by Mark Shenton
Stitt says, “There’s a big group of [female writers in musical theatre], but we’re still a minority and a novelty. One of the things we’re working with in the Lilly Foundation is to examine why that is — are women not creating work at the same level or frequency as men, or not submitting their work, or not being showcased in the same way? We are looking at theaters across the country to examine how many productions are being produced of work by women, and how far we are from gender parity.” — Read more HERE.
The Lilly Awards Broadway Cabaret, featuring Broadway stars performing songs written by women, will be presented Nov. 10 at Birdland. The evening will be directed by Daisy Prince with musical direction by Georgia Stitt and co-produced by Amanda Green and Stitt. Read more HERE.
Pentatonix’s Kirstin Maldonado and other outstanding artists from the worlds of Broadway, television, film and other mediums will come together on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 7:30 PM for the fourth annual Broadway Unlocked Give Back Concert an interactive, livestreamed benefit concert celebrating the work of the Crime Victims Treatment Center (CVTC) of St. Luke‘s-Roosevelt Hospital. The event will take place at WNYC / New York Public Radio’s The Greene Space (44 Charlton Street at Varick Street).
Performers will include Kirstin Maldonado, Kate Wetherhead, Barrett Wilbert Weed, Nathan Tysen & Chris Miller, Kait Kerrigan & Brian Lowdermilk, Joey Contreras, Adam Gwon, Jeff Bowen, Georgia Stitt, Hunter Bell and more, with 5J Barrow returning as the Broadway Unlocked House Band. READ MORE HERE.
Composer Georgia Stitt will showcase her work at the West End’s Garrick Theatre Oct. 26 in a concert entitled My Lifelong Love. She will be joined by guests Simon Bailey, Norman Bowman, Cynthia Erivo, Jamie Muscato, Eva Noblezada and Caroline Sheen. READ MORE HERE.