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Five shows I've written, including one that ran Off-Broadway in 2006 and one currently in development

The Chagall Suite

A commissioned 8-movement piano piece inspired by Marc Chagall's artworks, and a tribute to Chagall and Elvis


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December 6 and January 24: L'Opera Burlesque at Duane Park, NYC

See New York's premier all-singing, all-dancing burlesque troupe in their TONY "Critic's Pick" show, voted one of the top five things to do in New York City! Enjoy a visual feast of stunning women and gorgeous costumes as the Hot Box Girls seduce and chanteuse their way into your heart. Constantly evolving -- never the same show twice!

When Tuesdays, December 6 and January 24, 8 p.m.
Where Duane Park
308 Bowery, New York City
(Directions via Google Maps)
Tickets Show is complimentary with dinner in the dining room or drinks at the bar
Reservations on-line for parties of up to 7 people; otherwise at duanepark@earthlink.net or (212) 732-5555
More L'Opera Burlesque site
Duane Park site

December 9 to January 14: The Babies at St. Luke's Theatre, NYC

Written by Matt Dahan, Anthony Gruppuso, and Lloyd J. Schwartz

If you were ever a baby, The Babies is the musical for you. Watch the babies (played by adults!) go all the way from the womb to preschool, as they sing and dance and tell you what they really think. A musical from a producer of "The Brady Bunch" and "Gilligan's Island." Not a children's musical!

I'll be playing the following performances, filling in for pianist Rachel Kaufman.

When Fridays, December 9 and 16, 8 p.m.
Fridays, January 6 and 13, 8 p.m.
Saturdays, January 7 and 14, 2 p.m.
Where St. Luke's Theatre
308 West 46th Street, New York City
(Directions via Google Maps)
Tickets $39.50-$69.50
Reservations on-line or at the theatre (hours)
More The Babies site