Here’s a look back at 2017.
BROADWAYCON FEATURES NEW RSO MUSICAL
On Friday, January 26, BroadwayCon opened at the Javits Center with a brand-new forty-five minute musical by RSO, featuring Alice Ripley, Carolee Carmello, Anthony Rapp, James Monroe Iglehart, Lesli Margherita and other Broadway stars. Find out more
NEW RSO ALBUM, ‘OTHERBODY, A BRIEF MUSICAL ALLEGORY’ RELEASED
Without any fanfare, RSO’s written a brand new musical now available for you.
OTHERBODY is a brief musical allegory on otherness and survival in the new nation, written by Nessie Nankivell (book) and Ryan Scott Oliver (music and lyrics). It is suggested by the Gothic short story “The Outsider” by H. P. Lovecraft. Find out more
’35MM’ RECEIVED ITS BIGGEST PRODUCTION YET — IN LONDON
35mm: A Musical Exhibition received its biggest production yet in fall 2017, directed by one of London’s most acclaimed new directors, Adam Lenson. Critic Julian Eaves called it “a stunning performance of this thrilling score.” Read the rest of Mr. Eaves review here and Find out more
SAMUEL FRENCH LICENSED ‘JASPER IN DEADLAND’
JASPER IN DEADLAND is now available to license through Samuel French, which also currently licenses 35MM: A MUSICAL EXHIBITION. Find out more
THE ORCHARD PROJECT DEVELOPED ‘THREE POINTS OF CONTACT’
World renowned writer’s haven The Orchard Project announced RSO as one of its 2017 writers-in-residence, working on the conclusion of his Dogs Trilogy, Three Points of Contact. Find out more
NYMF PRESENTED ‘OTHERBODY’ IN CONCERT
RSO’s Otherbody, a Brief Musical Allegory was presented by the New York Musical Theatre Festival on Monday night, July 31, featuring Hamilton’s Sean Green, Jr. Find out more
‘WE FOXES’ DEVELOPED IN MICHIGAN AND UTAH
RSO’s WE FOXES received a double dose of developmental opportunities this past fall: a staged concert reading in Michigan and the first fully-produced developmental production in Utah. Find out more
And, slated for 2018: RSO’s been commissioned by two major studios to create brand new musicals based on beloved source material; RSO and Tony-winning director Warren Carlyle have joined forces for a brand new musical; plus two major productions of RSO favorites soon-to-be-announced; and some very exciting news on the horizon. Stay tuned!