July 6, 2021: CATS at Royal Caribbean Productions
As Music Supervisor, Brett will return to Miami to rehearse the newest cast from London and NYC.
July 28, 2020: Broadway Playground Online
Brett's company will launch a series of Zoom workshops to connect artists around the globe.
February 26, 2020: SETC + NETC Auditions
Brett will travel to Louisville and Boston to cast performers for Royal Caribbean Productions.
February 4, 2019: CATS at Royal Caribbean Productions
As Music Supervisor, Brett will spend five weeks rehearsing a new cast. He will also travel to Spain, Italy, and France for three weeks leading up to opening night.
January 19, 2019: Broadway Playground with Wojcik | Seay Casting
Brett will offer two workshops in Minneapolis with Gayle Seay.
May 1, 2018: College Showcase Tour
Over a multi-week tour, Brett will audition and coach graduates from the nation's top BFA Musical Theatre programs.
February 7, 2018: Casting for Royal Caribbean Productions
Brett will visit Toronto and Edmonton (Canada) to audition performers for Royal Caribbean.
December 2, 2017: Broadway Playground in Minneapolis
Brett will teach two workshops with Lindsay Levine (Tara Rubin Casting).
November 1, 2016: Mr. Popper's Penguins in South Africa
The first international production of Mr. Popper's Penguins, with an original score by Brett, will run for 7-weeks at National Children's Theatre in Johannesburg.
June 25, 2016: Master Class in Milwaukee
Brett will teach two master classes in Milwaukee. Click here for the article on BroadwayWorld.
October 12, 2015: Time Between Us Returns
The next production of Brett's "beautifully haunting" musical will run at Nautilus Music-Theatre.
August 31, 2015: Broadway Playground Website
Brett's company, Broadway Playground, launched a new website. Click here to check it out!
March 1, 2015: Licensing Mr. Popper's Penguins
The stage adaptation of Mr. Popper's Penguins, with an original score by Brett, is now being licensed by Plays For New Audiences. Upcoming productions include Rainbow Company Youth Theatre in Las Vegas and GREAT Theatre in St.Cloud. Click here for licensing.
January 12, 2015: North American Tour of Chuggington Live!
Brett will serve as Music Director for Disney's Chuggington Live! He'll conduct rehearsals in New York, and remain through opening at NJPAC in Newark. Based on the TV series, the tour will visit cities including Chicago, Pittsburgh, and Orlando.
November 16, 2014: Broadway Playground in Minneapolis
Brett's company, Broadway Playground, will hold a series of Getting Cast: Musical Theatre Audition Workshops. Click here for information.
September 15, 2014: Dancing In The Street at Florida Studio Theatre
Brett will serve as Music Director for the next cabaret at Florida Studio Theatre. Click here for details. Brett will remain in Sarasota through opening on October 22nd.
February 17, 2014: North American Tour of Scooby-Doo Live!
Brett is joining the Warner Bros. & Life Like Touring team (as Music Director) for Scooby-Doo Live! He'll conduct rehearsals in New York, and remain with the company through the March 6th opening in Minneapolis.
September 3, 2013: Marymount Manhattan College Faculty
Brett is joining the musical theatre faculty at Marymount Manhattan College. He'll teach Fundamentals of Musical Theatre, Song Portfolio, and Private Voice/Coaching.
June 3, 2013: Broadway Under The Stars in Sonoma
Brett will serve as Music Director/Arranger for the summer concert series, which opens June 28th. To read about Transcendence Theatre Company, click here.
April 5, 2013: Another production of Time Between Us
Following the 2011 run in New York, and the regional premiere at Serenbe Playhouse in 2012, the next production of Brett's original musical has been announced! Time Between Us will run at Savannah College of Art & Design in Georgia.
December 10, 2012: Urban Cowboys at Florida Studio Theatre
Brett will serve as Music Director for this boot-tapping revue at Florida Studio Theatre.
November 20, 2012: "Second Soul" on iTunes
Brett's song, "Second Soul," with lyrics by Catherine Doherty, was released on recording artist Joseph Torello's EP. "Second Soul" is a song from Brett's musical, Take Two! The Online Dating Musical!
August 19, 2012: Time Between Us will return to NYC
Another run of Brett's musical has been announced! Musically Human Theater Productions will open a production on May 16th.
August 4, 2012: Rave Review for Time Between Us
According to critic Kenny Norton, Brett's musical is "one of the best new works to grace an Atlanta stage this season! The musical is stunning!
July 28, 2012: Cabaret Performance
Several vocalists will perform Brett's original music at The Hil on The Hill in Georgia. The evening included performances of "But Now," "Second Soul," and the debut of "Table 63" (performed by Jessica Miesel.) Click here for video footage!
July 26, 2012: Time Between Us Video
Serenbe Playhouse released new promo footage for Brett's musical. Click here to watch!
May 15, 2012: "Second Soul" is Top Seller
Brett's song, "Second Soul," recorded by Carrie Manolakos, was named a top-seller by Repertwa. Click here to purchase sheet music, or buy it directly from the store on this site.
February 21, 2012: Serenbe Playhouse to produce Time Between Us
After a successful run in NYC, the next production has been announced! Time Between Us will run at Serenbe Playhouse in Georgia from July 26th - August 18th. Click here for the BroadwayWorld press release, and here to read the news on TheaterMania.
January 25, 2012: Workshop in Seattle
Brett will be teaching his one-day Musical Theatre Audition Technique workshop in Seattle on February 11th at TPS (located inside Seattle Center House.)
October 4, 2011: Another Rave Review
According to critic Molly Marinik, "Brett Schrier's score is sophisticated. It employs a modern musical effect that evokes Jason Robert Brown and even Jonathan Larson." "The musical result is beautiful but raw, refined but real." "The orchestrations and vocals together offer a downright lovely experience." Click here to read the full review.
September 30, 2011: Time Between Us is the Critic's Pick
Backstage named Brett's musical "Critic's Pick" for New York Theatre. "Schrier's music is fresh and evocative of character, never settling for the obvious, while the lyrics are equally inventive." "A well-observed and poignant portrait of a changing friendship." The production runs through October 12th at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre. Read the full review from Backstage here.
September 15, 2011: Casting for Time Between Us
Official casting has been announced for the NYMF production of Brett's newest musical. Kristy Cates (Broadway's Wicked) and Kasey Marino (Broadway's Hairspray) will star as Morgan and Matthew. Tom Rainey will appear as The Man. Richard Amelius will direct.
May 25, 2011: Time Between Us selected as Next Link Project
After review by a competitive jury, Brett's newest musical, Time Between Us has been selected for a full production in the New York Musical Theatre Festival. NYMF will run September 26 - October 16.
May 5, 2011: New York Theatre Barn Song Auction
Brett has agreed to write an original song to benefit the New York Theatre Barn. Click here to read more on BroadwayWorld.
March 24, 2011: "Honest Heart" Sheet Music
Sheet music for "Honest Heart" is now available. Click here to purchase it.
February 22, 2011: "Take Two! The Musical!" Recording
Brett will "take" a new cast into the recording studio. Marisa Dargahi, Kathryn Kendall, Mike Longo, and Drew Taylor will portray the four characters in Brett’s musical. To watch footage of Brett with the cast, click here.
January 26, 2011: San Francisco & Chicago Audition Tour
Brett will sit "behind the table" in both cities to evaluate hundreds of emerging performers for entry into the theatre program at Marymount Manhattan College.
January 1, 2011: Vocal Coaching Studio
Brett will resume vocal coaching in New York - just in time for audition season. Email Brett here to schedule a session.
December 17th, 2010: Recording Session
Carrie Manolakos will record two of Brett's songs ("But Now" and "Second Soul"). To listen and purchase sheet music, click here.
December 8th, 2010: Emerson College Directing Project
A presentation of Time Between Us will be featured as part of the Graduate Directing Project at Emerson College in Boston.
November 19th, 2010: Time Between Us Recording
The demo will feature the talents of Marisa Dargahi, Kasey Marino, and Ben Larsen (cello.) To hear clips or to purchase songs from Time Between Us, click here.
November 2010: New Title
After multiple readings, concerts, and industry feedback, Substitute Dreams by Brett Schrier & Tess Barker is now OFFICIALLY titled, Time Between Us.
November 2010: New Original Songs
"But Now" and "Honest Heart" are ready for purchase. To listen or buy sheet music, click here.
October 2010: Time Between Us Revisions
Brett, along with his collaborator, Tess Barker, will spend several weeks in South Carolina making revisions to Time Between Us (formerly Substitute Dreams.) Stay tuned for upcoming productions!
August 30th, 2010: Time Between Us Concert (produced by New York Theatre Barn)
The New York Theatre Barn will be producing a concert of Brett's musical, Time Between Us (formerly Substitute Dreams) at the D-Lounge in Union Square. The evening will feature Marisa Dargahi, Kasey Marino, and musical direction by Jason Wetzel.