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THEATRE WRITING
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Amas recently presented readings of BLEEDING LOVE



book by JASON SCHAFER music by ARTHUR LAFRENTZ BACON lyrics by HARRIS DORAN

starring
ETAI BENSHLOMO, STEVE BLANCHARD, KATRINA ROSE DIDERIKSEN,
Tony nominee NANCY OPEL, Drama Desk nominee BRYCE RYNESS, DANA STEINGOLD

directed by MICHAEL BUSH
musical directed by JAMES SAMPLINER
cellist ELEANOR NORTON


Amas Musical Theatre

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New York Theatre Barn recently presented a concert of songs from Harris' musical

SALVAGE

music by Arthur Lafrentz Bacon
book and lyrics by Harris Doran
directed by Joe Barros

with
Celina Carvajal, Katrina Rose Dideriksen, Nicolette Hart,
Natalie Joy Johnson, Kevin Smith Kirkwood, Bryce Ryness, Sheri Sanders

and
Liz Froio, Kelly King, Sean Patrick Murtagh, Jeremy Pashos, Angelo Rios, Erin Zaruba

See videos of the live performances here:

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Harris' musical:



BLEEDING LOVE

a musical fairy tale

book by Jason Schafer, music by Arthur Lafrentz Bacon, lyrics by Harris Doran

was recently part of the Penn State's NuMusical Theatre Festival

 

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BLEEDING LOVE

was presented by

National Alliance of Music Theatre (NAMT)

directed by Stephen Brackett

starring

Damon Daunno, Robin DeJesus, Nicolette Hart, Nancy Opel, William Ryall, Sarah Stiles


NAMT Festival Committee Quote:
"The committee loved Bleeding Love's boldly theatrical setting, colorful characters, and eclectic score. A truly unique piece, Bleeding Love manages to be compelling in its storytelling while also being utterly unique in its plot and tone."

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Harris wrote lyrics to

BLEEDING LOVE

music by Arthur Lafrentz Bacon
book by Jason Schafer (Trick, "Queer As Folk")

they recently completed a demo starring:
Celina Carvajal, Blake Daniel, Kathy Fitzgerald, Gwen Hollander, William Ryall, Bryce Ryness
and
Lisa Asher, Melinda Bass, Rob Maitner

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Zach Lezberg produced an invite-only concert reading of

SALVAGE
a new rock musical

book + lyrics by Harris Doran
music by Arthur Lafrentz Bacon

directed by Harris Doran

Bryce Ryness (Hair, Rent)
Rebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Passing Strange)
Kevin Smith Kirkwood (Spelling Bee)
Amy Coleman (The Last Session, Beehive)
Ben Curtis (The Dell Dude, joy)
Natalie Joy Johnson (Legally Blonde, bare)
Ramona Keller (Caroline, or Change, Brooklyn)
Michael Winther (33 Variations, Songs From An Unmade Bed)
Romelda T. Benjamin (Catch Me If You Can, Brooklyn)
Aaron Berk (Shockheaded Peter)
Ryan Duncan (Shrek, Altar Boyz)
Ian Scott McGregor (Notes on the Land of Earthquake and Fire)
Kate Pazakis (Jerry Springer)
Julie Reiber (Wicked, Brooklyn)
Megan Reinking (Hair, Lestat)
Kwame Remy (Dreamgirls)
Jen Sese (Spelling Bee)
Derrick Trumbly (Spelling Bee)
Juson Williams (The Wiz)

Piano: Joel Martin (Creator of Jazzical), Guitar: Kiyanu Kim (Gwen Stephani),
Bass: Malcolm Gold (Sheryl Crow), Drums: Mike Levesque (David Bowie)

 

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1st closed reading of:

HIGHER


music by
Arthur Lafrentz Bacon
book + lyrics by Harris Doran

with:
Craig Baldwin, Tituss Burgess, Dickie DiBella, Kathy Deitch, Rebecca Naomi Jones,
Nicolle Rochelle Leach, Ian Scott McGregor, Max Osinski and Sheri Sanders, produced by Zach Lezberg

 

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Harris had a song from his musical HIGHER performed by Tituss Burgess featured in NEO3
new/emerging/outstanding! A concert celebration of emerging talent in musical theatre, benefiting the York Theatre Company

 

tituss burgess


 

tituss burgess and company


 

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He is currently writing book and lyrics to

HIGHER



a new rock musical
with Arthur Lafrentz Bacon

 


his works include:




Oliver Button

based on the children's book "Oliver Button Is A Sissy" by Tomie dePaola

book, music & lyrics by Harris Doran

reading cast:
Scott Allgauer, Harris Doran, Gwen Hollander, Jaclyn Huberman and Rye Mullis

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dTENSION

an original murder mystery musical farce

book & lyrics by Harris Doran

music by Neal Hampton

reading cast:
David Austin, Mike Batusic, Eric Collins, Harris Doran, Kate Pazakis & Stephen Sislen

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BEAUTIFUL

a play in two acts

based on Frank Wedekind's "Spring Awakening"

by Harris Doran

reading cast:
Michael Borrelli, Steve Boyer, Domenica Cameron-Scorsese, Doug Carter, Michael Chernus, Marin Ireland,
Elizabeth Moss, Jesse J. Perez, Josh Pohja, Samantha Soule, Aidan Sullivan, Daniel Talbott, Tracie Thoms, Yvonne Woods