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Creative Process Conversations: Musical Adaptation

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James Valcq, Composer, Performer, Co-Artistic Director of Third Avenue Playhouse

James is best known as the composer of the Off-Broadway musical The Spitfire Grill(Playwrights Horizons, 2001) which won the Richard Rodgers Production Award administered by the American Academy of Arts and Letters (Stephen Sondheim, chair) and received Best Musical nominations from the Outer Critics Circle and Drama League as well as two Drama Desk nominations. Written with collaborator Fred Alley, Spitfire has been produced over 600 times across the United States, in Germany, South Korea, Japan, and Australia, as well as a highly lauded London premiere in 2015. Also Off-Broadway, James was the composer/author of Zombies from The Beyond, which opened to critical acclaim in 1995.

Earlier Event: June 16
Strongman's Ghost (First Reading)
Later Event: June 17
One House Over (Second Reading)