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December 6, 2010: COLIN QUINN LONG STORY SHORT extends on Broadway!  Now playing through February 5th!  (New York Times)

November 10, 2010: Critics love LONG STORY SHORT.  Read the reviews here.

November 9, 2010: COLIN QUINN LONG STORY SHORT opens at the Helen Hayes on Broadway!  Watch the opening night video here.

October 30, 2010: TheaterMania’s Peter Filichia calls VOTE FOR ME the most moving theatrical experience of the month.  “Believe me,” he writes, “I’ve cried many times in the theater, from empathy for Laura’s devastation in The Glass Menagerie to joy for Dolly’s homecoming. But never before have I wept because I saw in no uncertain terms how blasé we’ve become about our right to choose our leaders. So please: this Tuesday, get out and vote. We know who the bad guys are. Keep them out. And thank you, Messrs. Elmegreen and Fornarola, for reminding us.” (

October 22, 2010:  COLIN QUINN LONG STORY SHORT, directed by Jerry Seinfeld and featuring Original Compositions by Scott, begins previews at the Helen Hayes on Broadway tonight!

October 17, 2010: VOTE FOR ME ends its successful run at the 2010 New York Musical Theatre Festival with another Democratic win.  Now go out and vote for real on November 2nd!

October 11, 2010:  VOTE FOR ME opens to a sold out house, and the Democratic candidate wins by just two votes.  Performances continue all week long at Urban Stages–come and get out the vote!

October 5, 2010: VOTE FOR ME: A Musical Debate opens one week from today!  Tickets are very limited–reserve yours here!

September 30, 2010: NYMF Student Leadership interviews Scott and Drew about VOTE FOR ME: A Musical Debate.

September 27, 2010: ‘S WONDERFUL: The New Gershwin Musical, featuring original orchestrations by Ned Ginsburg, Rick Hip-Flores, and Scott Elmegreen to over 40 Gershwin tunes, begins its national tour today!  Scott is also the Sound Designer.  See it in a city near you!  (twitter)

September 23, 2010: Follow VOTE FOR ME on Twitter! ( amusicaldebate)

September 21, 2010: Become a VOTE FOR ME: A Musical Debate fan on Facebook here!

September 17, 2010: VOTE FOR ME: A Musical Debate casting is announced!  Starring Catherine Cox (Footloose; Oh Coward! – Tony Award Nom; Baby – Drama Desk Award; Shakespeare’s Cabaret; One Night Stand; Barnum; Oklahoma!; Whoopee!; Music Is) and Ralph Byers (The Music Man; Big River; Goodbye Fidel; Herzl) as the presidential candidates, and featuring Keith Buterbaugh (Company; The Phantom of the Opera); Kristy Cates (Wicked), Cheryl Freeman (The Civil War – Drama Desk Award Nom; Play On; The Who’s Tommy); and Jay Russell (Our Town – Barrow Street; The Play What I Wrote).  (Playbill, Broadwayworld, Talkin’ Broadway).  Visit for more information, and click here for tickets!

August 24, 2010: COLIN QUINN LONG STORY SHORT gets one great review after another.  Click here for the full list and info. (New York Times, Variety, Associated PressNY1, New York Post, TheaterMania)

August 20, 2010: Scott has new underscoring featured in The Arden Project, “a transatlantic utopia”, culminating in a simultaneous London and New York performance, and broadcast live here from 11am-12pm EST.

August 6, 2010: Click here to listen to the COLIN QUINN LONG STORY SHORT podcasts, featuring original music by Scott.

July 28, 2010: Colin Quinn Long Story Short extends Off-Broadway!  Now playing through Sept. 4 (Playbill).  Click here for tickets.

July 24, 2010: Prospect Theater Company is presenting “WHO KNEW?: A New Musical Revue,” featuring scenes by Scott, at The Kirk Theatre @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street).  Other contributing writers, composers, and lyricists include Dan Acquisto & Sammy Buck, Michael Colby & Ned Ginsburg, Jeremy Desmon & Vadim Feichtner, Drew Fornarola & Callie LeFevre, John Herin & Alden Terry, Timothy Huang, Kait Kerrigan & Brian Lowdermilk, Peter Mills, James Morgan & Sheilah Rae, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and more!  Performances at Sat 7/24 @ 3pm, Mon 7/26 @  8pm, Tues 7/27 @ 7:30pm, Thurs 7/29 @ 4pm, and Sat 7/31 @ 3pm.  Click here for more information and here for tickets!

July 16, 2010: Scott will help announce this year’s Samuel French OOB Play Festival winners on Sunday, July 18.  Finals will be performed at the Lion Theatre, Theatre Row at 1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm, and 5:30pm.  Visit for tickets. (Broadwayworld)

June 24, 2010: Scott and Drew’s VOTE FOR ME: A Musical Debate will premiere as an invited show in the 2010 New York Musical Theatre Festival (Broadwayworld, Playbill, Theatremania, Backstage)

June 15, 2010: TAN interviews Scott and long-time collaborator Drew. (TAN Interview)

June 9, 2010: Scott will be directing a new concert featuring Drew Fornarola and Marshall Pailet at the Beechman Theater, 9:30pm on June 23 (Broadwayworld)

June 1, 2010: Scott is the Sound Designer of “COLIN QUINN LONG STORY SHORT“, directed by Jerry Seinfeld, playing at the Bleecker Street Theatre, June 19 – August 18.  Previews begin Friday, June 11
(Broadwayworld, Playbill, Vanity).  Click here for tickets.

May 24, 2010: COLLEGE The Musical will play this August 12-15 at the State Theatre of Bay City, MI.  Click here for tickets and information.

May 10, 2010: Samuel French OOB Festival interviews Scott. (OOB Interview)

April 19, 2010: Scott’s new webcomic, Life Inanimate, launches today in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.  Laugh and save the world at the same time.  (

February 22, 2010: THUCYDIDES is in print. Books and licensing are available through Samuel French, Inc. (Samuel French)