Chisa Hutchinson (Somebody’s Daughter, She Like Girls) with students at Shepherd University
Hello, Again; Marie Christine; The Wild Party
Pulitzer Prize finalist for Thom Pain (based on nothing)
2010 Olivier Award winner for The Mountaintop
Madeline Myers is a composer and lyricist for musical theater based in New York City. Placing first in the 2014 inaugural Ken Davenport Songwriting Competition, her songs have been featured in concerts and cabarets including 54 Below, the 2014 and 2013 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF), Joe’s Pub, Don’t Tell Mama NYC, the Metropolitan Room, the Laurie Beechman, and the Signature Theater.
Join us for the screening of a never-before-seen conversation between Kristen Anderson-Lopez (In Transit, Frozen) and Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, A Bronx Tale). Hear first-hand how these giants of the stage and screen changed musical theater and film forever.
Michael R. Jackson holds a BFA and MFA in playwriting and Musical Theatre Writing from the NYU Tisch School of the Arts. As a songwriter, he has seen his work performed at NAMT, The 24 Hour Musicals, The Barrington Stage Company, Merkin Hall, The Laurie Beechman Theater, Feinstein’s/54 Below, The Triad, Ars Nova, Joe’s Pub, The Metropolitan Room, The Bruno Walter Library, and ACT in Seattle.