Tag Archives: Marc Shaiman

Jenifer Lewis – I Know Where I’ve Been

On Monday night Carnegie Hall hosted a tribute to Broadway’s powerhouse gay songwriting duo Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. Among the performers were Patti LuPone, Martin Short, Andrea Martin, Kerry Butler, Megan Hilty, and Jenifer Lewis, who brought down the house with I Know Where I’ve Been from Hairspray.

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Cast Of Prop 8 – The Musical On Olbermann

There’s a bit of silly banter for the first three minutes, then Hairspray composer Marc Shaiman gets in some good lines. Shaiman expresses guilt that Prop 8 – The Musical came out “four weeks too late”, but says that he’s doing what most fathers teach their sons to do. “Get up after you’ve been hit by a bully and continue ...

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Prop 8 – The Musical

An all-star cast performs Proposition 8 – The Musical. UPDATE: Towleroad has the breakdown on the cast. Hairspray composer Marc Shaiman (whose boycott lead to the resignation of Sacramento’s California Musical Theatre creative director Scott Eckern following his donation to Prop 8) wrote and conceived this hysterical short piece (presented with a wink and a nod by the ‘Sacramento Community ...

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Hairspray Authors On Prop 8

Hairspray coauthors Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman appeared on local NYC show Theater Talk on Friday night to discuss Proposition 8 and the resignation of musical theater artistic director Scott Eckern in Sacramento. (This clip does not cover the Eckern portion of the discussion – if anybody has that, please send it to me.) Eckern left his job of 25 ...

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