SHOWS

Musicals and plays written and co-written by Spencer Robelen

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ANDROIDS

Music & Lyrics by Spencer Robelen

A song cycle that explores what it means to be human through the eyes of several different robots. Discover why these robots long to be like us as they grapple with emotions, work, rejection, and love.


Produced at the Duplex Cabaret, 2019

Workshopped at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, 2017

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BOYFRIEND TWINS

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Spencer Robelen

An audio musical about two boyfriends on the verge of Instagram fame in the mid 2010s...and the shocking discovery they accidentally make.

Produced on Spencer Robelen Presents, 2021

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THE WHEELS GO ROUND AND ROUND

By Spencer Robelen

A play that follows a typical teenager's epic struggle to get a driver’s license. No teenage rite of passage would be complete without a desperate fight to survive unenthusiastic employees, catastrophic traffic, and violent parental guardians with anger management issues. Right?

Produced at Huronia Players Theatre (Canada), 2016

Produced at Campo Verde High School (USA), 2015

Produced at St. John's College (South Africa), 2014

Produced at St. Thomas Aquinas High School (USA), 2010

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PIGEON PIZZA PARTY

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Spencer Robelen

An audio musical about a simple-minded pigeon who discovers a pizza discarded in a street alley, and the shenanigans that ensue with his manipulative friends, a tough gang of possums, and a homeless man who ends up in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Featured on The Latest Draft, 2021

Produced on Spencer Robelen Presents, 2020

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AN UNBROKEN LINE

Libretto by Seth Christenfeld
Music by Spencer Robelen

A one-act opera about Hatshepsut, the female pharaoh, contemplating her legacy while her step-son, Thutmose III, and his birth-mother, Iset, conspire to erase her from history.

Workshopped and produced by NYU Tisch School of the Arts and the America Opera Project, 2018.


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EGGNOG

By Spencer Robelen

An audio comedy about an ordinary man who finds himself in a horrific conspiracy after trying eggnog from Trader Joe's.

Produced on Spencer Robelen Presents, 2021

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AFTER YOU

Book & Lyrics by Gregory F. Jackson
Music by Spencer Robelen

A folk-pop musical about Alan, a man struggling to cope with the tragic death of his husband. But with the help of his quirky friends, his husband's ghost, and a hunky gardener named Heath, Alan learns to open his heart to new possibilities and start a new phase in his life.

Workshopped at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, 2017

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NEARER TO THEE

By Spencer Robelen

An audio drama about the musicians aboard the Titanic, and the difficult decision they make when they discover that the ship is sinking.

Produced on Spencer Robelen Presents, 2020

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THE BOY WHO CRIED SUCCUBUS

Book & Lyrics by Mika Kauffman
Music by Spencer Robelen

A one-act musical about two bros, Brandon and Guy, who are out on a Friday night cruisin' for some chicks. But when Brandon finds the girl of his dreams, Guy warns him that he may have actually found a she-demon instead.

Featured at Birdland Jazz Club and the Duplex Cabaret, 2018

Produced at Playwrights Horizons Black Box Theatre, 2018

Workshopped at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, 2016

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AWKWARD

Music & Lyrics by Spencer Robelen

A song cycle that examines the lives and relationships of four students as they transition from seniors in college to adults in the real world. What makes you grow up? And why is it so...awkward?

Produced at Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 2015

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