Monthly Archives: May 2012

Lyrics: The Temp & the Receptionist

While preparing for our concert at The Zipper Theatre Factory in 2008, our director, Ed Iskandar, suggested that we would be well served to write a duet for two of our favorite performers, Anderson Davis and Patina Miller, both of … Continue reading

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Awesome Songs by Awesome People – Part II

Here are some more songs we like by people we like.  Check them out.  (Read the first installment here) Pasek & Paul – Pretty Funny – from Dogfight http://www.pasekandpaul.com/ Julia Meinwald & Gordon Leary – Sex Tape – from Pregnancy … Continue reading

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The 7 Deadly Sins of Musical Theatre Writing

There are approximately 8 billion things that can go wrong for a musical between the time a writer first touches pen to paper and the moment the actors take their final bow. From a writing perspective, here are the seven … Continue reading

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Lyrics: I Think that He Likes Me

I’m a sucker for romantic relationships that begin as very good friendships.  Hence my otherwise inexplicable love for Dawson’s Creek.  This song is about the very exciting moment at the very beginning of one such relationship. This is one of … Continue reading

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The Collected Works of Chris Mann on The Voice

As we’ve mentioned once or twice, Chris Mann is awesome. If you have yet to be convinced, see the evidence below. More after the jump.

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Lyrics: Requiem for a Bear

This is one of the earliest songs we wrote for DANI GIRL, and remains one of our favorites, in spite of some minor imperfections. We decided early on that Dani would have a teddy bear as a companion on her … Continue reading

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