2 Acts, Revue, Rated PG-13
Original Off-Broadway Version (2007)
An exceptional revue of composer/lyricist William Finn's most beloved songs.
Make Me A Song is a celebration showcasing the songs of one of the most acclaimed composer-lyricists currently writing for the musical theatre. A two-time Tony Award winner for the groundbreaking musical Falsettos and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, William Finn is a true living legend. Make Me A Song is big, boisterous and life-loving, like Finn himself.
This poignant and compelling revue effortlessly weaves together songs from Finn's rich and touching songbook. Featuring classics from his hit shows juxtaposed with rarely-heard selections from Romance In Hard Times, Elegies and the yet to be produced The Royal Family, these treasured tunes tell personal, haunting and often hilarious tales.
A testament to the exceptional career of this beloved songwriter, Make Me A Song brims with spectacular highlights sure to delight longtime fans and newcomers alike. Featuring a cast of four and no set, this intimate revue is a budget-saving opportunity. William Finn's music will allow strong singers to showcase their vocal and acting abilities.
Visit the Make Me A Song: The Music of William Finn page on MTI ShowSpace to share and view photos, video, costume and prop rentals and more. Click here.
Originally approached by legendary author/director George Abbott to pen the score for The Pajama Game, Frank Loesser turned it down, but recommended his two protégés Richard Adler and Jerry Ross for the job.