Bling!, a one-act musical —2012

Filled with Rap, Salsa, Pop Rock and melodic musical comedy, Bling! moves a 1900 tale by O. Henry to present day Harlem, with music by Robert Maggio, book & lyrics by Matthew Hardy. Bling! received its first reading at Musical Mondays Theatre Lab at the Snapple Theatre Center in New York City, February 2, 2012

Fresh clothes and hot sneakers are everything when you’re a young man living in the city. But when a young thug decides to reform and make an honest life with his new girlfriend, he discovers that shoes aren’t the only thing he’s going to have to give up.