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The MainStreet Team

Tim Jerome

Founding President

Barbara Bellman

Chair

Wren Marie Harrington

Secretary

T Cat Ford

Associate Executive Director

Sarah Melissa Rotker

Treasurer / Business Mgr

Buzz Roddy

Labor Relations

Nancy Robillard

Evaluations

Cassie Utt

Campus Musicals Director

Jessica Schmidt

Campus Musicals Assoc. Director

Sherry Eaker

National Press Coordinator

Sarah Nochenson

Festival Event Planner

Jenna Maryn

Assistant to the President

Kali Strother

Development

Doug Barron

IT Design/Webmaster

Bill Buell

IT Consultant

Main Street Musicals

ARTISTIC ADVISORY

 (partial list)

Lynn Ahrens

Emanuael Azenberg

Gabriel Barre

Patricia Birch

Michael Cassara

Kathleen Chalfant

Graciela Daniele

Stephen Flaherty

Sutton Foster

Sheldon Harnick

George Hearn

Judy Kaye

Nina Lannan

Peter Lawrence

Hal Linden

John Lithgow

Lucie Arnaz Luckinbill

Patti Lupone

Brian Stokes Mitchell

Dina Merrill

Robert Petkoff

Harold Prince

Thomas Schumacher

Thomas Z. Shepard

Tony Walton

Lillias White

Main Street Musicals

Main Street Musicals

 

Announcing The 2015
Mainstreet Awards Finalists

Nineteen MainStreet Delegates served on our 2015 Awards Jury.  It is with pride, gratitude, and delight that we announce the titles and authors of six shows that accumulated the highest vote tallies:

     
THE GIG
Music, Book and Lyrics by
Doug Cohen
A GOOD MAN
Music by Ray Leslee
Book and Lyrics by
Philip S. Goodman
HOW GREEN WAS
MY VALLEY

Music by Roger Ames
Book and Lyrics by
Elizabeth Bassine
     
THE KLEMPERERS’
NEW CLOTHES

Music by Norman Weiss
Book and Lyrics by William Squire 
SPOOLIE GIRL
Music and Lyrics by
Rosemary Loar 
Book by Robert W. Atwood
and Rosemary Loar
WARRIOR
Music, Book and Lyrics by
Marcus Hummon 
and Ted Swindley

 

Musical selections

click on a title from list below to play

MainStreet welcomes 2015 Guest Artistic Director Michael Mayer who will select the three 2015 MainStreet Award Winners from these Finalists.

We will post his selections before January 1st.

 

 

 

 

Regional Festivals Post Their Plans

Cleveland, Philadelphia, Gretna (NOLA), and Dallas
- To Premiere Next Spring!

The 2015 MainStreet Award-winners Will Be Announced In January.
Creators and Directors Are Invited To Submit Their New Musicals For Evaluation And Eligibility For MainStreet’s 2016 Awards Competition.

Enjoy This Video By Our St. Louis Affilates

 

Annually, MAINSTREET AFFILIATES in cities around the country present nationally coordinated MAINSTREET FESTIVALS featuring the year's three
MAINSTREET AWARD-winning musicals..

The 2014 MainStreet Award-Winners

Merton of the Movies Pride and Prejudice Under Fire
MERTON OF THE MOVIES
by Doug Katsaros
& Donald Brenner
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by Lindsay Warren Baker
& Amanda Jacobs
UNDER FIRE
by Barry Harman & Grant Sturiale

Click on the titles below to hear songs from these three fine shows:

Festival Selections

A Festival “First”

In the planning stages for several years, and in our dreams for decades, MainStreet Affiliates in ten cities will present the (first ever) first annual nationally coordinated three-show Festivals.  Festivals will feature the three 2014 MainStreet Award Winning musicals. 

MainStreet’s program - to evaluate, identify and regularly introduce brand new, highly regarded musicals into communities that present them live in concert - is unique.

The MainStreet Awards
The MainStreet Awards Jury
MainStreet Festival Cities
Audio Demo Credits

Hal Linden Lends His Voice To MainStreet Musicals

MAINSTREET MUSICALS Inc. is a national consortium of theater professionals and their partners.  Utilizing an in-house program of professional script evaluation and a coordinated network of local theater festivals, MainStreet aims to expand regional exposure of new theatrical musicals, thereby stimulating development and production opportunities.

SUBMISSIONS: Submit a completed draft of your musical or opera to MainStreet Evaluations and receive two comprehensive, constructive Reports prepared by professional Directors, Music Directors and Choreographers; and to enter your show as a contestant in The MainStreet Awards competition.

You may pay by check made out to MainStreet Musicals and mailed to our office.  Be sure to write the name of your show on your check.

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