Panelists Kirsten Childs, Sean Flahaven, and Jeanine Tesori talk about the various revenue streams available to music theatre writers including Grand Rights, Small Rights, publishing, royalties, licensing, recording, and more.
wrote The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin (Obie, Kleban), Bella: An American Tall Tale (Frederick Loewe, Kennedy Prize Finalist, Audelco), Fly (with Rajiv Joseph and Bill Sherman), Funked Up Fairy Tales, Miracle Brothers (Vineyard Theatre), Edge of Night (Playwrights Horizons Soundstage podcast series), and Family Portraits: Aunt Lillian (Vineyard Theatre) and the upcoming world premiere adaptation of The Three Musketeers (The Acting Company, Oregon Shakespeare Festival).
is a Grammy and Tony Award winning music and theatre producer, writer, composer, orchestrator, and conductor. He is Chief Theatricals Executive of Concord, now the fifth largest music company in the world.
is the most prolific and honored female theatrical composer in history. Her Broadway credits include Fun Home, Violet, Caroline, or Change, Shrek, and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Opera credits include Blue, A Blizzard on Marblehead Neck, The Lion, the Unicorn and Me, and a commission from the Metropolitan Opera. She won her second Tony Award for Best Original Score for Kimberly Akimbo last season.
Ralph Sevush, Esq.
is an entertainment attorney. He’s been with the Dramatists Guild of America since 1997, and their Co-Executive Director and general counsel since June 2005. He is the Treasurer for the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund.