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Lyrics: Lucy’s Laugh

This song taught us a valuable lesson: Don’t use people’s real names in songs. Billie Jean and Eleanor Rigby — probably not actually their names. Matt Doyle performs the song on our album. This song actually underwent a semi-significant revision … Continue reading

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Lyrics: Blue Horizon

This is a song about moving on.  I got the idea for it while driving in a U-Haul as I was moving from Pittsburgh to New York.  I sketched out the first draft of the lyrics while sitting in an … 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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Full Birdland Concert (Videos)

Watch our entire Birdland CD release concert, featuring an all star lineup of Broadway stars and 3 brand new K&D songs. Blue Horizon, performed by Phoebe Strole Drift, performed by Jeremy Jordan Lucy’s Laugh, performed by Matt Doyle The Temp … Continue reading

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Social Media in Musical Theater

As a songwriter in 2010, I can’t imagine how a writer/artist/musician ever “made it” 15 or 20 years ago. Seriously…how did people hear about up and coming songwriters? Did they have to see a flyer or print ad for a … Continue reading

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