#16: LIVE from Paris "The Answering Machine"

The European premiere of Episode #5: "The Answering Machine" as presented by Broadway Au Carré in Paris, France.

Book and lyrics by Kevin Hammonds
Music and orchestrations by Andy Roninson

Directed and produced by Lisandro Nesis
Musical direction by Samuel Sené

LAUREN - Marianne Devos
BEN - Quentin Bruno
STAFFORD - Zacharie Saal

Guitar - Laurent Miqueu
Drums - Marc Giglio

Posted on July 1, 2015 .

Retrospective #6 - 10

TAKE A TEN looks back at episodes #6 - 10, featuring behind-the scenes interviews and cut songs never previously released.

#6: “I Heart New York“

#7: “Little Lucy and the Sticky Tricky Marshmallow“

#8: “Evelyn Shaffer and the Chance of a Lifetime”

#9: “Mon Petit Bijou”

#10: “Drive Around Please”

Featuring conversations with Robby Sandler, Kate Anderson, Bill Toscano, Greg Edwards, Ryan Andes, Cyrille Aimée, Kevin Wanzor, Nick Blaemire, and students from Bard High School Early College Queens.

Posted on June 1, 2015 .

#15: "Summer of '63 (Part 2)"

Music by Andy Roninson and Andrew Fox (Combined A Capella Arrangement by Andrew Fox and Evan Feist)
Lyrics by Lee Cavellier
Book by Lee Cavellier and Andy Roninson

Our two groups go head-to-head in the big beach singing competition!

MOLLY - Remy Zaken remyzaken.com
JANET - Allison Strong allisonstrong.com
BARBARA ANN - Michelle Geisler 
SUZY - Mary Page Nance marypagenance.com
BINGO - Kathryn Allison kathryn-allison.com

ALAN DUCK - Aaron Phillips aaronbphillips.com
MR. DUCK'S ASSISTANT - Jason Griffith 

ALVIN - George Salazar thegeorgesalazar.com
DONNY - Adam McDowell adam-mcdowell.com
EDDIE - Lee Cavellier
FRANKIE - Chris Critelli chriscritelli.com
GRUBS - Ryan Andes ryanandes.com

Posted on May 1, 2015 .

#14: "Summer of '63 (Part 1)"

Music by Andy Roninson
Book and Lyrics by Lee Cavellier

It's 1963 in California, and Calvin's trying to keep his a capella group, Calvin and the Cool Cats, from breaking apart before the big competition.

Baritone and tenor saxophones - Dominic Missana http://www.fmlytre.com/

CALVIN - George Salazar thegeorgesalazar.com
DONNY - Adam McDowell adam-mcdowell.com
EDDIE - Lee Cavellier
FRANKIE - Chris Critelli chriscritelli.com
GRUBS - Ryan Andes ryanandes.com

ALAN DUCK - Aaron Phillips aaronbphillips.com

MOLLY - Remy Zaken remyzaken.com
JANET - Allison Strong allisonstrong.com
BARBARA ANN - Michelle Geisler 
SUZY - Mary Page Nance marypagenance.com
BINGO - Kathryn Allison kathryn-allison.com

 

Posted on April 1, 2015 .

Retrospective #1 - 5

TAKE A TEN looks back at the first five episodes, featuring behind-the scenes interviews and cut songs never previously released.

#1: "Finding the Words"

#2: "Waiting for the Devil"

#3, 4: "It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's... my boyfriend." (Parts 1 & 2)

#5: "The Answering Machine"

Featuring conversations with Chris Critelli, Kevin Hammonds, Julie Jo Hughes, George Merrick, Jessica Phillips, and Jennifer Piacenti.

Posted on February 1, 2015 .

TAKE A TEN #11: "Warped"

Music by Andy Roninson
Book by Chris Critelli
Lyrics by Chris Critelli and Andy Roninson

 

Lieutenant Zulax may know how to deal with enemy fleets and navigating the many corners of the universe, but there's one thing his planet doesn't have: love. Yup. 


ZULAX - Aaron Phillips aaronbphillips.com

CAPTAIN JADE - Christiana Cole christianacole.com

C.L.I.O. - Jackie Washam jackiewasham.com

DR. WIP-WIP - Chris Critelli

Posted on December 1, 2014 .

TAKE A TEN #10: "Drive Around Please"

Book and Lyrics by Kevin Wanzor

Music by Andy Roninson

 

Jed loves working the drive-thru window at Superburger, but he'll need his co-worker Libby to help him deal with the odd customers and the gruff manager.

 

JED - Nick Blaemire @nickblaemire

LIBBY - Emily Kron www.emilykron.com

MR. TUTTLE - George Merrick

CUSTOMER #1 - Kevin Wanzor www.kevinwanzor.com

CUSTOMER #2 - Hannah Dubner www.hannahdubner.com

CUSTOMER #3 - Chris Critelli www.chriscritelli.com

CUSTOMER #4 - Kevin Hammonds www.kevinhammonds.com

Posted on November 1, 2014 .