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Recent and Upcoming Projects

Now Playing:

The Rivals (Weiner, Kellogg; Eric Tucker, dir) (Bucks County, PA)

Ordinary Days (Adam Gwon; The Clurman Theater (Off-Broadway))

Coming:

The Flamingo Kid (Frankel, Freedman; Darko Tresnjak, dir)

Knoxville (Stephen Flaherty, Lynn Ahrens) (Spring, 2020)

Nancy Drew: The Musical (Jeff Thomson/Jeremy Desmon)

Recent:

Carnegie Hall Gala ("Fable", "Children Will Listen/You've Got To Be Carefully Taught", "Save the Country"(Laura Nyro))
(Michael Tilson Thomas, Renée Fleming, Audra McDonald)

Renée Fleming CD ("Children Will Listen/You've Got To Be Carefully Taught")
(Decca Classics; Rob Fisher, cond.)

Nadine Sierra CD ("Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair")
(Deutsche Grammophon; Robert Spano, cond.)

The Royal Family of Broadway (William Finn, Rachel Sheinkin; John Rando, director. Barrington Stage)

Audra McDonald: Sing Happy CD (1 song: "Make Someone Happy")

War Paint (Broadway) (Frankel, Korie, Wright; Michael Greif; Nederlander Theatre, Broadway)

Amélie (Messé/Tysen/Lucas; Walter Kerr Theater, Broadway)

Morning Star (Ricky Ian Gordon/William Hoffman) (OnSite Opera, NYC)

Assassins (Stephen Sondheim; Jamie Lloyd, dir.) (Starring Aaron Tveit and Catherine Tate) (At the Chocolate Factory, London)
"...this superlatively acted production is as thrilling as it is bone-rattling... As nimbly orchestrated by Bruce Coughlin for an eight-piece orchestra, under the lucid musical direction of Alan Williams, it unfurls like a tattered flag rippling in an icy wind." (Isherwood, NY Times)

Urinetown (West End, London) (first-ever UK production, with expanded orchestration. Directed by Jamie Lloyd. At the Apollo)
"...even better than the Broadway production I saw back in 2001 - it’s sharp, smart, funny and disturbing." "...darkly entertaining and exceptionally sharp show." Charles Spencer, The Telegraph (London)

27 -- An opera in 5 Acts
Ricky Ian Gordon (composer), Royce Vavrek (libretto) Opera Theater of St Louis
"A Hit is a Hit is a Hit"... a "superlative world premiere"... "taut, witty and affecting" (Opera Today)

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