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Sam Carner and Derek Gregor

Sam Carner and Derek Gregor

Sam and Derek received their MFAs from NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program in 2003. Their musical Unlock’d won a Richard Rodgers Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and was produced at the New York Musical Theatre Festival in 2007, where it won the “Best of the Fest” audience award and received Talkin’ Broadway Summer Theatre Festival Citations for “Outstanding New Musical” and “Outstanding Original Theatrical Score.” Unlock’d has gone on to workshops at Theatre Works, Palo Alto and the Ravinia Festival outside Chicago.

Sing, But Don’t Tell, a concert of their songs, was presented at NYMF in the fall of 2009, and they currently have several other projects in development. At the end of February 2010, twelve cast members from the Broadway revival of HAIR will perform an evening of their songs in a show called Buzzed. Sam and Derek were in residence at Yaddo in December of 2005.

Derek writes country music with Laura Bell Bundy, and one of their songs was recently featured on her CD Longing for a Place Already Gone. In 2001, he founded the rock band M-LAB: http://www.mlabmusic.com. Their new CD, A Bold And Hopeful Spark, will be available early in 2010.

Over the past several years, Sam has lectured regularly on various musical-theatre-history-related topics at Yale. He's taught musical-theatre history and analysis courses at both New York University and Yale.

For more information, visit http://www.carnerandgregor.com/.


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Brian Justin Crum - "Make it Here" by Carner & Gregor

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Brian Justin Crum - Make it Here by Carner & Gregor
  • Brian Justin Crum - "Make it Here" by Carner & Gregor - 03:29
  • 4.98 stars / 183
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Behind the Music-al: Mykal Kilgore - After Hours by Carner & Gregor
  • Behind the Music-al: Mykal Kilgore - "After Hours" by Carner & Gregor - 03:56
  • 4.85 stars / 54
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Carner & Gregor: JEREMY JORDAN singing STAY AWHILE
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  • 5 stars / 36
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  • Behind the Music-al: Cait Doyle - "Sleep Song" from Hot Mess in Manhattan - 05:43
  • 5 stars / 15
  • 1997 Views
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Carner & Gregor: JEREMY JORDAN singing ALL AT ONCE from UNLOCKD
  • Carner & Gregor: JEREMY JORDAN singing ALL AT ONCE from UNLOCK'D - 02:11
  • 5 stars / 26
  • 5431 Views
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SAM CARNER singing SAVIN IT at Barely Legal Show 8-18-10
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  • 5 stars / 2
  • 1264 Views
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Bobby Steggert, Julie Reiber, Victoria Matlock, Jeremy Jordan & Maria Couch sing TRAFFIC ISLAND SONG
  • Bobby Steggert, Julie Reiber, Victoria Matlock, Jeremy Jordan & Maria Couch sing TRAFFIC ISLAND SONG - 03:03
  • 5 stars / 20
  • 3841 Views
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Carner & Gregor: TMI sung by JULIE REIBER
  • Carner & Gregor: TMI sung by JULIE REIBER - 03:40
  • 5 stars / 12
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Jeremy Jordan, Bobby Steggert, Victoria Matlock, Julie Reiber, and Maria Couch sing SO MANY WINDOWS
  • Jeremy Jordan, Bobby Steggert, Victoria Matlock, Julie Reiber, and Maria Couch sing SO MANY WINDOWS - 01:57
  • 5 stars / 12
  • 1792 Views
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Carner & Gregor: ALMOST FIRST KISS sung by VICTORIA MATLOCK
  • Carner & Gregor: ALMOST FIRST KISS sung by VICTORIA MATLOCK - 02:36
  • 5 stars / 7
  • 2263 Views
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Carner & Gregor: SHOULDERS DOWN sung by JACKIE BURNS
  • Carner & Gregor: SHOULDERS DOWN sung by JACKIE BURNS - 03:59
  • 5 stars / 39
  • 6106 Views
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Carner & Gregor: FLEET WEEK sung by Adam Kantor & Jeremy Jordan
  • Carner & Gregor: FLEET WEEK sung by Adam Kantor & Jeremy Jordan - 05:22
  • 5 stars / 37
  • 3948 Views
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Jeremy Jordan & Victoria Matlock - Snapshot in My Memory 02/01/10
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  • 5 stars / 12
  • 2486 Views
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  • 3.82 stars / 17
  • 2551 Views
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  • "Dancing in Pairs" - Cecelia Ticktin - 03:23
  • 5 stars / 8
  • 2440 Views
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  • "By the Light of Your Love" - Kent Overshown, Cecelia Ticktin - 04:17
  • 5 stars / 2
  • 316 Views
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  • "Only a Gnome" - Matt Steele - 02:49
  • 5 stars / 7
  • 414 Views
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  • "Sing, But Don't Tell" - Jessica Wagner - 03:51
  • 5 stars / 7
  • 637 Views
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KATHRYN BOSWELL singing SO FAR FROM PENNSYLVANIA by CARNER & GREGOR
  • KATHRYN BOSWELL singing SO FAR FROM PENNSYLVANIA by CARNER & GREGOR - 03:59
  • 4.56 stars / 18
  • 3823 Views
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