Something amazing is happening in a small West Seattle theater. ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery has been a mainstay of the community for quite decades, but I don't think they've ever created anything as edgy as their upcoming production of Green Day's American Idiot.
There's a "sweet spot" in a singers voice where, as a composer, you want your song to sit. It is where they will be able to hit their highest, strongest note (the "money note") and thrill the audience, and still not have their lower notes compromised.
Song Blog is a YouTube series for those people who are interested in not only hearing and seeing original work being performed for the first time right before their eyes, but who also like to have a behind-the-scenes look at the Broadway actors who learn and perform these songs.