And so it begins:

After a stressful stint as a casting director (I hate telling people no), I have my cast! (Well, one more still to lockdown). I brought them all together to meet last night, and everyone seems excited to see this move forward. I want to do this for them now as much as for myself, and…

So much going on!

Remember when I said I needed more people involved? It wasn’t that long ago, was it. Well, in the last weeks, I found someone I really like but have never met, who is half a world away who is willing to help me with the arranging/scoring/ orchestrating! I will fill you in more later when…

The Script is Done!

I finally finished the last bit of lyric and added dialogue today. As a completed first draft, it gave me something to submit, so I am happy to say I’m now a Dramatists Guild member. This gives me some legal backing and data for contracts and such. I’m also starting the LLC for the company,…

Write Now!

I have been writing a lot this week, with four more song lyrics (one to go still) and new scenes to make act one longer. Monday will be my first monthly group coaching call with Theatermakers and a chance to ask one question about what I’m working on. I also won a birthday raffle with…

Another Step Forward

Last night I put my money (That I really don’t have but will find from somewhere) into what it’s going to take to move this along. I went full bast into Ken Davenport’s (Two time Tony winner) Theatermakers Studio, meaning in the coming year, I will get to be part of a Mastermind group, a…

So what next?

As I write on and on, the book is shaping up nicely. It will definitely need a rewrite when it’s all there, but that is expected. It will get a lot of rewrites before it’s done. What is firming up nicely is the structure of the story and opportunities for the characters to interact. I’ve…

The Backstage Blog

This is where it starts. In my life, I have produced 16 CDs and written three novels. I grew up loving musicals but never tried creating one of my own. This is my attempt to change that. The biggest difference between this and my past projects is that there is no such thing as a…