**Give A Man A Mask accepted for the New York Musical Theater Festival 2011
**York Theatre NEO 7 Concert- My new song "The Angle Of The Light" from Give A Man A Mask will be included in the York Theatre's NEO 7 benefit concert. This is a great event with plenty of great new songs performed by some of Broadway's top stars. For pictures of the event, follow this link. teven Brinberg (aka Simply Barbra) performed the song
**Give A Man A Mask- I've written a new, original musical for 3 actors and I'm having a staged reading on October 18th at The York Theatre in New York City. The reading was directed by Robert Kalfin with Brent Barrett and Randy Roberts. Musical direction is by Milton Granger. Finalist for the O'Neill Music Theatre Conference 2011 - didn't win );
**Original Off Broadway Cast recording of A FINE & PRIVATE PLACE to be released by Jay Records. I've heard the rough mixes finally and am very pleased with the incredible work by producer John Yap and the forever wondeful musical director, Milton Granger who is also a very accomplished composer. For more info about the production and recording, follow this link.
*One of my very dearest and oldest friends Lee Nagrin passed away on June 7th, 2007. For all of us who knew her and worked with her, she will be greatly missed and her artistic and personal influence on me is immesaurable. Read Ben Brantley's NY Times review of her final work Behind The Lid in collaboration with Basil Twist.Here's a few streaming MP3s from all of the multimedia theatre pieces I composed the music for:
I had to take these off an old cassette so the sound quality is wobbly. But for those of you who might remember these pieces, please enjoy and I'd love to hear from you.
The York Theatre presented A FINE & PRIVATE PLACE original Off-Broadway production on April 27th, 2006 with music by Richard Isen, book & lyrics by Erik Haagensen. The Original Off Broadway Cast recording of the show should be released this year on Jay Records.
Brand New Music Available! - along with some music from the archives going back 20 years: streaming mp3 format.
A FINE & PRIVATE PLACE, a musical fantasy - cast recording with Goodspeed Theater cast was released on July 6, 2004. The CD is out of stock and it's being removed from download and internet radio sites in anticipation of the Off Broadway Cast recording. STAY TUNED!
Interactive Resume- includes a history of music composed for theatre, television with links to streaming audio.
LET IT FALL available for download purchase: