Professional playwright/lyricist seeking composer for children's musical project. The piece is loosely based on the story of Rumpelstiltskin with a lot of new elements tossed in.
ABOUT THE MUSICAL:
The story concerns Primrose, the miller's daughter who meets and falls in love with a prince. She also befriends a troll in the forest, who lives like a hermit because the villagers made fun of his name. Sworn to never reveal his name, Primrose's friendship is put to the test when the troll helps her spin straw into gold to win her prince.
There are 12 original songs plus reprises and instrumentals (overture, bows, etc). Much of the lyrics are written but may be reworked during collaboration. The score should encompass a full scope of musical theater songs: ballads, charm songs, production numbers. The script is a work in progress at this time.
Seeking an American composer with at least some experience in writing for voice, as opposed to just instrumental pieces.
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:
Whitney Ryan Garrity has been a professional playwright for over 20 years, his work has been performed all over the US, as well as Canada, Great Britain, Germany, Australia and the Republic of China. He currently has 18 published plays represented by 4 different publishers.
John Webber DMA, MA, FTCL, LTCL, Dip
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Classically trained (in Germany and the U.S.) professional composer.
Over thirty five years experience in composing, arranging, teaching, and conducting/directing.
Have worked with children, amateurs and professionals in Britain, Germany, and the U.S.
Have worked in the theatre as pianist, composer, and music director.
Haves composed and conducted two small operas.
Have collaborated with three lyricists on five musicals.
Have written and performed Incidental music for four stage plays.
Will compose/arrange songs, musicals, operas.
Reasonable rates. First (short) song free.
I am British but have lived and worked in the US for about 30 years.