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Monday 28 September to Thursday 1 October 2015

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#MusicalsWeek: Protecting, Developing & Celebrating Musical Theatre

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Monday 28 September to Thursday 1 October 2015

 

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Samuel French presented four discussion panels for #MusicalsWeek: Protecting, Developing, & Celebrating Musical Theatre livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Monday 28 September to Thursday 1 October

Follow @MrSamuelFrench and #MusicalsWeek for live-tweeting.

The four-day event will feature nightly panels with industry professionals tackling topics that explore the promotion, development, diversity, and future of musical theatre.

#MusicalsWeek features the following four livestreaming panels:

 

 

Promotion and Protection of Musicals
Monday 28 September, 6:30 p.m. EDT (New York) / 3:30 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles)
Moderator: Sam Willmott (composer/lyricist, Yo, Vikings)
Panelists: Sean Patrick Flahaven (Senior Vice President of Theatre & Catalogue Development, Warner/Chappell Music), Bruce Lazarus (Executive Director, Samuel French), Ryan Scott Oliver (composer/lyricist, Jasper in Deadland35mm: A Musical Exhibition), and 
Georgia Stitt (composer/lyricist, Danger yearBig Red Sun)

Development of a Musical (video not available)
Tuesday 29 September at 6:30 p.m. EDT (New York) / 3:30 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles)
Panelists: Jen Bender (SVP Production and Development, The Araca Group), Kathy Evans (Founder/Executive Director of the Rhinebeck Writers Retreat), Chris Miller (composer, Tuck Everlasting), Nathan Tysen (lyricist, Tuck Everlasting)

 

 

Diversity and Equality in Musical Theatre
Wednesday 30 September at 6:30 p.m. EDT (New York) / 3:30 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles)
Moderator: Sarah Schlesinger (lyricist/librettist; Chair, Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program & Associate Dean of the Institute of Performing Arts, New York University Tisch School of the Performing Arts)
Panelists: Justin Huff, CSA (Telsey + Co. Casting The Color Purple, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots), Robert Lee (lyricist, librettist; Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program Faculty, New York University Tisch School of the Performing Arts), Ali Stoker (actress, Deaf West’s Spring Awakening), Michael R. Jackson (composer/lyricist)

 

 

New Forms of Musical Theatre
Thursday 1 October at 6:30 p.m. EDT (New York) / 3:30 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles)
Moderator: Kent Nicholson (Director of Musical Theatre, Playwrights Horizons)
Panelists: Michael Friedman (composer/lyricist, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), Jackson Gay (director, These Paper Bullets), Branden Huldeen (New Works Director & Festival Producing Director, National Alliance for Musical Theatre), Shakina Nayfack (Founding Artistic Director, Musical Theatre Factory)

#MusicalsWeek will also be hosting a Twitter chat with NAMT on Thursday, October 1 from 2pm-3pm EDT (New York) on New Forms of Musical Theatre. Follow #HowlRound to join in.

About HowlRound TV

HowlRound TV is a global, commons-based peer produced, open access livestreaming and video archive project stewarded by the nonprofit HowlRound. HowlRound TV is a free and shared resource for live conversations and performances relevant to the world's performing arts and cultural fields. Its mission is to break geographic isolation, promote resource sharing, and to develop our knowledge commons collectively. Participate in a community of peer organizations revolutionizing the flow of information, knowledge, and access in our field by becoming a producer and co-producing with us. Learn more by going to our participate page. For any other queries, email tv@howlround.com, or call Vijay Mathew at +1 917.686.3185 Signal/WhatsApp. View the video archive of past events.