Make Me a Song

MMAS NYCMake Me A Song: The Music of William Finn, is a theatrical revue featuring the songs of one of the most acclaimed composer-lyricists currently writing for the musical theatre. The theatrical revue features classics from Mr. Finn’s well-known shows in addition to rarely heard selections from Romance in Hard Times, Elegies, and The Royal Family. William Finn is the writer/composer of the Tony-winning breakthrough musical Falsettos (written with James Lapine). He has also written and composed In Trousers, March of the Falsettos, Falsettoland, Romance in Hard Times, A New Brain and Elegies: A Song Cycle. Finn wrote the lyrics to Graciela Daniele’s Tango Appassionato (music by Astor Piazzolla) and to the James Lapine version of A Winter’s Tale (with Michael Starobin). Finn also wrote the music and lyrics for Little Miss Sunshine which played Off-Broadway at the Second Stage Theatre in 2013. Finn graduated from Williams College, where he was awarded the Hutchinson Fellowship in Musical Composition and currently teaches at NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.


Make Me A Song: The Music of William Finn was nominated for an Outer Critics
Circle Award in 2008. The show opened off-Broadway at New World Stages and completed its
successful run in December of 2007. The show is available for licensing through Music Theatre International.