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Macy Schmidt

 
Bio:
Macy is a New York City-based Music Director, Orchestrator, & Copyist. She got her start in NYC working under Theatre Historian & Producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper at Broadway cabaret venue Feinstein’s/54 Below, and began working as a resident pianist for various Broadway masterclass companies, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Macy is a New York City-based Music Director, Orchestrator, & Copyist. She got her start in NYC working under Theatre Historian & Producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper at Broadway cabaret venue Feinstein’s/54 Below, and began working as a resident pianist for various Broadway masterclass companies, ... (read complete bio)
 

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Front row, L to R: Shaina Taub, Masi Asare, Lynne Shankel, Bonnie Comley (Broadway HD Photo

Front row, L to R: Shaina Taub, Masi Asare, Lynne Shankel, Bonnie Comley (Broadway HD), Georgia Stitt, Kathy Sommer, Kara Unterberg (The NY SongSpace) Back row, L to R: Kailey Marshall, Minhui Lee, Macy Schmidt, Rona Siddiqui, Christie Baugher, Lisa DeSpa

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05/09/2019
 

Macy Schmidt Biography

Macy is a New York City-based Music Director, Orchestrator, & Copyist.

She got her start in NYC working under Theatre Historian & Producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper at Broadway cabaret venue Feinstein’s/54 Below, and began working as a resident pianist for various Broadway masterclass companies, where she’s accompanied accomplished Broadway artists including Alice Ripley, Kate Rockwell, Laura Benanti, Carrie St. Louis, Michael Campayno, Wilson Heredia, and more. She has collaborated with esteemed Tony and Oscar-winning lyricist David Zippel (Hercules, Mulan, City of Angels) on a one-night revival of Marvin Hamlisch’s The Goodbye Girl, starring Kate Baldwin and Santino Fontana. Recently, Macy has also collaborated with contemporary musical theatre writers including Grace McLean, Rob Rokicki, Zoe Sarnak, Angela Sclafani, and beloved writing duo Kait Kerrigan & Brian Lowdermilk.

Macy recently led a production of Carner & Gregor’s Island Song at the Davenport Theatre, as well as various projects with the New York Musical Festival, where she also served as Orchestrator for Interstate: A New Musical, by Melissa Li & Kit Yan. As a Music Director, she has led numerous Broadway benefits & galas, collaborating with esteemed Broadway performers such as Ariana DeBose, Brandon Victor Dixon, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Alex Newell, and Colman Domingo. She will be serving as the Music Assistant on the Broadway production of TINA: The Tina Turner Musical, opening in the Fall of 2019.

Macy has taken her work across the globe as well, and recently returned from China, where she MD’ed for Shanghai Starz, an international musical theatre camp in Shanghai, as well as India, where she worked on the music team for the Broadway-bound stage adaptation of Monsoon Wedding.

She currently serves on faculty at the Manhattan School of Music and Cap21 Conservatory as a pianist, and at Pace University as a professor of Music Theory.




Macy Schmidt News

KIMBERLY AKIMBO to Play Booth Theatre; Announces Pre-Sale For Broadway Transfer Photo KIMBERLY AKIMBO to Play Booth Theatre; Announces Pre-Sale For Broadway Transfer
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022

The Broadway-bound KIMBERLY AKIMBO has announced its pre-sale and general on-sale dates for its fall bow at the Booth Theatre on Broadway. Find out how to get tickets today!

Jaye Ladymore Joins the World Premiere of IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE Photo Jaye Ladymore Joins the World Premiere of IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

Chicago Shakespeare Theater has announced that Jaye Ladymore has joined the company for the world premiere production of It Came From Outer Space, a new musical comedy based on the ‘50s cult classic sci-fi film from Universal Pictures.

Christopher Kale Jones & More to Lead World Premiere of IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE at C Photo Christopher Kale Jones & More to Lead World Premiere of IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere production of It Came From Outer Space, a new musical comedy based on the ‘50s cult classic sci-fi film from Universal Pictures.

Photos: See Lea Michele, Ari'el Stachel, LaChanze & More at Atlantic Theater Company' Photo Photos: See Lea Michele, Ari'el Stachel, LaChanze & More at Atlantic Theater Company's 2022 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

On Monday (May 9), Atlantic Theater Company presented their 2022 Gala, Let’s Party!, at Loeb Boathouse at Central Park (Park Drive North, East 72nd Street). This year, Atlantic celebrated the first season back on their stages following the 18-month shutdown due to the global pandemic.

BWW Interview: Daniel Mertzlufft Talks Differences Between TikTok's FOR YOU, PAIGE &  Photo BWW Interview: Daniel Mertzlufft Talks Differences Between TikTok's FOR YOU, PAIGE & RATATOUILLE, Project Broadway & More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

TikTok just presented their first official commissioned TikTok musical, For You, Paige! The musical, performed live from a theater in New York City and streamed on TikTok, was led by none other than Daniel Mertzlufft, best known for his success on TikTok with Grocery Store Musical and Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical.

Andy Cohen to Host FOR YOU, PAIGE Tiktok Musical Photo Andy Cohen to Host FOR YOU, PAIGE Tiktok Musical
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 13, 2022

For You, Paige, the first commissioned TikTok musical, will be performed live on stage in New York City and streamed globally, exclusively on TikTok, via the @TikTok handle on April 14 at 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT.

TikTok to Present First Commissioned TikTok Musical FOR YOU, PAIGE Photo TikTok to Present First Commissioned TikTok Musical FOR YOU, PAIGE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022

TikTok will present their first commissioned TikTok musical, For You, Paige. The musical will be performed live from a theater in New York City, and will be available to watch globally on @TikTok on April 14 at 7pm ET/4pm PT!

Photos: Inside Prospect Theater Company's Closing Performance of NOTES FROM NOW Photo Photos: Inside Prospect Theater Company's Closing Performance of NOTES FROM NOW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2022

Prospect Theater Company recently presented the world premiere of Notes From Now.

Christy Altomare, Derek Klena & More to be Featured on WRITE OUT LOUD Album Photo Christy Altomare, Derek Klena & More to be Featured on WRITE OUT LOUD Album
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 14, 2022

WRITE OUT LOUD – a nonprofit organization that celebrates the work of new musical theatre writers founded by Taylor Louderman – has announced the release of its third album on March 18th.

VIDEO: Check Out Highlights From the World Premiere of NOTES FROM NOW Photo VIDEO: Check Out Highlights From the World Premiere of NOTES FROM NOW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 14, 2022

Prospect Theater Company released video of the world premiere of Notes From Now. Notes From Now enters its final week of performances at 59E59 Theaters, with its final performance set for Sunday, March 20 at 2:00pm. Directed and choreographed by Billy Bustamante, this brand-new musical anthology brings together songwriters from Broadway and beyond.