Library of Recommended Works

NOTICE: College and university theatre departments preparing TableReads of new musicals should note that, except where specifically indicated, the creators of these Recommended Works are willing to relax casting specifications related to age, race, and gender.

A COUNTRY CHRISTMAS CAROL

music and lyrics by Albert Evans, book and lyrics by Ron Kaehler

A GOOD MAN

Music by Ray Leslee, Book and Lyrics by Philip S. Goodman

A GREEN UMBRELLA

by Loren Lester

A TIME TO LIVE

by John Paul Hudson & Jason McAuliffe

ABOUT FACE

book & lyrics by David Arthur, music by Jeffrey Lodin

AFTER THE FAIR

music by Matthew Ward, lyrics and book by Stephen Cole

ALMOST SEPTEMBER

by David Schechter and Steven Lutvak

AN UNDERGROUND REVUE

words & music by Stephen Mo Hanan

ANGEL IN MY HEART

by Bob Ost

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES

Richard Schotten, Michael Kosarin

BACK HOME

book by Ron Sproat, lyrics by Frank Evans, music by Christopher Berg

BELIEVE ME

by Llann M. Maazel

BETWIXT AND BETWEEN

Book: Kate Hanenberg and Ned Paul Ginsburg; Music: Ned Paul Ginsberg and Mary Lloyd-Butler, Additional Music: Kate Hanenberg, Lyrics: Ned Paul Ginsburg

BLOOD AND FIRE

Book and Lyrics by Jeffrey Couchman, Music by Lisa Heffter

BOXES

book by Michael Sahl, & Eric Salzman, libretto Eric Salzman.
music by Michael Sahln 

BOYNTON BEACH CLUB

Property of Susan Seidelman: book, Ned Paul Ginsburg, music, Michael Colby / Cornelia Ravenal, lyrics

BULLDOZER

Book by Peter Galperin, with Gregg Ostrin, Music & Lyrics by Peter Galperin

CAESAR The Musical 

by Mike Petrone

CAROLINA RISING

book & lyrics Bryan Leys, music Kevin Kuhn

CHRISTINA ALBERTA'S FATHER

book, music and lyrics by Polly Pen

CITY OF DREAMS

music by Joseph Zellnik, book and lyrics by David Zellnik

COME TAKE MY HAND

by Dan Albanello

CUPID AND PSYCHE

music by Jihwan Kim, lyrics and libretto by Sean Hartley

DAISY AND THE WONDER WEEDS

by Jean Elliott Manning

DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS

music by Edward Thomas, libretto by Joe Masteroff

DORA

music, book and lyrics by Larry Bortniker

DORIAN GRAY FOREVER

book, music and lyrics by Barry Gordon and Andrew Stephen Ross

DREAM ON

Daniel Landon, Lawrence Rosen

E&R

Enrico De Zottis - music and musical arrangements Nancy Jean Somerville - lyrics and libretto

EDDIE AND THE PALACEADES

by Roy O’Neil

ESTA HARGIS

by Shirl Jae Atwell and Delma Abbott

FEDSTORE QUARTET

book and lyrics Jack Hilton Cunnngham, music & lyrics Danny Ashkenasi

FLAMBÉ DREAMS

by Matthew Hardy and Randy Klein

GARY GOLDFARB – MASTER ESCAPIST

Librettist: Omri Schein; Composer: James Olmstead

GRANDMA'S RING

Book by Uma Incrocci, Songs by Uma Incrocci & Christian Pedersen
Based on a screenplay by Nicole Greevy, Uma Incrocci & Erica Jensen

GUMBO

Composer: Brett V Macias, Librettist: Christina Quintana

HIP HOP HIGH

Book by Z-Man, Cynthia Topps and Andrea Andresakis
Music and Lyrics by Z-Man and Christopher Gillard

HIT SONG! THE MUSICAL

Book, Music and Lyrics by Keith Edwards

HOODS AND HOOFERS

by Robert Lindsey Nassif

HOT AND SWEET

Book, Music and Lyrics by Barbara Schottenfeld

HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY
Music by Roger Ames, Book and Lyrics by Elizabeth Bassine

I DON’T DO CLUB DATES

Book & Lyrics by Isidore Elias, Music by Randy Klein

IMPOSSIBLE BUT TRUE

by Dan Furman

IN THE NAME OF LOVE

Music: Donald Oliver;  Stories and Lyrics: Marc Acito, Sheldon Harnick, Barry Kleinbort, Peter Mills, Jim Morgan, David Spencer, Amanda Yesnowitz, David Zippel

INSULT TO INJURY

by Maura Knowles

JOSEPHINE TONIGHT

by Sherman Yellen & Wally Harper

LA GIARA

by Patricia Haddad

LIBERTY

by Thomas Blow

LILY

by Lindsay Warren Baker & Amanda Jacobs
inspired by The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

LITTLE BY LITTLE

music by Brad Rose, lyrics by Ellen Greenfield & by Hal Hackady,
story by Annette Jolles & Ellen Greenfield

MARY S

concept, book & lyrics: Abra Bigham, music: Roger L. Nelson

MERTON OF THE MOVIES

by Doug Katsaros & Donald Brenner

MIDNIGHT MADNESS

music & lyrics Ted Agress

MOURNING BECOMES RIDICULOUS

Book & Lyrics by David Eisner, Music by Chuck Muckle

MOVE IT AND IT’S YOURS

Music, Book, and Lyrics by Bill Weeden, David Finkle, & Sally Fay

MY DEAR WATSON

by Jami-Leigh Bartschi

NO PARKING (Alice Lost and Found)

book & lyrics: Elizabeth Bassine, music: Roger Ames

OPAL

music, lyrics and book by Robert Lindsay Nassif

PABLO

by Charles Bloom

PRECIOUS BANE

by Miriam Raiken-Kolb

PRIDE & PREJUDICE

by Lawrence Rush

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

by Lindsay Warren Baker & Amanda Jacobs

PSYCHE

by Jeff Baker

RESOLUTIONS

by Kate Monaghan & Matt Casarino

SAINT HEAVEN

Book by Martin Casella, Music and Lyrics by Keith Gordon

SECRETS OF SUCCESS

by Ed Weissman

SHINE

Music by Roger Anderson, Lyrics by Lee Goldsmith, Libretto by Richard Seff

SINGLE WIDE

Book by George D. Nelson and Maclain Nelson Music and Lyrics by Jordan Kamalu, Additional Lyrics by George D. Nelson

SIT DOWN AND EAT BEFORE OUR LOVE GETS COLD

music, lyrics and, book by Barbara Schottenfeld

SIX WIVES

book and lyrics Joe Masteroff, music Edward Thomas

SPACE VACATION

by Jonathan Segal

SPOOLIE GIRL

Music and Lyrics by Rosemary Loar,  Book by Robert W. Atwood and Rosemary Loar

SUN

by James Rado, Gerome Ragni and Galt MacDermot

SUNDOWN

by Joe Bravaco, Larry Rosler and Peter Link

SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON

by John Kennedy

THANKSGIVING

music, lyrics and book by Paul Alan Levi and Toni Mergentime Levi
(SEAGRAM’S AWARD WINNER 1988)

THE AGE OF INNOCENCE

by Ted Kociolek

THE BEST OF TIMES

by Steven C. Porter

THE BITCHES OF DITMAS PARK

a musical in two acts by Dana Vance

THE BOOK OF THE DUN COW

book by Mark St. Germain, music & lyrics by Randy Courts 

THE CURSE OF BATVIA

by Katherine Burger

THE EDGE

by Nick Choo

THE GIG

Music, Book and Lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen

THE KLEMPERERS’ NEW CLOTHES

Music by Norman Weiss, Book and Lyrics by William Squier

THE MECHANICAL CAT

by Janet Goddard

THE MEDICINE SHOW

book, music and lyrics by Allen Cohen

THE MEETIN'

by Pam Watson

THE MILLION DOLLAR BET

by Howard Eisenberg

THE NOSE

by Kit Goldstein Grant

THE PLAY WITHIN

by Julian Breslow

THE ROSE AND THE RING

music by Michael Jeffrey, lyrics and libretto by Peter Morris

THE SPIRIT OF RIVER CITY

by Randolph Hobler

THE SUBWAY

by Michael E. Braud

THE SWEET REVENGE OF LOUISA MAY

book by Burton Cohen,, music by Stephen Hoffman, lyrics by Mark Campbell

THE WHEEL

by Nick Stanton

THE WINNER

book and lyrics by Joseph Sutton, music by Lewis Flinn 

THIS FAIR WORLD

by Sherman Yellen and Wally Harper

TILL

by Leo Schwartz and DC Cathro

TO PAINT THE EARTH

Frederick Levin, Jonathan Portrera

TOP OF THE HEAP

Music by Jeffrey Lodin, Book & Lyrics by William Squier

TUESDAY (Beautiful Dreamer)

by Brett V Macias

UNCLE JED’S BARBERSHOP

Book by Kenneth Grimes, lyrics by Kenneth Grimes & David Wohl, music by David Wohl

UNDER FIRE

by Barry Harman & Grant Sturiale

UNDER HER HAT

Book & Lyrics by Hana Roth Seavey, Music by Tor Ingar Jakobsen

UPSTAIRS-THE MUSICAL

by Wayne Self

WARRIOR

Music, Book and Lyrics by Marcus Hummon and Ted Swindley

WELCOME TO THE HARD LUCK CLUB

by Karin Ringheim

WINTER IN PARADISE

words & music by Stephen Mo Hanan

WOODY

by John Carden and Nolan Doran

WRAPPED

Book & Lyrics by Dennis Nehamen, Music by Craig Nehamen

XMAS IN LAS VEGAS

Book: Joe Bravaco; Lyrics: Larry Rosler; Music: Tony Finno

YOUR NAME ON MY LIPS

by Eric Sirota