Alexander’s House

June 2011

Original music and lyrics by Michael Shaieb, book by Michael Shaieb and Brent Lord for a one-act choral musical about a man who dies and leaves his summer home to his estranged son instead of his partner. It is a story about bringing people together from separate worlds and about the family of friends that we create.

Commissioned by Jeff Buhrman and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington DC for their 30th Anniversary Concert and their performance at the GALA Choruses Festival 2012 in Denver. The world premiere was June 4-5, 2011 at Lisner Auditorium on the George Washington University campus in Washington DC.

Winner of the
2012 Wammie™ Award
for Classical Recording


Credits

Book, Original Music & Lyrics
Book


History

June 3, 2016
June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

“Modern Families” concert

The Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus
Prince Theater
Philadelphia, PA

June 25, 2015

Cantaria: The Gay Men’s Chorus of Asheville
First Congregational UCC of Asheville
Asheville, NC

March 22, 2014
March 23, 2014

“Sons & Daughters” concert

Boston Gay Men’s Chorus
Jordan Hall
New England Conservatory
Boston, MA

March 14, 2014
March 15, 2014
March 16, 2014

“Family Ties” concert

Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus
Lincoln Theater
Columbus, OH

February 21, 2014
February 22, 2014

Turtle Creek Chorale Chamber Chorus
Latino Cultural Center
Dallas, TX

June 1, 2013
June 2, 2013

“Absolutely Normal” concert

Miami Gay Men’s Chorus
Colony Theater
Miami Beach, FL

July 8, 2012
GALA 2012 Premiere

Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington DC
GALA Coffee Concert Series
Buell Theatre
Denver, CO

June 4, 2011
June 5, 2011

World Premiere

Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington DC
Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University
Washington, DC


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