Green Room Recap: May 31, 2015

What does Alexander Sage Oyen think about contemporary musical theatre and Broadway today? What summer theatre festivals are on your road trip agenda these next few months? What pun-tastic food should you prepare if you want to host the perfect Tony Party? Bloggers explored these questions and more on The Green Room this week. Here’s what you might have missed: 

Exploring Summer Theatre by Aileen Lambert: Summer is just about here, and you know what that means: time to start planning your theatre road trips. These are the musical festivals and shows you won’t want to miss.

And The Tony Award for Best Viewing Party Goes To… by Tim Croner: The 2015 Tonys are just around the corner. For those of us playing along from home, here are some tips sure to make your Tony Party a winner.

4 Composer/Lyricists You Need To Have On Your Radar by Sara Jensen: The writers and writing teams involved in NEXT at Theater Latté Da in Minneapolis are creating incredible musical theater. Get to know them and their work in these short profiles.

He Said, She Said by MARC: Sometimes, MT writers transpose and rearrange their songs to be sung by a singer of a different gender than the original character. These are some of the best gender-swapped MT performances.

A Conversation with Alexander Sage Oyen by David Brush: #NMTWriter Alexander Sage Oyen on his process, musical theatre today, and the best line ever from Empire.

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