Musical Web Series THE HINTERLANDS Nominated for Four IAWTV Awards; Ceremony Set for 1/7
Created as a response to suicides by bullied LGBTQ youth, the show is about Paul, a 16-year-old bullied gay kid who is growing up in a rural community with few resources for kids like him. All seven episodes of THE HINTERLANDS are available at www.HinterlandsTheMusical.com.
THE HINTERLANDS, was created by the writing team of Michelle Elliott and Danny Larsen (Cloaked, The Yellow Wood). Elliott and Larsen have received several prestigious awards for their stage musicals, including a Jonathan Larson Grant and Kleban Award for Cloaked, and a Richard Rodgers Development Award and Daryl Roth Award for The Yellow Wood. Their shows have had productions, workshops and readings at the New York Musical Theatre Festival (winning the Excellence in Music award), National Alliance for Musical Theatre, CAP21 Theatre Company, Vital Theatre Company, and Village Theatre, among others. They are currently working on Maiden Voyage, a musical about the legendary female pirates Mary Read and Anne Bonney. THE HINTERLANDS was directed by Brandon Ivie (A Christmas Story, First Date).
For more information on THE HINTERLANDS, visit www.hinterlandsthemusical.com.
For a full list of IAWTV nominees, go to http://www.iawtv.org/nominees-for-the-2014-iawtv-awards/.
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