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Announcing our 7th annual new musical theatre development program

A unique educational collaboration between MSU Department of Theatre in the College of Arts and Letters and the Institute for Arts & Creativity at Wharton Center

We are seeking new musicals for developmental workshop residency at Michigan State University. The chosen musical will select a creative team according to the needs of the show and may include AEA actors, a director, and others. Alongside the professional creative team established for your show, the rest of the cast will be supported by students. The focus of ĭmáGen is to educate our students while developing new relationships with professionals in the industry. Your team will teach masterclasses during the day and workshop your musical in the evening.

Past Productions

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Dr. Fox and the Impossible Cure for Death

Book & Music: Benedict Braxton-Smith
Book & Lyrics: Megan Peterson

Directed: Timothy Koch
Musical Direction: Sinai Tabak
Guest Stage Management: Paige Conway
Guest Actors: Ben Roseberry and Susan O’dea

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One Good Day

Book & Music: Liz Suggs
Book & Lyrics: Rona Siddiqui

Directed: Kate Wetherhead
Musical Direction: Brad Gardner
Guest Stage Management: Nan Luchini
Guest Actors: Jessica Fontana and Blake Whyte

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We Foxes

Book, Lyrics & Music: Ryan Scott Oliver

Directed: Marshall Pailett
Dramaturgy: Matthew Schneider
Guest Stage Management: Paige Conway
Guest Actors: Katie Thompson & Wade McCollum

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Temple

Book & Lyrics: Sylvia Peto
Music: Norman Durkee
Additional Music: Constantine Kitsopoulus

Direction: Gabriel Barre
Associate Direction: Jennifer Paulson-Lee
Guest Stage Management: Paige Conway
Guest Actors: Zillah Glory and Antonia Kitsopoulus

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For Tonight

Book: Whitney Rhodes, Shenelle Williams, and Spencer Williams
Music & Lyrics: Shenelle Williams

Direction & Choreography: Joe Barros
Guest Stage Management: Paige Conway
Guest Actors: Hannah Elles and Adam Theodore Barry