Green Room Recap: June 14, 2015

From reasons to attend the theatre solo to two different bloggers’ reflections on the importance of contemporary musical theatre in their lives, The Green Room got personal this week. Check out these posts and more to see what you might have missed: 

Fifty Million Frenchies Kissing a lot of Frogs: Cultural Exchanges and Community by Marion Gutierrez: Organizations like American Musical Theatre Live and Broadway au Carré are crucial in bringing new American musicals abroad and fostering a sense of community in the Paris theatre scene.

Does the Winner Really Take It All? by Tim Croner: Now that the Tonys are over, it’s time to reflect on what impact awards have on the craft of theatre.

Falling Slowly: My Love Letter to (Contemporary) Musical Theater by Samia Omari: One blogger’s experience of discovering musical theatre, falling in love with it, and finding her place in the contemporary scene.

On My Own: 9 Reasons to Attend the Theatre Alone by Maddi Ostapiw: It’s nice to watch shows with others, but it can be nice to go to the theatre solo sometimes, too. Here are some reasons why attending the theatre on your own can be a good idea.

8 Musical Theatre Jams for Your Summer Playlist by Sara Jensen: Every summer seems to have its own soundtrack, and what could be better than a soundtrack you can belt along with? These 8 MT songs belong on any playlist this summer.

NYPL’s “Across a Crowded Room”: Speed-Dating for New Musical Theatre Writers by David Brush: This year, the New York Public Library is bringing back its program for musical theatre writers to find collaborators, called “Across a Crowded Room.” Though registration is closed, here’s why you should pay attention for the next time around.

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