Singing Revolution is a Euro-pop musical in which modern-day star-crossed-lovers are involved in the Estonian Revolution against the Soviet Union. Inspired by real-life events on the quaint streets of Tallinn, Estonia, locals struggle for their freedom and the preservation of Estonian culture. The situation becomes complicated when an Estonian falls in love with the Soviet Commander’s daughter.
Singing Revolution's story is a mirror of our current times in the United States, and a reminder of the enduring importance of peaceful resistance in the most trying of circumstances.
Singing Revolution is a love story told over four decades. It goes back and forth through time, putting together the pieces together of their relationship
Singing Revolution's music is new and exciting, inspired by some of the best Euro-Pop out there today. It reflects the increasing consumer appetite for K-Pop and the Eurovision.
The message of Singing Revolution is the importance of love and peace in the most grueling of circumstances. Singing Revolution is created for American audiences and shows how 'one voice can change the world'.
A producer fascinated by stories that entertain and delight audiences. His Broadway debut was PETER PAN at the Marriott Marquis Theatre. He served as Resident Director of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. Broadway producing credits include THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE and BOMBSHELL IN CONCERT at the Minskoff, [TITLE OF SHOW] IN CONCERT at the Broadhurst, and THEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONG IN CONCERT at the Music Box.
Originally from Ireland, James is a first-generation US immigrant, and is an actor, director and playwright. James most recently performed in a gender-swapped production of Hamlet at The Tank Theater, Manhattan. A first-time musical book writer, James’ experience in storytelling comes from years working in the design industry. James has a Master of Design from Central Saint Martins in London, and a Certificate in Screenwriting from UCLA.Read More
When I landed in Tallinn for the first time, and heard about their Singing Revolution in 1991, I was inspired to write a musical about this quintessential example of the power of peaceful resistance.
Tony Spinosa | Concept, Book, Lyrics & Music
Tony and myself met at a playwriting seminar in 2017. On hearing his pitch, I knew as a US immigrant that this story needed to be told now and we collaborated to bring this story to life.
James Bearhart | Book & Lyrics