Voices from New York: Nancy Golladay on Libretto

February 4th, 2021

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Date(s) - 04/02/2021
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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MMD and BML present Voices from New York – a new series of online masterclass sessions from Broadway theatre makers

About this Event

While we can’t travel to Broadway or around the world to seek inspiration for our musical theatre writing, allow us to bring New York to you through a new series of masterclasses across 2021.

Mercury Musical Developments and BOOK Music & Lyrics present Voices from New York – a new series of online masterclass sessions from Broadway theatre makers.

The first event in this series features Nancy Golladay on Thursday 4 February 2021 from 6.30pm – 8.30pm, focusing on writing the libretto of a musical.

This event will take place online via Zoom, and will cost £10 per session for MMD and BML members, and £15 for non-members. Links and details on how to access the event will be sent via Eventbrite in the lead up to the event.

If you have access requirements or need assistance with booking on Eventbrite or using Zoom, please contact ellen@mercurymusicals.com for assistance.

About Nancy Golladay

Nancy is a Broadway and regional literary advisor who has written a musical adaptation of “The Great Impostor,” and is currently developing a project based on the life of Edgar Allan Poe. She has led the Advanced Librettists Workshop at BMI for over 25 years, as well as serving on BMI’s Advisory Committee. After working as a lighting designer and technical director for the Merce Cunningham Dance Studio, she landed a job as a script reader for Joseph Papp’s Public Theatre, then developing a career as a literary consultant for Broadway and Off-Broadway producers. She has done script development work for Paul Sills, the O’Neill Playwrights Conference, Ellis Rabb, Warner Brothers Films, Dustin Hoffman’s Punch Productions, Peter Allen’s Tenterfield Productions, the Nederlander Organisation and Davenport Theatrical Enterprises, as well as with Robert Blacker when he was co-artistic director with Des McAnuff at the LaJolla Playhouse and Ontario’s Stratford Shakespeare Festival.

Devoted to supporting new writers wanting to develop their craft, she is a regular panellist for Theatre Resources Unlimited’s ‘How to Write a Musical That Works’ series and is on TRU’s finalist selection panel for their New Plays and New Musicals readings competitions. For the Dramatists Guild, she contributed to their original ‘Art of the Synopsis’ seminar.

We look forward to seeing you at these exciting events.

 

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