CMTF – our workshop production — WOW!!
Look what people said about our workshop production at the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival!
What is a “workshop” production???
The show I am producing, NUMBERS NERDS, will be performed as a workshop production at the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival next weekend and again at the end of the month. But, what is a workshop? I have been asked this many times in the last few weeks – by the […]
Creating a New Musical
Sept. 2014 – CPA Theatricals is planning on commissioning and producing a new musical! A script treatment has been approved, including a story synopsis and character descriptions, and now we are accepting COMPOSER TEAM SUBMISSIONS. Click here for more information about composer team submissions. UPDATE: The search is on! We […]
Composer Team Selected for New Musical
CPA Theatricals is proud to announce that we have chosen David Kornfeld, Laura Startford and Alex Higgin-Houser to work with us on our new musical. All three are founding members of Underscore Theatre Company and the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival. Our search produced over fifty composing teams from the UK, […]
A New Musical
After a search for a composer team to write a new musical, CPA Theatricals is pleased to announce that we found a great team to work with. Collaborators, David Kornfeld (music), Alex Higgin-Houser (lyrics) Laura Stratford (Book) and Larry Little (producer), met a little bit ago – for the first time. […]
1st Reading – A New Musical is Born
Well….it happened. We had three songs and the dialogue to go along with it — the opening of the show, and a dynamic solo shortly after the opening. We read and sang them — over and over. The magnificent actors brought life to the characters and helped us understand how […]
FINALLY, the working title and draft logo!
Here it is… SYNOPSIS: Against a backdrop of drama-queens-turned-janitors, loose ferrets, and college pressure, a diverse (almost) all-girl high school Math Team faces a crisis. They must band together to surmount their differences, figure out if unicorns are extinct, and raise the money to go to the National Math […]
2nd Reading for our New Musical!
On a long Saturday the actors got up early to rehearse the music before presenting the new material to the producers. And WOW….. the composing team did an amazing job! Three new numbers – we are now about 30% done with the first draft of the show. Here are some […]
Plot line is revealed!
OK…..Here is our plot line for our new musical…..at least here it is right now….stay tuned it may change…actually, probably will change! But….here it is….. Experience the story of a group of zany female mathletes as they ditch their dull school uniforms after their all-girl school goes coed. In addition to […]