New Works

"James' Song" from the 2018 Full Demo Recording

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Full Demo Recording available HERE

"Confessions" from the 2018 Full Demo Recording

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Full Demo Recording available HERE

"Look at the Stars" from the 2018 Full Demo Recording

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FATE the musical

Book, Lyrics & Music by Heather Megill


Performances: 
Megill & Company/Carlsbad Community Theater, CA, 2004

 

Readings:

Moonlight Stage Productions, Vista, CA, 2000

Megill & Company, Oceanside, CA, 2018

 

Demo Recordings:

1999, 2006, 2018

 

Reviews: 

“As a director and a playwright, Heather Megill has achieved the amazing and compelling... FATE should become part of the American musical repertoire.” - Tracy Cummings, North County Times

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"FATE gives love a chance to flourish in this powerful musical filled with writer and composer Heather Megill's stunning and sublime score and her knack for epic storytelling." - Rob Hopper, San Diego Playbill

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Show Statistics:

Show Style: Musical Drama

Musical Style: Traditional

Current Orchestration: Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello, Contrabass, Piano, Keyboard, Percussion I, Percussion II

Cast Size: 20+

Cast Breakdown: 3 Female Leads, 4 Male Leads, Ensemble of 4 women, 7 men, 2 children (1 girl, 1 boy)

 

Synopsis:

Act I: 1918.  Elizabeth travels to France as a Red Cross nurse, where she meets William, an American soldier. Persued also by the man who followed her to France (James), Elizabeth finds herself in a love triangle that ends in both her death as well as William's.

 

Act II: 1944.  James travels to Harrisburg with his new fiance Maggie, whose resemblance to Elizabeth is uncanny.  When Maggie runs into David (William) at a club, their fates intersect, throwing James' wedding plans and Maggie's emotions into disarray.  

 

FATE is a powerful story of love, death, reincarnation, hope, war, and coming home.

 

For more information, or to request perusal materials, please click here.

Welcome to Sleepy Hollow

Book, Lyrics & Music by Heather Megill


Performances of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow": 
 

Idyllwild Elementary/Middle School

Idyllwild, CA, 2017

Idyllwild Arts Academy

Idyllwild, CA, 2016

Ontario High School

Ontario, CA, 2011

 

Encore Youth Theater

Avo Playhouse, Vista CA, 2008

 

Megill & Company

Avo Playhouse, Vista CA, 2003

 

Encore Youth Theater

Avo Playhouse, Vista CA, 2001

 

Demo Recordings:

2013

 

Reviews: 

“Heather Megill's marvelous new musical is quite simply the most enjoyable version of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow I’ve seen.”

- Rob Hopper, San Diego Playbill

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Show Statistics:

Show Style: Musical Thriller/Musical Comedy

Musical Style: Rock/Traditional

Current Orchestration: Piano, Guitar, Electric bass, Drums,

Keyboard

Cast Size: 19+

Cast Breakdown: 2 Male Leads, 2 Female Leads, Ensemble of 5 women, 6 men, 4 children (2 boys, 2 girls)

 

Synopsis:

Act I: Ichabod Crane arrives in Sleepy Hollow and takes his place as the head schoolmaster in town.  He falls for Katrina, despite Brom Bones' interference, and is haunted by the town's most popular ghost, the Woman in White, who continues to warn him of his fate.

 

Act II: The entire town gathers at Katrina's farm for a harvest party. It is on his way home that Ichabod meets the ghost he has been fearing the most, the Headless Horseman.  

 

Having given a fresh new steampunk makeover in 2013, Welcome to Sleepy Hollow is a thrilling, updated, and comic ride through one of America's most beloved tales.

 

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Footage taken from a live performance of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Megill & Company, 2003 with original orchestrations. Revised orchestrations for the reimagined "Welcome to Sleepy Hollow" can be heard in the audio examples below.

 

Welcome to Sleepy Hollow - Heather Reba
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Legend - Nik Rocklin
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Marry Me - Heather Reba
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Heather Reba as Woman in White

2013 Demo Recording

Nik Rocklin as Ichabod

2013 Demo Recording

Heather Reba as Katrina

2013 Demo Recording

Act I Finale - Full Cast
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Full Cast

2013 Demo Recording

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Ghosts

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Heather Reba as the Woman in White

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Tavern

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

After school

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Getting Ready

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Katrina (Brittany Paige) and Ichabod (Jeff Parker)

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Market

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Katrina and Brom Bones

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Jonathan (Steven Hypnarowski) and Ichabod (Jeff Parker)

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Ichabod and Gunpowder

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Jeff Parker as Ichabod

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Ghosts

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Ghost

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Waltz

Welcome to Sleepy Hollow

Welcome to Sleepy Hollow

Tavern

Ask Dorothy

a paper doll musical

 

 

Book & Music by Heather Megill

 

Lyrics by Beth Megill & Heather Megill


 

Performances: 
Megill & Company

Avo Playhouse, Vista CA

2005

 

Demo Recordings:

2005; Available on iTunes

 

Reviews: 

“The score is studded with musical jewels.  The dialogue is fast paced and funny.  Ask Dorothy is refreshingly different and another feather in cap for Heather Megill.” - Pam Kragen, North County Times

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"Quirky... creative... lighthearted... A fun and amusing production filled with corny paper puns, mime jokes, a little romance and good music." - Rob Hopper, San Diego Playbill

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Show Statistics:

Show Style: Musical Comedy

Musical Style: Traditional

Current Orchestration: Piano, Flute, Bass, Drums

Cast Size: 15+

Cast Breakdown: 7 Females, 6 Males, 2 Children (1 girl, 1 boy)

 

Synopsis:

Dorothy is a paper doll who lives in Paperville, USA. She hosts a radio talk show on station WXYZ in which she gives love advice to her loyal listeners. When Dorothy takes an interest in her next door neighbor Walter, she finds herself at a loss, unable to communicate the language of the heart without the safety of her microphone. Meanwhile, Walter falls in love with the woman he hears on the radio every day, not knowing she lives right next door. Enter into the mix: a mime (Dorothy's best friend), a quartet of harmony singing radio announcers, a 12 year-old boy genius, and you have the beginnings of what Ask Dorothy has to offer.

 

Ask Dorothy is a quirky, funny, family friendly tap-dancingly enjoyable show with a good message about being happy with yourself. 

 

For more information, or to request perusal materials, please click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Footage taken from a live performance of Ask Dorothy

 Megill & Company, 2005

Music from the 2005 Demo Recording

The Shower Song - Full Cast
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With You/Finale - Ben McLain, Heather Reba, Full Cast
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Blueberry Pie - Heather Reba, Ben McLain
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Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

WXYZ Girls

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Ben McLain as Walter

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Lauren Reeder as Veronica

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Paper doll tabs

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Shower Song

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Shower Song

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Press Party

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

In the Park

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Beth Megill as the Mime

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Tad Dickerson as Jerome

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Good Company

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Give The World What You Wanna See (and What You Wanna See is Me)

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Eviction

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Genevieve Koesling as Dot's Mother and Janie Escalle as Little Dot

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Courage

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Closet

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Ryan Johnson as Charlie

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Cast

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Hooray!

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Davin Curtis as Benjamin

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Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

Blueberry Pie

Ask Dorothy

Ask Dorothy

WXYZ Girls

Original Cast

2005 Demo Recording

Ben McLain, Heather Reba,

Original Cast

2005 Demo Recording

Ben McLain, Heather Reba

2005 Demo Recording