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Steve & Karen Multer (ASCAP, AEA, Dramatists Guild) have licensed their songs for TV and film (HBO, CBS, ABC, MGM) and have won the Billboard World Song Contest (Jazz), Great American Song Contest (Variety), had radio airplay in over 150 jazz and A/C markets around the world, been featured on 3 compilation disc releases by SONY/BMG, and are seven-time recipients of the ASCAPlus Award (2005-2012.) Two full-length original studio albums with their vocal jazz quartet, Tonic, were hailed by the likes of Variety, Jazz Review, AMG, Cy Coleman, and Alan & Marilyn Bergman. Multer & Multer's first original musical, CODE NAME: CYNTHIA, received two public readings in 2012 by Chicago Dramatists/Porchlight Music Theatre and a weeklong workshop with Chicago College of Performing Arts, Roosevelt University. In 2011 the writers were selected as Dramatist Guild Fellows for the Chicago Writer’s Intensive led by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Stephen Schwartz. Their next show is in process and scheduled for first draft completion Summer 2013.

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Steve & Karen Multer (ASCAP, AEA, Dramatists Guild) have licensed songs for TV and film including CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS), Entourage (HBO), Legally Blondes (MGM/ABC) and many more.  Two-time winners of the Billboard World Song Contest (Jazz) and three-time winners in the Great American Song Contest (Variety), they've received radio airplay in over 150 jazz and A/C markets around the world, been featured on 3 compilation disc releases by SONY/BMG, and are seven-time recipients of the ASCAPlus Award (2005-2012.) Two full-length original studio albums with their vocal jazz quartet, Tonic, were hailed by Variety, Jazz Review, AMG, Cy Coleman, and Alan & Marilyn Bergman.

Multer & Multer are 2011 Dramatist Guild Fellows, 9-time recipients of the ASCAPlus Award, and Steve was a finalist for the 2014 Kleban Prize.  Their first original musical, Code Name: Cynthia, has been had public readings produced by Chicago Dramatists, Porchlight Music Theatre, and The Chicago College of Performing Arts.  The show will receive 2015 development workshops at Ball State University (Muncie), Point Park University (Pittsburgh), and a staged reading at the International Spy Museum prior to its first full production with Pallas Theatre Collective in Washington, D.C. in August 2015.

 

PALLAS THEATRE COLLECTIVE to stage CODE NAME: CYNTHIA as part of its 2015: The Washington Season.  Production runs July 29-August 16, 2015 at the Anacostia Arts Center.  http://www.pallastheatre.org