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Sound Bites 2014 Winners Announced; Full List!

Theatre Now New York's second annual Sound Bites Festival of New Musicals and Musical Excerpts was presented December 8th at the 47th Street Theatre.

Ten ten-minute musicals were showcased in front of an enthusiastic audience of over 250 people as well as a panel of industry judges. An award ceremony took place at the after party at Hurley's Saloon.

Below are the winners:

Best Actor
Sam De Røest- What's Your Wish

Best Actress
Desireé Rodriguez- Cookie Soiree: a sweet new musical short

Best Direction
Benjamin Viertel- Grindr the Musical

Best Music
Thicket and Thistle- What's Your Wish

Best Lyrics
Kevin Hammonds- The Answering Machine

Audience Choice Award for Best Musical
Cookie Soiree: a sweet new musical short
Book, lyrics, and co-direction by Justin Anthony Long, music by Garrit Guadan, concept and co-direction by Jonathan Lee, choreography by Jelani Remi, music direction by Andrew Wheeler Long

Best Musical
The Answering Machine
Book and lyrics by Kevin Hammonds, music and music direction by Andy Roninson, direction by Andrew Garret Karl

Theatre Now New York is a non-profit organization that facilitates the creation and development of new theatrical works as well as the re-imagining of previously produced known titles and the reinterpretation of classic works through readings, workshops and work-in-progress presentations.

Sound Bites 2014 featured an awesome mix of musicals including Pellets, Cherries, and Lies: The Pac-Man Story, Grindr the Musical, Dust, Take Me America, The Boy, the King, and the Flower, AVAC Memories, gilgamesh & the mosquito, The Answering Macine, What's Your Wish, and Cookie Soiree: a sweet new musical short

Photo Credit Kevin Delano

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