Michael Winther (right) and David Gotay

perform "He Plays the Cello."

Music by Jeffrey Stock

Lyrics by Mark Campbell

Composer and Lyricist

 In 2005 SONGS FROM AN UNMADE BED opened Off-        Broadway to critical acclaim at New York Theatre    Workshop. It has since received productions in Los    Angeles and elsewhere.

 This musical for one actor has smart, evocative lyrics by    Mark Campbell and music by 18 composers. It’s a modern  song-cycle, sung in pajamas, by a gay urban romantic.

 In the song "HE PLAYS THE CELLO" (music and    arrangement by Jeffrey Stock), our protagonist laments    the earnest but inept cello-playing of his partner. Sung    here by Michael Winther, who originated the role, it’s a    comic turn that becomes a paean to loving tolerance. 

“Sophisticated and beguiling.

VARIETY

“A surprising pleasure.”
THE NEW YORKER

“The best musical of the season.”
THEATERMANIA

“Funny, light, sardonic.”
THE NEW YORK TIMES

“Unique and irresistible.”
TALKIN' BROADWAY

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