Sun from the musical ATLANTIS will be the opening number at the 2017 Broadway Dreams New York City Showcase, directed and choreographed by two-time Emmy nominee Spencer Liff (So You Think You Can Dance). The showcase will also feature pieces conceived by Broadway artists including Nick Adams (Priscilla: Queen of the Desert), Christopher J. Hanke (How To Succeed...), Tyler Hanes (Cats) and Lynne Shankel (Allegiance).
In August, ATLANTIS underwent a table read in New York City for invited guests, produced by Greg Schaffert Productions and Glass Half Full Productions. The cast comprised Ciara Renée (Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame), Oak Onaodowan (Hamilton, The Great Comet), Julian R. Decker (The Hunchback of Notre Dame), Tony nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime), Aaron Ramey (The Bridges of Madison County), Beth Leavel (Bandstand), Erin Davie (Sideshow), Angelina Boris (Broadway Workshop), Beth Kirkpatrick (Les Misérables), Heather Brorsen (Avenue Q), Amelia Cormack (Kinky Boots U.S. tour), Jennifer Lorae (Lisa & Leonardo), Jason Forbach (Les Misérables), Gareth Keegan (We Will Rock You), Toren Nakamura (Sweeney Todd).
Matthew heads to Montana this weekend to be the Guest Artist for Grandstreet Theatre's summer program, performing songs from ATLANTIS and Happy People, and leading workshops for the school's burgeoning performers. He then returns to New York to prepare for the August development of ATLANTIS with Broadway creatives.
The New Voices Showcase exhibits the talents of 12 exceptional new musical theatre artists from around Australia as they perform songs from across Matthew's musicals including ATLANTIS, Happy People, Metro Street and Sing On Through Tomorrow. The showcase will present the talents of Georgia Burley, Claudia Chayna, Jaime Hadwen, Bram Harris, Mitchell Lagos, Eloise Martyn, Tayla Muir, Sarah Murr, Louise Roupas, Joseph Spanti, Erin Waller and Sam Ward. All info and tickets can be found HERE.
We're proud to announce the first EP studio recording release of ATLANTIS. Thanks to the Canadian Music Theatre Project, the 7 track album is now available for free download HERE. To coincide with this release, the long awaited sheet music to Let's Start A War is also now available in our sheet music store HERE.