Featured Five, Vol. 5: In Praise of Women

This blog is a part of The Directory of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers, found online at www.contemporarymusicaltheatre.com.  __________________ This is Women’s History month, the thirty-one days we set aside to honor the work of women in various fields throughout the centuries.  Certainly, many women have made invaluable contributions to the arts in every possible genre. Edna… Read More Featured Five, Vol. 5: In Praise of Women

Featured Five, Vol. 2 – Story Songs

This blog is a part of The Directory of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers, found online at www.contemporarymusicaltheatre.com.  __________________ Finish this sentence: “T’was the night before Christmas, and all through the house…” Our point exactly.  We all love a good story.  So this month we’re celebrating some great story songs from the Directory.  There’s a lot to… Read More Featured Five, Vol. 2 – Story Songs

Featured Five, Vol. 1 – Look Out World, Here I Come!

This blog is a part of The Directory of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers, found online at http://www.contemporarymusicaltheatre.com.  __________________ In preparing for the launch of http://www.contemporarymusicaltheatre.com, Lorene and I became reacquainted with some our “old friends” – the over 360 songs currently in the Directory. Of course, we both have our favorites, but with so many… Read More Featured Five, Vol. 1 – Look Out World, Here I Come!

Interview with Rick Walters

This blog is a part of The Directory of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers, found online at www.contemporarymusicaltheatre.com.  __________________     Do you know this man? I bet you do without even knowing it. Rick Walters is Vice President of Classical Publications at Hal Leonard Corporation and, perhaps most notably, the editor of the well-regarded multi-volume The… Read More Interview with Rick Walters