Contemporary Musical Theatre would like you to meet our newest team member, intern Nina Kauffman.… Read More Welcome to Our Newest Team Member, Nina Kauffman!
Artists need to mind their Ps and Qs. Or karma will find a delicious way of settling the score…… Read More Mind Your P’s & Q’s, or Karma
There’s often a disparity between what a teen guy should sing and what they end up singing. Hearing most of the auditions for Marymount Manhattan College’s musical theatre program, I see this all the time. We hear a lot of songs that are meant for guys 10 or more years older than the performer’s age. That’s… Read More Anthology, Volume Nine: Teen Guys
We have over 50 songs for legit mezzos on ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com. Update your book with some underperformed contemporary musical theatre.… Read More Anthology, Volume Eight: Legit Mezzo
Finding the right belt tenor audition song can be a little tricky. As with high belt/mixers, you have to make sure you’re not just screlting a Q#.… Read More Anthology, Volume Seven: Belt Tenor
With more kids discovering their love of musical theatre at younger ages, the need for more age-appropriate repertoire has increased (We can only listen to so many Little Red Riding Hoods and Annies). So recently we put a call out to our writers and asked them to submit some of their songs for youth and teens. We’re… Read More Anthology, Volume Six: Teen Girls
Musical theatre writers have always been sweet on mezzo belters: Mama Rose, Velma Kelly, Millie (of the thoroughly modern kind)… It’s a distinct, rich sound that suggests strength and fortitude. And there are certainly lots of great contemporary musical theatre songs to choose from for this voice type. Sad that we only can choose five, but why limit… Read More Anthology, Volume Five: Mezzo Belter