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Tim Rosser is a composer, freelance music director, and recipient of a 2015 Jonathan Larson Grant (with Charlie Sohne). Credits include: composer of several musicals with bookwriter/lyricist Charlie Sohne, “The Boy Who Danced on Air” (2014 NAMT Writers Residency, 2013 NAMT Festival of New Works, 2013 Rodgers Award Finalist, 2013 ART/NY and NYTB Workshop), “The Profit of Creation” (2011 Yale Institute for Musical Theater, one of ten finalists for the O’Neill Music Theater Conference 2011 and 2012, developed at The Lark and through ASCAP’s 2010 Johnny Mercer Songwriters Program) and the short musical Political Speeches (The Culture Project’s IMPACT Series). Tim is also the music director for the BC/EFA benefit BROADWAY BACKWARDS (at the Palace and Al Hirschfeld Theaters on Broadway), the associate music director for I AM HARVEY MILK at Avery Fischer Hall, has played keyboards for ROCKY and THE ADDAMS FAMILY on Broadway and CARRIE at the Lucille Lortel, and rehearsal piano for A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER at the Walter Kerr and LITTLE ME in City Center's ENCORES! Series. Tim is an alumnus of Oberlin Conservatory, the advanced class of the BMI/Lehman Engel Musical Theater Writing Workshop, the Civilians R&D group and the Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project at Northwestern University. He is a 2014-15 Dramatists Guild Fellow. His songs, with lyrics by Charlie Sohne, have been heard in their shows at Birdland and 54 Below, Contemporary Classics at Seattle Rep, Cutting Edge Composers 4 and 5 at Joe’s Pub and 54 Below, A Little New Music at Rockwell in Los Angeles, NYTB at the D-Lounge, NEXT's Emerging Composers Concerts, The Holiday Songbook at the Lincoln Center Library, and the Zipper Theater.

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Kurt Weill Foundation Reveals Semifinalists for 2024 Lenya Competition

The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music has identified the twenty rising singer-actors who have advanced to the Lenya Competition's semifinal round.

Magnus Riise to Debut New Album UNTIL TOMORROW at The Cutting Room

On Sunday April 30th at 7pm, Queer Norwegian/American artist Magnus Riise will release his debut EP, Until Tomorrow, with a blow-out concert at The Cutting Room in New York City.

Submissions Open For Flint Rep's 2022 New Works Festival

The New Works Festival is an annual weeklong event featuring staged readings and workshops of new plays and musicals. Playwrights and composers from around the country are in residence in Flint during the process, which includes post-show audience discussions.

Dates & Faculty Announced For Actor Therapy's 2022 Winter Intensive

A two-week Musical Theatre intensive for performers who are, or soon to be, #ready4newyork, Ages 18 and up. All students, all faculty: fully vaccinated.

Abingdon Theatre Company Announces 29th Season

In April 2022, Abingdon Theatre Company will return to us live and in person, bringing us their main stage production of ‘Queen’s Girl in the World’ by Caleen Sinette Jennings. This piece, which will make its New York Premiere at Theatre Row, looks at one young woman’s journey of self-discovery at the onset of the Civil Rights-era.

A LITTLE NEW MUSIC's Spotlight Series Presents Tim Rosser & Charlie Sohne

THE SPOTLIGHT SERIES, a bi-monthly live streamed concert series created by A LITTLE NEW MUSIC will “spotlight” the music of composer/lyricist team Tim Rosser and Charlie Sohne on March 23rd. The evening will be co-hosted by ALNM co-producers Luke H. Klipp and Kila Packett.

New York Theatre Barn to Live Stream Excerpts From New Musicals By Tim Rosser, Charlie Sohne and J. Oconer Navarro

New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its New Works Series on Wednesday, July 15th, 2020 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from the new musicals Talk to Me and F.L.I.P.PED.

New York Theatre Barn to Feature New Musicals From Jaime Cepero, Joey Contreras, Zoe Sarnak & More

New York Theatre Barn will continue to host weekly free live streams of its New Works Series each Wednesday evening at 7PM ET. Upcoming July installments of the series include excerpts from the new musicals Francois and the Rebels, Forget Me Not, A Crossing, American Morning, Tenn and more.

Diversionary Announces Online Stream Of THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR

Diversionary announces their online stream of their World Premiere hit production of THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR

The Triad Theatre to Present THE SONGWRITERS' SALON

THE SONGWRITERS' SALON features 3 select musical theatre writers bimonthly. It is a casual and intimate playground for high-caliber songwriters to share their work & a chance for the audience to get to know the masterminds behind today's musicals. Hosted by BARBARA WALSH (Tony Nominee, Falsettos, Company). Conceived and Directed by Colton Pometta. Produced by Sam Permutt and Colton Pometta at The Triad Theatre NYC.

Wake Up With BWW 3/6: Read the Reviews For GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, and More!

Today's top stories: Read the reviews for Girl From the North Country, and more!

Jenn Colella Will Lead Abingdon Theatre Company's Reading Of New Musical TALK TO ME

Abingdon Theatre Company will present a reading of Talk to Me, a new musical with book and lyrics by Charlie Sohne, music by Tim Rosser, music direction by Paul Staroba and direction by Joe Barros. Jenn Colella will lead the cast, alongside Zachary Noah Piser (Dear Evan Hansen), Troy Iwata (Be More Chill), and Brynn Williams (Spongebob Squarepants).

Chip Deffaa's THE BOY NEXT DOOR Cast Album Is Available Now

ASCAP Award-winning writer/producer Chip Deffaa's new CD, 'The Boy Next Door'--being released today--features such  Broadway notables as Stephen Bogardus ('Bright Star'), John Tartaglia ('Avenue Q'), Seth Sikes ('The Band's Visit'), Charlie Franklin ('The Book of Mormon'), and others. 

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With the Cast Of A Little New Music's 20th Edition

Broadway's next generation comes to LA in A Little New Music's 20th concert of new musical theatre songs in The Sorting Room's 2019 Summer Series at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on June 26th at 7:00 pm. Kathy Deitch (B'way WICKED, FOOTLOOSE) will host. Multiple LA Ovation Award-winning composer Gregory Nabours (THE TROUBLE WITH WORDS, MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL) returns as music director, leading the ALNM band. Ticket availability is extremely limited, but there will be a waitlist. Scroll down for photos of the cast in rehearsal.

Broadway's Kathy Deitch Will Host A LITTLE NEW MUSIC At The Wallis

Broadway's next generation comes to LA with featured performances by Jonah Platt (B'way: WICKED, "JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Live"), Olivier Award nominee April Nixon (B'way SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, TOMMY), and Carrie Manolakos (B'way: MAMMA MIA) in A Little New Music's 20th concert of new musical theatre songs in The Sorting Room's 2019 Summer Series at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on June 26th at 7:00 p.m.  Kathy Deitch (B'way WICKED, FOOTLOOSE) will host. Multiple LA Ovation Award-winning composer Gregory Nabours (THE TROUBLE WITH WORDS, MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL) returns as music director, leading the ALNM band.

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes Shaina Taub, Kleban Prize Winners Sarah Hammond, Charlie Sohne

Every year at this time, I get very excited because I get the chance to meet some of the most promising lyricist and librettist in musical theater at the Kleban Prize Reception. Sometimes, I get a chance to talk to them before the big day. I recently got the chance to talk to 2 of the 3 winners of the coveted prize in studio, Sarah Hammond and Charlie Sohne, and I got a chance to talk to the 3rd winner, Shaina Taub, at the event along with some of the other notable guests.

Photo Coverage: Sarah Hammond, Shaina Taub, and Charlie Sohne Honored With 2019 Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre

The annual KLEBAN PRIZE FOR MUSICAL THEATRE presentation took place Monday, February 4 at ASCAP, 250 W. 57th Street. Broadway's legendary musical theater creators and up-and-comers alike, came out to honor this year's three prize winners, perform some of their material, and present the prizes at a reception hosted by ASCAP and BMI.

Sarah Hammond, Shaina Taub, and Charlie Sohne Receive Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre

The Kleban Foundation has announced the recipients of the 29th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. The judges declared a tie in the most promising musical theatre lyricist category between Sarah Hammond and Shaina Taub. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Charlie Sohne. The 2019 prizes will be presented on Monday, February 4, 2018, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI at ASCAP.

34 Participants Announced For 7th Annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony At Goodspeed

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 34 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2019 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 21 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration.

Industry Interview: Michael Korie, Laurence O'Keefe, Diana Son & Rachel Routh on the Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows Program

The Dramatists Guild of America is the originator of the Dramatists Guild Fellows program, with a mission is to enhance the sense of community among developing American dramatists by offering a year-long workshop designed to augment their training with practical experience and career information resources.

Tim Rosser FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Tim Rosser written?

Tim Rosser has written 2 shows including The Boy Who Danced On Air (Music), Talk To Me (Composer).

What awards has Tim Rosser been nominated for?

Tim Rosser has been nominated for the Jonathan Larson Grant.

What awards has Tim Rosser won?

Tim Rosser has won the Jonathan Larson Grant.

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