EMMA COMES TO A NEW MAJOR STREAMING PLATFORM 2018
Paul Gordon’s critically acclaimed stage adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic is now available to stream worldwide. Shot with multiple cameras in HD at the Westside Theatre in New York, EMMA is a hybrid between theatre and film. In this new streaming model, a show is filmed without an audience with live singing and full orchestrations. EMMA is now available to stream as a pay per view and is part of a new revolutionary profit sharing model that supports the artists who created the musical. The SoundStage Musical is a new way to develop musicals for worldwide audiences who would otherwise have no way to experience new work coming out of New York, Chicago and London. Now viewers can watch from anywhere around the world.
Jane Eyre Revised World Premiere at Cleveland Musical Theatre Summer 2018
A reimagined chamber version of the 5 time Tony-Nominated Broadway musical makes its world debut at Cleveland Musical Theatre in September, 2018. Starring Andrea Goss and Matt Bogart, this revised version will be directed by CMT Artistic director, Miles J. Sternfeld. John and Paul are thrilled to revisit the material with new audiences. Licensing available through MTI.
John Caird and Paul Gordon have created a new musical for Japanese audiences. KNIGHTS TALE, based on Shakespeare’s “Two Nobel Kinsman” has choreography by David Parsons and orchestrations and arrangements from Brad Haak. KNIGHTS TALE opened at the Imperial Theatre on July 27, 2018. It stars Koichi Doumoto and Yoshino Inoue and is produced by ToHo.
SENSE AND SENSIBILITY WINS 2015 JEFF AWARD
Chicago Shakespeare's production of SENSE AND SENSIBILITY was awarded the prestigious JEFF AWARD for Best New Work, Musical for 2015. Congratulations to the entire cast and crew and everyone at Chicago Shakespeare especially director Barbara Gains and developed with Rick Boyton.
DADDY LONG LEGS ON BROADWAY HD
Watch DADDY LONG LEGS right now on Broadway HD. WATCH NOW.
DADDY LONG LEGS has been produced all over the world and made its New York debut at the Davenport Theatre on September 28th, 2015. Directed by John Caird. Lyrics and Music by Paul Gordon. Nominated for 2 Drama Desk Awards, 3 Outer Critics Circle Awards and an Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical.
ALANIS MORISSETTE BLOGS ABOUT DADDY LONG LEGS
One of my best friends in the world (think: was there for me when no one else was. Never exploited me, supported my secret passions and made me spit my water out on the regular for laughing—the stuff of true, long-standing, LOYAL friendship), Paul is someone who I think has a savant-like talent for putting breathtaking stories to music and theatre at a prolific and grace-yielding speed. Paul Gordon composed the music and lyrics to/for productions of “Emma” across the country and “Jane Eyre” on Broadway…making him my feminist and artistic hero for representing women and the feminine in such a full-breadth honoring way. His new work, Daddy Long Legs is no exception.
Written with John Caird, the Tony award winning director of Les Miserable, this intimate musical tells the story of a young woman ahead of her time who is sent to college to be educated to become a writer by a mysterious benefactor. Daddy Long Legs is a love story that celebrates a woman’s growth and independence. I highly recommend checking him out. My heart bursts when I am sitting in any seat where I behold his work.