It's been an exciting time for  TL;DR: Thelma Louise; Dyke Remix. Before being named a winner of the 2021 Richard Rodgers Award, the piece was selected for the Rhinebeck Writers Retreat "Triple R" program and was a Finalist for the O'Neill National Music Theater Conference. Learn more about it on



EllaRose and Brandon James Gwinn are finding ways to meet the moment as musical theater writers during the COVID-19 shutdown. Press play to watch How To Survive The End of the World featured on and check out their @thingsidontsay instagram project. Keep up to date at


EllaRose's play THE WRONG QUESTION is one of the top ten finalists for the Jewish Plays Project Jewish Playwriting Contest. It will be featured nationally online starting in late March 2021. You can watch it at their website and learn more here. 

TL;DR: THELMA LOUISE; DYKE REMIX wins the 2021 Richard Rodgers Award

For EllaRose's work with Brandon James Gwinn visit their joint website here

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"Sad and Lonely" from MARRYING ME

The cast of MARRYING ME performs "Sad and Lonely" at the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre production, 2013. Photo credit: Ch'ng Shi P'ng