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A Master Class in Storytelling (for nerds)

The following videos present a master class in storytelling through the lens of a critique of Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (with some bizarre dark humor and not safe for work language thrown in for fun). I … Continue reading

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Awesome Songs by Awesome People – Part III

Here are some songs we love by people we love.  For more, click here or here. Peter Mills – Way Ahead of My Time (The Caveman Song) – from THE TAXI CABARET http://www.pcmills.com/ Adam Mathias & Brad Alexander – All … Continue reading

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Things that are Awesome: Pigpen Theatre Co.

For years people have been telling us about the amazing Pigpen Theatre Company.  Founded at Carnegie Mellon in 2008 (sadly after we had already graduated–it would have been really cool to see them at the very beginning), they’re the only … Continue reading

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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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