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San Diego State University New Musical Initiative Selects IN A SUNSHINE STATE For  Photo San Diego State University New Musical Initiative Selects IN A SUNSHINE STATE For World Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

Out of 163 submissions, the San Diego State University New Musical Initiative has chosen In a Sunshine State as this year's selection. Writers T.C. Lind, Derek Gregor, and Phoebe Kreutz will join with director Stephen Brotebeck, music director Robert Meffe and the SDSU MFA Musical Theatre cohort for a two-year development process and world premiere in the spring of 2024.

MusicalWriters.com Announces THE FIRST MUSICALWRITERS FESTIVAL AND CONFERENCE, July 1 Photo MusicalWriters.com Announces THE FIRST MUSICALWRITERS FESTIVAL AND CONFERENCE, July 15-16
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2022

MusicalWriters.com has announced the first MusicalWriters Festival and Conference on July 15-16, 2022 in Fort Worth, Texas. 

Gravitas Ventures Acquires the North American Rights to TRIPLE THREAT Feature Film Photo Gravitas Ventures Acquires the North American Rights to TRIPLE THREAT Feature Film
by Michael Major - May 4, 2022

In ‚ÄúTriple Threat,‚ÄĚ dreams of Broadway stardom meet the realities of adulthood as three long-time friends embark on an unexpected journey of what it means to birth the creation of your heart. ‚ÄúChloe‚ÄĚ (Maltin), ‚ÄúMaggie‚ÄĚ (Zhitnikova) and ‚ÄúGus‚ÄĚ (DeYonker) must each make the choice between a Broadway musical and having a baby. ¬†

Queer Millenial Love Story Musical TRIPLE THREAT to be Available for Streaming on Sel Photo Queer Millenial Love Story Musical TRIPLE THREAT to be Available for Streaming on Select Platforms this Summer
by Marissa Tomeo - May 3, 2022

Bursting with vibrant original music and a distinctly Millennial vibe, ‚ÄúTriple Threat‚ÄĚ is for every theater kid yearning to make it big; for every family bonded by friendship; and anyone who has ever put it all on the line to realize a dream.

ISLAND SONG: A NEW MUSICAL Set to Run At Phoenix Arts Club Photo ISLAND SONG: A NEW MUSICAL Set to Run At Phoenix Arts Club
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

Following the success of the recent Crazy Coqs production of 'Bare', BJW Productions are set to present 'Island Song', a new musical by Sam Carner and Derek Gregor. Island Song is a tale of five New Yorkers that are caught in a twisted love affair with the city. This unique musical will take you on a journey through their poignant and hilarious lives and tease you with the possibilities the city dangles before them. Driven by its kinetic and eclectic score featuring 5 MAC nominated songs, Island Song captures every urbanites triumphs, disappointments, and ever-tested perspective.

Dramatists Guild Institute Steps In to Support Musical Theatre Writers Collective Photo Dramatists Guild Institute Steps In to Support Musical Theatre Writers Collective
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2022

The Dramatists Guild Institute has stepped in to help support the new musical theatre writing program, Musical Theatre Writers Collective, by offering them the use of The Mary Rodgers Room at The Dramatists Guild of America.

Musical Theater Writers Collective Bring A New Sound To CABARET ON THE COUCH Photo Musical Theater Writers Collective Bring A New Sound To CABARET ON THE COUCH
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 22, 2022

The acclaimed online series Cabaret on the Couch kicks off its 2022 programming with an evening of all-new music on Friday, February 25th at 8pm.

Institute For American Musical Theatre Creators To Unveil New Original Work JUST RUNN Photo Institute For American Musical Theatre Creators To Unveil New Original Work JUST RUNNING LATE
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021

New York‚Äôs new musical theater writing program, the Institute for American Musical Theatre Creators, will present an evening of original student-written songs from the Fall of 2021 in their upcoming cabaret ‚ÄúJust Running Late‚ÄĚ at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 W. 42nd St., on December 9th at 6:30pm.

BWW Review: ISLAND SONG is Worth the Watch, Amid Streaming Hiccups Photo BWW Review: ISLAND SONG is Worth the Watch, Amid Streaming Hiccups
by Rayne Jarabo - Dec 4, 2021

Staging 'Island Song' virtually seems to fit in this pandemic season since live events are currently limited in the Philippines. However, Artremix Productions successfully made it possible to inspire theater enthusiasts and practitioners not to lose hope, as if theater is still alive [physically]. The internet could also be a platform to present a play or musical, but the difference is that it has to be either pre-recorded or be done live online. This first production of Artremix has various talented actors from different theater organizations, which means all of them are trained very well and can sing.

BWW Interview: Learn About Temple University's MFA in Musical Theater Collaboration Photo BWW Interview: Learn About Temple University's MFA in Musical Theater Collaboration
by Team BWW - Nov 24, 2021

Want to further your education in the arts? Temple University's Master of Fine Arts in Musical Theater Collaboration could be the program for you!

Sam Carner Videos

BWW TV: Sam Willmott and Sam Carner Win 2015 Kleban Prizes- Go Inside the Ceremony!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 24, 2015

The 25th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Sam Willmott and the 25th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Sam Carner. The 2015 prizes were presented earlier this week in a private ceremony hosted by ASCAP and BMI at ASCAP. BroadwayWorld was there for the presentation and you can check out highlights below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Highlights from Murderous Musical Mondays with Ryan Scott Oliver!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 25, 2014

The cast and creative team of the hit Off-Broadway musical Murder for Two have teamed up with some of New York's brightest up and coming composers and BroadwayWorld.com every Monday night for their spring concert series, Murderous Musical Mondays. Composer Ryan Scott Oliver launched the series last night, March 24th, 2014, immediately following the 7pm performance of Murder for Twoat New World Stages (Stage 5 - 340 West 50th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the special concert event and you can check out exclusive highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Off-Broadway Cast of MAMA AND HER BOYS Gets Styled by faShaun
by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2013

The New York premiere of the new musical Mama and Her Boys will feature brand new material contributed by some of musical theatre's most exciting up and coming composers. Sam Carner and Derek Gregor, Drew Overcash and Tony nominee Lucy Simon have all contributed material to the new Off-Broadway musical. Watch a fun video below in which the cast gets styled by 'faShaun' to prep for their pre-opening events!

STAGE TUBE: Jason Gotay, Ben Fankhauser and Christina Sajous Perform at St. Jude Benefit Concert
by Stage Tube - Aug 27, 2012

BRING IT ON's Jason Gotay performed 'Westland Avenue' and NEWSIES' Ben Fankhauser and SPIDER-MAN and AMERICAN IDIOT's Christina Sajous sang 'Ask Me Too' at last night's (August 26th) St. Jude Benefit Concert at Joe's Pub. Check out video of the performances below!

STAGE TUBE: Jeremy Jordan Sings Will Reynolds in Libra Theatre's SONGS YOU SHOULD KNOW Concert
by Stage Tube - Feb 22, 2012

Libra Theater Company presented Songs You Should Know, a concert of new and rarely performed songs by some of today's most prolific music theater writers on Monday, February 6th at The Laurie Beechman Theatre. Video clips have just been released and BroadwayWorld brings you NEWSIES' Jeremy Jordan performing 'If the World Looked Like You' by Will Reynolds. Check it out below.


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