Voices from New York: Stephen Flaherty Masterclass

April 1st, 2021

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Date(s) - 01/04/2021
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


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

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 second event in this series features two-time Tony Award and Olivier Award winning composer, Stephen Flaherty on Thursday 1 April 2021 from 6.30pm – 8.30pm, focusing on his extraordinary career composing for musical theatre and the craft of composition.

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 Stephen Flaherty

STEPHEN FLAHERTY is a world renowned composer and arranger, and is the composer of Broadway musicals Ragtime , Seussical , Once on This Island, Rocky and Anastasia . Additional Broadway work includes Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life (original songs) and Neil Simon’s Proposals (incidental music). Flaherty has also written four musicals at Lincoln Center Theatre: The Glorious Ones, Dessa Rose, A Man of No Importance, and My Favorite Year. Other theatre includes In Your Arms (Old Globe), Little Dancer (Kennedy Center), Lucky Stiff (Playwrights Horizons) and Loving Repeating: A Musical of Gertrude Stein . Film includes Anastasia, the documentary After The Storm and Lucky Stiff. Flaherty’s concert music has premiered at the Hollywood Bowl, Boston’s Symphony Hall, Carnegie Hall, the Guggenheim Museum and Symphony Space. Flaherty has collaborated with Lynn Ahrens for over 30 years, and are both members of the Dramatists Guild Council and co- founders of the Dramatists Guild Fellows Program. In 2015 they were inducted into the Theater Hall Of Fame.