In The Works

4th Smash Season! Every 3rd Sunday of Month at 9:30 pm

This Month is Sunday, January 19th at 9:30 pm

Tickets available at: www.purplepass.com/works0119

Creating Community through Composition

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

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 will 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: Alex Goldie Golden, Lauren Gundrum & Brandon Lambert, and Jason Weisinger. Hosted by: Thomas Honeck.

With performances by: Trevor Berger, Will Conard, Nicholas Del Prince, Julian Diaz-Granados, Ethan Hack-Chabot, Emily Gardner Xu Hall, Justine Magnusson, Katie Oxman, Mukta Phatak, Daniel Sefik, Garrett Storm, and Melissa Weisbach.

ALEX GOLDIE GOLDEN is an NYC-based composer and music director. Recent credits: Williamstown Theatre Festival (AMD, Late-Night Cabaret Series, MD: Cody Owen Stine), Ars Nova workshop production of The Hole Story, (MD, Composer: Andrew R. Butler), Annie (Conductor/Keys 1, Wagon Wheel Center for the Performing Arts), Joey and Ron (Conductor/Keys 1, Composer: Joel Esher), Beauty and the Beast (MD, New London Barn Playhouse), Ghost the Musical (Conductor/Keys 1), and Next to Normal (MD). She was a featured composer in the 2019 New York Musical Festival concert, Head and Heart. She works with Music Theatre International and is a pianist for the incredible Story Pirates. B.A. Theatre with Honors in Music Direction, Bucknell University. @goldiegolden65

LAUREN GUNDRUM is a NYC-based lyricist, librettist, and producer. Her debut musical PharmaBro ran Off-Broadway in summer 2017 and was nominated for an OBA Award for Best New Musical of the season. PharmaBro had a sold-out developmental run at The Workshop Theatre during the 2016 Midtown International Theater Festival and has been featured in Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, The NY Post and The NY Times. Lauren is a member of the Tony-nominated BMI Musical Theatre Workshop, the Dramatist Guild, and she has held residencies with Players Theatre and the Apples and Oranges Accelerator. http://www.laurengundrum.com

BRANDON LAMBERT is a New York-based songwriter and actor. In 2017 Brandon and Gary S. Jaffe’s musical At First Sight was commissioned and produced by the Mountain Playhouse, and over the past few years, Brandon has had five TYA shows commissioned and produced by Gretna Theatre. As an actor, he starred as Marcus on the national tour and then the Canadian premiere of Murder for Two and has worked regionally at the Pittsburgh CLO, the Pittsburgh Public, and Flat Rock Playhouse. He is a member of the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop (Advanced, Harrington Award), the Dramatists Guild, and Actors’ Equity.

JASON WEISINGER is a GRAMMY-nominated multidisciplinary artist based out of Brooklyn, NY. His music has been performed throughout New York City in venues such as HERE Arts Center, The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, The Duplex, & Cornelia St. Cafe. Jason has appeared as a featured soloist singing with the Boston POPS, Mark Morris Dance Group, Metropolitan Opera’s New Works Program, and New York Philharmonic Orchestra. He has served as music director for The Ninth Hour (Metropolitan Museum of Art), Ruth (Goodman Theater), and Fora (Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center). Jason is a composer in the BMI Lehman Engel Advanced Musical Theater Workshop, a member of GRAMMY-winning choir The Crossing, and GRAMMY-nominated Choir of Trinity Wall Street. www.jasonweisinger.com IG – @jasonweisinger

Tickets available at: www.purplepass.com/works0119

$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.

In The Works

4th Smash Season! Every 3rd Sunday of Month at 9:30pm

This Month is Sunday, December 15th at 9:30pm

Tickets available at: www.purplepass.com/works1215

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 will 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: Bryan Blaskie & Laurie Hochman, Annabelle Lee Revak, and Eric Sorrels. Hosted by: Thomas Honeck.

With performances by: Elyse Anderson, Erica Lynn Bridge, Caitlin Gallogly, Lisette Glowdowski, Kamryn Harris, Jamie Maletz, Doron Mitchell, Cheeyang Ng, Reagan Pender, Kelly Plescia, Cheeyang Ng, Mikki Sodergren, and Justin Yu.

BRYAN BLASKIE is a composer and music director from Columbus, Ohio. With Laurie Hochman, Bryan was a semi-finalist for the O’Neill’s National Musical Theatre Conference with their show Nothing to See Here, and their music was recently featured at the Stepping Stones Museum in West Hyler’s Pure Chaos. His opera Outside, with libretto by Seth Christenfeld, was presented last month by American Opera Projects at the Stonewall Inn. His musical Assistants, co-written with Apex Legends and Titanfall 2’s Manny Hagopian, opens Off Broadway in June 2019 at the Players Theatre. Bryan is a graduate of NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.

LAURIE HOCHMAN is a published member of BMI since 2001, Laurie Hochman’s music and lyrics have been heard on Nickelodeon’s The Wonder Pets, on Essential Voices USA’s Celebrating the American Spirit, in The Pushcart Players’ Happily Ever After: A Cinderella Tale, and in other plays. Laurie earned a BA in Writing for Film & TV and an Evvy nomination for a personal essay from Emerson College. In both 2014 and 2015, she was a finalist for the Warner Bros. Writers’ Workshop Program. Laurie also wrote book, additional lyrics, and story for, Perfect Life, which premiered at the Austin Theatre Project in 2017. Laurie met Bryan Blaskie at NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, and their thesis musical Nothing to See Here was a 2019 semi-finalist for developmental consideration at the O’Neill Center’s National Musical Theatre Conference.

ANNABELLE LEE REVAK is a composer, music director, and orchestrator. Her original musical Notes & Letters will have its premiere at Underscore Theatre Company in Chicago in April 2020. MD: The King’s Legacy (Bristol Valley Theatre); The Ballad of Lefty and Crabbe (Underscore Theatre); The Last Five Years (JPAC); Orchestrations: Proxy (Alexander Sage Oyen); Make Me Bad (Drew Gasparini). www.annabelleleerevak.com

ERIC SORRELS is an NYC-based singer, songwriter, and music director. As a singer, he’s performed with professional ensembles at the Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, The Bard Music Festival, as well as sacred spaces throughout Manhattan. As a music director, he’s helmed several cabarets and concerts at The Duplex and Feinstein’s/54 Below. BA: University of TN, Knoxville; MFA: NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing. Projects in development include THE GOLDEN THRESHOLD (Live & In Color, O’Neill Incubator) and ONLY US (Drama League Residency) with Cheeyang Ng, and the song cycle YAS, QUEEN! @eric.sorrels

Tickets available at: www.purplepass.com/works1215

$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.

In The Works

4th Smash Season! Every 3rd Sunday of Month at 9:30pm

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

Tickets available at: www.purplepass.com/works1117

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 Performers

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 will 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: Seth Christenfeld, Sophie Danis Oberfield & Fernanda Douglas, and Kyle Segar & David Kornfeld. Special Guest: Amy Engelhardt. Hosted by: Thomas Honeck.

With performances by: DevinRe Adams, Sam Balzac, Bryan Blaskie, Hannah Eakin, Hannah Kiem, James LaRosa, Jasmine Lawrence, Anita Welch, JT Wood, and Noah Zachary.

SETH CHRISTENFELD is a lyricist, librettist, and dramaturg. With composer James Ballard (who was featured here last month, shame if you missed him), he has written the full-length musical The Oxford Epidemic (suggested by Max Beerbohm’s Zuleika Dobson; workshopped at NYU), the one-act musical A Door (Prospect Theater), and assorted songs; their works in progress include AWAKE (a hallucinatory musical comedy about a guy who stays awake for twelve days) and The Jerk Next Door (a contemporary pop-rock adaptation of Chekhov’s The Bear). An evening of their work, Getting It Right, was presented at the Laurie Beechman Theatre in 2016. His other musicals include Musical Theatre Will Save the World (and other blatant lies) (music by Jonathon Lynch, lyrics by Gil Varod; reading at Bruno Walter Auditorium), Wait Forever (music by Sean Havrilla), and The Bad Ideas of Jack Andrews (music by Joseph Trefler; NAAP Discover New Musicals series; finalist, 2014 Davenport Ten-Minute Play Festival). His opera libretti include An Unbroken Line (music by Spencer Robelen), Women’s Work (music by Benji Goldsmith; Salzman Award finalist), and Outside (music by Bryan Blaskie), all workshopped with American Opera Projects. His work has been heard at most of NYC’s notable cabaret spaces and some less notable ones (like the Brooklyn Museum), as well as various locations around the country. Raised in the lawless wilds of Westchester County, he now lives in Manhattan, where he spends his days as Literary Manager at the York Theatre Company. MFA, Musical Theatre Writing, NYU; BA, Drama Studies, SUNY Purchase. Member: ASCAP, Dramatists Guild, They Might Be Giants fan club. He tweets frequently (@earbox) and Instagrams occasionally (@sethdoesthings), but hasn’t updated his website (www.sethdoesthings.com) since 2016. Yes, ladies, he’s single. For any other questions, ask his mother

SOPHIE DANIS OBERFIELD is a lyricist, playwright, and educator. A native New Yorker, she holds a BA in Literature from Yale University and a master’s degree in Theatre History and Criticism from Hunter College-CUNY. She studied at Primary Stages’ Einhorn School for the Performing Arts (ESPA), and is a member of the BMI Advanced Musical Theatre Workshop. Her work has been performed at Emerging Artists’ Theater (IN THE HORSE; music by Kit Goldstein Grant), three New York Musical Theater Festivals’ Songwriting Master Class concerts, and The Duplex (Kit Goldstein Grant and Friends, June 2019; songs from A HALLOWEEN SHIVA with Joanna Burns, August 2019). Sophie has taught English at Stuyvesant High School since 2008.

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.

KYLE SEGAR is an actor, composer and playwright based in New York City. Most recently, he was seen touring the world in the 20th Anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize winning Broadway musical RENT! Kyle received his MFA from NYU Tisch School of the Arts in 2018. His writing credits include YEARS: A New Musical, Kingdom: A Song Cycle, Ménage-A-Wahhh?!?!, and his current show YOU WISH! A Magical New Musical. You can follow him on Instagram and Twitter @emerilkbs.”

DAVID KORNFELD is a Jeff Award-winning composer, lyricist, music director, and coffee enthusiast residing in New York. He grew up frolicking in California’s wine country, received his BA in composition from Carleton College and his MFA from the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU Tisch. While musical theatre is his primary medium, he also composes for and performs with big bands, jazz combos, rock bands, and whoever else he meets. A co-founder of Underscore Theatre Company and the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival, he has collaborated with numerous companies in Chicago, New York, London, and other fine theatrical cities. His musicals include YOU WISH! with Kyle Segar, HAYMARKET (2019 Jeff Award—Best New Musical, Underscore Theatre, Chicago; Iris Theatre, London), MICROCOSMOS (Civilians R&D Group residency with Rebecca Hart, dir. Steve Cosson), PR0NE: A HARDCORE, AMATEUR MUSICAL (Underscore), GROUNDS: A FRESH-BREWED MUSICAL (Actor’s Training Center; Midwest Fringe Circuit), and 57th NATIONAL MATHLETE SUM-IT, (Commissioned by CPA Theatricals; CMTF 2016; NYMF 2017; Published by TRW). Most recently he music directed the Cape Cod premiere of Paula Vogel’s INDECENT with Cape Rep Theatre. He performs regularly in NYC and the Northeast with Rebecca Hart & the Wrong Band, and is working on an album of music for children. www.davidkornfeld.com

Special Guest:

AMY ENGELHARDT made her Off-Broadway debut last summer as composer/lyricist of BASTARD JONES, a rock adaptation of Henry Fielding’s TOM JONES and a Richard Rodgers Award and O’Neill Finalist. Other credits: lyrics for commissioned adaptations of Carl Sagan’s CONTACT (Puget Sound Theatre Award), NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, TESLA and music/lyrics for A COMEDY OF ERAS (with the Flying Karamazov Brothers). Amy was Creator/Artistic Producer of TUNE IN TIME, New York’s Musical Theater Game Show at the York Theatre, a recipient of MAC’s Dottie Burman Award for Songwriting and from 1998-2011, the sole female vocalist/writer/arranger for Grammy-nominated, genre-busting vocal band The Bobs.

Tickets available at: www.purplepass.com/works1117

$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.

DREAMS EP RELEASE with Cassandra Kubinski and Tony Daniels

Wednesday Oct 23rd at 7pm

DREAMS EP RELEASE

Billboard charting artist Cassandra Kubinski and veteran voiceover actor and music producer Tony Daniels reveal their sunny, whimsical, acoustically-driven EP “Dreams” in this concert premiere. Expect kazoos. Expect 3-part harmonies. Expect to leave feeling lighter, more inspired, and more connected to your own Dreams.

For fans of: Ingrid Michaelson, Lilly Allen, Sara Bareilles, Jason Mraz, Broadway musicals.

Cassandra Kubinski and Tony Daniels have been collaborating for 7 years since meeting in the voiceover studio working on a commercial for Kohl’s together. “Dreams” is their collection of 5 original and 3 cover songs. Cassandra began her career playing Annie in the 20th anniversary production of the show at Goodspeed Opera House, and has since gone on to tour the world behind her 7 albums, including releasing records and opening for the likes of the Goo Goo Dolls, 10,000 Maniacs, Jill Sobule, Anna Nalick, Chris Botti, and more. Tony Daniels has made a big name for himself in voiceover, working with brands like Cartier and GMC, and cartoons like Sailor Moon and Nickolodeon. He also toured or produced music with bands Triumph, Rush, and Rik Emmett.

Their song “You Get Me” (featured on “Dreams”) has already been released as a single with a music video featuring Adrian Grenier, a variety of NY models and influencers, and their beloved pets. The song has raised over $1,000 for pet rescue groups like the Humane Society of NY and Helping Lost Pets with the star studded video available on Youtube.

Cassandra and Tony look forward to welcoming fans into their world of Dreams, and spinning a magical web of musical wonder that will last long after the show is over!

$15 Ticket in Advance & a 2 Drink Minimum in the Cabaret Theatre*
$20 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.