- AUSSIE SONG: A NEW MUSICAL -
WINNER of BEST SCORE at the 2019 NY Summerfest at Hudson Guild Theatre
"Excellent direction! I was hooked early on!"
Deon Allen - Former Dancer, Houston Ballet
Music, Book, & Lyrics by Frances Rae Key
Directed by Ellie Handel, Music Directed by Abigail Lumsden, Choreographed by Wendy Sugalski & Holly Deckerhoff-Manuel, Lighting Design by Charlotte Seelig, Costume Design by Grace Jeon, Assistant Directed/Casting by Nicole Gentile, and Production Stage Management by Olivia Daniels
AUSSIE SONG explores the true-life story of Teddy Trager growing up in Australia in the 1920s-30s and her unique bond with her father. When she falls in love with an American sailor during WWII and sets sail for her new home, she brings with her a painful family secret and an unending song in her heart.
Best Direction - Ellie Handel
Best Score - Frances Rae Key & Abigail Lumsden - WINNER
Best Lead Vocalist - Jordan Stam
Presented by NY Summerfest at Hudson Guild Theatre