NEWS 2019

November 22 - December 20: Russians in track suits play melodicas to an original, folk-punk score (written by Teresa, Christie Baugher and Will Turner) in this fresh adaptation of ANNA KARENINA by Gwen Kingston, directed by Ashley Teague. Set in 1880s Russia and dripping with Eastern European ennui, our comedic reimagining of the classic tale moves at the speed of a runaway train as it examines the consequences of female rebellion and its echoes today. It's running November 22-December 20th at THE FLEA. Buy Tickets Here.

October 31, 2019: Shadows lurk in the woods, ready to take the sinners. The eyes are always watching. Children disappear. Storefronts never change. There are always whispers. Welcome to Averno. Averno Township is a new multimedia art form encompassing a myriad of disciplines, including Live from Averno - a podcast, Wayward Sisters - a new rock musical, Wild Things - a queer play. and so much more. Learn more.

October 2019: Listen to the new AKIRA & THE MERPEOPLE demos on Bandcamp.

September 2019: Teresa is thrilled to announce that She Calls Me Firefly has won the 2019 New York Innovative Theater Award for Best Original Short Script! Huge thanks to the team who made it possible! Much love to Daniel Burns for his nomination as best featured actor and to the Red Emma & the Mad Monk team for their whopping SIX nominations!

November 22 - December 20: Russians in track suits play melodicas to an original, folk-punk score (written by Teresa, Christie Baugher and Will Turner) in this fresh adaptation of ANNA KARENINA by Gwen Kingston, directed by Ashley Teague. Set in 1880s Russia and dripping with Eastern European ennui, our comedic reimagining of the classic tale moves at the speed of a runaway train as it examines the consequences of female rebellion and its echoes today. It's running November 22-December 20th at THE FLEA. Buy Tickets Here.

October 31, 2019: Shadows lurk in the woods, ready to take the sinners. The eyes are always watching. Children disappear. Storefronts never change. There are always whispers. Welcome to Averno. Averno Township is a new multimedia art form encompassing a myriad of disciplines, including Live from Averno - a podcast, Wayward Sisters - a new rock musical, Wild Things - a queer play. and so much more. Learn more.

October 2019: Listen to the new AKIRA & THE MERPEOPLE demos on Bandcamp.

September 2019: Teresa is thrilled to announce that She Calls Me Firefly has won the 2019 New York Innovative Theater Award for Best Original Short Script! Huge thanks to the team who made it possible! Much love to Daniel Burns for his nomination as best featured actor and to the Red Emma & the Mad Monk team for their whopping SIX nominations!

September 21: Teresa, Tidtaya Sinutoke, and Naomi Matlow are excited to encore their song “In Queens” from Astoria Stories on Saturday 9/21 at 3:50pm  at RIOULT Dance Center (34-01 Steinway) as part of The Backlot Festival. More info can be found here: backlotfestival.nyc

September 19: Teresa and Claire are excited to release their newest demo for AKIRA & THE MERPEOPLE “Glides” sung by the phenomenal Cathy Ang! Special thanks to Aden Kent-Ramsey for his recording prowess!! Check it out on band-camp and buy an MP3 for a donation of $1!

September 16: Teresa is thrilled to announce that She Calls Me Firefly has won the 2019 New York Innovative Theater Award for Best Original Short Script! Huge thanks to the team who made it possible! Much love to Daniel Burns for his nomination as best featured actor and to the RED EMMA & THE MAD MONK team for their whopping SIX nominations!

September 2019: Claire and Teresa are having a blast in the studio recording a batch of demos for AKIRA & THE MERPEOPLE. Check out some photos on our AKIRA & THE MERPEOPLE page here.

September 13: Teresa and Claire Tran presented the first 15 minutes of AKIRA & THE MERPEOPLE to a sold out house at Musical Theater Factory’s 4x15 series. It was a great chance to see a glimpse of what the show could look like on its feet… fins?? Learn more about AKIRA & THE MERPEOPLE here!

August 2019: Teresa's proud to announce she's been nominated for two New York Innovative Theater Awards: one for BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC for Red Emma & The Mad Monk and one for BEST ORIGINAL SHORT SCRIPT for She Calls Me Firefly! The Award ceremony will be in September!

August 26: Teresa's excited to join Christie Baugher's cast and musicians on the fiddle at the concert version of Christie's awesome and catchy musical THE FITZGERALDS OF ST PAUL. BUY TICKETS HERE

July 2019: Watch Grace Choi bring down Joe's Pub in her performance of "Not the One That You Want" from AKIRA & THE MERPEOPLE by Claire Tran & Teresa Lotz: Watch Here.

June 20-23, 2019: Teresa & Naomi are thrilled to announce that ThreeTimesFast was chosen to be featured at The Florida Festival of New Musicals at Winter Park Playhouse in Orlando, Florida! More info here: winterparkplayhouse.org.

May 4-10, 2019: Teresa worked with the Musical Theater Production class of CO/LAB to create HIDDEN AWAY: A PIRATE MUSICAL, being presented May 4-10, 2019! If ye be a hearty swashbuckler, buy tickets here!

MAY 2019: Claire Tran and Teresa's AKIRA & THE MERPEOPLE was selected to be part of the May 2019 class of THEatre ACCELERATOR program. Watch them pitch the show here.

March 2019: Teresa's excited to have written 3 songs with the effervescent Naomi Matlow that are featured in ERROR 404: Engineers Not Found, Honest Accomplice's newest devised work about women and trans engineers! Buy tickets and learn more here.

March 2019: Check out new songs from my new musical, MISTRESS!

March 17-18 2019: Teresa's working with Parity Productions again, this time as sound designer for a short play by Carolyn Moses - Adam's Eve! More info and tickets here.

February 2019: Teresa was thrilled to join the New Dramatist's Composer-Librettist Lab this year. Two weeks of intensive full-time composing left her feeling on top of the world.

 

Photo by Tom Kordenbrock