2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Alt, Pop and Rock Go to Broadway

Friday, March 20
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 10A
Austin Convention Center

The worlds of rock/pop/alternative music and the Broadway stage have had a good relationship over the years (The Who's Tommy, Elton John's The Lion King and Billy Elliot) but now with the success of Glen Hansard's Once, Cyndi Lauper's Kinky Boots and Duncan Sheik's Spring Awakening more songwriters now yearn to tell stories outside the 3 1/2 minute box and Broadway can be their outlet. The musical score is now left to stand on it's own merits rather than being "changed" for the Broadway audience and this has a whole new breed of fan flocking to the theatre to hear music from their favorite pop/rock/alt artists.


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Dave Clemmons

Producing Partner

StylesFour Productions

Dave earned his degree in commercial music and Jazz at the famed Frost School of Music at The University of Miami and after years as a studio musician and gigging with bands began his career as a B...

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Tim O'Heir


Jim Price

Head of Playwriting

Texas State University


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