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)

Featured Five, Vol. 15 – Time Does Not Bring Relief

This blog is a part of The Directory of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers, found online at http://www.contemporarymusicaltheatre.com. While scrolling through our ever increasing catalog of music on ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com, David and I realized we had four songs all with the same title: “Time Does Not Bring Relief.” Coincidence? No. Turns out all four songs were written… Read More Featured Five, Vol. 15 – Time Does Not Bring Relief

Reflections on VOW: The Directory’s Inaugural Workshop

This blog is a part of The Directory of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers, found online at www.contemporarymusicaltheatre.com.  ___________________________________ This past weekend, my colleague Laura Josepher and I watched twenty gifted musical theatre students premiere a 90-minute collection of new musical “shorts” threaded together with solo songs from The Directory. The three sold-out performances were the culmination… Read More Reflections on VOW: The Directory’s Inaugural Workshop

An Interview with Pat Cook

This blog is a part of The Directory of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers, found online at www.contemporarymusicaltheatre.com.  __________________     For the last seven years, I have been honored to be a part of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop, which helps theatre writers develop the craft necessary to effectively write musical theatre songs and… Read More An Interview with Pat Cook

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