Monthly Archives: November 2022

“Thank you for making me enjoy a musical, in a special way.”

THE SPOOKY EMPIRE INTERVIEW Scott C. Biery from Guru Reviews interviewed me in conjunction with “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” screening at the Spooky Empire Film Festival in Orlando, where my musical Edgar Allan Poe adaptation won … Continue reading

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THE SKIPTOWN EXPERIENCE

“The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” wins awards for Best Musical Performance Best Original Score Best Production Design – Short at the Skiptown Playhouse International Film Festival in Los Angeles The top picture is me sitting with the … Continue reading

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Honor the Editor!

Stolis Hadjicharalambous won Best Editor at The NEXT International Short Film Festival for his work on The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre Congratulations, Stolis!

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SYTYCA DIRECTING AWARD for P&P

“The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” won the OUTSTANDING EXCELLENCE Award for Directing from SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DIRECT OR ACT (which is especially nice because my first musical Poe adaptation “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” … Continue reading

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A Walk Through Central Park

Central Park was in fall splendor this recent November Monday as I walked from Sheep Meadow through to the Plaza at the 5th ave / 59 Street exit, but the hot sun and blue sky framed the autumnal scene in … Continue reading

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P&P in NY & LA & NY again

There will be three opportunities to attend a screening of “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” coast to coast in the next 10 days. plus an on-line screening opportunity 1st chance – NYC – 11/11 “The Pit and … Continue reading

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P&P – Day 6 – The Plaque

Edgar Allan Poe’s classic short story opens with the following Latin inscription and parenthetical annotation: Impia tortorum longos hic turba furors Sanguinis innocui, non satiata, aluit. Sospite nunc patria, fracto nunc funeris antro, Mors ubi dira fuit vita salusque patent. … Continue reading

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