Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza

What It’s All About…

We invite some of the finest college singers in the country to join us in NYC for an exciting blow-out concert with Broadway guests and an amazing Broadway band. For more information visit www.candgbarelylegal.com

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International Press for the 2014 Barely Legal Show-Tune Extravaganza

Screen Shot 2014-08-20 at 1.06.36 AM There have been articles around the world about this year’s Barely Legal Show-Tune Extravaganza and our amazing young cast. Check out this one from Stoke, England about 2014 Barely Legaler Lydia Hall (Academy for Theatre Arts, Stoke-On-Trent ’14). Screen Shot 2014-08-20 at 1.15.18 AM

Check out this one from Missoula, Montana about 2014 cast member Morissa Trunzo (Point Park ’16) Screen Shot 2014-08-20 at 1.19.03 AM

From the Indiana University paper, click here to check out this article about IU 2014 Barely Legal participants Kayla Eilers (’16), Mia Fitzgibbon (’16), Emily Schultheis (’15), and Nat Zegree (’15).

The 2014 Barely Legal Show-Tune Extravaganza will take place on Thursday, August 21st at 7pm and 9:30pm at 54 Below (254 W. 54th St., New York, NY). For tickets and info, CLICK HERE

// Posted on August 20th, 2014

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Cast Announced for the 2014 Barely Legal Show-Tune Extravaganza

Barely Legal IVWe’re thrilled to announce our cast for the 2014 Barely Legal Show-Tune Extravaganza. This year’s will feature the talents of Tiffany Ames (Oberlin ’17), Daina Goldenberg (University of Washington ’17), Lydia Hall (Academy for Theatre Arts Stoke-on-Trent, UK ’14), Kyle Segarra (University of the Arts ’16), Morissa Trunzo (Point Park ’16), Hannah Zazzaro (CCM ’15) and the Indiana University cast of the Bloomington Playwrights Project 2014 production of ISLAND SONG: Kayla Eilers (’16), Mia Fitzgibbon (’16), Emily Schultheis (’15), Zachary Stewart, and Nat Zegree (’15). The concert will be hosted by Broadway star and Youtube sensation Natalie Weiss and directed by Emily Maltby.

The cast was selected by a panel of illustrious industry judges: Musical theater stars Natalie Weiss and Tituss Burgess, composer and musical director Will Van Dyke, talent agent Samantha Stoller from Abrams Artists, casting directors Michael Cassara and Jason Najjoum, and concert director Emily Maltby.

Performances will take place on Thursday, August 21st at 7pm and 9:30pm at 54 Below in New York City. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS AND INFORMATION

// Posted on August 6th, 2014

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Judges Announced for the 2014 Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza

Barely Legal IVAnnouncing our AMAZING panel of industry judges who’ll be evaluating all the submissions for our 2014 Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza. Musical theater stars Natalie Weiss and Tituss Burgess, composer and musical director Will Van Dyke, talent agent Samantha Stoller from Abrams Artists, casting directors Michael Cassara and Jason Najjoum, and our 2014 concert director Emily Maltby.

All current college and high school performers are eligible to apply, including 2014 college graduates. Info at: www.CandGBarelyLegal.com

// Posted on May 29th, 2014

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Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza V set for Aug. 5th at (le Poisson Rouge)

Barely Legal IV This year’s Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza is set for August 5th at (le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St. Doors open at 7pm, and the show starts at 8pm.

This year’s Extravaganza features a special alumni concert as the first set, to be followed by this year’s class as the second set. Be prepared for an amazing evening, featuring a fantastic band and some of the best young singers in the business.

This year’s concert will be hosted by Andrew Kober and special guest host Danielle Wade, winner of Over the Rainbow Canada, and Barely Legal class of 2012.

Tickets $20 / 2 drink minimum at tables / no minimum standing CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

// Posted on July 22nd, 2013

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Contest Open for the 5th BARELY LEGAL SHOWTUNE EXTRAVAGANZA

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College Performers: Carner & Gregor’s Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza is set for August 5th at (le) Poisson Rouge, and the contest to participate is now open.

Just video your performance of any Carner & Gregor song and send it in for your chance to be part of this exciting musical theatre experience. A panel of industry judges will review the video submissions & select eight talented student performers to work with us and our amazing team for a week and perform in our biggest concert yet! For rules and information, go to: www.C&GBARELYLEGAL.com/CONTEST

// Posted on April 12th, 2013

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Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza IV – July 23rd at 7:30

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After three sold-out editions, Carner & Gregor’s BARELY LEGAL SHOWTUNE EXTRAVAGANZA is back for its biggest concert event yet at Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St.) Join Samuel Carner and Derek Gregor, one of New York’s hottest up-and-coming musical theatre writing teams, as they take you on a tour of their diverse work sung by the most promising young musical theatre performers in the country. Click here for tickets!

Host: Andrew Kober
Director: Marlo Hunter
Music Director: Derek Gregor
Associate Music Directors:
Kyle Branzel (Roosevelt University ’13)
Emily Whitaker (Princeton ’15)

Cast:
John Battagliese (CCM ’16)
Aja Goes (Roosevelt University ’13)
Mary Lou Kolbenschlag (Princeton ’14)
Tyler McKenzie (Western Carolina University ’13)
Nora Navarro (Roosevelt University ’13)
Juan Ortiz (Rider ’13)
Ashley Park (University of Michigan ’13)
Lexi Rabadi (Pace ’16)
Connor Russell (Point Park ’12)
Christine Smith (CCM ’13)
Justin Stein (NYU ’13)
Danielle Wade (University of Windsor ’14)
Ross Yoder (UMich ’16)

Other fun facts:
Past special guests have included Tony nominee Bobby Steggert and Broadway veteran Sarah Stiles
Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza alum Lora Lee Gayer (’10) made her Broadway debut as Young Sally in FOLLIES
Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza alum Holland Mariah Grossman (summer ’11) is slated to make her Broadway debut in REBECCA this fall
Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza alum Andi Alhadeff (spring ’11) is currently playing Joanne in RENT at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle

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TABLE SEATING POLICY
Table seating for all seated shows is reserved exclusively for ticket holders who purchase “Table Seating” tickets. By purchasing a “Table Seating” ticket you agree to also purchase a minimum of two food and/or beverage items per person. Table seating is first come, first seated. Please arrive early for the best choice of available seats. Seating begins when doors open. Tables are communal so you may be seated with other patrons. We do not take table reservations.

A standing room area is available by the bar for all guests who purchase “Standing Room” tickets. Food and beverage can be purchased at the bar but there is no minimum purchase required in this area.

All ticket sales are final. No refunds or credits.

// Posted on July 11th, 2012

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Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza III

The Summer 2011 edition of Carner & Gregor’s Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza took place on July 25th at Drom, 85 Avenue A. The concert was directed by Marlo Hunter, hosted by Andrew Kober.

In addition to the score by Carner & Gregor, the concert featured five songs by guest songwriter Pete Mills.

The band featured Josh Samuels on drums, Jerry DeVore on bass, Simon Kafka on guitar, Emily Brausa on cello, and Derek Gregor and Pete Mills on piano.

The cast featured Kathryn Boswell, Matthew Farcher, Blair Goldberg, Holland Mariah Grossman, Claire Kaiser, Zacchaeus Kimbrell, Tyler Lenhart, Charlotte Maltby, and Matt Savoca.

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Traffic Island Song Company|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovRftrOUgxg
Kathryn Boswell So Far From Pennsylvania|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SffUi6x7-Yw
Charlotte Maltby Almost First Kiss|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVrr0t8t-lI
Kathryn Boswell & Matthew Farcher Breaking Up (MILLS)|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4HErIZFhj0
H. Grossman, B. Goldberg, T. Lenhart Save One (MILLS)|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUd96r6uK78
Zacchaeus Kimbrell Only a Gnome|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FQHI45JeX4
So Many Windows Farcher, Grossman, Kaiser, Kimbrell, Maltby|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZGPmFq553Q
Matt Savoca Stay Awhile|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sUoqjZ_QlI
Holland Mariah Grossman Dancing in Pairs|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RebxZzrgzW0
Andrew Kober Way Ahead of My Time (MILLS)|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOh6VDVu188
Claire Kaiser CBT|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkyJ_wwjEWU
Tyler Lenhart Highway Miles (MILLS)|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IK1f8yQUz3M
Blair Goldberg Sixteen Bars (MILLS)|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSbxeRgGGbU
Andrew Kober After Hours|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMMTE2zYdKA
Charlotte Maltby Carner & Gregor’s Eight Bar Audition Song|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uu8MJlWf_2o
Matthew Farcher Make It Here|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4n41M48RQ0
Too Much Kathryn Boswell & Company|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBwkr__0Hw0

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// Posted on October 11th, 2011

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Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza II

Carner & Gregor’s BARELY LEGAL SHOWTUNE EXTRAVAGANZA II brought together 9 remarkably talented current college students from around the country to perform an evening of our songs. The performance took place on March 15, 2011 at Drom in New York City’s East Village and was hosted by Broadway performers Andrew Kober and Sarah Stiles. Marlo Hunter directed.

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Joe Chisholm CCM|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ghy4EKoR9M
Alaina Mills CCM|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-14twbysnnM
Alex Rumbolz Western Washington University|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1N5ioDTFdwQ
Andi Alhadeff and Aaron Ricciardi  Northwestern University|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2Al4ICAhEo
Trish Moise  Rhode Island College|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4OuTIf7cTw
Andrew Kober|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVmrWfKMUKA
Sarah Stiles|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXcaVpWke_M
Damon McToy  University of the Arts|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRLMQQPuIEE
Andi Alhadeff  Northwestern University|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkW3ueqVT8k
Kyle Eberlein  Otterbein|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8wgKPEIrXQ
Traffic Island Song  Full Cast|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5NoCa2dt6A
Joe Chisholm and Alaina Mills  CCM|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNWRWvpO9kM
Hannah Whitney  NYU|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fQ-DCU5f34
Andrew Kober  Sarah Stiles|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHJdn5eElfs
Sam Carner  Derek Gregor|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCb7wVmRDWI

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// Posted on March 22nd, 2011

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Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza I

Carner & Gregor’s BARELY LEGAL SHOWTUNE EXTRAVAGANZA brought together 11 remarkably talented current college students from around the country to perform an evening of our songs. The performance took place on August 18, 2010 at Sweet Caroline’s on W. 45th Street in New York City and featured a special guest appearance by Bobby Steggert. Marlo Hunter directed.

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Maggie Glassman Pace|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9pOVpWEZXg
Celia Hottenstein Boston Conservatory|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9y3rD4rzhOk
Bobby Steggert|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QamNQpewI5Q
Sarah Smith Baylor|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=autKUZ6zK6k
Luke Hoback Ithaca|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ap1jk36CieA
James Crichton Hofstra|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydnuRhDjR68
Justine Magnusson NYU|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9XyMI-Df3g
Dan Gershaw NYU|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdrS-HWF6H4
Adam Garst Baylor|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_QXvmtNnfs
Jordan Stanley NYU|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7LjTktaCNQ
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// Posted on August 19th, 2010

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