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Christiana Cole is a Dramatists Guild Fellow 2020-2021

Via Broadway World: Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) has announced the 2020-2021 class of Fellows. The 20-year-old program propels the most promising creative talents to their full potential to help shape the future of theater. This season’s class includes six musical theater writers and four playwrights, who were selected from more than 500 applicants. The Fellows […]

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What has Christiana been up to in quarantine?

Christiana Cole (right) and Lauren Kleinbaum (left) have been busy writing their original musical comedy Puritan/Lesbian/Witch. The song “Neighborly” (sung by time-traveling Puritan girl, Mary May Obedience Higginbottom Brown) premiered on the McGuire & Simon Virtual Salon on May 21st. You can learn more about the show at kleinbaumandcole.com. Christiana has been busy recording demos […]

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Christiana Cole sings with Joanna Gleason at Renberg Theatre in Los Angeles

From BroadwayWorld: The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center will present Tony Award-winner Joanna Gleason in the West Coast premiere of her acclaimed solo show Out of the Eclipse for two shows only on February 15 and 16, 2020. Gleason wrote Out of the Eclipse after a dark period in her […]

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Christiana Cole sings “Let it Go” and “Into the Unknown” with special guests Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez, songwriters of Frozen & Frozen 2

Christiana Cole joins the songwriters of mega-hits Frozen & Frozen 2, Kristen Anderson Lopez and Robert Lopez, for an intimate evening of song and storytelling on Friday December 13. Christiana will be Elsa for the evening, singing “Let it Go” (Frozen) and “Into the Unknown” (Frozen 2). Seating is limited for the special event, so […]

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Christiana Cole stars in AN ENCHANTED APRIL Off-Broadway

Christiana Cole stars as Rose Arbuthnot in AN ENCHANTED APRIL, Off-Broadway at Theatre Row starting November 1, 2019. An exciting new musical based on the classic book – An Enchanted April casts its spell as four women escape their lives only to find themselves. London…a particularly dreary February in 1922. Four world-weary women, desperate to escape their memories […]

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Christiana Cole sings on the soundtrack of The Farewell

Christiana Cole sings on the soundtrack of The Farewell, starring actor and rapper Awkwafina. Alex Weston composed the music for the soundtrack. Christiana can be heard on the songs “Come Healing,” “Hotel Best,” and “Family.” The Farewell is a 2019 American biographical comedy-drama film written and directed by Lulu Wang. It stars Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, […]

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Christiana Cole narrates In Dreams: Debussy and Fiday at the Arete Gallery in Brooklyn

Sunday, June 16, 8pm: Christiana Cole joins flutist Alice Jones and pianist Derin Oge at the Arete Gallery for an evening of chamber music. In Dreams dives into the hope and discomfort of the subconscious. Christiana narrates 12 sensual poems (originally attributed to Sappho) in Claude Debussy’s “Bilitis.” Michael Fiday‘s “Nine Haiku” (2007) sets works […]

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Christiana Cole sings on the BMI Showcase April 1

Christiana Cole sings the work of up-and-coming musical theatre writing teams on the BMI Showcase on April 1. Christiana will be singing three solo songs for three very different roles that she has had the pleasure of developing: “What Even” from The Average-Sized Mermaid by Jessica Fleitman and Rick Bassett “Every Day” from Uncivil Ones […]

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Christiana backs up Tony-winner Joanna Gleason at 54 Below

Tony Award winner Joanna Gleason returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below with her new show, Out Of The Eclipse. With songs by Kurt Weill, Stephen Sondheim, Brian Wilson, Sam Phillips, Rodgers and Hart, Lambert, Hendricks and Ross, Van Morrison, Nanci Griffith, Paul Simon, and The Girls of the Golden West, she brings us through the dark time […]

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WATCH: “Christmas Lullaby”

Christiana Cole sings “Christmas Lullaby” from Songs for a New World by Jason Robert Brown. Andy Roninson, piano. Listen on iTunes Listen on Spotify and available on all major music sites. Videography by Tyler William Milliron, editing by Mark Rusciano, recorded live at Good Child Music Studios with Bryan Smith engineering and mastering.

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