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Simone Allen is a songwriter, music director/pianist, and arranger. She has performed at venues such as 54 Below, Joe's Pub, Signature Theatre, The Green Room 42, and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and collaborated with artists such as Shaina Taub, Mike Brun, Dave Malloy, Alex Lacamoire, Ellen ... (read complete bio)
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Birth Place: San Francisco, CA

Bio:
Simone Allen is a songwriter, music director/pianist, and arranger. She has performed at venues such as 54 Below, Joe's Pub, Signature Theatre, The Green Room 42, and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and collaborated with artists such as Shaina Taub, Mike Brun, Dave Malloy, Alex Lacamoire, Ellen ... (read complete bio)
PETER PAN, GODSPELL and More Announced in Berkshire Theatre Group's Revised 2020 Seas Photo PETER PAN, GODSPELL and More Announced in Berkshire Theatre Group's Revised 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2020

Berkshire Theatre Group and Kate Maguire have announced Berkshire Theatre's revised 2020 Season. Below is a message from Kate Maguire, sent out to all patrons on March 31:

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 2020 Summer Season Photo Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 2020 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director, CEO) are thrilled to announce Berkshire Theatre's 2020 Summer Season, with a casting sneak-peek. BTG will be releasing a complete season cast announcement at a later date.

Sundance Institute Theatre Program: An All-Women Cohort To Convene At MASS MoCA Lab Photo Sundance Institute Theatre Program: An All-Women Cohort To Convene At MASS MoCA Lab
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019

Sundance Institute's Theatre Program will support three ambitious new works for the stage, and their four women creators, at this year's two-week Theatre Lab at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA). The Lab, which runs from November 10 to November 24th, will feature the concentrated and abundant time and resources, including individual casting from a dedicated acting company and daily rehearsals, that has long been a signature of Sundance's Labs.

Directors And Musical Directors Announced For This Year's FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS Photo Directors And Musical Directors Announced For This Year's FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce this year's directors and musical directors for their 31st Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2019 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival events will kick off on Wednesday, October 23, with the return of The 46th Minute Concert at The Green Room 42.

Photo Flash: First Look at LADYSHIP a New Musical Setting Sail at NYMF Photo Photo Flash: First Look at LADYSHIP a New Musical Setting Sail at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

NEW YORK MUSICAL FESTIVAL and LADYSHIP, LLC present the world premiere production of Linda Good's and Laura Good's (from the acclaimed indie rock duo, The Twigs) musical LADYSHIP, musical directed by Simone Allen, directed by Samantha Saltzman (Matilda the Musical) as an Official Selection of the 2019 New York Musical Festival's Next Link Project. LADYSHIP will play five performances only at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center

Signature Theatre & American Theatre Magazine to Spotlight Design of OCTET Photo Signature Theatre & American Theatre Magazine to Spotlight Design of OCTET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

Signature Theatre and American Theatre will present an in-depth discussion with the design team behind Dave Malloy's Octet, showcasing the creative collaboration involved in bringing this acclaimed chamber choir a cappella musical to life.

NYMF's LADYSHIP Announces Dates and Casting; Maddie Shea Baldwin, Jennifer Blood and  Photo NYMF's LADYSHIP Announces Dates and Casting; Maddie Shea Baldwin, Jennifer Blood and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019

NEW YORK MUSICAL FESTIVAL and LADYSHIP, LLC announce the dates and casting for the world premiere production of Linda and Laura Good's (from the acclaimed indie rock duo, The Twigs) musical LADYSHIP, musical directed by Simone Allen, directed by Samantha Saltzman (Matilda the Musical) as an Official Selection of the 2019 New York Musical Festival's Next Link Project.

Photo Flash: Inside LETTERS TO THE PRESIDENT, A New Multi-Composer Song Cycle Photo Photo Flash: Inside LETTERS TO THE PRESIDENT, A New Multi-Composer Song Cycle
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

Since George Washington took office in 1783, writing letters to the President has provided citizens of all ages, races, political parties, and backgrounds an outlet to express their most personal concerns, hopes, and dreams. Letters to the President reimagines this archival canon of letters as a multi-composer song cycle, with each song inspired by an individual letter in the archive.

Andrew Chappelle, Whitney Bashor And More Join LETTERS TO THE PRESIDENT At Cooper Uni Photo Andrew Chappelle, Whitney Bashor And More Join LETTERS TO THE PRESIDENT At Cooper Union
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019

Letters to the President is a new multi-composer song cycle that reimagines letters written to Presidents throughout United States history. Each song is inspired by an individual archival letter and written by a different composer or writing team. The evening will feature composers' songs performed by a Broadway cast alongside readings of the letters that inspired them.

LETTERS TO THE PRESIDENT At The Cooper Union Announces Composer Line Up Photo LETTERS TO THE PRESIDENT At The Cooper Union Announces Composer Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Letters to the President, the multi-composer song cycle, reimagines letters written to Presidents throughout our United States history. Each song is inspired by an individual letter and written by a different composer or writing team.

Photo Flash: Open For Business! PIE SHOP PLAY By Alice Pencavel Opens At The Paradise Photo Photo Flash: Open For Business! PIE SHOP PLAY By Alice Pencavel Opens At The Paradise Factory
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2018

PIE SHOP PLAY opened with a splash on at the Paradise Factory on East 4th Street on Friday July 20th. The new play written by Alice Pencavel and directed by Sivan Battat is a maximalist theatrical event to tell the story of two sisters, Agnes and Kitty, who find their big dreams derailed when a disaster strikes their pie shop. Part of the second annual Corkscrew Festival of new work.

Rattlestick Announces Chant Bank's RESISTANCE JAMBOREE Featuring Lisa Kron Photo Rattlestick Announces Chant Bank's RESISTANCE JAMBOREE Featuring Lisa Kron
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

RATTLESTICK PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER in partnership with CHANT BANK and ST. JOHN'S IN THE VILLAGE is pleased to announce RESISTANCE JAMBOREE taking place on July 22, 2018 from 1:00pm-3:00pm at St. John's in the Village (218 West 11th St).

NYMF Concert Series Includes Ariana DeBose, Lesli Margherita, Lauren Pritchard and Mo Photo NYMF Concert Series Includes Ariana DeBose, Lesli Margherita, Lauren Pritchard and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) announces the performer and composer lineup for two of their concert events: Intersecting Chords and How The Light Gets In.

Rattlestick's NEW SONGS NOW to Feature Georgia Stitt, Lucas Steele, and More Photo Rattlestick's NEW SONGS NOW to Feature Georgia Stitt, Lucas Steele, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced the line-up for performers and post-show facilitators for NEW SONGS NOW, an unplugged concert series taking place July 22 through July 26 at 7:00pm at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater.

Corkscrew Theater Festival Presents Alice Pencavel's PIE SHOP PLAY Photo Corkscrew Theater Festival Presents Alice Pencavel's PIE SHOP PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Corkscrew Theater Festival presents Pie Shop Play, written by Alice Pencavel and directed by Sivan Battat. Running July 20-29, Pie Shop Play concerns two sisters whose big dreams are derailed when the pipes in their pie shop burst, leaking toxic unknowns that rob them of coherent speech. As the shop slowly floods, buried trauma, and secrets pour forth as well, forcing the sisters to work it out (through garbled English) before they drown. Performed by Devin Kessler, Futaba Shioda*, Kaylee Simonson, Eliza Simpson*, and Madame Vivien V, Pie Shop Play is the third production in the second annual season of Corkscrew Theater Festival, a new summer theater festival that provides early-career artists with a high level of production support.

Feinstein's/54 Below to Host THE SONGS OF SIMONE ALLEN Photo Feinstein's/54 Below to Host THE SONGS OF SIMONE ALLEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Simone Allen in The Songs of Simone Allen on January 27th, 2018 at 11:30 PM. Simone Allen (Broadway Stands Up For Freedom/NYMF's Women of Note) makes her Feinstein's/54 Below debut in The Songs of Simone Allen. Simone presents a night of original singer/songwriter material as well as songs from her current musical theater project, Underground. Her unique sound draws from jazz, pop, rock, folk, and musical theater. She has received praise for her deep and varied collection of work and her natural fantastic melodic sensibility.

Ariana DeBose, Jessica Vosk, Ali Stroker and More to Star in WOMEN OF NOTE and HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) has announced the performer lineup for two of their concert events: Women of Note, and How The Light Gets In; and a new panel discussion with Honest Accomplice Theatre, titled Expanding Representations of Gender Identity and Sexuality on Stage.

The Riant Theatre's Strawberry One-Act Festival Announces 2016 Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Riant Theatre's Strawberry One-Act Festival (Van Dirk Fisher, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the finalists of the 2016 summer one-act play competition.

The Strawberry One-Act and Theater Festival to Run 7/14-31
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The Riant Theatre (Van Dirk Fisher, Artistic Director), a nonprofit theatre providing a nurturing environment to playwrights and theatremakers of diverse cultural backgrounds, proudly presents the 29th Season of the Strawberry One-Act and Theatre Festival. The festival opens on July 14th and runs through July 31st. Each evening will feature a program of one to four plays out of twenty-nine one-act works presented in competition, and on selected evenings, one of five full-length plays. All performances are presented at the Theatre at St. Clement's (423 West 46th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenue, NYC).