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Janine McGuire is one half of McGuire & Simon, a NYC-based musical theatre writing team. Along with her collaborator Arri Lawton Simon, she is currently adapting the 2006 Eytan Fox film The Bubble for the stage as BORDERS, the story of two men, one Israeli and one Palestinian, who fall in love. ... (read complete bio)
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Janine McGuire is one half of McGuire & Simon, a NYC-based musical theatre writing team. Along with her collaborator Arri Lawton Simon, she is currently adapting the 2006 Eytan Fox film The Bubble for the stage as BORDERS, the story of two men, one Israeli and one Palestinian, who fall in love. ... (read complete bio)
THE SPOTLIGHT SERIES to Spotlight McGuire & Simon, March 2 Photo THE SPOTLIGHT SERIES to Spotlight McGuire & Simon, March 2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2021

THE SPOTLIGHT SERIES, a bi-monthly live streamed concert series created by A LITTLE NEW MUSIC will “spotlight” musical theatre team Janine McGuire and Arri Lawton Simon on Tuesday, March 2nd. The event will be co-hosted by co-producers Luke H. Klipp and Kila Packett. The executive producer for the ALNM Spotlight Series is amy francis schott.

Sisco & Josepher Launch New Radio Show IN BETWEEN THE LINES On Musical Theatre Radio Photo Sisco & Josepher Launch New Radio Show IN BETWEEN THE LINES On Musical Theatre Radio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021

David Sisco and Laura Josepher, owners of ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com, are launching a new radio show on MusicalTheatreRadio.com on Saturday, January 16 at 10 AM (EST).

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Aisha Jackson, Kennedy Caughell and More Perform in Virtual Concert Ben Photo PHOTOS/VIDEO: Aisha Jackson, Kennedy Caughell and More Perform in Virtual Concert Benefiting ASTEP
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020

ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com produced a 60-minute virtual concert on Thursday, April 30, which featured live performances by Broadway performers and songwriters alike as a benefit for Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP). 

Kennedy Caughell, Aisha Jackson, and More Join ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com's Conce Photo Kennedy Caughell, Aisha Jackson, and More Join ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com's Concert Benefiting ASTEP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020

ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com is producing a 70-minute virtual concert on Thursday, April 30 at 8 PM (EST) featuring live performances by Broadway performers and songwriters alike as a benefit for Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP).

ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com Will Host a Virtual Concert Benefiting ASTEP Photo ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com Will Host a Virtual Concert Benefiting ASTEP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020

ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com is producing a 70-minute virtual concert on Thursday, April 30 at 8 PM (EST) featuring live performances by Broadway performers and songwriters alike as a benefit for Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP).

Regional Spotlight: How NY Theatre Barn is Working Through The Global Health Crisis Photo Regional Spotlight: How NY Theatre Barn is Working Through The Global Health Crisis
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2020

Today, we're checking in with NY Theatre Barn, with Artistic Director Joe Barros.

New York Theatre Barn Will Live Stream Excerpts from New Musicals BORDERS and SUEÑOS Photo New York Theatre Barn Will Live Stream Excerpts from New Musicals BORDERS and SUEÑOS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will host another free live stream of their New Works Series on Tuesday, April 16, 2020 at 7PM EDT, with pre-premieres of the new musicals Borders and Sueños: Our American Musical. Meet the writers of these new musicals, and get a glimpse of live excerpts from both shows.

The York Theatre Company Will Present The NEO Reading Series Presentation Of The New  Photo The York Theatre Company Will Present The NEO Reading Series Presentation Of The New Musical BORDERS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

The York Theatre Company, as part of its acclaimed NEO Reading Series, will present a staged reading of the new musical Borders, with book, music, and lyrics by 2019 NEO writers Janine McGuire and Arri Lawton Simon, based on the film The Bubble by Eytan Fox and Gal Uchovsky, for ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. at the York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Admission to the presentation is by invitation only.

27 Writers Of 9 New Musicals Announced For Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Photo 27 Writers Of 9 New Musicals Announced For Rhinebeck Writers Retreat
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

Founding Executive Director Kathy Evans announced the 27 writers of nine new musicals for Rhinebeck Writers Retreat's summer weeklong residencies. This year's artists include Obie-winner Heather Christian, Kleban-winner Brian Crawley, TV and film writers Bekah Brunstetter (THIS IS US) and Cinco Paul (DESPICABLE ME), inaugural Stephen Schwartz Award winner Oliver Houser, and ASCAP Foundation scholarship winner Khiyon Hursey. The musicals cover a wide range of subjects. Four have LGBTQ themes: a historical look at Florida in the 1950s (IN A SUNSHINE STATE), a Palestinian/Israeli love story (BORDERS), a modern coming of age of a young black man (SEAN'S STORY PART I | THE AWAKENING), and a fantasy queer rock musical celebrating lady love (TL;DR: THELMA LOUISE; DYKE REMIX). Two are darkly comedic historical musicals: one featuring Mary Magdelene (A.D. 16) and the second a WWII plot to foil Hitler (OPERATION MINCEMEAT). Other subjects include the opioid crisis (ALMOST HEAVEN), the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 (THE GOLDEN SPIKE), and a mystery involving a woman with a sleep disorder (NARCOLEPSY).

BMI Lehman Engel Present Musical Theatre Workshop Showcase Photo BMI Lehman Engel Present Musical Theatre Workshop Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

Last night, the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop held a special performance of memorable songs created during this year's workshop at the quaint Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in New York City. This esteemed workshop has been cultivating rising talent since 1961 and fostered some of the brilliant minds behind a variety of notable award-winning shows such as Avenue Q, The Book of Mormon, A Chorus Line, Raisin and Nine.

York Theatre Hosts NEO of the Future Photo York Theatre Hosts NEO of the Future
by Carissa Chesanek - Mar 11, 2019

On Monday, March 4th, The York Theatre Company in New York City held its 2019 NEO13: A Concert Celebration. The one-night only musical theatre concert series founded in 2003 and stands for 'New, Emerging, Outstanding,' showcased the work of several emerging writers.

Photo Flash: Inside NEO 13: A Concert Celebration Of Emerging Musical Theatre Writers Photo Photo Flash: Inside NEO 13: A Concert Celebration Of Emerging Musical Theatre Writers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, presented the 2019 installment of the celebrated concert series NEO, featuring works by new/emerging/outstanding musical theatre writersAmanda D'Archangelis & Sami Horneff, Julian Hornik, Janine McGuire & Arri Lawton Simon, and Madeline Myers. In addition to these six writers, this year's NEO of the Future program showcased two songs by writers who are currently undergraduate students: Sarah Kaufman, a senior at CAP21/Molloy College, and Caleb Smith, a junior at Penn State.

BMI Announces Musical Theatre Workshop Showcase Photo BMI Announces Musical Theatre Workshop Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop will present its top works at this year's showcase on Monday, April 1st at 3 PM and 6 PM. The shows will be held at The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in New York City (10 West 64th Street) and will premiere performances of the best of songs written and composed by recent members of this Drama League, Drama Desk and Tony honored workshop.   

“The Skivvies” Nick Cearley And Lauren Molina Host The York Theatre Company's NEO Photo “The Skivvies” Nick Cearley And Lauren Molina Host The York Theatre Company's NEO13: A CONCERT CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, has announced, today, Nick Cearley and Lauren Molina of The Skivvies will host, with their clothes on, the 2019 installment of the celebrated concert series NEO, featuring works by new/emerging/outstanding musical theatre writers Amanda D'Archangelis & Sami Horneff, Julian Hornik, Janine McGuire & Arri Lawton Simon, and Madeline Myers.

Ali Ewoldt, Sharone Sayegh, and More Announced for NEO13: A CONCERT CELEBRATION Photo Ali Ewoldt, Sharone Sayegh, and More Announced for NEO13: A CONCERT CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

The York Theatre Company announced today the roster of performing artists scheduled to perform in the 2019 installment of the celebrated concert series NEO, featuring works by new/emerging/outstanding musical theatre writers Amanda D'Archangelis & Sami Horneff, Julian Hornik, Janine McGuire & Arri Lawton Simon, and Madeline Myers.

York Theatre Company Presents NEO 2019: A CONCERT CELEBRATION Photo York Theatre Company Presents NEO 2019: A CONCERT CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, presents the 2019 installment of the celebrated concert series NEO, featuring works by new/emerging/outstanding musical theatre writers Amanda D'Archangelis & Sami Horneff, Julian Hornik, Janine McGuire & Arri Lawton Simon, and Madeline Myers.

34 Participants Announced For 7th Annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony At G Photo 34 Participants Announced For 7th Annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony At Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

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.

A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Returns to the Wallis Photo A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Returns to the Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

After a sold-out Wallis debut in July, A Little New Music will spotlight another lineup of emerging musical theatre talents for The Sorting Room's 2018 Winter Session at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, December 20 at 7:00 p.m. A Little New Music's audiences will enjoy original musical theatre songs firsthand before they hit Broadway or the regional circuit.

Photo Coverage: Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows Present New Works! Photo Photo Coverage: Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows Present New Works!
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2018

Last night, the 2017-2018 class of Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows presented excerpts of full length works at Playwrights Horizons at 7:00 PM. This presentation caps off a year spent working under the tutelage of Michael Korie (War Paint), Laurence O'Keefe (Heathers), Diana Son (Stop Kiss), and Sheri Wilner (Kingdom City).

Krystina Alabado, Joél Pérez, And Luke Smith Lead Casts Of BORDERS And INSIDE MY HE Photo Krystina Alabado, Joél Pérez, And Luke Smith Lead Casts Of BORDERS And INSIDE MY HEAD For New York Theatre Barn's New Works Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

The eleventh season of New York Theatre Barn's New Works Series continues today, September 4, 2018 with pre-premieres of two new musicals: Borders and Inside My Head.

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