Friday, October 7th, 8pm
As seen at Joe's Pub and Feinstein's 54/Under
"Her powerful, belting voice combined with her controlled and elating “mixed” voice set the bar." Theater Pizzaz
“There is no question that Lisa’s voice is sensational,” Times Square Chronicle
“I embark on an adventure of music and lyrics, with songs by Grammy nominated songwriter Tor Hyams and veteran Broadway performer Lisa Rothauser. This was the debut of their favorite selections from their four-year collaboration in musical theater, and I found their songs to be creative, upbeat and endearing.” Erika Finn, Huffington Post
Enjoy "Broadway at the Barn" show as if you were at Joe's Pub or Feinstiens 54/Below. Grammy nominated songwriter, Tor Hyams, and veteran Broadway performer, Lisa Rothauser teamed up after Hyams debuted his first original musical, “Greenwood,” at NYMF 2011. They immediately began collaborating on “Stealing Time,” which debuted at NYMF 2012 and was featured in the Finger Lakes Musical Theater Festival. “Auburn The Musical” is their latest venture and Lisa's one-woman event, “LIFE. Who Knew?” has played to sold-out audiences across the country. Under their moniker, Big Clock Music, Hyams and Rothauser wrote Mommy Needs A Timeout for the Nickelodeon’s Nickmom and most recently wrote and recorded an album with Howie D of the Backstreet Boys entitled Howie Do. In 2014, the duo was accepted to the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop in New York and participated in the prestigious Johnny Mercer Writer's Colony at Goodspeed Opera House (2015).
Lisa Rothauser grew up in St. Louis, MO, aka "The Lou" and, after receiving her Bachelor’s of Music from Truman State University where she won the Gold Medal Concerto/Aria, Lisa continued her music education at Boston University’s School for the Arts. There she studied classical voice with world-renowned teacher, Penelope Bitzas and received a Master’s degree in vocal performance. Lisa went on perform in regional musical productions, eventually finding herself in the Big Apple. Soon after moving to New York City, she originated the roles of Marie Tovesky and Rachel/Hagar in the world premiere productions of O Pioneers! and Songs of Paradise. Armed with a wig and bald cap, she then landed the role of Lick Me Bite Me in the Second National Tour of The Producers with her original comedic parody of Mein Heir, entitled “Mein Hair,” subsequently going on to play Hold Me Touch Me and Lick Me Bite Me in the Broadway production. Focusing on her composing and writing skills,
Tor Hyams is pianist, composer, writer and producer. His first musical, Greenwood, which was written with Adam LeBow, debuted at the 2011 New York Musical Theatre Festival and his second musical, Stealing Time written with Lisa , is now being developed for Broadway and has appeared at the Emerging Artists Theatre and the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival. Hyams has also worked on children's music, writing and producing the CD “A World of Happiness” for Disney features performances from Samuel L. Jackson, Magic Johnson, Lou Rawls, Isaac Hayes, Deborah Harry, and more He also co-produced the music video for a trackon "The Patience Bossa", directed by Gary Oldman and featuring a duet by Perry Farrell and Deborah Harry. In 2005, Hyams developed and presented the children's music festival, Kidzapalooza, with Perry Farrell at the Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago.