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 LIBRETTIST - lyricist


People over 40 are people.
1. Older people have dreams, too (so, they can be the protagonist).
2. Your mom’s a person, not just the reason you’re fucked up.
3. Therefore, your mom might have a dream (that might not be you).
— Lauren Taslitz

NEWS:

Lauren and composer Emily Chiu have been selected by 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle to receive a First Draft Commission, giving them one year to complete a first draft of their musical Bak Chang. At the end of the cycle, The 5th will produce a one-week reading with a final presentation in New York City.

Lauren and composer Carmel Dean, working on an as-yet-untitled “Moon Project,” participated in the 7th Annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals in East Haddam, CT from mid-January to mid-February.

Lauren and composer Danny Ursetti have been commissioned to write The Spring Cabaret for Coastal Carolina University. The show, In My Book, will take place at the Singleton Ballroom April 13-14.