Emojiland: The Musical follows the intersecting stories of fourteen emojis living inside a smartphone, whose circumstances become increasingly entangled following a software update.
Featuring a virtuosically eclectic, contemporary score, Emojiland reveals itself as not only a pointed political and social allegory, but an equally striking meditation on what it means to be alive.
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Keith Harrison (Book/Music/Lyrics) has enjoyed a diverse career as composer, lyricist, writer, music director, arranger, orchestrator, actor, singer, director, pianist, and woodwind doubler. He has produced work for ABC, NBC, FOX, Disney, Sony, Netflix, Lifetime, and many others. He has music directed, orchestrated and music supervised hundreds of live productions, including the Daytime Emmy Awards, the Radio Disney Music Awards, Celebrity Cruises Entertainment, Heathers: The Musical, Romy And Michele's High School Reunion: The Musical, and Panto at the Playhouse. He has been a member of the industry-leading arranging team at American Idol, the house pianist for Access Hollywood, and is a partner artist of Roland Corporation. Recent collaborators include Jason Alexander, Faith Prince, Roger Bart, Keith David, Ana Gasteyer, Ariana Grande, Martin Sheen, Shoshana Bean, and Lilias White. Keith also portrayed rock ’n roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis in the original Chicago cast of Million Dollar Quartet, and is a proud graduate of Northwestern University, where he met his partner in crime, Laura Harrison. Learn more at www.keithharrison.tv.
Laura Harrison (Book/Music/Lyrics) made her professional acting debut as The Little Girl in Frank Galati’s Ragtime, and has since performed roles at theaters across the country such as Goodman, Geffen, Center Theater Group, Long Wharf, Goodspeed, Court, Marriott, Drury Lane, and The MUNY. She was recently a guest vocalist with Jason Alexander and the Desert Symphony, a featured dancer in a music video for The Killers, and the lead in a major performance capture video game for Square Enix. Her film and TV credits include roles on Showtime, ABC, CBS, Nickelodeon, SyFy, and multiple award-winning independent films. She was a series regular on the YouTubeRed original SING IT!, and was recently nominated by LA WebFest as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy for her work in the Funny Or Die web series Crystal’s Balls. Also an award-winning choreographer, she has designed movement for companies including Coeurage, Over The Moon, Porchlight, American Theatre Company, Savoyaires, Elephant, Sixth Avenue, and Temple Israel of Hollywood. She’s a proud graduate of Northwestern University, where she met her partner in rhyme, Keith Harrison. Learn more at www.thelillaura.com.
Stay tuned... Emojiland is currently in development.