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Below is the archived schedule from BroadwayCon 2016. Please note that it may not accurately reflect everything that took place, as we made on-the-fly changes due to the blizzard.

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Saturday, January 23 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Words and Music: Songwriters on Songwriting

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Can’t get that song out of your head? Come and hear how it got there! How does writing in a team differ from going it alone? How do you adjust when your favorite lyrics just don’t fit with the music? And is it ever worth compromising when the song no longer serves the story? 

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Michael Gioia

Michael Gioia is a NYC-based writer and performer. He most recently appeared in Friends in Theater’s benefit staging of The Secret Garden, starring Rebecca Luker, in January. He has performed with NYC’s 5th Floor Productions and the Manhattan Children’s Theatre as well as at... Read More →
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Joe Iconis

Joe Iconis is a musical theater writer and a fixture on the New York cabaret scene. Musicals he has authored include: Be More Chill (Two River Theater), The Black Suits (Center Theater Group), and Bloodsong of Love (Ars Nova). Upcoming: The Hunter S. Thompson Musical (La Jolla... Read More →
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Kait Kerrigan

Kait Kerrigan is an award-winning bookwriter, playwright, and lyricist. She made her off-Broadway debut with the musical HENRY AND MUDGE, written with composer Brian Lowdermilk. Their other musicals include THE BAD YEARS, REPUBLIC and UNBOUND. Her plays include IMAGINARY LOVE, TRANSIT... Read More →
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Brian Lowdermilk

Brian Lowdermilk made his off-Broadway debut with an adaptation of HENRY AND MUDGE, written with Kait Kerrigan. Other Kerrigan-Lowdermilk collaborations include THE BAD YEARS, REPUBLIC, and UNBOUND. They have released two albums, and they’ve received the Larson Award and Dramatists... Read More →
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Shaina Taub

Shaina Taub is a songwriter and performer. Winner of a Jonathan Larson Grant and Ars Nova’s 2012 Composer-in-Residence, she wrote the music and lyrics for and co-stars in Bill Irwin and David Shiner’s Old Hats, opening at the Signature Theatre in February. She is writing a musical... Read More →


Saturday January 23, 2016 5:00pm - 5:50pm
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