Rooms a rock romance was nominated for 3 Outer Circle Critics Awards 2009, including Best Off Broadway Musical, and 5 Helen Hayes Awards 2009, including Best Musical and Best Play or Musical. ROOMS was presented at New World Stages (NYC 2009); MetroStage (Alexandria, VA 2008); Geva Theater (Rochester, NY 2008); Zipper Theater (NYC 2006); New York Musical Theater Festival (NYC 2005), can currently be seen around the country (roomsmusical.com) and the Off-Broadway Cast Album Recording is available from Time-Life. Miriam also wrote the book for Son of a Stand Up Comedian presented at MetroStage (April 2010). She wrote the book and directed the musical HIM & HER, which won a NYC International Fringe Festival 2002 award, and was also produced at the Prince Music Theater (Philadelphia 2007), the New End Theatre (London 2006), Theater One (NYC 2003), and Musical TheaterWorks (NYC). She also wrote the book for Easterhouse, presented at the Eugene O'Neill Cabaret Conference, 2009. Her other works have been performed at the New York Theater Workshop (I'VE GOT TO SEE YOU AGAIN by Grammy winner Jesse Harris, recorded by Norah Jones for her Grammy Award album), the Bottom Line, the Cherry Lane Theater, and Circle Rep East. She is the recipient of a Stella Adler Talent Scholarship, and the Allan S. Gordon Foundation Performing Arts Program Award for THE KID WHO RAN FOR PRESIDENT. Her training includes the London Academy of Dramatic Arts, Anthony Hopkins, Alfred Molina, Wynn Handman, Austin Pendleton, and has performed in the Yiddish Theater. Miriam is writer and lyricist with Wendy Federman for a new musical, NOT FOR BETTER.
ROOMS: a rock romance