Tinseltown Christmas, (numerous productions in Southern California) Bagels! (Finalist, 2015 Neil Simon Playwriting Contest, LA STAGES festival) and the short musical film "The Coffee Quintet", all with music by Carl Johnson. I also wrote lyrics for Cardinal Sins, which played in Spring 2017, at Centerstage Theatre in Federal Way, WA., The Max Factor Factor (Adrian Bewley-Book, Joe Blodgett-Music) produced at the NoHo Arts Center 8/2014, Earthbound, an electronica musical, (book - Adam Hahn, music - Jonathan Price), produced by SkyPilot Theatre, summer 2012, and The Island, (book and music - Jonathan Price), produced by SkyPilot Theatre, summer 2013. Currently I'm continuing to refine Bagels!, and have begun work on two new musicals. If you are interested in joining my mailing list, and finding out about upcoming productions, please click here to join my mailing list!
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Hello, and welcome to my website! This is Chana Wise and I'm a writer and lover of musical theatre who was born, raised and still lives in Southern California. Among the shows for which I've written both book and lyrics are Mary Marie (2015 Richard Rodgers Award finalist, NAMT Festival 2014),