In The Works

3rd Smash Season! Every 3rd Sunday of Month at 9:30pm

This Month is Sunday, March 17th at 9:30pm

Tickets available at: www.purplepass.com/works0317

Creating Community through Composition

Join us for new songs from these Composers and get yourself a $5 ticket with the code: DCT

In The Works

Honeck-Moss Productions is proud to present “In The Works.” This exciting new series was conceived as an opportunity for composers to try out new work in front of an audience and see how it plays in a supportive environment. It is also an opportunity to create community among the composers and their performers.

In The Works is be presented monthly and feature three composers or composer teams, each presenting about 20 minutes of new material. This month features the works of composers: Ben Boecker, Briana Whyte Harris, and Molly Horan & Fernanda Douglas. Hosted by: Thomas Honeck.

BEN BOECKER is a singer-songwriter, teaching artist, and voice teacher living and working in New York City. His full-length musical, “Spellbound! A Perfect Musical Fairytale” (NMI Search For New Musicals Grand Prize Winner 2016, Disney/NMI New Voices Award 2016) has been developed at the BMI Workshop, Andrew Lippas’ Writers’ Bloc, and Ken Davenport’s Writers’ Group. Ben has worked as an NYC teaching artist for five years with companies including TADA!, Usdan Arts Camp, Wingspan Arts, A Class Act, and the Open Hydrant Theater Company (The First Equity Theater Company in the Bronx.) Ben has performed multiple times at 54 Below, Birdland, and the Hunterdon Hills Playhouse in NJ. He is an Adjunct Faculty member at the Calhoun School, a proud member of the BMI Advanced Musical Theater Writing Workshop and a member of the Dramatists Guild. www.benboecker.com

BRIANA WHYTE HARRIS is a Brooklyn-based librettist/lyricist/composer. She is the creator of the webseries Princess the Cat and co-writer for the webseries MunchCo Calling! Her sketch comedy has been performed at Upright Citizens Brigade, and she has also performed stand-up at Caroline’s. Her most recent production was Savoy! Dancing Through The Swing Era, an interactive, community-based dance revue that was last performed in Queens in November 2018. She is a member of the BMI Librettists Workshop and a student of the NYU Tisch Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, class of 2019. She also dances with the Brooklyn BombShells, the winning-est group in the history of the Coney Island Mermaid Parade.

MOLLY HORAN is an adjunct professor focusing on children’s and young adult literature and writing for the web at SVA, NYU, and Fordham. A member of the BMI musical theater workshop, her plays have been performed at The People’s Improv Theater, Arizona University, and as a part of Stage Q’s Queer Shorts program.

FERNANDA DOUGLAS is a composer and music director from Goleta, California, and a graduate of Columbia University. She is an active member of the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop and her original musical, Plath., was part of the 2015 NY Fringe Festival. Fernanda is an associate voice coach with Broadway vocal supervisor, Liz Caplan, and in her free time, she’s the deputy director of The Dream Unfinished, the NYC-based activist orchestra. She recently returned from New Delhi, India where she was working on the musical adaptation of film director, Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding.

Tickets available at: www.purplepass.com/works0317

$10 Ticket in Advance & a 2 Drink Minimum in the Cabaret Theatre*
$15 Ticket at the Door (plus service fee) & a 2 Drink Minimum in the Cabaret Theatre*

*Drinks Must be purchased In the Cabaret Theatre to count towards the Minimum.