2016 Events

A Scythe of Time

A Scythe of Time

Book by Alan Harris; Music and Lyrics by Mark Alan Swanson

Inspired by two stories from Edgar Allan Poe, A SCYTHE OF TIME takes us to London, 1881, where the public can’t get enough of the infamously sensational Blackwood Articles, in which writers take their own lives and, in the process of dying, record their… [read more]

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Camp Rolling Hills

Camp Rolling Hills

Book and Lyrics by Stacy Davidowitz & David Spiegel; Music and Lyrics by Adam Spiegel

Pack up your duffle bags and head to Camp Rolling Hills for another wild summer of tune filled campfires, bunk beds, and treasure hunts (for missing underwear, that is!). From learning a new sport, to discovering a new talent, to finding their first love,… [read more]

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Children of Salt

Children of Salt

Music by Jaime Lozano; Book and Lyrics by Lauren Epsenhart

Children of Salt focuses on Raúl, an entrepreneur who infrequently returns home, avoiding people, and situations, which sent him packing twenty years prior. Upon learning of his estranged grandmother’s illness, Raúl again returns home to the beach, in… [read more]

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Dust Can

Dust Can't Kill Me

Book by Abigail Carney; Music and Lyrics by Elliah Heifetz

Drought, desperation, and a prophet’s promise of Paradise set a ragtag group of wayward souls on a Dust Bowl journey into the desert. When they arrive, their promised land is unlike anything they ever imagined, or anything they ever desired. Driven by a… [read more]

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Eh Dah? - Questions for my Father

Eh Dah? - Questions for my Father

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Aya Aziz; Presented by Hypokrit Theatre Company

“Ghetto-Hippie-Arab-Commie-China Doll” Aya was shaped by the eclectic community of New York City. But Aya’s father, an Egyptian-American world-traveler, remained a mystery, as did her Muslim family. In this solo musical, Aya enacts the world she came from… [read more]

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Forest Boy

Forest Boy

Book and Lyrics by Scott Gilmour; Music by Claire McKenzie

On September 5th, 2011, a boy appeared in Berlin claiming to have lived in the forest with his father for the past five years. He had no memory of his past – only that his name was Ray and he travelled to Berlin following the death of his father in the… [read more]

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ICON

ICON

Book by Sebastian Michael; Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Kaldor

1928. The world is enthralled as American debutante, Constance Nielsen, marries into one of Europe’s ancient Royal Families. But when an impassioned affair with her music teacher sparks uproar, news of her tragic death turns her from living legend into… [read more]

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Lisa and Leonardo

Lisa and Leonardo

Music by Donya Lane; Lyrics by Ed McNamee; Book by Ed McNamee, Donya Lane & Michael Unger

Leonardo da Vinci’s intimate sketches of Lisa derail both her marriage and his relationship with his boy lover and protégé, bringing both of their lives - and the city of Florence - to the brink of disaster! It’s a TRUE STORY of political intrigue, love… [read more]

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LUDO

LUDO's Broken Bride

Concept, Music, and Lyrics by LUDO; Adaptation by Stacey Weingarten; Additional Story and Arrangements by Dana Levinson

Time-travel, dinos, and zombies, oh my! An expansion on the original concept album "Broken Bride" by alternative rock band LUDO, this is the epic tale of one man’s time-traveling journey from the Beginning of Time to the End of Time, all to save his true… [read more]

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Newton

Newton's Cradle

Music and Lyrics by Heath Saunders; Book and Additional Lyrics by Kim Saunders

What happens when the rules you live by no longer apply? When Evan Newton brings his girlfriend to the family’s Alaskan cabin to propose, her response sets him on an adventure to connect his past to their present. Evan's journey takes us into his unique… [read more]

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Nickel Mines

Nickel Mines

Book by Andrew Palermo & Shannon Stoeke; Music and Lyrics by Dan Dyer

NICKEL MINES interprets a 2006 Lancaster, PA, Amish schoolhouse shooting in which a lone gunman shot 10 girls, 5 fatally, before taking his own life. This unique work fuses movement, music, and text to explore multiple viewpoints of what the Amish call… [read more]

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Normativity

Normativity

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Jaime Jarrett

Normativity tells the story of Taylor, a teenage lesbian, who’s sick of seeing LGBTQ+ people killed off in media with tragic endings (the phenomenon known as “Bury Your Gays”). When Taylor meets Emily, a book character who’s willed herself to life in order… [read more]

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single

single

Book by Nat Bennett & Karen Bishko; Music and Lyrics by Karen Bishko

Leah seriously needs to get over her ex! She began a career in pop music when she was 20 years old, and even wrote a huge hit song... but the record company didn’t want her singing her own material and so she quit. Fast forward: Now she’s 36 and a… [read more]

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The First Church of Mary, the Repentant Prostitute

The First Church of Mary, the Repentant Prostitute's FIFTH ANNUAL Benefit Concert, Revival, and Pot Luck Dinner

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Geoff Davin; Additional Music and Lyrics by Nicole Boggs & KelleyAnn Hocter; Additional Music by David Mescon

MESSAGE FROM THE PREACHER: Hey y'all. It's me...Adamenses Huckster...your beloved and fearless Preacher. It's that time of year again! Time for our FIFTH ANNUAL benefit concert, revival, and pot luck dinner. If you think last year rocked...you ain't… [read more]

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THE GOLD

THE GOLD

Book by Philip Yosowitz & Andrea Lepcio; Music & Lyrics by Philip Yosowitz

Joseph Cohen, a Jewish-German boxer, finds his 1936 Olympic ambitions crushed as the Nazi’s rise to power. He soon learns that his toughest fight lies outside the ring, as he is separated from the woman he loves and their young son. Set against the… [read more]

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The Last Word

The Last Word

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Brett Sullivan; Additional Lyrics by Ryan Cunningham

East Cleveland, 1976. Jay is a charismatic slacker living above Paradise, the restaurant his father left him. But Jay has accumulated a trail of debt which includes Earlene Floyd, a local parking lot mogul, who wants to bulldoze Paradise and put up a… [read more]

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Tink!

Tink!

Book by Anthony Marino; Music by Lena Gabrielle; Lyrics by Greg Kerestan & Lena Gabrielle

In a time before time was important, there was an island full of music and magic, where pirates, natives, fairies and other mysterious folk lived, loved and fought together- until one young fairy and one young pirate crossed paths. When first mate James of… [read more]

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ULTIMATE MAN!

ULTIMATE MAN!

Book by Jane Edith Wilson & Charles Abbott; Music By Alastair William King; Lyrics by Paul Gambaccini, Alastair William King & Jane Edith Wilson; Conceived by Paul Gambaccini

The Comic Book World is in a state of chaos, and Joe, the cartoonist who draws ULTIMATE MAN! has lost all control of his characters, who one-by-one magically travel to the Real World and confront Joe about the perils facing them. When megalomaniacal… [read more]

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