“Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Underground Rock Experience” now streaming on HBOmax!
Rock your socks on HBOmax and Cartoonito: Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Underground Rock Experience. So proud of this silly yet rockin’ story of individuality! https://youtu.be/BOxZhXzjROQ
“Dramatic Moments” released by Music Theatre International
Excited to be a part of Music Theatre International’s new educational initiative “Dramatic Moments” – where performers can dig deep into individual songs from musicals, with behind the scenes insights from the creators! Featuring songs from “Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus”, “Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed”, “Elephant and Piggie’s We Are In A …
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“Unmuted” premieres online!
UNMUTED, part of First Stage Milwaukee’s new Amplify BIPOC Virtual Short Plays Series, is a lively new musical by First Stage Playwright in Residence Alvaro Saar Rios, with Music and Lyrics by composer Deborah Wicks La Puma and directed by Anna Skidis Vargas, Producing Artistic Director for Theatre Nuevo in St. Louis. This Amplify production …
DON’T LET THE PIGEON DRIVE THE BUS original cast recording released!
Enjoy 30 minutes of funky silliness with the original cast from the Kennedy Center Premiere! Available on Spotify, iTunes and Amazon Music.
SHE PERSISTED: The Musical wins Off-Broadway award for Best family Musical!
Thank you to the Off Broadway Theatre Alliance and congrats to the whole team at the Atlantic Theater!
WE ARE IN A PLAY Jr debuts at JTF
Congrats to Ohlook Performing Arts in Grapevine, Texas, on your New Works Showcase performance of “Elephant and Piggie’s ‘We are in a Play’ Jr” at the Junior Theatre Festival in Atlanta. What a joy for Mo and I to introduce you and watch you shine! Congrats to Marty Johnson, Tim McDonald, and the whole iTheatrics …
The most produced TYA Artist for a second year in a row!
In the season preview article by TYA/USA, the National Organization for practitioners of Theatre for Young Audiences, I am listed as the most produced TYA artists of the 19-20 Season! It really helps when you work with amazing playwrights like Karen Zacarias and Mo Willems… “For the second year in a row, Deborah Wicks La Puma is …
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SHE PERSISTED: The Musical opens at Bay Area Children’s Theatre
This weekend audiences in Berkeley, California got to see the premiere of SHE PERSISTED: The Musical (based on the book by Chelsea Clinton with illustrations by Alexandra Boiger), and hear the inspiring story of American Women who changed the world! Book and Lyrics by the wonderful Adam Tobin and directed by the amazing Khalia Davis. …
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The Most Produced TYA Artist of 18-19!
In a recent article by TYA/USA, the National Organization for practitioners of Theatre for Young Audiences, it appears I am the most produced TYA artists of the 18-19 Season. Crazy, right?!? Most Produced TYA Artist: Deborah Wicks La Puma is the most produced TYA artist of the upcoming season. As the composer of Elephant and …
“OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist” published by Dramatic Publishing
Our musical adaptation of Charles Dicken’s classic novel set on the street of Rio de Janeiro is now available through the good folks at Dramatic Publishing!