3 Shows in LONDON @ St. James Studio – 13 & 14 April

Screen Shot 2014-04-04 at 12.19.09 AMWe’re thrilled to be having concerts of our work at London’s St. James Studio on the 13th of April at 3pm and 7pm and 14th of April at 8pm.

The 13 April shows feature excerpts from Island Song sung by West End stars including Stuart Matthew Price, Sabrina Aloueche, Sophia Ragavelas, Aaron Sidwell, Keith Jack, and Abigail Jaye. For tickets and info, CLICK HERE

The 14 April show features a selection of our songs featured by West End Stars and some up-and-comers. Cast includes Sophia Ragavelas, Abigail Jaye, Stuart Matthew Price, Aaron Sidwell, Tamar Broadbent, Liam Ross-Mills, and more! For tickets and info, CLICK HERE

The concerts are produced by Mark Rice-Oxley

The St. James Studio is located at 12 Palace Street, London SW1E 5JA

// Posted on April 4th, 2014

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Master Class in London – 9 April at 6pm

carnergregor-127 copyWe’re excited to head to London next week, and we’ll be taking a break from our St. James concert preparation to offer a master class for musical theater singers.

The event will be 9 April (Wednesday) 6pm-9pm at RADA, 16 Chenies St, London WC1E 7EX, The David Garrick Room.

Get our unique writers’ perspective on your performance and our feedback on ways of better conveying your song’s story, theme, and musicality. Bring in a song of ours for a truly unique perspective. Book a spot and receive the sheet music and piano track for any song of ours FREE.

£40 to participate / £15 to observe.

Spots are extremely limited, so email to reserve your place:
carnergregor@gmail.com

// Posted on March 31st, 2014

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Joint Concert with Drew Overcash in “Broadway Before Dark” on Sun. March 30 at 8pm

3-30-14 BBD Poster 2On Sunday, March 30th at 8pm, we’ll be doing a “Broadway Before Dark” concert with Drew Overcash at Sophie’s — 318 W. 53rd St. (between 8th and 9th Aves) in NYC.

Come hear this wonderful new writer’s work along with a bunch of songs of ours, performed by some fantastic singers, including Ann Bonner, Joe Chisholm, Anthony Crouchelli, Anderson Daniel, Shannon Molly Flynn, Sophie Moshofsky, Renee Reinecke, Emily Schultheis, Natalie Sparbeck, and Deena Sydney.

Cover $10 / 1 drink minimum.

// Posted on March 25th, 2014

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Concert at the University of Michigan — This Sunday March 23 at 7:30

umich poster We’re doing a concert with musical theater students at the University of Michigan on Sunday March 23rd at 7:30pm.

The show will be at Studio One in the Walgreen Drama Center, 1226 Murfin Ave., Ann Arbor, MI.

If you’re in the neighborhood, we hope you can come by! And, if you’re not you can live stream the show. To watch on your computer, CLICK HERE

// Posted on March 21st, 2014

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Contest for TICKETS to our April 1st show at 54 Below

Screen Shot 2014-03-11 at 12.37.07 PMGood news! Although our April 1st 54 Below show is sold out, we’ve got your back and saved a pair of tickets. We thought it’d be fun to have a little contest, and the winner will get ‘em.

Here’s the set up:

In every song we write, we try to put into words and music something that people have thought or felt but never heard in a song. From “TMI” to “Almost First Kiss,” our goal is to crystallize an experience, to express something we sort of knew but didn’t know we knew, and to provide a greater clarity for thinking about our experiences. Sometimes, our friends provide inspiration; one friend’s experience with his father became “Make It Here.” Derek’s experience with his neighbor became “Wall Lovin’” (partially). More recently, when our friend Gregory Haney dropped the term “white gurl wasted” we knew that had to be a song—-one he’ll be debuting on April 1st.

So here’s your challenge:

Tell us what our next song should be. What experience have you had that needs to be a song? What did you hear someone say on the street or see on the news that needs to be sung? Or just give us an evocative title. It can be goofy or gross or heartbreaking—-or even all three.

SUBMISSION:
There are two ways you can submit.

1) Youtube Video:
  a) Make a video telling us what you want us to write a song about and why! Either tells us a story or just a title. STYLE POINTS COUNT!
  b) Post your video on Youtube and title it: CARNER AND GREGOR 54 BELOW CONTEST: [Your name]
  c) Like our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/carnerandgregor
  d) Post your Youtube Video on your Facebook wall and tag us in it!

2) Email Submission (For those more personal stories)
  a) Like our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/carnerandgregor
  b) Write us an email explaining your idea for our next song.
  c) Subject Line should read: Submission for 54 Below Contest: [Your name]
  d) Send it to carnerandgregor@gmail.com

Submission deadline is March 17th. Winner will be announced March 20th!

*note that this prize includes two tickets to our 54 Below concert on April 1st, but does not include 54 Below’s per person $25 food and drink minimum

// Posted on March 11th, 2014

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April 1st 54 Below Concert SOLD OUT — Wait List info

54SooldOutThanks to all of your interest and support, our 54 Below concert sold out within six hours of our announcement. Thank you; we’re truly grateful. If you didn’t get to snag a ticket, call 646-476-3551 to get on the waiting list.

// Posted on March 3rd, 2014

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Star-Studded Concert at 54 Below — April 1st at 9:30

Screen Shot 2014-02-28 at 10.40.25 PMIt’s not an April Fools joke; we’re really doing our first big 54 Below concert this April 1st at 9:30pm.

We’ve got some amazing performers on board, including Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, Bonnie & Clyde, The Last 5 Years movie, Smash), Tituss Burgess (The Little Mermaid, Jersey Boys, Guys and Dolls), Sarah Stiles (Avenue Q, …Spelling Bee, Into the Woods), Jackie Burns (Wicked, Hair, If/Then), Stephen Christopher Anthony (Book of Mormon), Ashley Spencer (Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Hairspray, Rock of Ages), Gregory Haney (Bring It On, Memphis, Tarzan), Raena White (Dreamgirls), David Perlman (Baby It’s You, Yank), Eric Michael Krop (Godspell, Grind), Charlotte Maltby, Andrew Kober (HAIR, Les Mis, Koberet), and introducing Indiana University Junior Emily Schultheis. They’ll be debuting some brand new songs of ours and singing some old favorites as well.

54 Below is located at 254 W. 54th St., between 8th Ave and Broadway.

Tickets $35 / $25 food and drink minimum. For more info CLICK HERE.

// Posted on March 1st, 2014

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A Little New Music Concert in LA on March 4

Screen Shot 2014-02-22 at 10.10.47 PM We’re excited to have a song of ours included in the A Little New Music concert on March 4th at Rockwell Table and Stage, 1714 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA.

The evening is hosted by Tony winner Daisy Eagan, and all of the songs are by new musical theatre writers.

Cover is $10-15 — CLICK HERE for tickets.

// Posted on February 22nd, 2014

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Appearance in Backstage at 54 Below — February 25 at 10pm

Screen Shot 2014-02-22 at 10.13.38 PM We’re excited to make a return appearance at 54 Below’s Backstage, hosted by the hilarious and brilliant Susie Mosher.

The remarkable young talent Stephen Christopher Anthony, who just made his Broadway debut in THE BOOK OF MORMON, will be joining us to sing a number of ours.

$25 cover / $10 food drink minimum. CLICK HERE for tickets.

// Posted on February 22nd, 2014

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“Songs You Should Know” at 54 Below — Feb. 4

Screen Shot 2014-01-30 at 2.29.27 PMCome by 54 Below (254 W. 54th St.) on February 4th at 9:30 for this Libra Theatre Company benefit concert. It’ll feature new and rarely performed songs by a number of writers including Miller & Tysen, Katie Thompson, Joey Contreras, Joe Iconis, Amanda Green, and more. A new song from our musical Island Song will be sung by Molly Hager.

CLICK HERE for more info

// Posted on January 30th, 2014

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ISLAND SONG at the Bloomington Playwrights Project – Jan 31-Feb 15

Screen Shot 2014-01-10 at 1.13.32 PMA workshop production of our musical Island Song (the show that our songs “Sing, But Don’t Tell” “Wall Lovin’” “New York, Do You Care?” “Make It Here” “Stay Awhile” “So Far From Pennsylvania” among others come from) is being presented at the Bloomington Playwrights Project, 107 W. 9th St., Bloomington, Indiana.

We’re spending January in Indiana, developing the show with our director and co-story-writer Marlo Hunter.

Musical Direction by Ray Fellman

Starring: Kayla Eilers, Mia Fitzgibbon, Emily Schultheis, Zachary Stewart, and Nat Zegree

Performances Jan. 31-Feb 1, Feb 6-8, and Feb 13-15 at 7:30pm
Tickets $20

for tickets and info, go to www.newplays.org

// Posted on January 10th, 2014

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