Musicals

Available for production

Sing Down

the Moon:

Appalachian  Wonder Tales

Nominated for five 2001

Helen Hayes Awards, including Outstanding Director, Outstanding Resident Musical and Best New Play

Well-known tales are woven into a keepsake quilt of mountain lore and wisdom set to old time Appalachian tunes and original music.

Perseus Bayou:

The Search for the Cajun Medusa

Nominated for five 2002 Helen Hayes Awards, including Outstanding Director, Outstanding Resident Musical and Best New Play

To save the Bayou, Percy must journey into the dark heart of the swamp to battle the snake-headed Medusa in this retelling of a classic Greek myth set in

post-Civil War Louisiana with original Cajun music.

Mississippi Pinocchio

Nominated for two 2003 Helen Hayes Awards, including Best New Play

A new telling of the rich, original tale of a bad good boy on a journey from wooden-headed selfishness to maturity and compassion, set to Dixieland music in circa 1910 Mississippi.

The Odyssey of Telémaca

Commissioned by Childsplay, Tempe, Arizona

Inspired by Homer’s Odyssey and set in a world of magical realism, this family musical sings of brave Telémaca’s deed to save her pueblo and her Mama and to find her long-absent hero father and bring

him home.

Lift:

Icarus and Me

Nominated for 2007 Helen Hayes Award for

Best New Play

Inspired by the ancient myth of Icarus and Daedalus and their dream of flight, this ragtime-Texas swing musical is set on the dunes of East Texas and follows young Lenny as he discovers his wings.

All musicals were created in collaboration with composer

David Maddox

and were commissioned and/or produced by Theater of the

First Amendment,

Fairfax, VA.