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An Interview with the Writers of the Musical Black Hole Wedding

Renewable Energy is coming to the New York Musical Festival–in the form of the new musical Black Hole Wedding. In this satire of energy politics, a corrupt oil baron battles a shy geek and his fiancé in the face of a large and powerful black hole. I talked to writers Katherine Brann Fredricks (words) and Paul E. Nelson (music) about musicalizing a black hole, researching and writing about a chicken bone fuel generator and an electronic sniffer, and why you shouldn’t call this a sci-fi musical. Continue reading

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Countdown to 2019: 2018 Theater

Last year I saw 75 shows, not a bad showing. This year I saw 65. Sadly, 69 had been the lowest count thus far, so now I’ve hit a new low. I’m accepting that my show count should be in the 60s and … Continue reading

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New Cabaret Show: “Not Coming Back”

On Sunday, November 4th, I debuted my new cabaret show, “Not Coming Back.” It was a wonderful afternoon at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre on Christopher Street. My cabarets are a hybrid of storytelling, songs I wrote, and existing musical theater … Continue reading

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DAYS OF RAGE WORKSHOP AT TOWN STAGES

As part of our Sokoloff Fellowship at Town Stages, Hyeyoung Kim and I are doing two mini-workshop presentations of our new musical Days of Rage on Wednesday, October 17th at 7pm and Thursday, October 18th at 4pm at Town Stages in Tribeca. Days of … Continue reading

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Shoshana Interviewed!

I was interviewed for both a podcast and a blog this summer! In June, I was a guest on Julia Meinwald and Sam Heldt’s podcast, The 29-Hour Podcast: Conversations with theater actors, writers, and directors. I talk to Julia and Sam … Continue reading

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The Third International Thornton Wilder Conference

From July 11 – 14, I attended the Third International Thornton Wilder Conference given by the Thornton Wilder Society, the Wilder family, and the Monadnock Center for History and Culture. The conference was in Peterborough, New Hampshire, the town which … Continue reading

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Musical Theater Today Volume 2 Launch!

This year I have been a contributing editor for Musical Theater Today, an annual print publication consisting of interviews, work excerpts, and essays from some of the most prominent and influential musical theater artists of our time, including Michael John … Continue reading

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“A Story No One Knows” a Finalist for Live & In Color Retreat and Workshop

Our musical “A Story No One Knows” was a finalist for the 2018 Live & In Color (formerly Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat) two-week retreat and workshop! “Inspired by decedent property agents, the people who clean up an apartment after a … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Theater Company’s New Works Spring Forth: Performing Two Songs in Hometown Show

This Saturday, May 12th, I am performing two of my songs, “Dark Night” and “The Decay,” in my hometown of Upper Dublin, PA. I’m so excited to bring my work home and to hear what others are working on outside … Continue reading

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A Story No One Knows at New York Theatre Barn’s New Works Series

Shoshana Greenberg and Hyeyoung Kim’s A Story No One Knows Headlines New York Theatre Barn’s New Works Series The eleventh season of New York Theatre Barn‘s New Works Series continues on Monday, April 16, 2018 with pre-premieres of two new … Continue reading

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