Summer 2017: Writing lyrics with a New York Times Best Seller for a new children's musical opens Off-Broadway December 2017!
Performing and writing "Little Black Dress" in Canada in July * Going on Tour in April 2018!
Writing a play for The American Waltz festival at American Academy of Dramatic Arts in August
Writing book and lyrics for a "4 Women" which will have a presentation at NYFA August 4th, 2017
and will be part of the NYNW festival at the DUKE Oct. 13th and 19th, 2017.
I'll be participating in the Spontaneous Combustion Festival as a featured playwright.
April 28th, 2017
6:00pm Musical Improv show at the Magnet. Come on out!
April 1st, 2017
Started working on new Feminist Musical.
March 9th, 2017
Started Musical Improv 201 at the Magnet.
February 27th- March 3rd, 2017
JURY DUTY - SELECTED TO GO TO TRIAL! Are you KIDDING ME?! Originally I was pretty annoyed, ( you can tell from my use of CAPS) but honestly, it was an incredible case and gave me some awesome ideas for writing! Highly recommend. 5 stars!
February 24th, 2017
Finished my "New Girl" spec script for Nickelodeon's Writers Workshop.
January 24th- Feb. 9th
THAILAND! Check out all my travels on my new travel blog www.booshiebackpacker.com
January 8th, 2017
Performing "Little Black Dress!" as part of APAP in NYC!
Staged Reading at the Dramatists Guild of my Play "Wigilia"
Singing at Lincoln Center a song I wrote with Jonathon Lynch. Video coming soon!
Womans Brave Summit. A weekend for female entrepanuers.
In Canada shooting promo material for Little Black Dress!
October 9th 12pm.
A reading of draft 2 of my newest comedy play "Family Tree."
October 1st, 2016
For the first time ever I wrote Book, Lyrics, and MUSIC to a 10 minute new musical "Belmont High" Recordings coming soon!
September 28th, 2016
I started Musical Improv Classes at the Magnet!
September 24th 10PM
My improv team The Gary's will be performing in the Providence Improv Festival on the MainStage at 10PM. If you're in the area, come on out for a great time and some big laughs!
August 24th, 2016
IMPROV show with my team Jackie O at the Triple Crown 10pm. Come on out for some laughs!
August 22nd, 2016
Writer's Bloc: I'm part of an amazing musical theatre writer's group hosted by Andrew Lippa.
July 28th, 2016
Taught a composition, lyric, and song writing at AMDA.
July 27th, 2016
Improv show at the Triple Crown with my team Jackie O!
July 17th- 25th 2016
In Canada workshopping the new musical I wrote called "Little Black Dress!" with a presentation and full reading at the Second City in Toronto!
June 27th-July 11th 2016
Cross country road trip from Florida to Yellowstone National Park!
Tune in Time at the York Theatre where I will be writing a new song on the spot with a person I've never met before! Come on out for a fun and exciting night of musical theatre songs!
June 9th 2016
Last day of Duncan Stewart's Musical Theatre class at the Growing Studio!
June 1st, 2016
Completed pilot and spec script for "Broad City" and submitted to ABC/ Disney Fellowship.
May 23rd, 2016
First reading of the musical I am writing called Little Black Dress! at BMI 7 World Trade Center.
May 20th, 2016
Completed Spec Script for "Bob's Burgers" and submitted to Austin Film Festival, Warner Bros, and NBC.
May 19-June 9th, 2016
Started taking a 4 week Musical Theatre class with Duncan Stewart at the Growing Studio!
May 18th, 2016
Final improv show in my UCB advanced improv class at UCB East 6pm! Come on out and laugh with us!
MAY 11th, 2016
Kander and Ebb Sing Along at Lincoln Center. Representing Lyric writers, I will be interviewed about Kander and Ebb and will also be singing such songs as Willkommen, NY,NY and Roxie. Come on out to celebrate these amazing songwriters! Info Here
MAY 5, 2016
I'll be performing a 10 minute play called St. Patty's Day- Thats right... on Cinco De Mayo with ESPA's Detention!
MAY 4, 2016
Advanced Study Improv Class show at 6pm. Come on out and see some funny! Info here
APRIL 8, 2016
Check out the podcast "GO SEE A SHOW" where I was recently interviewed!
DECEMBER 11th, 2016
NON-Equity The Musical! Recently released it's cast Album! Check it out!
Check out the new webseries I did which was just released on Funny or Die!
ON THE JOB Season 1 Episode 1
ON THE JOB Season 1 Episode 2
ON THE JOB Season 1 Episode 4
THE CIRCLE SONGBOOK VOLUME 3 CONCERT!
- BACK FROM TOUR
- SPANK! WAS RECENTLY NOMINATED FOR A CANADIAN COMEDY AWARD! TO SEE UPCOMING DATES VISIT:
- for the past 3 years, I've been touring the US and Canada with SPANK! A Parody on the book "50 Shades of Grey" Playing the Lead Role! Also I wrote one of the songs called, "Please Don't Spank My Butt!" Spank has had performances all over the United States, Australia , Canada, Poland!
- Monday, October 26th at 9:30pm
- Show Map
The Laurie Beechman TheatreDownstairs at West Bank Cafe, 407 West 42nd St, New York, New York 10036
- THE CIRCLE SONGBOOK VOLUME 4 CONCERT!
Come join the Circle as they introduce 90 minutes of brand new material never heard before!
Austin Film Festival Semifinalist:
Out of 6,764 entries to the Austin Film Festival, my Girl's Script, "Collision" advanced to the Semifinalist Round/ Top 15% in the Sitcom Spec Category!
I even got a handwritten note from the Competition director saying, "Our Readers thought your voice was unique and funny. Good luck with your writing!"
JUNE 16th 9:30pm
Come see an amazing night of Broadway's up and coming composers and writers!
I'm performing 2 songs I wrote- "I don't Remember" and "the grass may be greener" and Graydon Long will be performing another song I wrote called "Drive."
Come on out to see All new Songs by Incredibly Talented people!
- SIMPLY SLICK COMMERICAL with Director Tim Godsall.
The beginning of 2014 started off with another leg of SPANK! Yes it was in Northern Canada.. in January, Brrrrrr.. but really beautiful! I finally came home to NYC for a week off and managed to book a commercial where they were shooting in... CANADA. So back I flew for an amazing shoot for Simply Slick with director Tim Godsall.
- Just released! I shot for the hilarious Webseries, " Jared Posts a Personal" playing the lead love interest. Check it out! It even made my mom LOL!
- BMI Smoker May 8th, 2014
the Smoker is BMI's periodic presentation of significant material from recent months, for an audience of colleagues, friends and industry professionals. Jonathon and I were fortunate enough to be asked to present our song, "O so Swell"
In case you missed it, the Workshop was profiled in an Associated Press article yesterday (it's available here and all over the internet) and we was
appropriately termed "a Broadway Engine."
- MARCH 31st, 2014
I'll be performing "Chicken Noodle Soup," A song I wrote with composer Steve Silverstein as part of Broadway's Future Songbook Series at Lincoln Center
- LINCOLN CENTER CONCERT: Broadway's Future Songbook Series
Composer Jonathon Lynch and myself were selected to have a concert of music we've written at Lincoln Center as part of their series, Broadways Future Songbook. The concert is for writers who Lincoln Center believe's will be the future writers of Broadway. It's an hour and a half of music we've written together, performed by Broadway performers!
WHERE: Lincoln Center: Walter Bruno Auditorium
WHEN: November 25th, 6pm
Click HERE for more information.
- SOUNDBITES FESTIVAL!
SLAM! the 10 minute hip hop musical about graffiti artists in NYC I wrote with Jonathon Lynch was selected to as one of the top 10 musicals by Theatre Now New York!
WHERE: West 47th Street Theatre
WHEN: Dec. 9th
CHECK OUT CLIPS FROM THE SHOW and Scroll to 7min!
- CHECK OUT OUR MILEY CYRUS VIDEO!
CLICK HERE FOR HILARITY
- JUNE 26th: JWS sings BMI at 54 Below I was asked to write a song for a night of original musical theatre songs at the infamous cabaret venue
54 below! in New York City!
The song I ended writing was "Hey" Click here to watch video
Performed by: Ashley Campana
Music by: jonathon Lynch and Lyrics by: Danielle Trzcinski
- BMI: Broadcast Music Inc. * Each year the BMI workshop has the 2nd year students write 20 minutes of a musical adapted from a film or book. My composer Jonathon Lynch and I chose THREE AMIGOS and presented on JUNE 4th, 2013 in front of the BMI board. After an incredible performance by our Broadway filled cast, we found out we were accepted into the BMI advanced workshop. I was fortunate enough to be the only female lyricist accepted in my year.
* To watch the presentation click here.
Based on the 1986 film by steve Martin, Lorne Michaels, and Randy Newman. This presentation of the Three Amigos! is not associated with MGM Studios.
- Broadway's Future Songbook Series at Lincoln CenterJonathon Lynch and I were lucky enough to be asked to write a christmas song for this incredible series! If you're free, come to this Holiday concert to hear the world premier of our song "Don't Need Much More" along with many other talented writers and performers!
WHERE: Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center New York, New York
WHEN: Dec 9th 2:30pm
- What Else?SATURDAY: September 29th 2012 11pm
Where: New World Stages 340 West 50th St. ( between 8th and 9th ave)
What: NYMF held an open call for Season 7 of Next Broadway Sensation contest. Nearly 200 people turned out to compete for the title of NYMF's Next Broadway Sensation, and I've been lucky enough to be selected as one of the top 20 semifinalists! Watch VIDEO HERE
- Non-Equity The Musical! A huge Success!FIRST- THANK YOU SO MUCH TO ALL THOSE WHO DONATED TO OUR INDIEGOGO FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN! BECAUSE OF YOUR SUPPORT, WE WERE ABLE TO EXCEED OUR GOAL FOR "NON-EQUITY THE MUSICAL!"
Non-Equity the Musical! is the musical I wrote with composer Paul D Mills, which was selected to be part of the New York City International Fringe Festival this past August at the Players Theatre. We had incredibly successful run, great reviews, and finished our final performance to a sold out audience (over 200 people). In total, close to 1,000 people came out to see Non-Equity the Musical! CHECK OUT THE WEBSITE to hear songs, watch videos and More!
- Six Fifteen Songwriters BMI Musical Theatre Show!SixFifteen Songwriters BMI Musical Theatre SHOW!
RAL Productions presents:
A Concert by The BMI Musical Theatre Workshop First YearsThursday, August 02 at 8:00PM & 9:30pm
I will be performing songs I wrote and ones other talented BMI writers have written during the year. Come on out for an incredible night of New Musical Theatre songs!
at The 45th Street Theatre
- THE PITCH: At the Merry Go Round Playhouse
Paul D Mills and I were invited to present Non-Equity the Musical! in Auburn New York as part of The Pitch Festival July 9th-July15th. After a week of writing and edits, we "pitched" our show the the Auburn audience to much Acclaim.
- WHAT ELSE HAS BEEN GOING ON?June 4th and June 11th: AUDITIONS for NON-EQUITY THE MUSICAL!
June 4th- Auditions for AMDA alum at the Ansonia Building on 73rd and Broadway. 10am.
June 11th- Open call for Non-Equity Actors. 353 Studios ( 353 west 48th st. bw 8th and 9th ave) 10 am
FOR MORE INFO VISIT www.nonequitythemusical.com
June 1st, 2nd, and 8th: My Improv team THE GARYS are hosting a huge improv festival. Lots of laughs, fun, and a big cash prize! www.meetthegarys.com
May 30th: Presented my 10 minute musical, " Lavatory Lovestory" with collaborator/ composer Lizzie Hagstedt. HUGE SUCCESS!
May 15th- Performed with Improv Everywhere for Univision's Upfronts. Got to dance on the New Amsterdam Stage- the Broadway theatre where Mary Poppins is currently running.
NON- EQUITY THE MUSICAL WAS CHOSEN TO BE PART OF THE NYC FRINGE FESTIVAL! SO MUCH WORK AHEAD!
March 24th- NON- EQUITY THE MUSICAL! The new musical I wrote with Paul D Mills will be having a workshop reading at 4:30pm at the 45th St. Theatre. Please visit www.nonequitythemusical.com for more information.
March 22, My improv team THE GARYS, will be performing at the NYC improv festival. Check out the website for more information and upcoming shows. http://www.meetthegarys.com
Feb. 2, 2012 BROADWAY SESSIONS hosts a night of up and coming BMI writers to present their stuff! I'll be presenting 2 songs I wrote, along with many of my talented BMI friends! Come on out to HA Comedy Club on 46th Street at 11pm! No cover, No drink Minimum! SO. MUCH. FUN! http://www.facebook.com/events/310802055637996/
Jan. 30th 2012 Became an official workstudy at Broadway Dance Center WHOO HOOO!!
December 11th: I'm performing a Christmas song that I wrote with composer Steve Silverstein this Sunday at 2:30pm- FREE. Come on out to the Bruno Walter Auditorium in The Lincoln Center Library. The song is GREAT and will definitely put you in the Christmas Spirit! http://www.playbill.com/news/article/157232-Free-Broadways-Future-Holiday-Concerts-Set-for-Dec-11-12-20-Performers-Will-Celebrate-the-Season
December 8th: IMPROV show with the Gary's at THE TANK. 7:30pm. $5
November 14th, 2011: I was the head costume designer for this year's 24 Hour Plays on Broadway Benefit with many celebrities including John Krakowski, David Cross, Megan Fox, Sarah Silverman, Tracy Morgan, Laura Bell Bundy, Jack McBreyer, Jesse Eisenberg, Rachel Drach, and more! Sometime's, life grabs you by the balls when you don't even know you have them : )
November 13th, 2011: I will be presenting songs from the musical I'm writing with Paul D Mills "Non Equity the Musical" at the Golden Fleece Workshop at 353 West 48th St. 2nd floor 8pm. COME ON OUT! http://www.nonequitythemusical.com
November 12th, 2011: My improv team The Garys have a show an improv show at 9:30pm at the Tank 151 West 46th St. 8th Fl. COME ON OUT!!
Sept. 17th 2011 Modeling for "Frames" Bowling Lounge and Night Club Hotspot Promo video and photos
Sept. 14th 2011 First rehearsal for "Non Equity the Musical!"
On Nov. 13th I was asked to present a selection from the musical I wrote with Paul D. Mills "Non Equity the Musical"
We cast the workshop and had our first rehearsal which was incredible. Everyone is amazing and Im really looking forward to getting "Non Equity the Musical" out there!
Sept. 18th 2011 STAND UP FOR DIVERSITY
I was a semi finalist for NBC's stand up for diversity comedy competition held at Gothem City Comedy Club in NYC! Out of 150 people I made it to top 25 people and top 5 girls! http://www.standupnbc.com
Sept. 9th 2011 ACCEPTED AS A LYRICIST INTO THE BMI LEHMAN ENGEL MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP
In 1961, BMI joined forces with the late Lehman Engel, dean of American musical theatre conductors, to create a setting in which new writers for the musical theatre could learn their craft. An innovative program at its inception, the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop continues to flourish in its fiftieth year, and is considered to be the foremost training ground for new writing voices, nurturing shows like A Chorus Line, Little Shop of Horrors, Nine, Once On This Island, Ragtime, Avenue Q, Next To Normal, andThe Book of Mormon. The Workshop received a special Tony Award in 2007, and a Drama Desk Award in 2006.
- May 2011 I just finished touring the country with Two Beans/ Theatrework's USA production of Judy Blume's Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing .
- In Oct. 2010 finished a national tour with Broadway Across America's Nickelodeon Presents Storytime Live! playing Dora the Explorer's Map, Tasha in The Backyardigans, Linny in The Wonderpets, and Mama Panda in Kai Lan.
- PUFFERFISH A new film I worked on with director/ writer Andrew Boal is finally complete. To watch the video, visit:
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