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TheatreWorks Announces 52nd Season Including Two World Premieres Photo TheatreWorks Announces 52nd Season Including Two World Premieres
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announced its 52nd season, featuring six plays and musicals to be presented November 2022 through August 2023. Three of the season's productions will be mounted at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, and three will be staged at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre. Subscriptions are now available; single tickets will be available in the coming months at TheatreWorks.org.

LISTEN: Michael R. Jackson Talks A STRANGE LOOP and More on LITTLE KNOWN FACTS Photo LISTEN: Michael R. Jackson Talks A STRANGE LOOP and More on LITTLE KNOWN FACTS
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jun 27, 2022

Little Known Facts is a weekly podcast hosted by stage and film actress Ilana Levine. Today's episode features Michael R. Jackson! Michael R. Jackson  wrote the book, music and lyrics for the 2022 Tony Award winner for Best New Musical- A Strange Loop.

From the Winner's Circle: A STRANGE LOOP Author Michael R. Jackson Talks LGBTQ+ Impac Photo From the Winner's Circle: A STRANGE LOOP Author Michael R. Jackson Talks LGBTQ+ Impact and More
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2022

A STRANGE LOOP composer and author, Michael R. Jackson, is the 2022 winner of Best Book of a Musical!

Photos: A STRANGE LOOP Author Michael R. Jackson Celebrates Sardi's Portrait Photo Photos: A STRANGE LOOP Author Michael R. Jackson Celebrates Sardi's Portrait
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 7, 2022

This afternoon, Michael R. Jackson, the Tony-nominated and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Stange Loop, celebrated an important milestone as he joined the famous faces among the portrait at theatre institution, Sardi's.

Listen: Michael R. Jackson and Rona Siddiqui Talk A STRANGE LOOP on THE DRAMATISTS GU Photo Listen: Michael R. Jackson and Rona Siddiqui Talk A STRANGE LOOP on THE DRAMATISTS GUILD PRESENTS: TALKBACK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Listen now to the special A Strange Loop episode of The Dramatists Guild Presents: TALKBACK, available today. This special episode features Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony Award nominated A Strange Loop composer, lyricist and writer Michael R. Jackson and music director Rona Siddiqui in conversation with host Christine Toy Johnson.

DIGNITY, ALWAYS DIGNITY, JELLY'S LAST JAM Concert & More Announced for Long Wharf The Photo DIGNITY, ALWAYS DIGNITY, JELLY'S LAST JAM Concert & More Announced for Long Wharf Theatre 2022/2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022

Long Wharf Theatre yesterday announced the launch of its 2022/2023 season, “Everywhere for Everyone.” Under its new model, audiences will see programming radiating out from the institution's storied home at 222 Sargent Drive and into communities across Greater New Haven.

Billboard-Charting And Award-Winning Songwriter, Producer Mark Borino Releases “Hea Photo Billboard-Charting And Award-Winning Songwriter, Producer Mark Borino Releases “Headlights”
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2022

A high energy bop from beginning to end, Mark Borino's 'Headlights' celebrates all of life's unexpected twists and turns. The new track emphasizes the importance of living in the present moment because in reality, that's all we really have. After landing his first major label placement on one of the biggest albums of 2021, he rides a strong wave of momentum, understanding that this moment deserves his full, undivided attention.

VIDEO: Ben Fankhauser Performs Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond's New Song 'Chao Photo VIDEO: Ben Fankhauser Performs Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond's New Song 'Chaos'
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2022

Emmy-nominated writing team Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond have released the world premiere recording of their song 'Chaos', performed by Ben Fankhauser (Newsies) with orchestrations by August Eriksmoen (Come From Away, Bright Star), is now available.

Works & Process to Present FEDERAL HALL: THE DEMOCRACY PROJECT Photo Works & Process to Present FEDERAL HALL: THE DEMOCRACY PROJECT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2022

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, has announced Federal Hall: The Democracy Project with Larissa FastHorse, Michael R. Jackson, and Bruce Norris on April 4, 2022 at 7:30pm at the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Broadway Records Will Release A New Musical Song Cycle, 16 STORIES Photo Broadway Records Will Release A New Musical Song Cycle, 16 STORIES
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022

Broadway Records announced today the release of 16 Stories, a collection of 16 previously unrecorded songs written by award-winning musical theatre creators from around the world and recorded by The Australian Discovery Orchestra.

Harold Adamson Videos

VIDEO: Joe Iconis Fans Create 'Andy's Song' Tribute Video VideoVIDEO: Joe Iconis Fans Create 'Andy's Song' Tribute Video
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2020

The Twitter stans of composer Joe Iconis and his frequent collaborator and Be More Chill star, George Salazar, came together this week to create a tribute to the duo.

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with WITNESS UGANDA Co-Creators Matt Gould and Griffin Matth VideoVIDEO: Behind the Scenes with WITNESS UGANDA Co-Creators Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews
by Alan Henry - Feb 12, 2019

The Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts presents the West Coast premiere of The Wallis' production of WITNESS UGANDA, a groundbreaking documentary musical by Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews starring twelve-time Grammy nominee Ledisi, Jamar Williams (Wild Goose Dreams), Amber Iman (Hamilton) and Emma Hunton (Wicked), directed by Matthews with music direction by Gould, from Tuesday, February 5 - Sunday, February 24, 2019, in The Wallis's Lovelace Studio Theater. After a successful Off-Broadway run, this new and revised production documents the story of a man battling to find his place in a world full of injustice and inhumanity.

STAGE TUBE: The Cast of Off-Broadway-Bound INVISIBLE THREAD Will Travel to Uganda
by Jessica Showers - Jul 28, 2015

Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews' INVISIBLE THREAD, formerly titled WITNESS UGANDA, is headed on the trip of a lifetime before it lands back in the States for its off-Broadway premiere at Second Stage this fall. The cast has surpassed its $45,000 crowdfunding goal and will be traveling to Uganda to connect with the students that inspired the show. Click below to see what the creators had to say about the trip!

VIDEO: Adam Gwon Crafts Musical for IAN, Episode 5 - 'Clean Your Plate'
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

IANIt's the episode of Ian that everyone's been craving. This special musical episode is full of food, glorious, food. It's suppertime, and the living is easy, but Ian's pot comes to a boil when a sexy, singing, seductress appears in his kitchen with her very own backup dancers. Who needs Jamie Oliver? We have our own naked chef! These ladies are cooking and so is Ian. Bon Appetit. 'Clean Your Plate' is an original musical with music and lyrics by Adam Gwon. Click below to watch the episode!

BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER - Josh Young Sings Adam Gwon's 'Seeing You There'
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 3, 2013

This week's feature is 'Seeing You There' by Adam Gwon. Tony-nominee Josh Young (Jesus Christ Superstar), who happens to be a co-founder of Cutting-Edge Composers, sang this at our first concert at the Laurie Beechman Theatre.

BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER - Morgan Karr and Jay Armstrong Johnson Sing Ryan Scott Oliver's 'Halfway'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2013

Our featured composer this week is Ryan Scott Oliver. Here is his song "Halfway" sung by Morgan Karr (Spring Awakening) and Jay Armstrong Johnson (Hands on a Hardbody) at our Cutting-Edge Composers concert at the Canal Room. We asked Ryan where he got the inspiration for the song and this was his reply:

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the Scenes Look at Barrington Stage's THE BLACK SUITS
by Stage Tube - Aug 10, 2012

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director, and Tristan Wilson, Managing Director, presents a workshop production of the new musical The Black Suits with music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and book by Joe Iconis and Robert Emmett Maddock. The Black Suits is part of Barrington Stage's Musical Theatre Lab, William Finn, Artistic Producer. Directed by John Simpkins, with musical direction by James Sampliner, The Black Suits will run August 16 through September 2 at BSC's St. Germain Stage (formerly Stage 2), located on the upper level of the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden Street, Pittsfield. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the show below.

BWW TV: Patina Miller, Julia Murney, Laura Osnes & More Sing the Music of Koonan and Dimond at Birdland - Concert Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 19, 2011

2010 Jonathan Larson Grant Winners Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond celebrated the release of their new album Out of Our Heads: The Music of Kooman and Dimond yesterday, July 18th with a one night only concert at Birdland, produced by MNA Entertainment Inc. The concert featured Patina Miller (Sister Act), Julia Murney (Wicked, Lennon), Anderson Davis (Les Miserables), Matt Doyle (War Horse, Spring Awakening), Jeremy Jordan (Rock of Ages, West Side Story), Kyle Dean Massey (Next To Normal, Wicked), Phoebe Strole (Spring Awakening), Laura Osnes (Anything Goes, South Pacific, Grease), Zak Resnick (Lucky Guy), Jose Llana (Wonderland, Spelling Bee, Rent), Allison Case (Hair, Mamma Mia!) and more. BroadwayWorld was on hand and brings you concert highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Hiller, Keenan-Bolger, et al. Sing Ryan Scott Oliver
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 22, 2011

On Feb. 7, 2011, composer-lyricist Ryan Scott Oliver released his first published songbook of 20 songs from his musicals Darling, 35mm, and more. Checkout performances from, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Jeffer Hiller, and more below!


Harold Adamson Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Harold Adamson written?
Harold Adamson has written 8 shows including Smiles (Lyricist), Earl Carroll's Vanities [1931] (Lyricist), Singin' the Blues (Lyricist), Banjo Eyes (Lyricist), As the Girls Go (Lyricist), Strip For Action (Lyricist), Around the World in 80 Days (Lyricist), Lucky in the Rain (Lyricist).