and the short musical film "The Coffee Quintet", all with music by Carl Johnson. Chana also wrote lyrics for 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. Chana is currently in development on ​​Bagels! - a new musical, for which she is writing book and lyrics with Carl Johnson composing music. Bagels! was presented as a showcase workshop through New Musicals, Inc. in August and is currently one of five new musicals being featured in the STAGES festival. Its final performance will be Friday, Aug. 28 at 8pm at 3-D Theatricals in Anaheim. You can still catch it! For tickets, go to  After that, click around here and you'll find samples of Chana's recent work.

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Chana Wise

Chana Wise is a writer/lyricist who was born, raised and still lives in Southern California. Among the shows for which she has written both book and lyrics are Mary Marie (2015 Richard Rodgers Award finalist, NAMT Festival 2014), Tinseltown Christmas, (University of California, Irvine, Dec. 2012)