Dan Lipton and David Rossmer

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Dan Lipton & David Rossmer (music & lyrics) are longtime collaborators who write music, lyrics and scripts together. Their musical, RATED P … FOR PARENTHOOD (co-written with Sandy Rustin) opened to critical acclaim Off-Broadway at the Westside Theatre and was subsequently optioned for television development by ABC Studios and Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos. Their original musical comedy THE BLONDE STREAK is set for production by Beth Williams’ Grove Entertainment. The team is also under commission with Araca Group for MATCHBOOK, based on the bestselling memoir. Their dramatic musical NOTES TO MARIANNE has been developed at Amas, the NAMT Festival, New York Stage & Film and the O’Neill Center’s NMTC conference, where the team received the Holof Award for their lyrics. Their form-bending musical satire JOE! has been seen at the Kennedy Center’s Theater Lab, Chicago’s Equity Library Theatre and NAMT in New York. They co-created the hit off-Broadway comedy show DON’T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB, writing special material for the likes of Darren Criss, Andrea Martin, Sutton Foster, Huey Lewis, David Hyde Pierce and Megan Hilty, to name a few. Their song “They Don’t Let You in the Opera” is featured on KELLI O’HARA‘s album Always. The team is represented by Ally Shuster at CAA. www.trappedinamusical.com

Rated P ... For Parenthood