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Blake Allen

 
Bio:
Blake Allen is a composer, musician, music director, and arranger most known for creating and music directing the hit series "AN EVENING WITH... SERIES", music directing the 2019 revival of OVER HERE!, and being one of the composers / lyricists for the Off-Broadway musical FOLK WANDERING. Allen is ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Blake Allen is a composer, musician, music director, and arranger most known for creating and music directing the hit series "AN EVENING WITH... SERIES", music directing the 2019 revival of OVER HERE!, and being one of the composers / lyricists for the Off-Broadway musical FOLK WANDERING. Allen is ... (read complete bio)
 

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Blake Allen and Marti Gould Cummings Photo

Blake Allen and Marti Gould Cummings

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05/11/2022
Blake Allen and Marti Gould Cummings Photo

Blake Allen and Marti Gould Cummings

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Date:
11/18/2021
Over Here! leads with original creators:Back row: Mark William, Haley Swindal, Nikka  Photo

Over Here! leads with original creators:Back row: Mark William, Haley Swindal, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Will Nunziata, Jessica Hendy, Blake Allen, Dani Apple Front row: Robert Jason Sherman, Ken Waissman, Carrie Robbins

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11/13/2019
 

Blake Allen Biography

Blake Allen is a composer, musician, music director, and arranger most known for creating and music directing the hit series "AN EVENING WITH... SERIES", music directing the 2019 revival of OVER HERE!, and being one of the composers / lyricists for the Off-Broadway musical FOLK WANDERING. Allen is also married to drag artist Marti Gould Cummings and tours around the world as their music director.

Allen's debut album, SONATAS, went #1 on iTunes and #4 on the Billboard Classical Charts in 2020. His next album, the shards of an honor code junkie, will be released in 2021.

Allen is a co-composer/co-writer for the new musical AT KC'S with Kristina Nicole Miller and Peter L. Powers, which will have an industrial reading in Spring 2021. AT KC's was also partially developed at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center as part of a 2020 residency.




Blake Allen News

DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Lights Up The Theatre District In NYC And Is Awarded The Silve Photo DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Lights Up The Theatre District In NYC And Is Awarded The Silver Communicator Award
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

On Saturday, the team that brought you the award-winning streaming series, “Doris Dear's Gurl Talk”, was presented with the Silver Communicator Award at Gallaghers Steakhouse in the heart of the Theater District in New York City.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of MCC's WHICH WAY TO THE STAGE Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of MCC's WHICH WAY TO THE STAGE
by Bruce Glikas - May 11, 2022

Just last night, MCC Theater celebrated the opening of the World Premiere of Which Way to the Stage by Ana Nogueira (Empathitrax) and directed by Mike Donahue (MCC's Collective Rage). Previously titled Here She Is, Boys, Which Way to the Stage will run through May 22 at the Newman Mills Theater at MCC Theater.

SWEENEY TODD Announced At Black Rock Theater Photo SWEENEY TODD Announced At Black Rock Theater
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022

Black Rock Theater & Broadway Method Academy announced casting for their upcoming musical, “Sweeney Todd”.  A host of professional and college actors will comprise the company.

Jackie Cox & Marti Cummings to Star in TWINNING One-Night-Only Cabaret Photo Jackie Cox & Marti Cummings to Star in TWINNING One-Night-Only Cabaret
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2022

The Q, NYC’s hottest multi-level Queer nightlife venue, will present Twinning, a special one-night-only concert event starring “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 12 contestant Jackie Cox and “Worst Cooks in America” Season 23 runner-up Marti Cummings.

Doris Dear's GURL TALK Moves to YouTube Photo Doris Dear's GURL TALK Moves to YouTube
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 18, 2022

Doris Dear's GURL TALK is changing things up.

GET HAPPY!: A TRIBUTE TO THE WORLD'S GREATEST ENTERTAINER, JUDY GARLAND to Debut at T Photo GET HAPPY!: A TRIBUTE TO THE WORLD'S GREATEST ENTERTAINER, JUDY GARLAND to Debut at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022

Jenna Pastuszek and Joshua Zecher-Ross will debut GET HAPPY!: A Tribute to the World's Greatest Entertainer, Judy Garland, at The Green Room 42 in NYC. It's been 83 years since the world first heard Judy Garland sing about a place 'somewhere over the rainbow,' and her star power is just as potent as it was then.

The Award-Winning Series 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk' Comes to YouTube Photo The Award-Winning Series 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk' Comes to YouTube
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022

The Telly Award winning series 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk', is about to premier on YouTube! After being a 'most trending', series on the 'BroadwayonDemand' streaming network, It's coming to YouTube for everyone to enjoy FOR FREE!

RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE Star Tina Burner Drops New Album Today Photo RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE Star Tina Burner Drops New Album Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2022

Tina Burner, star of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 13 and the reigning National Miss Comedy Queen, has dropped her latest album today – Mix Queen: A Relationship Mixtape. The 7-track album, released in tandem with Tina Burner’s current live-singing cabaret tour of the same name, is available for purchase and streaming across all online platforms.

Tina Burner to Launch New Cabaret Tour MIX QUEEN: A RELATIONSHIP MIXTAPE Photo Tina Burner to Launch New Cabaret Tour MIX QUEEN: A RELATIONSHIP MIXTAPE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2022

Tina Burner, star of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 13 and the reigning National Miss Comedy Queen, is launching a national tour of her newest cabaret show Mix Queen: A Relationship Mixtape. The live singing engagements are listed below, with the tour set to launch on Friday, February 25th at LUSH in Minneapolis.

HAMILTON Stars Team Up as 'Saffron Lips' Duo To Release New Music and Video Photo HAMILTON Stars Team Up as 'Saffron Lips' Duo To Release New Music and Video
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2022

No Reverse Records is introducing Saffron Lips, a R&B/soul/jazz duo featuring Stephanie Jae Park (currently Eliza Hamilton on the Philip Tour of Hamilton) and OBC original cast member and dance captain, Voltaire Wade-Greene. 

Blake Allen Videos

BWW TV Exclusive: THE LION KING's Bradley Gibson Sings His Favorite Under-Rated Music VideoBWW TV Exclusive: THE LION KING's Bradley Gibson Sings His Favorite Under-Rated Musical on It's the Day of the Show Y'all!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 24, 2020

In today's very special episode (filmed in early March), Spencer is joined by Bradley Gibson to give us a history lesson on one of his favorite under-rated musicals- The Secret Garden. Watch below as he tells us all about the show and performs 'Lily's Eyes' with Spencer. This episode features videography by Dan Tracy, with arrangements by Blake Allen, Michael Liepper on piano and Jessica Wang on cello.

BWW TV Exclusive: Learn All about RAGS with Spencer Glass on It's the Day of the Show VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Learn All about RAGS with Spencer Glass on It's the Day of the Show Y'all!
by Spencer Glass - Aug 7, 2019

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce our new partnership with It's The Day of the Show Y'all' - a digital video series that teaches viewers about the hidden treasures of Musical Theatre and Broadway.

BWW Exclusive: Listen to Marti Gould Cummings & Daphne Rubin-Vega Duet on A VERY MART VideoBWW Exclusive: Listen to Marti Gould Cummings & Daphne Rubin-Vega Duet on A VERY MARTI HOLIDAY Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 31, 2017

Showman Marti Gould Cummings, known for his inventive blend of drag, comedy, and vocal performance, announces the release of his first record, A Very Marti Holiday, available on iTunes November 1. Produced by Blake Allen, the album will feature recordings with Marti Gould Cummings, Tony Award Winner Cady Huffman, Tony nominee Daphne Rubin Vega, Olivier Award winner Lesli Margarita, Lion King star Jelani Remy, Kristina Nicole Miller, and Dear Evan Hanson's Tim Young.

STAGE TUBE: Bobby Cronin Makes 54 Below Debut 10/29
by Robert Diamond - Oct 21, 2013

After many sold-out concerts throughout NYC and London (including Birdland, Joe's Pub, and headlining the Songbook Series at Lincoln Center & St. James Theatre), award-winning composer/lyricist Bobby Cronin makes his full-concert 54 Below debut with songs from his musicals: W2ML (under a Broadway option), Sunset City (Running Deer Theatre Lab 2013), The Concrete Jungle (workshop March 2014), Daybreak (London's Tristan Bates Theatre 2012), and 'Til Death Do Us Part (2012 Alec Baldwin Fellowship Winner) on Tuesday, October 29th at 9 PM.