WHAT EXACTLY IS [title of show]? "Jeff and Hunter, two struggling writers, hear about a new musical theatre festival. However, the deadline for submissions is a mere three weeks away. With nothing to lose, the pair decides to try to create something new with the help of their friends Susan, Heidi, and Larry on the eighty-eights. With the cast in place, Jeff and Hunter begin a conversation about what to write about. Eventually, Jeff suggests they write about what to write about! They make a pact to write up until the festival's deadline and dream about the show changing their lives. [title of show] - taken from the space on the festival's application form which asks for the [title of show] - follows Hunter and Jeff and their friends on their journey through the gauntlet of creative self-expression. In the span of 90 minutes they write and perform their show at the festival and learn lessons about themselves as people, friends, and artists. [title of show] is, above all, a love letter to the musical theatre - a uniquely American art form - and to the joy of collaboration. The musical received a Tony Award® nomination for Best Book of a Musical in 2009." AND IT'S COMING TO YOU LIVE AT GVSU!! Directed by senior theatre major Amber VanAllen and presented as her senior thesis for the GVSU Honors College, [title of show] will be presented in its fully-realized entirety for all you theatre enthusiasts to enjoy - AND IT'S COMPLETELY FREE!
Amber VanAllen - email@example.com Karen Libman, advisor - firstname.lastname@example.org
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