Teams of writers, directors, and musicians are tasked with creating a new 15-minute musical in one weekend in response to a provided theme and challenged with incorporating random props. Now in its third year, the event is presented with the Hub City Music Festival and Iguana Music. Proceeds benefit local food equity organization, Elijah’s Promise.

2017 Creative Teams:

Mariella Klinger / Dave Seamon / Micah Gartenberg

Dustin Ballard / Chrissy Briskin / Tab Jones & Priyya

Christa Cillaroto / Annie Rutherford Lutz / Tam Garcia

Previously produced artists and Work


Always Here for You, book, lyrics, and directed by Sophie Peyton and Joshua Schnetzer, music by Gabe Marquez

Boom, book by Nicole Pandolfo, music and lyrics by gHyp:See and the Wichts, directed by Victoria Rae Sook

Medusa, book and lyrics by Erik Ransom, music by Jamal Dickerson, directed by Desi Seck


29 Down, book and lyrics by Ben Clawson, music by Miguel Romero, directed by Artem Yatsunov

The Eleventh Hour, book and lyrics by Dave Seamon, music and lyrics by Shimmy Schwartz, directed by Annie Rutherford Lutz

Transition, book and lyrics by Heather Holmes, music and direction by Thomas Young, music performed by Electric Trip

Urban Pains, book and lyrics by Antu Yacob, music by Red Giant, directed by Ari Laura Kreith