FEATURED WRITER AT BMI EVENING OF NEW SONGS
Deborah and Kai Gross are among the featured writers showcased at BMI's 'Evening of New Songs for Musical Theater' - sharing two of their original songs
ACCEPTED INTO BMI ADVANCED WORKSHOP
Deborah was welcomed into the BMI Advanced Musical Theatre Writing Workshop which boasts alums Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, Edward Kleban, Maury Yeston, Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty and Jeanine Tesori among others
Deborah performed in a workshop reading of "Black Hole Wedding" (written by Katherine Brann Fredricks and Paul E. Nelson) as part of TRU's How To Write A Musical seminar, moderated by Skip Kennon
'[UN]NATURAL SELECTION' WORKSHOP PRESENTATION
The mini-musical written in collaboration by Deborah and Eric Grunin was presented at the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop at the culmination of their first year in the program
'LAND OF FORGOTTEN TOYS' PREMIERES 5-WEEK RUN
CPA Theatricals' "The Land of Forgotten Toys" (for which Deborah provided additional lyrics - uncredited) premiered at the Greenhouse Theater, Chicago
JUDGE FOR 'LORENZ HART SONGWRITING COMPETITION'
Deborah will be among this year's judges for the inaugural competition, welcoming submissions from student songwriters. This year's winner will be announced in May.
'GIRLHOOD' AT BRAVO PERFORMING ARTS
The musical song cycle for which Deborah and Dylan MarcAurele wrote 3 songs (Just The Start; Like You; Finale) began performances, directed by Tina Reynolds
REWRITES BEGIN ON
'TEA WITH G'
In collaboration with composer Dylan MarcAurele, Deborah has begun work adapting "Sex, Lies & Earl Grey" into an original musical - featuring entirely new songs composed by the two
COMMISSIONED TO WRITE SONGS FOR 'GIRLHOOD'
CPA Theatricals commissioned Deborah and Dylan MarcAurele to write three songs for the original song-cycle musical, which will feature a score of songs by multiple composing teams