Beth Falcone, composer/lyricist of "Wanda's World" is recipient of the 2009 Kleban Award for excellence in lyric writing and will receive a $100,000 award from the foundation set up by Ed Kleban, lyricist of "A Chorus Line" and "A Class Act." Wanda's World had its first public performance at Musical Mondays in 2006.
"Come Home" by Mark Janas and Peter Napalitano from "Pinocchio of Chelsea," seen at Musical Mondays in 2007, received the 2009 MAC Award for Best Song of the Year.
"Next to Normal" by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, seen at Musical Mondays with the title "Feeling Electric" currently plays on Broadway at the Booth Theatre and has been nominated for 11 Tony Awards, including "Best Musical" and "Best Score." The 2002 Musical Mondays cast included Greg Naughton, Liz Larson and Tony Winner Norbert Leo Butts.
Friends of Musical Mondays receive a special discount code for "Next to Normal" tickets by going to this weblink: nexttonormal.com/friendsandfamily/
What: The BMI Smoker, modeled on the Cambridge University Smokers from Maury Yeston's undergraduate days. New theatre songs from members of the Tony? honored BMI-Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop.
Where: BMI, 320 West 57th Street, Third Floor Media Room.
When: Thursday, April 30, 5:30 PM
Reservations: Sylvia Santana-Vega, 212 830-8360 or SSantana@BMI.com
Produced for the BMI Workshop by Patrick Cook and Frank Evans
55 minute preview of
The Dirty Hippie Jam Band Project
An original musical about a gaggle of modern-day neo-hippies who follow a Phish-style band around the country.
Composer: Dan Israel
Lyricist: Phoebe Kreutz
Book: Adam Mathias
If you were with us at the last BMI Workshop Showcase, you already heard a few of the
delightfully humorous songs from this very entertaining new musical.
Jerry Orbach Theater in the Snapple Theatre Center
210 West 50th Street, just west of Broadway
Reservations: 212-989-6706 or email@example.com
Tuesday, December 2, 4 PM
The Thing About Joe
You may have seen Musical Mondays' first presentation of this quirky new musical comedy by Matthew Hardy and (Emmy and
Grammy Award Winner) Randy Klein.
No longer a one-man show, the full cast "The Thing About Joe" tells the story of Joe
Christiansen from Preston, Idaho, who rebels against his pill-pushing psychiatrist mother and journeys to New York
to pursue his dream of becoming a great Maitre d' like his father who was killed in a freak flaming Bananas Foster
Tuesday, November 25, 6:30 PM
Writers Raymond Bokhour, (currently Amos in Chicago) and Simon Gray (2007 BMI Foundation Harrington Award Winner) have adapted the 1928 Soviet play "The Suicide" by Nikokai Erdman.
Their hero, an unemployed grouch, believes a suicide may be his only chance for greatness.
MMTL presents a 55 minute
preview of this dark comedy with rich music and genuinely witty lyrics.
Monday, October 6th, 2008
WORKS IN PROGRESS
highlights material and performances that are ready to be test-run in front of the supportive and nurturing
The special co-host will be Frank Evans, veteran lyricist, librettist and BMI steering committee member.
Salon host Mark Janas and Peter Napolitono invite many fellow BMI-ers and Musical Mondays patrons to listen to new songs
from shows in progress.
No cover, no minimum.
Early birds get a $10 coupon good for food and drink.
59 W44th St / 5th & 6th Avenues
The Tony® Honored BMI Lehman Engel
Musical Theatre Workshop
Showcase of New Theatre Songs
From members of the Workshop
Thursday, June 12, 2008
The Jerry Orbach Theatre
Running Time: 90 minutes
at the Snapple Theatre Center
210 West 50th Street, just west of Broadway
Reception follows at the Theatre
RSVP: Sylvia Santana-Vega: 212 830-8360
The Showcase is made possible by a grant from
The Cameron Mackintosh Foundation
A co-production with Musical Mondays Theatre Lab
|Previously this Spring
Stories ripped from the front pages of American history!
previews of two new musicals from the Tony® honored
BMI Musical Theatre Workshop
Monday, May 12, 2008, 6:30PM
Each presentation runs approximately 55 minutes.
The unlikely friendship behind the most famous burglary of the 20th Century.
Conservative operative G. Gordon Liddy pairs with C.I.A. agent Howard Hunt to oversee counterespionage for the Nixon
Campaign and "Watergate" enters the political dictionary.
From Stephen Sislen and Ben H. Winters, writers of "Slut, the Musical" (Fringe Festival, 2004, Off-Broadway, 2005) and
TheatreWorks "Midnight Ride of Paul Revere."
Monday, May 19, 2008, 6:30PM
Talk to the Dead
Séances, mediums, tables rising, spirit manifestations --- the true story of Kate and Maggie Fox, 12 and 14 year-old sisters,
whose prank convinced their parents that there were ghosts in their house ... and the movement of spiritualism was born.
From Patrick Cook and Frederick Freyer, writers of the Outer Critics' Circle Award nominated "Captains Courageous"
(Manhattan Theatre Club)
Admission: $10 or two shows for $16.00 (save 20%).
Reserve at 212 989-6706 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Snapple Theatre, 210 West 50th Street, just west of Broadway.
The War Brides Musical
Book by Ronald Sproat
Lyrics by Frank Evans
Music by Christopher Berg
Can love survive
half a world away?
A heartwarming musical about World War II British war brides and the American soldiers they loved. Back Home chronicles the lives of the women, separated from their husbands for nearly two years, in their struggle to be reunited with them. Cited by The Norwich Bulletin as "Best of the Year" and "the little musical that could" by The Philadelphia Enquirer.
LIMITED 2006 ENGAGEMENT!
Seven Performances Only!
The Sage Theater -
711 7th Ave @ 47th and 48th Streets
Monday, Sep 24th, 2006 at 8:00 pm
Tuesday, Sep 25th at 1:00
Wednesday, Sep 26th at 4:30
Friday, Sep 28th at 1:00
Saturday, Sep 29th at 8:00
Sunday, Sep 30th at 1:00
Sunday, Sep 30th at 4:30
The New York Musical Theatre Festival
Contact Frank Evans
email - FEvans123
212 691-2767 or 917-279-2853