The Birthday Cut: BEST DRAMA at New York Shorts International Film Festival!

I had the pleasure of writing music for Eva Midgley’s absolutely beautiful short film The Birthday Cut. The film won BEST DRAMA at the 2020 New York Shorts International Film Festival. And was shortlisted at the 2020 LA Shorts International Film Festival. The Birthday Cut premiered opening night, November 14, 2019 at the Toronto Shorts[…]

Interview with 1 Track Podcast

Good times catching up with my old buddy from UT Austin, composer and guitarist Anthony Joseph Lanman on his 1 Track Podcast. If you haven’t had a chance, please checkout Tony’s podcast. He’s interviewed so many amazing composers and performers over the years, and has literally created an historical record of our musical generation. You[…]

More Press for SMASHED: NY Times & Washington Post

In the August 13, 2015 edition of The New York Times, SMASHED was the lead feature in an article about the Fringe NYC Festival, One Year Later, Fringe Festival Shows Measure Their Success. Opera on Tap’s intrepid leader & producer, Anne Hiatt, reflected on the challenges and success from our five date run at the[…]

New Opera: The Little Garden

Based on an excerpt from the The Diary of a Lost Girl (1905) by Margarete Böhme, The Little Garden tells the story of a prostitute who finds herself in an unusual position — negotiating with an old, worn out aristocrat who lacks the financial means to afford her companionship. With a libretto by Elizabeth Byrne,[…]

EROS & PSYCHE, a new comedy

I had a fabulous time working again with director and choreographer, Shela Xoregos on the new comedy, EROS & PSYCHE by Donna Spector this past July. My first introduction to the play was a well attended public reading in February, a chilly day with snow flurries, at the beautiful Jefferson Market Library. We all met a[…]

SMASHED selected for FringeNYC Encore Series

We are thrilled to announce that SMASHED was one of sixteen shows from the fringe festival chosen to showcase on the FringeNYC Encore Series. ONE NIGHT ONLY! September 21, 2014 at 9:30pm, SoHo Playhouse, New York, NY A nice write up up on our show from the kind folks at Opera Pulse, and a cool[…]