Sam wins the 2015 Kleban Prize!

April 14, 2015

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We’re thrilled to announce that Sam Carner has won the 2015 Kleban Prize for Most Promising Librettist!

In the 25-year history of the award, past winners have included Jason Robert Brown, Craig Carnelia, Robert Lopez and Jeff Marks, John Weidman, Adam Gwon, John Bucchino, and other distinguished writers.

Congratulations as well to Sam Willmott, the winner of this year’s Kleban prize for Most Promising Lyricist.

Check out the article in Variety.

Check out the article in Playbill

Starstudded St. Jude’s Benefit / March 6 @ 8pm

April 6, 2015

Screen Shot 2015-04-06 at 10.47.17 AMWe’ll be part of an amazing concert to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital on Monday, March 6 at 8pm at the Highline Ballroom (431 W 16th St., NYC).

The show features incredible performers like Jennifer Damiano, Ciara Renee, Lilli Cooper, and (singing our song), the pyrotechnic Jackie Burns. Original songs by fantastic writers including Tom Kitt, Bobby Cronin, Lyons and Pakchar, Zoey Sarnak, Joey Contreras, and the remarkable organizer of the concert Drew Overcash.

Tickets $25-45. Hope you’ll come have a great time supporting a great cause! For tickets & info, CLICK HERE.

FREE show at LINCOLN CENTER’s Bruno Walter Auditorium on March 30th at 6pm

March 14, 2015

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We’ll be the featured writing team in March’s Broadway’s Future Songbook concert at Lincoln Center’s Bruno Walter Auditorium. So mark down March 30th at 6pm in your calendars!

Our incredible line-up of singers features:

Leslie Kritzer (A Catered Affair, Legally Blonde, Sondheim on Sondheim, Rooms, Closer Than Ever)
Tituss Burgess (The Little Mermaid, Guys and Dolls, Good Vibrations, Unbreakable Kimmie Schmidt)
Natalie Weiss (Breaking Down the Riffs, Everyday Rapture, Les Miserables)
Teal Wicks (Wicked, Jeckyll & Hyde, Finding Neverland)
Stephen C. Anthony (Book of Mormon, Catch Me If You Can)
Jackie Burns (Wicked, If/Then, HAIR)
David Perlman (Baby It’s You, Yank!, Anna Nicole: The Opera)
Danielle Wade (CBC’s Over the Rainbow, The Wizard of Oz)
Mj Rodriguez (RENT)
And introducing: Sophie Moshofsky,
Nat Zegree, Elyse Moon, Emily Schultheis, and Michelle Beth Herman

March 30th at 6pm
Bruno Walter Auditorium
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center
111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street.

The show is FREE, and tickets are on a first-come-first-served basis, so make sure to line up early!

For more info, CLICK HERE. hope to see you there!

ISLAND SONG in PARIS! March 6th and 8th @ the Comedie Nation

February 28, 2015

10446282_10153082594249161_5145904901460811180_oWe’re thrilled to be heading to Paris this week for a pair of Island Song concerts at the Comedie Nation on March 6 and 8 — as well as the Broadway au Carre concert on March 4. We’d love to see you there!

ISLAND SONG at the Comedie Nation
77 Rue de Montreuil, 75011 Paris
Fri, March 6 @ 9pm / Sun March 8 @ 5pm
Tickets 15 Euros

Broadway au Carre at le Carre Parisien
1 Rue du Général Beuret, 75015 Paris
March 4 at 9pm
Tickets 10 Euros

MASTER CLASS in LONDON 25 Feb / limited PRIVATE COACHING slots in LONDON 22-28 Feb

February 7, 2015

carnergregor-127 copyWe’re in London the week of 22-28 February, and we’re teaming up with brilliant West End Musical Director Dean Austin to offer a Master Class on Wednesday, 25 February 6pm-9pm.

The class will be at RADA, 16 Chenies St, London WC1E 7EX, The Henry Irving Room. Each participant will have 20 minutes of personal attention and, of course, get to observe the entire session. £40 to participate / £15 to observe.

If you’d like even more two-on-one time, we have very limited availability for Private Coaching sessions throughout the week. £90 for 50 minutes / room hire included.

Get our unique writers’ perspective on your performance and our feedback on ways of better conveying your song’s story, theme, and musicality. Bring in any song for feedback, or bring in a Carner & Gregor song for a truly unique perspective (receive the FREE sheet music and piano track for ANY song of ours with your booking).

Spots are extremely limited, so email to reserve your place:
[email protected]

Broadway’s Future Holiday Songbook @ Lincoln Center / Sat. Dec. 13 at 2:30pm

December 11, 2014

December13thFlyerWe’ll be premiering a Christmas number as part of the Broadway’s Future Holiday Songbook on December 13th (Saturday) at 2:30pm at Lincoln Center’s Bruno Walter Auditorium (111 Amsterdam Ave. @ 65th St.)

This concert brings together musical-theatre writers for a concert of original holiday songs. The concert is FREE and open to the public, no reservation required.

In past years, we premiered I Hope I Can Wait Until Christmas and The Egg Nog Song. Our number this year “A Christmas Pageant” will be a mini extravaganza featuring McKenna Cox, Theo Dolan, William Thomas Evans, Nick Gaswirth, Elyse Moon, David Perlman, Natalie Sparbeck, Deena Sydney, Sebastian Hedges Thomas, and Kevin White.

15-Minute Holiday Musical to Make West Coast Premiere / Dec. 8 in LA

December 6, 2014

905825_668261719960689_244969523821941928_oLos Angeles’s own Mostly Musicals will be presenting our 15-minute holiday musical FLASH-PRIEST as part of their (Mostly) Holiday concert.

The show will be Monday, December 8th at 8pm at Cafe Fais Do Do, 5257 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA.

$10 in advance / $12 at the door — CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

FLASH-PRIEST is the story of the Ye Olde Homestead Handicraft Company, an efficiency expert brought on to downsize the company, and the Secret Santa present that changes all of their lives.