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Zina Goldrich

Zina Goldrich

Bookwriter/Lyricist Marcy Heisler and Composer Zina Goldrich have been collaborating since 1993. They were recently voted "Best Knocking on Broadway's Door Songwriting Team" in the Village Voice Best of NYC edition, and were the 2002 recipients of ASCAP's Richard Rodgers New Horizons Theatre Award. For Theatreworks USA, they have just completed Top Secret Personal Beeswax: The Life and Times of Junie B Jones, which will begin 2 national tours, and be featured Off-Broadway at the Lucille Lortel in July 2004. They are also the authors of Dear Edwina and Dear Edwina Junior, which have been performed around the world, and are set to be featured in the Chicago Humanities Festival later this year. In April 2000, they teamed with bookwriters Charlie Shanian and Shari Simpson to premiere their full-length musical Adventures in Love at St. Paul's Ordway Music Theatre. In 1998 they joined Off-Broadway's Second Stage Theatre as Joseph Papp Artists-in-Residence, where they workshopped Allison Under The Stars with bookwriter Susan Kim. Together and apart, they have provided original songs for CBS Television's Murphy Brown, NBC's Three Sisters, Disney, PBS and others. As performer/writers, Goldrich and Heisler have appeared at Carnegie Recital Hall, The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, and The Ford Center of the Performing Arts, and are veterans of the Toyota Comedy Festival, Chicago Humanities Festival, and Montreal's prestigious "Just Pour Rire" Comedy Festival, and New York's 24-hour A Train Musicals. They are MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs) and Bistro Award winners in the categories of Outstanding Special Material, Outstanding Songwriters, and Song of The Year. Heisler is currently working with Disney Theatricals, penning new adaptations of 101 Dalmatians, Cinderella, and The Jungle Book for young audiences. Goldrich can be found on Broadway playing keyboards for productions including the current Avenue Q. Their new songbook is available for purchase at www.goldrichandheisler.com.

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