NYC Fundraiser November 9

Celebrate with our 2017 Rhinebeck writers and support our 2018 season. You’ll hear songs from 7 new musicals performed by Broadway stars, including Abby Mueller (Carole King in Beautiful),  Grace McLean (Natasha Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812), and Jessica Vosk (Finding Neverland and Fiddler on the Roof) (Artists subject to change).

When:  Thursday, November 9 from 6:30 to 9:30

Where: Beautiful townhouse home on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.  We’ll send the address after you RSVP.

Festivities: Concert of songs, cocktails, and buffet supper

Suggested Contribution: $250 per person.

$1,500 — Underwriting supporter of a writing team in 2018. 2 tickets to fundraiser. Acknowledged in press release.

$3,000 — Lead Supporter of a writing team in 2018.  2 tickets to fundraiser. Private dinner with writers.

RSVP:  You can RSVP and make your contribution here.  

Questions? Email 

If you can’t attend, we hope you will make a donation which will go directly towards our 2018 writers. Writers pay nothing to participate and we rely 100% on donations to cover all the writers’ costs, including home rental, food, transportation, and a $500 stipend for each writer.

Our fundraiser concert will feature selections from these new musicals and you will meet many of the amazingly talented writers:

Bhangin’ It by Fred Ebb winner Sam Willmott, Mike Lew, and Rehana Lew Mirza

Eric Hermannson’s Soul by Drama Desk nominees Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen

One Way by 2017 Jonathan Larson winner Ben Bonnema and Chris Staskel

Passing Through by ASCAP Cole Porter winner Brett Ryback and Eric Ulloa

Seven Broken Hearts by Laurents/Hatcher winner Jeff Talbott and Will Van Dyke

The Seven Who Were Hanged, by Kate Douglas and Shayfer James

What We Leave Behind by Sean Barry and Kleban winner Jenny Giering

Silent Auction includes (full details can be found here)

  1. Two prime orchestra seats to the Tony-winning revival of HELLO DOLLY! on Thursday, November 30th at 7:00pm, starring Tony-winners Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce. Meet and Greet with David after the show
  2. A week in San Francisco Spend a week in a beautifully renovated townhouse apartment in the Pacific Heights area of San Francisco —  2 bedrooms, 1 bath, new kitchen. It is located near Fillmore and Bush, with shops and top rated restaurants steps away. See photos here.
  3. Two bottles of 2010 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon.Robert Parker score 98 (Extraordinary), from one of the “very finest Napa Valley” vintners (Wine-searcher), which is part-owned by Francis Ford Coppola. A rare and highly collectable wine.


Abby Mueller








Grace McLean

Jessica Vosk

Josh Lerner

Salena Qureshi

Sally Wilfert

Amanda Savan

Charlie Franklin