A New Generation of Song ’07
"Adventurous theater in Astoria"

-- The New York Times

Produced in association with the New York Musical Theatre Festival

“APAC continues its very energetic and eclectic season.” -Queens Courier


September 28-30, 2007

Building on APAC’s commitment to cultivating new theatrical talent, submissions of various composers’ “as-yet-to-be-produced” works of musical theatre were accepted.  After considering a diverse and impressive collection of entries, APAC Artistic Director Brian Swasey and Musical Director Jeffrey Campos created a showcase featuring the music of 20 up-and-coming composers.

“Look for Me in the Songs” by Craig Carnelia
“More to Me” (from Such Sweet Thunder) by Paul Fujimoto
“Always There is More” (from 55 Centuries, The Musical) by Mary Goulet
“The Wings of a Swan” (from My Fairy Tale) by Stephen Schwartz
“Don’t Wanna Be Here” (from Ordinary Days) by Adam Gwon
“Richard Dear” (from Somewhere in Time) by Alan Wager
“Because I Can” (from The Last Hard Score) by David Spencer
“Sail On” (from The Awakening) by Robert Intile)
“This Time” by Brett Kristofferson
“Taking a Leap of Faith” by Lance Horne & David Zippel
“You’re Not There Anymore” (from More to Me) by Michael Kessler
“The Lilacs Will Bloom” (from A Million Tomorrows) by Benjamin Rosenbluth, Laurence Holzman & Felicia Needleman
“One Second More” (from Myth) by John Mercurio
“Venus is Falling” (from Songs for a New South) by Francis Re
“A Legend of My Own” (from The Man in the Iron Mask) by Jeffrey Campos & Shad Olsen

Abby Baum, Sevan Greene*, Shad Olsen, Stephanie Wilberding*
*These actors appear courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association

DIRECTOR: Brian Swasey

This program is supported in part by public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, Con Edison, and Council Member Peter Vallone Jr.

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