ASCAP/Disney Music Theatre Workshop

The workshops are produced by ASCAP Director of Music Theatre, Michael Kerker, with Artistic Director, Stephen Schwartz, Composer-lyricist of musicals including Wicked, Pippin and The Baker’s Wife. They are held annually for the ASCAP Foundation, in New York City.

For six nights over three weeks a handful of new musicals are chosen to be work-shopped. Top actors, well known Directors and Luminaries such as Stephen Flaherty (composer- Ragtime, Anastasia) and David Zippel (lyricist – City of Angels, Hercules, Mulan, Women in White) are amongst the regular participants who help bring these new works to life.

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