UPDATED: September 25, 2013
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is excited to announce the first ever meetup for participants in the musical theater writing game, Across A Crowded Room.
Participants have been placed into nine groups, each with a composer, a lyricist, a book-writers, and a singer, and given 10 days to a plot a synopsis with song titles and at least one complete song (with music and lyrics) in response to the prompt:
Write a musical set during the 2013 NYC mayoral race
In the last hour, a panel of distinguished musical theater professionals including Thomas Meehan, Joshua Schmidt, Lisa Lambert, and Susan Birkenhead will be on hand to respond to the work and give advice and feedback.
Please arrive promptly by 6:00 if you are a performer. If you are just coming to watch, arrive by 6:30.
Click to signup as an audience member.