How to Succeed in (Musical Theatre) Business Without Really Trying

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For most musical theatre composers, lyricists and bookwriters, creating musicals is a passion, but earning a living pursuing that passion can be elusive. Understanding how to translate creativity and hard work into a way to pay the rent isn’t easy, or straightforward. Between grand rights, performance rights, publishing contracts, grant applications and the mysterious machinations of producers and artistic directors, looking after the business of your creations is enough to make your head spin.

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525,600 Minutes with Stephanie Graham

Since #KevinTheIntern got promoted to Associate Artistic Director earlier this summer, I have had the great honour of becoming Intern Artistic Director or #StephanieTheIntern at The Musical Stage Company for 2017-2018. Here’s a list of some of my favourite Musical Stage Company interactions thus far. More


Introducing the 2017-18 Banks Prize Winners!

Get to know our 2017-18 Syd and Shirley Banks Prize winners! We caught up with Celine Tsai & George Krissa as they prepare for their Musical Stage Company debut in UnCovered: Dylan & Springsteen. More


Triple Threat: Divine Brown

Get to know some of our favourite artists! Triple Threat is an annual feature that reveals which musicals and musical experiences left lasting impressions on the performers involved in The Musical Stage Company’s UnCovered Concert series. Up next is Divine Brown!

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I wish to go to the [NAMT] Festival!

For the last few years, our company has had the pleasure of sending representation to the National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) 29th Annual Festival of New Musicals. This year, Stephanie Graham (Intern Artistic Director), Kevin Wong (Associate Artistic Director), and Robert McQueen (Director of New Musical Development) attended. In this blog entry, Kevin and Stephanie debrief on their experience at the festival! More