Author Archives: shoshanagreenberg

Countdown to 2017: 2016 Books

Last year, I read 12 books! This year I read 11, but the drop is due to only reading 1 A Series of Unfortunate Events book with my babysitting charge this year instead of 2. I’ve still read 10 books … Continue reading

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Countdown to 2017: 2016 Theater

Last year I saw 89 productions, which was a significant jump from the previous year’s 73. This year I saw… 69, the lowest it has ever been (yes, I’m aware I still see way more than the average person). I … Continue reading

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DAYS OF RAGE Reading

Tonight, New York Theatre Barn presents a reading of our musical: DAYS OF RAGE Book + Music by Hyeyoung Kim Book + Lyrics by Shoshana Greenberg   Directed by Joe Barros (Gigi, Cagney) Musical Direction by Christopher D. Littlefield Associate … Continue reading

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“Days of Rage” at NYTB New Works Series

My musical Days of Rage with composer and co-bookwriter Hyeyoung Kim will be part of the November 7th New York Theatre Barn New Works Series! I’m thrilled to showcase songs from this politically-charged show the night before the election. Monday, … Continue reading

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Blog Post: Natalie Babbitt and Tuck Everlasting, an Appreciation

I want to say a few words about the author Natalie Babbitt, who passed away on Monday at age 84, because Tuck Everlasting was my favorite childhood book and remains one of my favorite books to this day. When people … Continue reading

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What I Did on My Summer Vacation

We’ve made it to fall! Soon leaves will turn brown, we’ll dust off our boots, and life will get crazy (because that’s what always seems to happen in the fall). But for now, let’s look back at what I did … Continue reading

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Blog Post: Why We Need This Ghostbusters Reboot

Last night I watched the original Ghostbusters in anticipation of the reboot that opens this weekend. I have a discordant reaction to this film in that I always laugh through it but I also get so angry that one of the few female characters, Dana Barrett, … Continue reading

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Reading of LIGHTNING MAN at Turtle Bay Music School

The musical Lightning Man, my collaboration with composer Jeffrey Dennis Smith and bookwriter Maggie-Kate Coleman, will have a public reading at the Turtle Bay Music School this Monday as part of Jeffrey Dennis Smith’s residency there. We are excited to present … Continue reading

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Park and Bark: 12 Mini-Operas About Fort Greene Park

For the past three months, I have been participating in a class at my former graduate program (the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU). In the class we wrote mini-operas about Fort Greene Park, a park with a fascinating history that … Continue reading

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Spring Singing

My final chorus concert this spring is the New York Pops 33rd Birthday Gala: Do You Hear the People Sing on Monday, May 2nd at Carnegie Hall. We get to celebrate the collaborations of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, the songwriting team … Continue reading

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