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Oct. 7th, 2006 @ 06:52 pm
is it true that eden is leaving wicked this month?
im seeing wicked for the first time on the 17th and i really wanna see her, i hear shes amazing!

I NEED YOUR HELP! Oct. 2nd, 2006 @ 07:16 am
So I need EVERYONE'S Help for this year's World AIDS Day Concert.

There are some brilliant and EASY ways for you to get involved.

Just drop me a line to find out how!


Most of the ways you can help don't even involve you being in NYC! So drop a line an we'll set it up!

Love, Jamie

Sep. 25th, 2006 @ 12:52 pm

i am looking for an 'old time' broadway song to audition for Singing in the Rain for. The audition is a 16 bar cut.

I m a first soprano, but can also sing mezzo and 1st alto. i am not that great at belting, but am working on it.

an suggestions?


Aug. 7th, 2006 @ 01:37 pm
ok guys im really sorry about this but im in a MAJOR jam. im getting stuff together for a benefit and i realized im missing stuff for zombie prom. i had it but !!poof!! its missing. can anyone send me "johnny dont go"and "its alive"
granted i do own a copy of this recording that i bought with my own money and all i just cannot find it for the life of me. and im not sure if sheet music exists? does it? that would be really swell.

x-posted to broadway.

All-Star World AIDS Day Concert of RAGS Set for December 11th! Jul. 27th, 2006 @ 03:27 pm
On December 11th, 2006, the 4th Annual World AIDS Day Concert, presented by Jamie McGonnigal in association with The Joey DiPaolo AIDS Foundation will take place. This year’s presentation, a 20th Anniversary Concert of the Broadway musical Rags, will be held at Times Square’s brand new Nokia Theater.

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» Paradise by the Dashboard Light's Ellen Foley in Songs & Stories with Paul Scott Goodman!!!
"Paradise by the Dashboard Light's"
Ellen Foley
to appear in
Songs & Stories with
Paul Scott Goodman

On Sunday, July 23rd at 7PM, Jamie McGonnigal will present Songs & Stories with Paul Scott Goodman, an evening featuring the composer-lyricist of Bright Lights, Big City performing a host of tunes from his musical theatre catalogue.

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Tartaglia, Testa, Foa, Cahoon, Patterson and more in FLOPZ n' CUTZ 3 Concert

A Celebration of the Egregiously Overlooked Showtune

On Sunday, July 30th, Producer/Director Jamie McGonnigal and Music Director Michael Lavine will team up once again with some of Broadway's best to present an evening of some of the hidden gems from the darkest corners of the musical theatre vault. Flopz n' Cutz 3 will be performed at 9:30PM at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St.).

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Greetings, fellow thepians!!  I was wondering if I could get some advice.

Our fall musical is "The Secret Garden" and I am in the process of preparing for the auditions.  I would love to be Martha, but I'm preparing for all of the female roles.  (Her accent is really challenging, but a lot of fun.)  Martha is a very optimistic, perky maid (late teens - early twenties) who befriends the spoiled Mary.

For the musical portion of our audition, we are asked to prepare 16 bars of a song (not from the show) that we can act.  I'd like to choose a Broadway standard (but not a signature piece), since that is what the musical director prefers for auditions.  While I am a pretty defined alto, I can sing in a mezzo soprano range, like Martha.  Her songs in the show go to a high D, which is right about where I am comfortable.  (Thankfully, her songs also have a lot of lower alto notes, which I much more comfortable with.  Most of our theatre females are sopranos.)

So, I'm looking for suggestions for songs that I could sing.  Again, I'm hoping for a Broadway standard (but not a signature piece) that is in the range of an alto or a low mezzo soprano.  Ideally, something that could possibly relate to Martha's characteristics.

Does anyone have any suggestions?  Thanks a lot!!

~ Nikki
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