Donald Sanborn III
Donald H. Sanborn III is the Theatre Reviewer for Town Topics, a Princeton newspaper. His articles for Urban Agenda Magazine includ:e “A Man of Notes,” a brief biography of Broadway orchestrator Don Walker; and “Harlem Postcard,” an overview of Ella Fitzgerald’s history with the Apollo Theatre.
As a composer and lyricist, Mr. Sanborn has written a musical, Robin Hood: How Legends are Made. Trinity, an organ solo, has been featured on composerscircle.com, as has the song cycle Dreams of Edgar Allan Poe. In 2004, Mr. Sanborn contributed music for two songs from Raw Impressions’ contemporary musical of La Ronde.
Writing Musical Theatre’s Future, While Looking Into the Past: A Conversation with James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director of the York Theatre CompanyA conversation between Donald H. Sanborn and James Morgan, producing artistic director of the York Theatre Company, New York City.
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In the final installment of the series, Donald Sanborn III talks with composer Jenny Giering about her experience and creative process.
Donald Sanborn, III reports on the New York Musical Festival, discussing the landscape of original musicals.
Donald Sanborn talks with director John Doyle about the differences between musical theatre and opera, and the power of seeing actors play instruments on stage.
In this installment, Donald Sanborn III interviews composer Brad Ross about his creative work and process.