Chana Wise
Mamie Parris, Emerson Steele, and Kevin Earley performing in MARY MARIE at the 
2014 NAMT Festival 

Last year, Tinseltown Christmas was produced at The Attic Theatre in Santa Ana and Patio Playhouse in Escondido, California

Audiences really DO want to see something new for the holidays!
We love this poster art created by the Attic Community Theatre for their production of Tinseltown Christmas.
A new staged reading of Mary Marie was presented by the Sierra Madre Playhouse for their "Off the Page" play reading series on Monday evening, April 11. Thie reading was directed by Alison Kalmus, with musical direction by Leonardo Sciolis, and once again featured Caitlin Cohn as "Mary Marie", Peter Welkin as "Father", Kendra Munger as "Mother", Elise Dewsberry as "Aunt Jane/Hattie" and also Christopher Showerman as "the Violinist". 
"According to Aunt Rose"

With lyrics by Chana Wise and music by Carl Johnson, was performed by Elise Dewsberry at Rockwell Table and Stage in honor of her birthday.
you can see a video of her wonderful performance by clicking  below.
 Mary Marie
Tinseltown Christmas
(​finalist for the 2015 Neil Simon new play award) was presented at JETfest, the Jewish Ensemble Theatre's 27th Annual Festival 
of new plays, as a staged reading, on June 6, 2016 at their beautiful theatre in West Bloomfield, MI. Bagels! was one of four plays, and the only musical to have been chosen for the festival. Bagels! was previously workshopped by John Sparks and the 4x10 Ensemble and included as part of the STAGES festival through NMI in North Hollywood, and 3-D Theatricals in Anaheim, California. 
Cardinal Sins
A tragic love affair woven in the amazing story of the birth of Freedom: the creation of Magna Carta, Civil war, justice and the overwhelming power of love.
Opening at Centerstage Theatre May 13, 2016
Book by Alan Bryce
Music by John Forster, Ron Barnett, Milton Reame-James, Carl Johnson, Gregory Smith
Lyrics by Chana Wise
Director: John Henry Davis - MD: Gregory Smith