Carner and Gregor’s 7th Annual Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza Carner and Gregor’s 7th Annual Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza
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Sam Carner and Derek Gregor, among Playbill.com’s 12 “Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should Know,” won the 2014 John Wallowitch Award, and Sam won the 2015 Kleban Prize for “Most Promising Librettist.” Seven of their songs have been nominated for MAC Awards, and their work is performed in hundreds of venues around the world every (six continents to date, including Antarctica).
 
Carner & Gregor’s musical Unlock’d played an extended Off-Broadway run at the Duke Theater in 2013, having won a Richard Rodgers Award and “Best of the Fest” at NYMF. Their musical Island Song was produced in 2014 at the Bloomington Playwrights Project, having had workshops around the US, as well as concerts at (le) Poisson Rouge in New York, Crawfish in Tokyo (in Japanese!), London’s St. James Studio, and the Comedie Nation in Paris.
 
Current projects include additional songs for Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York (book by Todd Graff and songs by Michael Devon, direction by Susan Stroman), which had a recent workshop with the Vineyard Theatre, and an adaptation of Rex Rose’s novella Toast, which is slated for a workshop production at the Bloomington Playwrights Project in early 2016.
 
Their short children’s musical Love, Splat has toured the country since 2013 in the TheatreWorks USA revue The Teacher From the Black Lagoon and Other Stories. They have written numerous songs for revues and web series, including My Gay Roommate, Redheads Anonymous, and more.
 
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