Book by Marian Partee, Lyrics by Noelle Donfeld, Music by Jan Powell
Even if your lover's gruesome, you could be an awesome twosome!
TWICE TOLD TALES
Written by Bill Berry, Kellen Blair, Nick DeGregorio, Scott Guy, Bill Johnson, Ed Martel, and Clay Zambo
An evening of four one-act musicals based on classic American short stories by O.Henry, Hawthorne, Poe, Twain.
NMI DEVELOPMENT: The Academy developed these shows for the Colony Theatre. Workshopped with the Academy Repertory Company. Featured at the Academy's 2008 Showcase.
AFTER NMI: Now marketing national campaign for production.
book by Scott Guy
music by Todd Irving
lyrics by Mitch Glaser
developed in association with the Academy for New Musical Theatre
for the UCIrvine Department of Drama
Would you do whatever Charlie asked?
NMI DEVELOPMENT: Following developmental workshops at ANMT and UCI in 2010 and 2011, Manson's Girls was part of UCI's annual Festival of New Musicals in the spring of 2011, and was featured as part of ANMT's summer programming in 2012.
AFTER NMI: Contemplated production 2013-14 - UCIrvine season
A RING IN BROOKLYN
Book and Lyrics by Eric Dodson
Music by Alan Ross Fleishman
a frickin' musical
GHOST-S: a musical about a musical
Book by Kincaid Jones
Lyrics by Noelle Donfeld and Brian Woodbury
Music by Brian Woodbury
In this ghost town, the past always comes back to haunt you.
NMI DEVELOPMENT: Ghost-s was developed as part of the Academy for New Musical Theatre's producer-driven initiative. In producer-driven projects, the staff at ANMT put together a creative team and help develop a musical for the specific needs of a particular producer, in exchange for a promise of a public staged reading of the completed show and the option of a first production. Ghost-s began as a 'commission' from the Lyric Theatre in Hollywood as an adaptation of Ibsen's Ghosts.
Staged Reading: Lyric Theatre, Hollywood, 2010
Concert Reading: STAGES New Musicals Festival, North Hollywood, 2011
IN THE MIND OF OLYMPIANS
written by composers and lyricists with Mercury Musical Developments (London) and ANMT
a musical revue
Tinseltown Christmas - A New Musical
Book and Lyrics by Chana Wise, Music by Carl Johnson
A fast paced musical comedy of errors, blending quick tempers, sharp wit, romance and the golden age of Hollywood, with a little magic.
POWDER PUFF PILOTS
Book by Marian Partee, lyrics by Noelle Donfeld, music by Cindy O'Connor
In the first Women's National Air Derby in 1929, fourteen brave pilots must prove that men don't have a corner on the sky.
E-$CAPE: A CYBERMUSICAL
book and lyrics by Scott Guy, music by Clifford Tasner
The price of pixels just went up.
NMI DEVELOPMENT: 2010 - Festival of New Musicals; concert production; UCIrvine.
2009 - Festival of New Musicals; workshop production; UCIrvine
2009 - Workshops with the Academy Repertory Company; ANMT
Book and Lyrics by Tara Redepenning & Hillary Rollins; Music and Lyrics by Darin Goulet
A story of 'the ones nobody wanted'
NMI DEVELOPMENT: This show was developed in the first collaboration between ANMT and the Drama Department at UC Irvine. After a series of workshops and staged readings in 2009 and 2010, including a run at NoHo Arts Center, AGING OUT was given a full production by UC Irvine in January 2011.
Book and Lyrics by Carl Ritchie, Music by Charles Pelletier
Or, The Ladies of the Hood River Horticultural Society, and the Flower That Nearly Destroyed Them.
NMI DEVELOPMENT: Sharon Maroney of Broadway Rose Theatre in Oregon approached the Academy with the idea of developing a new musical which would feature Oregon and perhaps also feature her local Oregon stars. The Academy developed Sour Grapes for Broadway Rose Theatre using its classic model: assembling the creative team, followed by idea, outline, 15-minute presentation and first draft.
AFTER NMI: Sour Grapes had a public reading at Broadway Rose Theatre in August 2006, and a workshop production at the Copake Lake Theatre Company in September 2006.