On the Air Reading at The York – Recap

So as I am writing this post, I realize that we finished writing On the Air two years ago, last week.  Two years sounds like so long and so short a time.  It’s crazy to think how far we’ve come and how much we still have yet to do, but that’s the amazing part of this whole process!

I needed a few days to “detox” and recover from this latest reading.  I took a week off blogging and feel so much better about it.  The whole month of October was a bit of a whirlwind, to be honest.  I mentioned it before, but the casting process was insane.  We were down to the very last minute with a few of these roles.  We couldn’t be happier with the cast we got though! So encouraging, hard working, and just the nicest group of people.  You can read all about them here.

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A Reading at The York

So like the title says, we’ll be doing a reading of On the Air at The York Theatre—next week!

As you can imagine, I’ve had no life.  Between re-writes, casting, and also directing at my old HS, I’ve barely had time to breath.

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ACOTAR signing and Sam’s Song

I was really fortunate to attend the ACOTAR (A Court of Thorns and Roses) signing in NYC.  I had a BLAST!  Saw Sarah and met some awesome people 🙂  Here are some photos from the event.

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On the Air: In Concert – Recap

So we did the In Concert version of On the Air to a well receiving crowd this month.  I’m very happy to say that it went very well, albeit a few hiccups here and there regarding a flying moth (don’t ask), but the feedback we’ve received has been very positive and we feel even better about where we’re going with it in the future.

We have a few things lined up which we can’t share with you JUST yet (I know, I know. I’m cruel.), but I CAN share some photos of the concert that Ned Barber was generous enough to take!

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On the Air In Concert–Getting Close Now…

Have you gotten you tickets yet to On the Air In Concert?

No???

What are you waiting for?!?!

It’s only 3 days away!  Yep, that’s right.  You heard me. THREE DAYS AWAY!

Click HERE to get your tickets.  They’re going fast people!

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On the Air — In Concert!

Remember when I said that there were a few things in the works for the show?  Well this is one of them!

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New Singer/Songwriter Website!

FarruggiaandFarruggia.com is live!

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Submissions and Rewrites

Lately, I’ve felt like I’ve been bombarded on both sides of the theatre industry–acting and writing.

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Broadway Shows I Want to See

I get a lot of my friends,particularly those not in the business, asking me which shows are great or which ones they should see.  There are a lot of shows that I want to see and many that I no have desire to.  Being a performer and writer in this business I go see them for many reasons.  I thought I’d give a list of shows I want to see and why. Broadway shows also make great holiday gifts!

Shows I want to see (in no particular order):

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It’s been out a while now. Besides the fact that I loved the movie as a kid, I’d like to see what all the hype is about for “A Friend Like Me”. I saw the Tony performance and while it was enjoyable, I don’t see how it gets a standing ovation every night in the middle of the show. Maybe it’s something you have to be there for?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I was skeptical about Sting writing a musical, but I heard some if the music and it sounded pretty good. It also got some great reviews. Unfortunately it’s not doing so well and Sting has stepped in to help boost ticket sales. Not sure if I want to see it with him or wait till he’s out…

 

 

 

 

 

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On Composing: A Guest Post

I’m so excited to introduce my guest blogger! I’ve known him his entire life and I might have sat on his head at one point when he annoyed me (granted, I was three at the time and he deserved it)–my little bro, Robby!  People have been asking us questions about writing and composing; the latter I don’t have much experience on since Robby came up with all the tunes, I just co-wrote the lyrics.  I thought I’d invite him on to share his process with you all!

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