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At the Archives

At the Archives

Living in Washington DC, it is easy to get inured to treasures that we drive and walk past every day. Last night at the National Archives, we put on a reading of ten of the songs from 19, our musical about Alice Paul and the struggle for women’s suffrage one...

19- The Musical: Songs

I have been working on this musical for nearly two years now. It is an important topic. It might be as important today as at any time over the past 100 years.  I’m happy to work with the talented Jennifer Schwed and Doug Bradshaw, my creative partners, on this. ...

Him and Jim

100 minutes Three Acts 5M, 4W Synopsis: A three act story of Jim, a manager at an auto parts store, meeting Jesus. His failing marriage fully dissolves. Jim’s atheistic children and his employees at Turbo Auto Parts remain suspicious of the existence of the son...

19

Synopsis: A Musical. The story of suffragists Alice Paul. Ida B.Wells and Carrie Chapman Catt and the journey to the passage of the 19th Ammendment. I amwriting the music. Jennifer Schwed and Doug Bradshaw are writing the book and the lyrics. Two Acts. Two Hours 13W...

12Ness

One Act 100 minutes 2M,2W Synopsis: This one-act play is based on the real friendship—and tennis rivalry—between two very different composers of the early 20th century: the respected but severe Arnold Schoenberg and the much more popular George Gershwin, who sponsored...
The Last Days of Cleopatra

The Last Days of Cleopatra

 Read Charlie’s Blog entry about The Last Days of Cleopatra New version of The Last Days of Cleopatra! Joe Calarco has written a new brilliant book. Charlie has written all new songs and lyrics. We had a “29 hour reading” of it in March. April found Joe and...

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