Archive 2011-2019

****** DECEMBER 2019 ******

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Sunday 12/1/19 @6:30PM

West Los Angeles, CA

PAY WHAT YOU CAN/BRING FOODSTUFFS!

A VERY SPECIAL HOME EDITION OF 

OUR SMASH DOUBLE BILL

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Sunday 11/17/19 @9:30PM

The Duplex, 61 Christopher Street, NYC

Honored to be a Special Guest in this edition!

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What a gorgeous evening in San Diego!!!!

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          ****** MAY/JUNE 2019 ******

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I can finally post about this!

For the past 4 months, I have been leading

singing flashmobs, crashing premieres and Q&As,

giving interviews, being paparazzied, and traveling to Austin (SXSW), Hollywood,

New York and London as Mother Superior of the 

Chattering Order of St. Beryl. These Satanic nuns heralded the coming apocalypse in song, as part of a 

brilliant promotional campaign for

Amazon Prime's GOOD OMENS.

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Massive invasion of Times Square

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New York Premiere

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Praying with my new BFFs, Rob Wilkins, Neil Gaiman and Douglas MacKinnon

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With David Tennant at the "For Your Consideration: Emmy event in Hollywood

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Cross-promotional photo at South By Southwest with Kathy Griffin

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 Do not mess with Mother Superior

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Invading a SXSW talk with Neil Gaiman at the Convention Center 

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 With brilliant director Hal Kirkland and my new BFF, Neil Gaiman

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Pausing for a tourist break between London Flashmobbing

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Our music video for "Brand New Baby Smell"

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Our EP, available on Amazon Music, iTunes and Spotify

(which I also produced)

featuring killer vocal arrangements by Deke Sharon

Interview with Den of Geek

         ****** APRIL 2019 ******  

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With the incredible and inspiring Cedric Dent of TAKE 6.

Who would not give me any of his Grammys.

He clearly doesn't know about the Stealing EGOTS project.

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NEW STORIES! NEW TUNES! NEW LOCATION!

Alex Stein is an award-winning author and storyteller.

Amy Engelhardt is an award-winning songwriter and vocalist.

Later, this show will win awards.

        ****** JANUARY 2019 ******              

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****** DECEMBER 2018 ******              

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Saturday 12/8/18 @8pm (doors 7pm) Sunday 12/9/18 @7pm (doors 6pm)

EVANSTON SPACE  1245 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL

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Premiering "The Last Carb Hurrah"

wit Tommy Foster, the FanBoys and a bag of chips

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with Carnie & Wendy Wilson

****** NOVEMBER 2018 ******              

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2018

Vitellos in Studio City, CA

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With (top) Lawrence O'Donnell, Arkanjel Productions

Janeane Garafalo/Amber Tamblyn, Sam Seder (MAJORITY REPORT), Cooper Union Students

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Master Class at Council Rock High School South in Holland, PA

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With  Grammy-winning songwriter Julie Gold.

I was honored to be the 57th writer to be invited to spend an hour with

The Magic Knight

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THIRD INSTALLMENT!          TIX HERE

****** AUGUST 2018 ******

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Sunday August 19 @ 9:30PM The Duplex - 61 Christopher Street, NYC A great new series where writers present works in progress. I'll bring 2 tunes from TRIPTYCH and 2 new solo tunes... aTYPICAL ****** JULY 2018 ****** ALL NEW INSTALLMENT - BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

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Alex Stein is an award-winning storyteller.

I am an award-winning composer/lyricist.

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Friday, July 20 @ 11:30PM

Feinstein's/54 Below

254 W 54th, NYC

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Thursday, July 19, 2018 ASCAP Foundation/A Little New Music

Wallis-Annenberg Center, Beverly Hills

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JUNE 3 @ 5pm

Tales-By-the-Sea

 ***** MAY 2018 *****

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FRIDAY 5/11/18 @7:30PM - SEATTLE, WA

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SATURDAY 5/5/18 @7PM - BROOMFIELD, CO  

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Workshop with Boulder's Chartreuse Vocal Ensemble at 

Dorinda Dercar's Vocal Studio

 ****** APRIL 2018 ******

THIS MONTH IN THE 

HOLY MOLY DEPARTMENT:

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 Nominated for Best New Musical

OFF BROADWAY ALLIANCE AWARDS

and its star, Evan Ruggiero

Nominated for Best Leading Actor in a Musical

DRAMA DESK AWARDS

Nominated for Best Male Dancer: Off Broadway Show

CHITA RIVERA AWARDS

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wednesday, april 25 @7PM

53 Above Broadway

318 W 53rd St. NYC

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sunday, april 22 @6:30PM

House Concert in Gaithersburg, MD Solo Show with cellist Chelle Fiddler and Strings by Anthem

FLUFFY'S MASTER PLAN + a string trio = O Meow G

that is all I can say

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Monday April 9, 2018

Rockwell Table & Stage, Hollywood, CA - 8PM

Featuring selections from TRIPTYCH

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****** MARCH 2018 ******

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CHECK OUT THE PIANO I GOT TO PLAY...

AND IN A YURT

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Had a blast emceeing this wonderful, month-long, International Vaudeville festival in Seattle again, 

now in its 15th year!

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with cast member Andrew Diego, star/producer Lauren Han and director Benny Maus

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with the killer band - Kathryn Lounsbery, Yoda, Daniel Thomson, Steve Deutsch,

Troy Dexter, and producer Lauren Han

Great to be back in the studio again!

Recording the score to the upcoming internet short VERITAS (book/lyrics by Cory Hinkle, music/arrangements by me!)

****** FEBRUARY 2018 ****** 

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The Great Hall, Cooper Union, Manhattan, 2/6/18

I was commissioned to arrange and conduct a piece for 18-voice choir, piano and percussion in honor of the inauguration of Laura Sparks, first female President of this historic institution.

(that's me on the floor in front of the choir)

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   ... and it was a mini-BASTARD JONES reunion

(MD Matt Liu, me, Rene Ruiz, George Washington, Crystal Lucas-Perry, Tony Perry)

****** JANUARY 2018 ******

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DECEMBER 2017

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BASTARD JONES stars 

Evan Ruggiero and Elena Wang

have been nominated for Clive Barnes Awards!

Read about it in PLAYBILL

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SO MUCH FUN to climb aboard the annual CHRISTMAS WITHOUT TEARS sleigh again with Judith Owen and Harry Shearer and their amazing guests including Fred Willard, Julia Fordham, Amy Keys, Peter Asher, John Michael Higgins, Michael Nouri and Dona Oxford.  This year I put the Virgin Mary in mothballs (!) and premiered a brand new, James Brown-type jam, "Saint Nick Dick Pic." Yes, you read that right. Studio recording to follow... 

OCTOBER 2017

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DON'T TELL MAMA, NYC - MY OWN DEVICES II

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with Laura Whitmore in her ACOUSTIC KITCHEN!

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13 @ 7PM

Acoustic Kitchen House Concerts, Needham, MA

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For more information and pix of TRIPTYCH, click HERE

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A drive-by with THE BOBS on their Farewell Tour... Can't believe it's been 6 years since I spent 14 years with them! Metropolitan Room at the Triad NYC, 10/18/17

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(R) at the Bobs' final show at Wolf Trap, 10/21/17 with a fan who was not yet born when I joined the band. "Hey, that's me on your shirt!"

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October 2017 Developmental Reading: IN THE NAME OF LOVE

A revue-sical featuring the music of Don Oliver

As lyricist/perfomer, pictured w/cast, band and other creatives @ The York

JUNE/JULY 2017

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"...catchy songs, reminiscent of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s poprock catalog... Bastard Jones' nonjudgmental approach to sex and disability, and its brash desire to entertain, are winning." 

NEW YORK TIMES

   "Tom Jones has got wood. It’s thick, it’s hard, it extends below his knee, and he can do amazing things with it. No wonder ladies can’t keep their hands off the illegitimate but well-favored hero of Marc Acito and Amy Engelhardt’s ribald new musical comedy...Bastard Jones is randy yet ingenuous; it’s like a very bawdy Disney movie, with hummable pop music to match... smartly plotted and irrepressible."

TIME OUT NY

"If I could fill this review with synonyms for “brilliant” 

it still wouldn’t be enough, or do justice 

to just how good Bastard Jones is..."

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And here's what the Huffington Post had to say about our production's mission of diversity and inclusion

CLICK ON BASTARD JONES FOR MORE REVIEWS!

Playbill (includes video)

Broadway World

Cabaret Scenes (interview with me!)

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"THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS" from Bastard Jones

MAY 2017

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APRIL 2017

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Hosting Seattle's Moisture Festival(As Princess Leia), April 2017
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House Concert in Gaston, Oregon  (mit baby goats!),  July 2017 MY HOSTS ON THE RIGHT, Chez Corvus!
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House Concert in Nevada City, CA April 2017

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MASTER CLASS: FINDING YOUR FUNNY COACHING COLLEGIATE VOCAL GROUPS SHE SINGS 2017, BERKELEY, CA 
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House Concert/Benefit for BASTARD JONES  Cherry Hill, NJ March 2017

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JANUARY 2017

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 AJ MAHAL House Concerts

Jersey City, NJ - January 2017

2016

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(rear) Loud Guitarist, Joe Pusateri (drums), Fred Willard, Two Reindeer Elves, Rene Ruiz, Schoolcraft & Murray, Michelle Hemmings, Eric Bradley, Cindy O'Connor, Michael Nouri, Godfrey Daniels, Arkanjel Productions, Dona Oxford, Julia Fordham, CJ Vanston, me, Harry & Judith, Lee Sklar 

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 I was thrilled to be a composer in residence at the NAUTILUS COMPOSER/LIBRETTIST STUDIO at Pasadena's Boston Court Theatre in December 2016.  choiceLA

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Now THIS is a great setting for a house concert! Chez Wiseman/Umbrasas

overlooking Mission Bay in San Diego, CA

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Artist-in-Residence at Temple College in Temple, TX  October 2016

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 Spent another fantastic summer with the Flying Karamazov Brothers and the The Old Time Chautauqua bringing our volunteer vaudeville to culturally underserved communities in or near Washington State Parks. Read my blog about it HERE.
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On the way up to Washington, a house concert Chez Green in McMinnville, OR , loaded with Bobs fans! 
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The luminous Nina Herzog performs "So Good" from TESLA at A LITTLE NEW MUSIC in Los Angeles, June 2016 (Book by Marc Acito, Music by James Beaton, Lyrics by Amy Engelhardt) .

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ARTISTIC PRODUCER - AMY ENGELHARDT

MANAGING PRODUCER - HEATHER SHIELDS

At the YORK THEATRE COMPANY

JUNE 20, 2017 - MAY 9, 2017 - MARCH 14, 2017

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 HILLARY ROLLINS: SONGS I WISH I'D WROTE

E-Spot Lounge, June 2016

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 Phoenix Theatre, May 2016, with fellow composer/lyricists Rachel Peters and Colleen Porter and Phoenix Theatre Artistic Director Michael Barnard

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 Miguel Jackson and Kristen Drathman perform selections from "Bastard Jones" I Jerry Lee Lewis/Blaspheme with "How Did This Thing..." May 2016

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 NYC developmental reading of MEND by Steven Hillyer and Tim Marback, May 2016 Cast (including Dan Lauria and ME, after a 10-year straight-play hiatus) and creatives

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MINNEAPOLIS Residency produced by Amy Klausen Burge (L), April 2016 House Concert Chez Shuck/Olsen (special guest: Dan Bob Schumacher!) Musical Improv Workshop w/The Pickup Artists Public Concert (Headliner) PicMonkey%2BCollage%2BMF leia

HOSTING AND PERFORMING 

in Seattle's MOISTURE FESTIVAL

MARCH 2016

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House Concert at Sisyphus Farms, Gresham, OR, March 2016

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HOUSE CONCERT/BENEFIT

MUSIQUE SUR LA MER YOUTH ORCHESTRAS

SEAL BEACH, CA   JANUARY 2016

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MISCELLANEOUS 2016 SNAZZINESS 

WITH THE KINGSTON BAND

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I released a studio recording of "How Did This Thing..." featuring Harry Shearer as Joseph in December 2015, backed by a full, rocking band led by Bob Malone. 

You can buy it HERE.

ALL PROFITS ARE DONATED TO LADY PARTS JUSTICE

Dedicated to exposing efforts to undermine reproductive rights

...and headed by the amazing LIZZ WINSTEAD (below)

Creator of The Daily Show

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A LIVE recording of this tune was also released this year, from the 2014 CHRISTMAS WITHOUT TEARS show at the Cutting Room in New York. I was thrilled to be included next to comedy luminaries Jane Lynch, Catherine O'Hara and Fred Willard. Proceeds were donated to the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

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THE STAR-STUDDED BAM CREW!

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  With Paul Shaffer & Harry Shearer - With Dona Oxford, Lee Sklar & Bela Fleck

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CONDUCTING THE BAM CHOIR

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How DID This Thing Get in Me?

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Concert Reading of BASTARD JONES at Berklee College of Music, November 2015

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NEW YORK'S MUSICAL THEATER GAME SHOW

Artistic Producer: Amy Engelhardt - Managing Producer - Heather Shields

NOVEMBER 9, 2015 - OCTOBER 5, 2015 - AUGUST 31, 2015

JUNE 8, 2015 - MAY 5, 2015 - APRIL 6, 2015

MARCH 9, 2015 - FEBRUARY 2, 2015

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House Concert Chez Hatch, Ashland, MA, October 2016

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How DID This Thing....???

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Featuring CLEOPATRA: DEATH OF A QUEEN

A suite for Voices, Piano and Cello 

Text by William Shakespeare, Music/Arrangements by Amy Engelhardt

With Amy Fogerson, Danielle Marcelle Bond, Ariel Pisturino and Harriet Fraser

Accompanied by Richard Berent

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Keynote Speaker at the HARMONY COLLEGE NEW ENGLAND Conference

Worcester, MA  August 2015

With Michael Elliot Klein and Ed Fritzen, President

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AKQUA CHAUTAUQUA - JUNE/JULY 2015 - ALASKA'S INSIDE PASSAGE

A VOLUNTEER VAUDEVILLE

READ MY TOUR BLOG HERE!

As Singing Suffragette Clara Tweaker

(Paul Magid/Amy Engelhardt)

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MEET ME IN THE BASEMENT

A Concert Window Webcast

May 2015

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Performing selections from BASTARD JONES with Rene Ruiz (R)

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Philadelphia, PA February 2015 Master Class: Singing Compelling Solos

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Coaching Over the Bar

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Another great sleighride with Harry & Judith!

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               With Mario Cantone in NYC/@The Cutting Room, NYC

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      With Mistress Christmas, Judith Owen in NYC/"Me & Mrs. Claus" - my LA bride, Ann Sheridan

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The Chicago Ladies - Judith, me, Erin McDougald, Cathy Richardson and Dona Oxford

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Largo (LA) cast: (front) Jane Lynch, Mike Schoolcraft, Judith, Harry (middle) The Songbirds, Dona Oxford, me, Julia Fordham (back), Jeff Ross, Jeff Allen, Godfrey Daniels, Mike Butler Murray, Lee Sklar, CJ Vanston, Joe Pusateri, Steve Lukather, errant Vaudevillian

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With Will Lee and CJ Vanston in NYC/Jim Peterik in Chicago

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Ended up backing up Susannah Hoffs and Petra Haden at a benefit at Largo in LA... Tenacious D was the headliner.

(front) Jack Black, Josh Bedlion, Susanna Hoffs, Petra Haden, Cindy O'Connor (middle) Eric Bradley, Kyle Gass, Robert Dietz, Baraka May Williams, Dawn Lunsford, an excellent VP dude I do not know, Me (rear) Kelly Gabel, Rene Ruiz

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NEW YORK'S MUSICAL THEATER GAME SHOW

Where ANYTHING GOES - and usually does!

Artistic Prioducer - Amy Engelhardt     Managing Producter - Heather Shields

YORK THEATER COMPANY

619 Lexington Ave. (@E 54), NYC

TUESDAY 12/2 @ 7:30PM

TUESDAY 12/16 @ 7:30PM TUESDAY 11/11 @ 7:30PM

TUESDAY 10/14 @ 7:30PM

TUESDAY 10/28 @ 7:30PM

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ETCETERA, ETCETERA

352 W 44th Street, NYC

Sunday November 2, 7-10:30 PM

I'm emceeing/co-hosting this wonderful cabaret night. The theme: LOVE TAKES MANY FORMS

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Master Class with Brown University/RISD a cappella supa-group

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A super day in Skokie, IL, talking to four classes about the music business..,

and doing some singing! At NILES WEST HIGH SCHOOL.

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So proud to know this guy - Trist Curless, m-pact's bass for years. Helluva guy.

Trist is the new bass in Manhattan Transfer. Saw them at the Blue Note in NYC. Wow.

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Actors' Comedy Studio

7461 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles

Friday, November 21, 2014 at 8PM

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book by Marc Acito

music by Amy Engelhardt

lyrics by Engelhardt & Acito 

Top 10 finalist for the Richard Rodgers Award for New Musicals and the Eugene O'Neill Music Theater Conference, and developed with a NAMT Writers' Residency Grant at  Millikin University's New Musicals Workshop, BASTARD JONES had a private reading/lab in New York City in October 2014. Directed by Danny GoldsteinGODSPELL), the cast included several Broadway vets.

Read about it in PLAYBILL here!

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The cast and team with invited guest George Takei

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Marc shares the development of the show with the cast 

on our first day of rehearsal

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SMASH Studios in NYC. (f) Sarabeth Odle, director Danny Goldstein, Ellen Harvey, Ben Crawford (m) Coral Miro Cohen, Stage Manager Carol, Bill Buell, Emily McNamara, Me, Marc Acito, Synthia Link, Jacob Thompson, producer Matthew Kwatinez (r) John Charles McLaughlin, Doug Sills, Fred Inkley, the band hiding in the band including Ritt Henn, Rich Zukor and MD Kurt Crowley

The BASTARD is born!

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Two former a cappella supa-stahs join forces 

(and pick up instruments) for one night only!

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11

Lethe Lounge, NYC

618 W 116th. Street #3R/3F

(It's a house concert, yo!)

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Me (far L), Director Corey Axler (next to me), and the stellar students

of Council Rock High School South's amazing choirs in Holland, PA. 

I did a great master class with them on October 10! 

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97IMG_0784IMG_0775This summer, I ran away with the circus! Well, OK, not exactly... but pretty close. I joined the Flying Karamazov Brothers, the Fighting Instruments of Karma Marching Band and a joyful army of jugglers, aerialists, physical comedians, singers and a magician on the 

There were parades, community shows, workshops, potlucks and a big vaudeville show in each town. My main performance was a song I wrote - as singing suffragette Clara Tweaker, stomping for the 19th Amendment (the show paid homage to the first Chautauquas in the 1920's).

It was pretty incredible. Read my blog about the tour HERE! Still dreaming of Montana sunsets...

Turnpike Productions Presents

TUNE+IN+TIMELOGO

NEW YORK CITY'S ULTIMATE MUSICAL THEATER CHALLENGE 

JUNE 25 - JULY 1 - APRIL 14 - ARIL 7, 2014 ARTISTIC PRODUCER - AMY ENGELHARDT MANAGING PRODUCER - HEATHER SHIELDS

THE TRIAD/STAGE 72

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MD Nate Buccieri and Host Emily McNamara cheer on Tune in Time's first contestants!

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With Michael Giacchino at the Sony Soundstage, LA

Recording the soundtrack for "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" 2014

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with the legendary Peter Asher and the Kingston Band 2014

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Featured Musician

FANATIC SALON, Culver City March 2014

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The "Ask Us Anything" All-Star Vocal Panel

Me, Scott Leonard & Jeff Thacher (Rockapella)

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Emceeing CARA Awards @BOSS honoring Rockapella - At Lincoln Center w/New York Voices

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Washington, DC - SINGSTRONG Festival March 2014

w/Jonathan Minkoff

Master Classes/Workshops/Panels

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 January 2014 - Los Angeles A Cappella Festival Master Classes - Adjudication

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January 2014 - WOMEN WHO WRITE - Featured musician

w/Logan Heftel, Richard Chamberlain, Vicki Abelson, Paula Prentiss 

and the late, great Taylor Negron

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 HARRY SHEARER & JUDITH OWEN'S

HOLIDAY SING-ALONG!

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Back: Lee Sklar, Joe Pusateri, Godfrey Daniels, Steve Lukather, CJ Vanston, Christopher Guest

Middle: Annette O'Toole, Mike McKean, Dannielle DeAndrea, Ann Sheridan, Harry Shearer, Dona Oxford, Jane Lynch, ME! Front: Bob Joyce, David Joyce, Judith Owen, Catherine O'Hara, Weird Al Yankovic, A Lovely Songbird

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With Guitar God Steve Lukather        Merry Holiday Happiness!

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The Chicago Cast, including Harmonica god Howard Levy and Jim Peterik ("Vehicle," "Eye of the Tiger")!

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A HOLIDAY/BIRTHDAY TUBACZAR!

Fanatic Salon, Culver City, CA DECEMBER 6

Join Second City guru Mark Beltzman (on tuba), me and some amazing fellow songwriters for a celebration of Mark's Birthday (and some other guys). Details HERE.

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TESLA

(A Musical)

Book by Marc Acito

Lyrics by Amy Engelhardt

Music by James Beaton

Developmental Reading in New York City

produced by the New Musical Foundation

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FANATIC SALON 

3815 Sawtelle Blvd., Culver City, CA 

FEATURED MUSICIAN

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Sunday, November 17 - 5PM

TASTY WORDS at FLAPPERS

102 East Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, CA 

FEATURED MUSICIAN

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Thursday, October 17 8PM

I'm the SPOTLIGHT ARTIST!

UPTOWN CABARET series at the 

Indian Road Cafe in NYC

600 West 218th Street @ Indian Road (Inwood)

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Tuesday, October 29, 8:30PM

NYC's Monthly Storytelling Show

THREE OF CUPS - 83 First Ave/85TH

FEATURED MUSICIAN

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Wednesday, October 30 8:30PM

 Caffe Vivaldi

32 Jones Street, NYC (btw W 4th/Bleecker)

FEATURED ARTIST

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A bouquet of featured Songwriter nights in Los Angeles! In chronological order:

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TUBACZAR

Saturday, September 14 - 8PM

@Fanatic Salon, 3815 Sawtelle Blvd., West LA

Join me and Second City's Mark Beltzman 

for an evening of tunes... and the tuba

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 Thursday, September 19, 2013 7:30PM

2019 14th Street, Santa Monica

proceeds benefit foster care transition housing

  

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YOU'LL LAUGH, YOU'LL CRY, 

YOU'LL ORDER NACHOS*

(*Nachos not guaranteed)

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Amy Engelhardt's Birthday Show at

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6010 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles

Sunday, August 18, 2013

8:15 - 9:30 pm      $10 cover

featuring

Bob Malone - piano

Steve Deutsch - bass

Scott Breadman - percussion

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July 21, 2013

Thrilled to be part of a stellar lineup of female musical theater writers in this New York Musical Theater Festival concert.

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Teaching my seminar FINDING YOUR FUNNY at VoCAL Nation in Philadelphia on July 20, 2013! More info on the festival HERE!

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Private musical improv workshop  

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32 Jones Street, NYC (between W 4th/Bleecker)

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at The Fanatic Salon, West Los Angeles, 8PM

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Whole lotta love from the Women's A Cappella Association (WACA)this month! I'm their Featured Female.  Chick it out HERE

  

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I'm thrilled to be part of Brandon Schott's inaugural songwriters' series, SUMMER SATELLITES at Jones Coffee in Pasadena on May 25 at 1pm.

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APRIL 12 @ 9:30PM

The Duplex, NYC

Nominated for THREE BroadwayWorld Awards last year...back in NYC! 

Longtime collaborators and friends Bob Malone (John Fogerty Band)and Amy bring last year's sold out double bill back to the scene of the crime. With new tunes from both artists - and the usual amount of Jersey-spawned hijinks! 

Here's a rave review of last year's show

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With Jonathan Minkoff at SingstrongDC 2013

Amy led master classes at theSingStrong Festival in Washington, DC ("Finding Your Funny"), the Syracuse University Drama Dept. and WINDJAMMER, the vocal jazz ensemble at SU's Setnor School of Music.

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With fellow SU Alum Terese Genecco and Tim Davis-Reed at Syracuse University

...followed by four days of Las Vegas schmoozing with Triple Scoop Music, a great company that licenses some of the I ARE Music catalog.

Back in Los Angeles, Amy sang backing vocals for upcoming records by blues/rockmeister Bob Malone and Australian singer/songwriter Trysette Loosemore.

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Amy & Marc (center) with the cast of the Millikin Workshop

Amy and librettist/co-lyricist Marc Acito were awarded a NAMT Writers Residency Grant for the development of BASTARD JONES at Millikin University's New Musicals Workshop. It was an invaluable 10 days that made the show immensely tighter.  Thanks to all who were involved!

 

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"Going on between Fountains of Wayne and Donald Fagen at Judith Owen & Harry Shearer's Holiday SingAlong in NYC was a thrill I will not soon forget. Second only to Fagen telling me he liked my solo tune ("How Did This Thing Get in Me?")." 

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Backstage with assorted elves: Jonathan Minkoff (Blue Jupiter),Stephen Bent of the Flying Karamazov Brothers, Musical Director CJ Vanston ("A Mighty Wind"),Don Kestner, Mark Ettinger (Ks)Donald Fagen, Barry Carl (Rockapella) Fountains of Wayne's Chris Collingwood and Andy Sapora (Ks).

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with Harry Shearer, Judity Owen and CJ Vanston, Evanston, IL 11/09

UPCOMING HOLIDAY MADNESS! Amy  joins Judith Owen and Harry Sherer in their HOLIDAY SINGALONG in New York City on December 2 at City Winery.

TWO BOBS, NO WAITING with Bob Malone (now John Fogerty's keyboard guy!) was nominated for several Broadway World Cabaret Awards. 

Best Duo/Group

Best Original Song

Best Singer/Songwriter Show (Original Material)

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Amy's original music is featured in the World Premiere of Dylan Brody's award-winning comedy, MOTHER, MAY I at the Strand Theater Company in Baltimore, directed by Rain Pryor.

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See Amy and 20 of Los Angeles' finest vocalists do what they do best in the TV and web promos for the Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne!

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Gary Stockdate, Amy, Scott Breadman Catch the Peepshow Trio's reunion show in Los Angeles on Sunday 8/19. Gary Stockdale is an Emmy-nominated composer of music for Penn & Teller: BULLSH*T, and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch. He and Amy are 4/5 of THE PEEPSHOW TRIO (don't try to figure it out), a band they formed a couple of years ago. Details here.

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Amy will be teaching vocal clinics at the A Cappella Project in Philadelphia's Summer Festival on July 28th.

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Amy appeared as a featured writer in Dylan Brody's THINKING ALLOWED at the Fake Gallery in Hollywood and as the special guest singer-songwriter in Julia Fordham and Friends at Molly Malone's in Los Angeles.

In fall 2010, Amy served as creative consultant on the PBS concert special Call Me Irresponsible for the luminous Ashley Brown (Broadway's MARY POPPINS)The show won a 2011 Telly Award for Outstanding Original Entertainment Programming!

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Amy and Marc's rock musical, BASTARD JONES was one of ten finalists for the 2012 Eugene O'Neill Music Theatre Conference. There were 187 entries.  

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Amy's deliciously blasphemous Holiday tune, HOW DID THIS THING GET IN ME? is nominated for a 2012 MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets) Award for Special Musical Material! Doctor Demento plays The Bobs' version in his annual Christmas show, but you can hear Amy's solo version HERE.

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Read a rave review of Amy and Bob Malone's SOLD OUT show at the Duplex in NYC last month HERE!

JANUARY 2012

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--------DECEMBER 2011--------

Amy will perform in her last official shows with The Bobs on 12/28 in Portland and on 12/29 in Seattle. What a long, strange and wonderful trip it’s been!

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Amy was honored to be a guest vocalist in the premiere of Evan Solot’s choral and chamber orchestra, “The Hawk” at St. Bartholomew’s Church and the Guggenheim Pavilion at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City.

Amy also performed in the all-star lineup at the Duplex’s Annual Gala in NYC.

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Amy was awarded the 2011 Dottie Burman Award for Songwriting from MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs.