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Friday, March 20 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Alt, Pop and Rock Go to Broadway

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The worlds of rock/pop/alternative music and the Broadway stage have had a good relationship over the years (The Who's Tommy, Elton John's The Lion King and Billy Elliot) but now with the success of Glen Hansard's Once, Cyndi Lauper's Kinky Boots and Duncan Sheik's Spring Awakening more songwriters now yearn to tell stories outside the 3 1/2 minute box and Broadway can be their outlet. The musical score is now left to stand on it's own merits rather than being "changed" for the Broadway audience and this has a whole new breed of fan flocking to the theatre to hear music from their favorite pop/rock/alt artists.

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Dave Clemmons

Producing Partner, StylesFour Productions
Dave earned his degree in commercial music and Jazz at the famed Frost School of Music at The University of Miami and after years as a studio musician and gigging with bands began his career as a Broadway performer with roles in Les Miserables, The Civil War (original company), The... Read More →

Constantine Maroulis

Actor/Singer/Producer, Sixth Place Prods, Inc
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Tim O'Heir

Professional, StylesFour Productions
A producer /engineer for over 20 years, Tim O’Heir began his career at the legendary Fort Apache Studios in Boston. A founder and partner of Fort Apache /MCA Records, he spent most of the ‘90s working with many influential artists such as Buffalo Tom, Come, Sebadoh, Superdrag... Read More →
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Jim Price

Head of Playwriting, Texas State University

Friday March 20, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT
ACC Room 10A

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