9 Pieces of Advice I’d Tell My Younger Self about Writing, Producing & Surviving a First Big Musical Project

By May-Elise Martinsen When I first started dreaming up 59 Days in New York over two years ago in my tiny Washington Heights bedroom, let’s be honest - I didn’t know what I was doing. I had never written more than a series of isolated songs before, yet here I was attempting to write a … Continue reading 9 Pieces of Advice I’d Tell My Younger Self about Writing, Producing & Surviving a First Big Musical Project

The Process of Creating a Musical for Online Audiences

By May-Elise Martinsen I am May-Elise Martinsen, a musical theatre composer, lyricist, and producer. For the last two years, I’ve been creating 59 Days in New York, a musical webseries about tight budgets and big dreams. When I first moved to New York from my Florida hometown, I had it all planned out. First, I was … Continue reading The Process of Creating a Musical for Online Audiences