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Long Story Short demo #15 – “Letting Go”

Tonight is opening night! As promised, here is the final song of the show. After a relationship of more than fifty years, HOPE has become gravely ill, and CHARLES can’t bear the thought of losing her. Through the course of this duet, they both come to terms with the inevitable. LONG STORY SHORT demo #15: […]

Sleeping Beauty Wakes

Sleeping Beauty Wakes by GrooveLily SLEEPING BEAUTY WAKES had two successful productions in 2011: McCarter Theatre in Princeton, NJ and  La Jolla Playhouse in La Jolla, CA, where it was extended due to popular demand. This spring, we are continuing to work on the show with our collaborators, as we continue our slow trundle toward […]

Wheelhouse

songs from Wheelhouse by GrooveLily WHEELHOUSE is a musical performed by and written by the three members of GrooveLily: Valerie Vigoda, Brendan Milburn, and Gene Lewin. It is an autobiographical musical comedy about the worst decision we ever made: to ditch all of our worldly possessions and move into a used RV, which broke beyond repair […]

Striking 12

…………………………………………………………………………… Striking 12: The New GrooveLily Musical by GrooveLily …………………………………………………………………………… This season, some good friends of ours are in the cast of Striking 12 at Laguna Playhouse – we’re psyched to see the results, and if you’re out that way come check it out! Each year since 2007, in addition to our own performances, there […]

Musicals

Our career as a rock band has led us slowly but surely into the world of musical theatre. We’ve been actor-singer-musician-co-authors of several pieces of hybrid concert-theatre (Striking 12, Wheelhouse, Sleeping Beauty Wakes) and also more traditional musicals where there are actors on stage and musicians in the pit. Here’s a list of some of […]

LongStoryShort

Long Story Short (Demos) This is a collection of our home demo recordings from LONG STORY SHORT – our brand new 2-person musical premiering in Pittsburgh and Palo Alto this fall (2008). We released these demos song by song every Wednesday beginning August 20, building up to our first opening night Wednesday, October 29. There […]

Long Story Short demos #13 & #14 – “Still Love” & “Live Like This Reprise”

Happy 2-song Wednesday! Both of today’s new songs are FREE for download. (As of next week the whole 15-track collection will be available for $10.) We catch up with HOPE and CHARLES in their seventies. Charles has just complained about various physical aspects of aging, and is having trouble believing that Hope still finds him […]

Pittsburgh LSS Update #2: Tech

I’m sitting in the darkened theater, marveling at the glory of the finished set and how glowingly beautiful it looks under the lights. (Our director Tracy has started to call it “the floating jewel box.”) We are into tech, which means very long days – today is 11:30 AM to 11:30 PM – and our […]

Long Story Short demos #11 & #12 – “Introductions, Fragile As Love Reprise” & “What Was That”

Happy 2-song Wednesday! After a tumultuous quarter-century of marriage, children and an acrimonious breakup, we rejoin CHARLES and HOPE as they tentatively start dating each other again. Older and wiser, they resolve to do a better job this time. LONG STORY SHORT demo #11: “Introductions, Fragile As Love Reprise”

Val and Brendan on Pittsburgh TV, singing a song from LONG STORY SHORT

Brendan and Val joined KDKA’s “Pittsburgh Today Live” to talk about the show and sing “It Happens In A Moment.” To see the video, click here.