FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present LET’S DRINK TO THAT: THE MUSIC & LYRICS OF DREW GASPARINI on Monday, September 11th at 9:30pm with a cast featuring 2016 Tony nominee Alex Brightman (School of Rock), Colton Ryan (Dear Evan Hansen), and Will Roland (Dear Evan Hansen), among others.  Composer Drew Gasparini is BACK at Feinstein’s/54 Below this September!  Drew’s concerts have a well-earned reputation for serving up an epic party celebrating… Read More

A Woman Named Kate

Please Note – The post was originally published on [divider style=”e.g. blank, dotted, solid, double”][/divider] I know this woman. Her name is Kate. She is a warrior. A warrior, I tell ya. She’s a warrior for the arts. For theatre. For dance. For music. For film. She’s a warrior for expression. She’s a warrior for people – people from all different walks of life. And she’s most certainly a warrior for… Read More

COMING SOON: Ladies of Eve

Ladies of Eve is an evening of music (from both the musical theatre and pop world) and prose – celebrating the feminine spirit and all her glory. Conceived and produced by Megan Minutillo the evening will feature performances by Loni Ackerman (Cats, Evita), Anna Ty Bergman, Melanie Brook, Daisy Eagan (The Secret Garden), Kasie Gasparini (Mamma Mia), Kerri George, Molly Hager (Heathers), Melissa Rose Hirsch (The Bad Years), Jessica Kahkoska, Elyssa Brette… Read More

Behind the Scenes: Lucky Disaster Volume 4

Hello Beautiful People, Lucky Disaster Volume 4 is two weeks from now. TWO WEEKS. And I’m not even sure where to begin with this behind the scenes feature – there’s just so much to say. And I’m trying to spare you all from a novel here. Let’s start with this – Lucky Disaster Volume 4 is at The Cutting Room. This is the first time we’re not having it at Don’t Tell… Read More

COMING SOON: Lucky Disaster 303 at Don’t Tell Mama

Hello Beautiful People, I’m so excited for the next concert in the Lucky Disaster Concert Series.  The music, the cast, the all around process regarding this particular show has just been phenomenal, with great theater comes great collaboration, and these performers, composers, and musicians are nothing short of exceptional. For those of you who are not familiar with the concept of the Lucky Disaster Concert Series, allow me to explain.  Lucky Disaster… Read More

A Write Teacher(s) Spotlight: The Bluest Ink: A Multimedia Revue Staged in Concert

Hello Beautiful People, The Write Teacher(s) was started for a multitude of reasons, many of which were a variety of teaching experiences.  You see, I grew up around the theater. I went to my first Broadway show when I was five.  I grew up listening to the soundtracks of shows, Broadway shows. Family car rides were filled with sounds of Irving Berlin, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Flaherty, George Gershwin, Marvin Hamlisch, John Kander,… Read More

COMING SOON: “The Bluest Ink” at (le) poisson rogue

Max Friedman/Charlie Rosen & Van Patten Media Present… “the bluest iNK” A Multimedia Revue Staged In Concert Featuring the music & lyrics of Stephen Sondheim  August 26, 2013 at (le) poisson rouge – show starts at 10PM — “The Bluest Ink” is a multimedia revue featuring contemporary jazz arrangements of the works of Stephen Sondheim, conceived and directed by Max Friedman, with musical direction and arrangements by Charlie Rosen. The show will… Read More

A Write Teacher(s) Spotlight: Drew Gasparini at Joe’s Pub

Hello Beautiful People, Once again I found myself at Joe’s Pub, in the company of people I love, admire, and respect.  The pub was packed, and eager to hear the music of one supremely talented musician, the one and only – Drew Gasparini. It’s not hard to write wonderful things about Drew’s music. Anyone who’s listened to his work will attest to that fact. The man has a gift, pure and simple…. Read More

A Write Teacher(s) Spotlight: Bend in the Road

Hello Beautiful People, When I first heard that Benjamin Endsley Klein was directing Bend in the Road at the New York Musical Theatre Festival, I knew that it was one of the shows that I had to see. If you saw Ann, you know exactly what I’m talking about. (If you didn’t, well, that’s a shame – you absolutely missed out.) Now, in Bend in the Road, Benjamin Endsley seamlessly moves the… Read More

COMING SOON: Drew Gasparini and Highlights from “I Could Use a Drink” at Joe’s Pub

Drew Gasparini and Highlights from “I Could Use a Drink” at Joe‘s Pub Who: Drew Gasparini and… Alex Brightman, Blake Daniel, Kasie Gasparini, Chloe Gasparini, F. Michael Haynie, Andrew Kober, Eric Michael Krop, Julia Mattison, Lauren Pritchard, Krysta Rodriguez, Preston Sadleir, Alexander Sage Oyen, Kacie Sheik,  Keith White… What: They sing. Badass tunes. Funny tunes. A night of contemporary musical theatre goodness. When: July 29th – 9:30 pm Where: Joe’s Pub Why: Because… Read More