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Musical Theatre Writing Intensive Weekend

  • 07 Apr 2018
  • 08 Apr 2018
  • 2 sessions
  • 07 Apr 2018, 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • 08 Apr 2018, 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Chicago Dramatists
  • 2


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Musical Theatre Writing Intensive Weekend
with Dramatists Guild Chicago Regional Representative Cheryl Coons

General Price $199*

Chicago Dramatists offers its 1st ever Weekend Intensive for musical theatre writers. Designed to support individual writers as well as collaborative teams, this intensive offers a chance to gain valuable new tools for developing musical theatre work, and present work for feedback in a supportive atmosphere. 

Appropriate for playwrights, lyricists, and composers with projects at any stage of development, this intensive weekend is a kickstarter for new work, and will add fresh perspectives to projects already in process. If you are passionate about musical theatre, this is a weekend you can't miss!

Cheryl Coons is the Chicago Regional Rep for the Dramatists Guild, and a musical theatre book writer and lyricist. Her original musical shave been honored with the ASCAP Foundation Harold Arlen Musical Theatre Award, two Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards (for Original Script and Original Score), the Theatre for the American Musical Award, the Carbonell Award, and the Joseph Jefferson Award. Her work is published and licensed by MTI (Musical Theatre International.) She is a guest instructor of musical theatre writing and WAA MU program mentor at Northwestern University, and has taught musical theatre writing at Columbia College, Porchlight Music Theatre, Chicago Dramatists, where she has been a Resident Playwright. For more information on Cheryl Coons visit https://www.cherylcoons.com/.

*Collaborative teams may register together, provided they are, as a team, presenting work from a single project.

Sessions/Weekday 1 Saturday/Sunday
Start/End Date April 7 - April 8
Time Slot 10:00 AM-5:00 PM Saturday 
10:00 AM-5:00 PM Sunday
Notes There will be a 1hr break between 12-1PM


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