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The Gregory Mosher Season 2016

Merton of the Movies Pride and Prejudice Under Fire
TILL
by Leo Schwartz and DC Cathro
WOODY
by John Carden and
Nolan Doran
SUNDOWN
by Joe Bravaco,
Larry Rosler and Peter Link

The Michael Mayer Season 2015

Merton of the Movies Pride and Prejudice Under Fire
A GOOD MAN
Music by Ray Leslee
Book and Lyrics by
Philip S. Goodman
THE GIG
Music, Book and Lyrics by
Douglas J. Cohen
HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY
Music by Roger Ames
Book and Lyrics by
Elizabeth Bassine

The John Lithgow Season 2014

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

 

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

DCA Winners 1998-2008

Click Titles in Red for a Show Sampler 

2008

Gabriel Barre, GAD 

WRAPPED

Book & Lyrics by Dennis Nehamen, Music by Craig Nehamen

2007

Stafford Arima, GAD 

NAUGHTY

Book, Lyrics & Music by Leo Schwartz

TOP OF THE HEAP

Music by Jeffrey Lodin, Book & Lyrics by William Squier

2006

Charles Repole, GAD 

HOT AND SWEET

Book, Music and Lyrics by Barbara Schottenfeld

SAINT HEAVEN

Book by Martin Casella, Music and Lyrics by Keith Gordon
music selections

CUMBERLAND BLUES

Book by Michael Norman Mann, Music by Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter, with Additional Material by Phil Lesh and Greg Anton

2005

Kathleen Marshall-Patricia Birch, GAD 

THE MISTRESS CYCLE

book by Beth Blatt, lyrics by Beth Blatt, music by Jenny Giering

UNCLE JED’S BARBERSHOP

Book by Kenneth Grimes, lyrics by Kenneth Grimes & David Wohl, music by David Wohl

WILD WOMEN OF PLANET WONGO

book by Steve Mackes, lyrics by Ben Budick, Steve Mackes and Dave   Ogrin, music by Dave Ogrin

2004

John Rando, GAD 

THE ENCHANTED COTTAGE

book by Thomas Edward West, lyrics by Alison Hubbard, music by Kim Oler

EMMA

book, music and lyrics by Stephan Karam 

DUCKS AND LOVERS

book by Peter Gootkind and Marnie Goltsman, music and lyrics by Peter Gootkind

2003

Gabriel Barre, GAD 

FOREVER

book, music and lyrics by Barry Gordon and Andrew Stephen Ross
synopsis | music selection

CITY OF DREAMS

music by Joseph Zellnik, book and lyrics by David Zellnik
music selection

DORA

music, book and lyrics by Larry Bortniker

Finalists:

CONVENIENCE - by Gregg Coffin
music selection

PABLO

by Charles Bloom
music selection

IF THE SHOE FITS... by Joe Miloscia and Ken Kacmar
music selection

2001

Martin Charnin, GAD 

THE ROSE AND THE RING

music by Michael Jeffrey, lyrics and libretto by Peter Morris

CUPID AND PSYCHE

music by Jihwan Kim, lyrics and libretto by Sean Hartley 

SHINE!

music by Roger Anderson, lyrics by Lee Goldsmith, libretto by Richard Seff
music selection

2000

Walter Bobbie, GAD

CHRISTINA ALBERTA'S FATHER

book, music and lyrics by Polly Pen

A COUNTRY CHRISTMAS CAROL

music and lyrics by Albert Evans, book and lyrics by Ron Kaehler

SEARCHING FOR Y

book and lyrics by Jon Marans, music by Edward Thomas

1999

Patricia Birch, GAD

ACTOR, LAWYER, INDIAN CHIEF

book by David Bell, music and lyrics by Craig Carnelia

CHANG & ENG

music by Stephen Hoffman, lyrics by Mark Campbell, book by Burton Cohen

DEMOCRACY

book and lyrics by Joseph Sutton, music by Louis Flinn 

1998

Graciela Daniele, GAD

TWIST OF FATE

book & lyrics by Lissa Levin, music by Ron Abel

THE MEDICINE SHOW

book , music and lyrics by Allen Cohen

THE BOOK OF THE DUN COW

book by Mark St. Germain, music & lyrics by Randy Courts 

Pre-1998

ABOUT FACE

book & lyrics by David Arthur, music by Jeffrey Lodin 

BOUNCING BACK

book & lyrics by Russ Thacker, music by Bert Draesel

THE SWEET REVENGE OF LOUISA MAY

book by Burton Cohen,, music by Stephen Hoffman, lyrics by Mark Campbell

THE PANTS THAT WON THE WEST

book & lyrics by John Wolfson,, music by Ralph Affoumado

LIZZIE BORDEN

book & lyrics by Christopher McGovern & Amy Powers,, music by Christopher McGovern 

GUYS

book, music & lyrics by Evan Richardson

BRING IN THE MORNING

music by Gary William Friedman, adaptation and lyrics by Herb Shapiro

DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS

music by Edward Thomas, libretto by Joe Masteroff

ALMOST SEPTEMBER

by David Schechter and Steven Lutvak 

THE FIFTH WIFE

music, books, lyrics by Mary S. Ryzuk 

WAR BRIDES

music by Christopher Berg, lyrics by Frank Evans; librettist Ron Sproat 

QUILT

music by Michael Stockler, lyrics by Jim Morgan, book by Jim Morgan, Merle Hubbard, and John Schak

JUNGLE QUEEN DEBUTANTE

music and lyrics by Thomas Tierney; book by Sean O'Donnell 

WILLPOWER

music and lyrics by Danny Troob, book by Jamie Donnelly

SIT DOWN AND EAT BEFORE OUR LOVE GETS COLD

music, lyrics and, book by Barbara Schottenfeld 

EMPTY PLEASURES

music by Fred Stark, lyrics and book by Hal Hackady 

AN UNDERGROUND REVUE

music and words by Stephen Hanan 

AFTER THE FAIR

music by Matthew Ward, lyrics and book by Stephen Cole

YOUNG RUBE

music and lyrics by Matthew Selman, book by John Pielmeier

FIELDS OF AMBROSIA

music by Martin Silvestri, words by Joel Higgins 

GOODBYE & GOOD LUCK

music by David Friedman, lyrics by Muriel Robinson, book by Melba Thomas

EXIT MUSIC

music by James Merillat, lyrics by Dick Pasqual, book by Dick Pasqual and James Merillat 

DREAMS OF DEFIANCE

music by Claudia Howard Queen, lyrics and book by Meade Palidofsky 

THE VALENTINE TOUCH

music by Bob Haber, lyrics by Hal Hackady, book by Jack Wrangler 

THE GREAT BARDO

music by Tom Spivak, lyrics by John Lockwood Beem and Tom Spivak, book by John Lockwood Beem

I DON'T DO CLUB DATES

music by Randy Klein, lyrics and book by Isidore Elias 

BOXES

music by Michael Sahl, lyrics by Eric Salzman 

ONE TOUGH COOKIE

music by Brian Lasser, lyrics and book by Gary Gardner

BILBY’S DOLL

music and libretto by Carlisle Floyd 

FLIM FLAM

music by Albert Hague, lyrics by Lee Adams, book by Milburn Smith 

SUN

by James Rado, Gerome Regni and Galt MacDermot

OPAL

music, lyrics and book by Robert Lindsay Nassif 

BLANCO

music by Skip Kennon, lyrics and book by Willy Holtzman 

LITTLE BY LITTLE

music & lyrics by Brad Ross 

CAFE VIENNA

music & lyrics by Richard Pearson Thomas 

MARY SHELLEY

music by Roger Nelson, lyrics and book by Abra Bigham and Kathryn Morath 

THANKSGIVING

music, lyrics and book by Paul Alan Levi and Toni Mergentime Levi
(SEAGRAM’S AWARD WINNER 1988) 

ONCE ON A SUMMER'S DAY

music by Jeffrey Lunden, lyrics and book by Arthur Perlman

SWAMP GAS AND SHALLOW FEELINGS

Jack Eric Williams, Shirlea Strother and Randall Buck

BERTHA, THE SEWING MACHINE GIRL

music by Gordon Connell, book & lyrics by Robert Emmett
(SEAGRAM’S AWARD WINNER 1988)

SCALAWAG

by Michael Silversher & Moss Hall 

ONE CHRISTMAS LONG AGO

by William Mayer

OLIVER QUADE

music & libretto by Ed Dixon

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Jenna Maryn

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Doug Barron

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

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