Host Luisa Lyons chats with Planet Money host Kenny Malone and composer Kit Goldstein Grant all about the creation of the new superhero musical Micro-Face! Learn about the inspiration behind the musical, the workshop process, and the special one-night-only staged reading! With guest appearance by actor Sebastian Treviño.
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Kit Goldstein Grant is a composer, lyricist, librettist based in NYC. She likes to write musicals about topics ranging from the serious fallout of colonialist attitudes to giant noses running away. Her musical THE NOSE (that’s the one about the giant nose) has been produced several times in South Africa and NYC, and her musical THE GIANT HOAX had its NYC premiere at Theater Row. Kit has studied at Juilliard, the Tony-Award winning BMI Musical Theatre Writing Workshop, and holds a M.M. in Composition from Brooklyn College. She teaches musical theater writing with Paper Kite Arts. Follow on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
www.kitgoldstein.com and www.totallyirrelevantproductions.com
Kenny Malone Kenny Malone is a correspondent for NPR's Planet Money podcast. Before that, he was a reporter for WNYC's Only Human podcast. Before that, he was a reporter for Miami's WLRN. And before that, he was a reporter for his friend T.C.'s homemade newspaper, Neighborhood News. His work has won the National Edward R. Murrow Award for Use of Sound, the National Headliner Award, the Scripps Howard Award, and the Bronze Third Coast Festival Award. He studied mathematics at Xavier University in Cincinnati and proudly hails from Meadville, PA, where the zipper was invented. Follow on Twitter and watch Kenny’s favorite filmed live musical here!
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