Songbook includes “The Mason,” “Just a Housewife,” “Flight,” and others. Complete Craig Carnelia Sheet music list in this expanded edition of the songbook. The song Flight was written by Craig Carnelia and was first released by Karen Akers in It was covered by Tom Butwin, Brian Lane Green, Greg Safel. Flight. Music and Lyric by. CRAIG CARNELlA. Delicately (~ = ) FIn 1\. 1. I. ‘” Ab. AJ,sus. Om. I. -. I. I. ~. I. I I. I mrp espres. I. ‘<,. r \0'1_.. I. I. _ _ _ _ _ _ .

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After seeing Craig Carnelia perform in a cabaret one night, Schwartz asked him to try writing a song based on Terkel’s interview with a retired man. Carnelia has one child, up-and-coming actress Daisy Carnelia, [2] and lives in New Jersey with his wife, actress Lisa Brescia.

His most powerful songs seem to effortlessly capture the essence of a soul’s existence, whether it be through a job like his songs for the Broadway musical Working or a simple defining action the breakup song “You Can Keep the TV”. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

While attending Hofstra University he won the role of The Boy in off-Broadway ‘s The Fantasticksand dropped out of school as a sophomore. He played guitar, was in a folksinging group and taught himself to play the piano. There are two critically-acclaimed compilation recordings of his songs: Retrieved from ” https: Complete Craig Carnelia Sheet music list in this expanded edition of the songbook: One of the things it taught me is that people reveal their biggest truths in small ways He composed lyrics and music for Three Postcardswith a book by Craig Lucaswhich was staged off-Broadway by Playwrights Horizons in and revived by Circle Rep in He was exposed to Broadway at the age of fourteen when he was inspired by the Richard Rodgers musical No Strings.


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He has been in the musical theatre scene since Working opened inand had two shows grace Broadway last year.

Hamlisch and Carnelia were also represented on Broadway later in by Imaginary Friends, a play with song by Nora Ephron.

This page was last edited on 23 Julyat Craig Carnelia – Praise “Craig Carnelia has a gift for writing lives. Read the whole story of Working in Chapter 10 of the book, available in print and ebook editions.

As a keen study in character-appropriate material, it evoked creative discoveries for both Carnelia and Schwartz. Schwartz comments on what he learned from Carnelia.

Also Off-Broadway, Notes, a collection of Mr.

Carnelia’s songs were heard with the work of other writers in the Stephen Schwartz conceptual revue Working My Name Is Still Alice. From there he wrote full scores, both lyrics and music, for the short-lived Broadway musical Is there life after high school?


Craig Carnelia

Carnelia grew up in Floral Park, New York. Jenna Tessa Fox – Broadwayworld. His first theatrical role was as an actor: Craig Carnelia born is an American musical theater composer and singer fligjt, known for his collaboration on the musicals Working and Sweet Smell of Success.

Fligut the musical Sweet Smell of Successhe teamed with composer Marvin Hamlisch[6] with whom he also composed songs for the Nora Ephron play Imaginary Friends. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The Songs of Ctaig Carnelia. Views Read Edit View history. Carnelia’s songs, was presented by Manhattan Theatre Club. Craig has won a number of major songwriting awards, among them the Johnny Mercer Award as “Emerging American Songwriter” and the prestigious Kleban Award for distinguished lyric writing.

Later, Stephen Schwartz heard him singing his own songs in a cabaret in New York and invited him to join his team for Working.