On the Stage, Behind the Scenes and In the Audience
Tim Rosser and Charlie Sohne
Jonathan Larson Grants - 2015
Tim Rosser and Charlie Sohne are 2014-15 Dramatist Guild Fellows. Together, they have written: The Boy Who Danced on Air (2013 NAMT Festival of New Works and Writers Residency Grant, 2013 Rodgers Award Finalist, 2013 ART/NY and NYTB Workshop), The Profit of Creation (2011 Yale Institute for Musical Theater, developed through ASCAP’s 2010 Johnny Mercer Songwriters Program) and the short musical Political Speeches (The Culture Project’s IMPACT Series). Their work has been seen in a sold-out 54 Below Show, at Birdland, Cutting Edge Composers at Joe’s Pub, A Little New Music at Rockwell in L.A, Contemporary Classics at Seattle Rep, The Holiday Concert at the Lincoln Center Library and others. They were members of the Advanced Class of the BMI Workshop.
Separately, Charlie has developed work at New York Stage and Film, the O’Neill National Music Theater Conference, The Lark and the Cherry Lane Theater – and has had his work sung in concert at Second Stage (DCMTW’s The Concert) and through BMI’s Smoker and Showcase. His song I’m Just Glad You’re Here (music by David Gaines) was named one of the Top 25 Songs in the Directory of Contemporary Musical Theater Writers.
Tim has music directed the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS benefit BROADWAY BACKWARDS at the Palace and Al Hirschfeld Theaters and was the Associate Music Director of I AM HARVEY MILK at Avery Fischer Hall. He has played keyboards for ROCKY and THE ADDAMS FAMILY on Broadway and CARRIE at the Lucille Lortel and he’s played rehearsals for A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE… on Broadway, and City Center’s ENCORES series.