Carolyn Mignini (Tintypes, Fiddler on the Roof).

The New York based composers and lyricists include Eli Bolin (I Sing!), Matt Boresi (Goin' Down Swingin'), Joshua H. Cohen (Maggie The Pirate), Bobby Cronin (Welcome to My Life, That's Andy), Sam Forman (I Sing!), Kirsten Guenther (Little Miss Fix-It, Mrs. Sharp), Katie Hammond, Timothy Huang, Peter Hilliard (Goin' Down Swingin'), Gregory Jacobs-Roseman, Eric March, Daniel Maté (The Trouble With Doug), Julia Meinwald, Bill Nelson, Evan Jay Newman, Elaine Pechacek, Andy Roninson, Brett Schrier (Take Two), and Katya Stanislavskaya (Women on Love). New York Theatre Barn has presented work by these writers in the past as part of the series NYTB in the D-Lounge, a monthly platform to showcase new work.