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

By: May. 04, 2011
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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.

The original song auctions have launched and will be live through May 9, 2011. The song auctions can be accessed via eBay using this link: http://tinyurl.com/nytbsongs, or by searching New York Theatre Barn at www.ebay.com.

New York Theatre Barn will also present A Celebration of Women Composers on the eve of the opening night of I Married Wyatt Earp to benefit the company. The evening will benefit New York Theatre Barn and will feature songs by Zoe Sarnak, Katya Stanislavskaya, and more! The celebration will take place on Monday, May 23, 2011 at 7:30pm at the D-Lounge in Union Square (at the Daryl Roth Theatre, 101 East 15th St). Additional details will be announced soon.

For more information about New York Theatre Barn and I Married Wyatt Earp, visit www.nytheatrebarn.org and www.imarriedwyattearp.com.

New York Theatre Barn is a non-profit theatre company founded in 2007, and is dedicated to the investigation, development, and advancement of new works. Past productions include the new musical Wood (New York Musical Theatre Festival/Emily Miller) with Cady Huffman, and the award winning solo play Child of Hungry Times. New York Theatre Barn has been instrumental in the development of Ordinary Days, I Married Wyatt Earp, the musical parody Hey, You Know What Movie Would Make A Good Musical?, Hot Mess in Manhattan, R.R.R.E.D., and Welcome to My Life. NYTB is currently developing Speargrove Presents, a new musical conceived by the company and based on true events about a conservative Texas high school's planned production of the musical Rent. New York Theatre Barn is a proud member of the National Alliance for Musical Theatre.


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