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Festivals, Conferences, Programs & Theatre Labs: MMO into 2014

Sundance_LogoWith our valued Associate Dramaturg keeping my nose to the grindstone, we have, today, completed our submissions for several important development opportunities for The Mapmaker’s Opera in 2014.

So why do I want to talk about this?

In the USA (actually anywhere now that I think about it) one of the most sought after, and valued, opportunities is to get sponsored time to devote to the writing of a new Musical.  We have been exceptionally fortunate this year, having garnered two terrific opportunities to spend uninterrupted time writing for this new show.  As you may recall we were invited to both a residency at CAP21 in NYC, and then participated in the inaugural Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers’ Colony at Goodspeed Musicals.  It means much to Victor and myself, because we’re not American, and yet we were welcomed to travel over the pond and join in with a bunch of really talented US writers.  But now we need to move forward again. Continue Reading →

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