Richard Skipper Celebrates Michael Colby (10/25/2021)

For Video Edition, Please Click and Subscribe Here: https://youtu.be/LW-JAVnn6ok  www.michaelcolby.com MICHAEL COLBY is the librettist/lyricist of such musicals as CHARLOTTE SWEET (Drama Desk Award nomination), TALES OF TINSELTOWN (Jay Records) NORTH ATLANTIC (Show Business Award), SLAY IT WITH MUSIC (off-Broadway & London), and THEY CHOSE ME!, (originated at TADA!). Upcoming: LUDLOW LADD (December, Urban Stages) and DANGEROUS (March 2022). COSMIC CONNECTIONS: THE LYRICS OF MICHAEL COLBY, a MAC Award nominated show with Maureen Taylor, is due as a CD. Among those for whom Mr. Colby has written: Angela Lansbury, Linda Lavin, Tony Yazbeck, Andrea McArdle, Robert Cuccioli, Savion Glover, Susan Stroman, Cicely Tyson, and Michael Feinstein. A member of BMI, The Dramatist Guild, and TRU, Colby wrote the popular book, The Algonquin Kid. As a special Halloween treat, you can now reserve a visit to the magical, whimsical, mysterious world of MRS. McTHING.   Tickets are on sale at this link ($50 general, $30 students): https://tadatheater.secure.force.com/Events/CnP_PaaS_EVT__ExternalRegistrationPage?event_id=a1g5c00000Aquk2AAB In 1954, Mary Chase wrote her most successful play outside of HARVEY, her Pulitzer Prize winner.  Starring Helen Hayes, MRS. McTHING became the first Broadway play seen by countless children of that generation.  Before she passed away, Mary bequeathed the musicalization rights to composer Jack Urbont (2-time Emmy winner and composer of MARVEL SUPERHEROES themes) and Michael Colby (me, a Drama Desk Award nominee).

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