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MAKING MUSICALS

An Interview with Librettist/Lyricist Germaine Shames Reprinted with permission of Jaz Dorsey, dramaturg.   Thanks to Mahesh Steven Grossman, there is a fantastic new facebook page that I encourage every one to check out – Show Off Your New Musical. This is where I came across Arizona playwright and author, Germaine Shames, and learned of […]

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From the Page To the Stage: YOU, FASCINATING YOU Lands a Premiere

An Interview with Director Robert Encila Author Germaine Shames first met Robert Encila at Studio Connections’ production of A Man of No Importance and knew, instantly and beyond doubt, that he was the ideal director for her first musical. The gripping performances and spellbinding illusions Robert brings to the stage can be attributed to one […]

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Finding the Music in an Epic Story

An Interview with Composer Federico Ferrandina You, Fascinating You, a novel based on the epic story behind a timeless love song, will soon come full circle on the stage as a dramatic musical. Author Germaine Shames returned to her roots in Theater to write the book and lyrics. Because music resides at the very heart […]

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