Anthology, Volume 18: Pop/Rock Uptempo (Women)

If you’ve been following our “Anthology” series, you know we’ve been featuring awesome contemporary musical theatre songs by genre: Story Songs, Dramatic Up-Tempo, Dramatic Ballad, Comedic Up-Tempo (Women), Comedic Up-Tempo (Men), Comedic Ballad (Women), Comedic Ballad (Men), Pop/Rock Uptempos (Men). Click on the corresponding link to check them out. This week, we are highlighting five… Read More Anthology, Volume 18: Pop/Rock Uptempo (Women)

Screlting, or Please Don’t Stand So Close to Me, Vol. 3

This blog is a part of www.contemporarymusicaltheatre.com. Don’t sing just any song. Sing something new! ________________________________ Over the last couple weeks, we’ve talked about screlting – the growing pandemic of scream-belting a (usually contemporary) song. If you’re just joining in, it might be best to take a look at Part I and Part II before reading this final… Read More Screlting, or Please Don’t Stand So Close to Me, Vol. 3

ICVT Conference, Day Three: 2013 Top 25 Directory Songs

This blog is a part of The Directory of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers, found online at www.contemporarymusicaltheatre.com.  __________________ The Directory continues to flourish, with new writers and songs every month. We’re thrilled writers are finding us and wanting to get involved with our resource. We’re equally happy teachers, students and all sorts of musical theatre professionals… Read More ICVT Conference, Day Three: 2013 Top 25 Directory Songs

Reflections on a Great Evening of Contemporary Theatre Songs

This blog is a part of The Directory of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers, found online at www.contemporarymusicaltheatre.com.  __________________ It’s hard to believe a little over a year ago Lorene Phillips and I were talking about starting this thing called The Directory of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers. The recent launch concert for our new(ish) website http://www.contemporarymusicaltheatre.com was… Read More Reflections on a Great Evening of Contemporary Theatre Songs