If It Only Even Runs a Minute


Previous editions of Runs A Minute have played at the New York Musical Theatre Festival, Caroline’s on Broadway, The Laurie Beechman Theatre, Joe’s Pub, Le Poisson Rouge, and Feinstein's 54 Below. So far, the series has included over 300 performers and over 175 featured musicals, as well as many songs that have never before been recorded.


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Laurie Beechman theater
january 31, 2010

Featuring performances by: Adam Gwon, Autumn Hurlbert, Benj Pasek, Brian Lowdermilk, Craig Carnelia, Heidi Blickenstaff, Jason SweetTooth Williams, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Jay Aubrey Jones, Jessica Kent, Joe Iconis, Katrina Rose Dideriksen, Lisa Brescia, MK Lawson, Mana Allen, Marcy McGuigan, Mary Jo Mecca, Kevin Michael Murphy, Megan Sikora, Melanie Field, Michael Kadin Craig, Nancy Anderson, and Nick Blaemire. 

Featuring the shows: A Class Act, A Family Affair, Amour, Baby, Dear World, Dude, Fade Out-Fade In, Flora The Red Menace, Glory Days, Grease 2, is there life after high school?, Marilyn: An American Fable, Smile, Sweet Smell of Success, The Goodbye Girl, and Woman of the Year.


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Laurie beechman theater
may 30, 2010

Featuring performances by: Aaron Simon Gross, A.J. Shively, Annie Golden, Bronson N. Murphy, Bryan Welnicki, Bryna O'Neill, Caleb Hoyer, Claire Byrne, Eric William Morris, Evan Pappas, Jaclyn Huberman, Kevin Michael Murphy, Lance Rubin, Leslie McDonel, Lindsay Mendez, Lorinda Lisitza, Katerina Papacostas, Kristy Cates, Molly Hager, Rebecca Vogel, and Ron Tal 

Featuring the shows: A Man Of No Importance, All American, Annie Warbucks, The Baker's Wife, Debbie Does Dallas, Diamonds, Drat The Cat, Leader of the Pack, Mack and Mabel, Marlowe, My Favorite Year, Personals, Slut, and Via Galactica


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Le Poisson Rouge
August 29, 2010

Featuring performances by: Alex Wyse, Alison Renee Foster, Alyse Alan Louis, Ashley Anne Harrell, David Janett, F. Michael Haynie, Francesca Garrard, Frank Vlastnik, Jacey Powers, Jesse Brickel, Jo Philbin, Joel Ingram, Kate Wetherhead, Kevin Michael Murphy, Krysta Rodriguez, Larry Hochman, Lauren Conlin Adams, Liz Larsen, Matthew Dure, Megan Kip, Megan Maes, Michael Rupert, Peter Kriss, Roman Pietrs, Sam Tedaldi, Samantha Martin, Stephanie Griffith, Todd Buonopane, and Will Roland 

Featuring the shows: Big, Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?, Good Vibrations, The Grass Harp, Henry Sweet Henry, Hot Spot, The Happy Time, The Human Comedy, The Madwoman of Central Park West, The Robber Bridegroom, Starmites, Subways Are For Sleeping, Teen Witch, and Working


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New York Musical Theatre Festival–American Theatre of Actors Chernuchin
October 14, 2010

Featuring performances by: Andrew Kober, Anna Stone, Bill Coyne, Carrie Manolakos, Cortney Wolfson, Donna Lynne Champlin, Farah Alvin, Jesse Brickel, Kevin Michael Murphy, Liz Lark Brown, Marla Mindelle, Neva Rae Powers, Peter Link, Rachel Sussman, Ryan Driscoll, Tim Jerome, and Tim Shea

Featuring the shows: 3hree, Cops, King of Hearts, The Magic Show, Me And Juliet, The Moony Shapiro Songbook, Nick and Nora, Roza, Salvation, and Summer of ’42


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New York Musical Theatre Festival–American Theatre of Actors Chernuchin
October 14, 2010

Featuring performances by: Badia Farha, Ben Lanzarone, Blair Goldberg, Caleb Hoyer, Daniel Mate, Ilene Graff, James Dybas, Jason Michael Snow, Jesse Brickel, John Jeffrey Martin, Katie Schorr, Kenita Miller, Kristen da Costa, Louis St. Louis, Marty Thomas, Nancy Ringham, Natalie Hinds, Patti Murin, and Sarah Shahinian

Featuring the shows: Birds of Paradise, December Songs, Dessa Rose, I Love My Wife, Lestat, Purlie, Thou Shalt Not, Truckload, and Witches of Eastwick


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Le Poisson Rouge
March 28, 2011

Featuring performances by: Alexis Field, Alexis Fishman, Andrew Hollenbeck, Andrew Sotomayor, Anthony Rapp, Anne Bobby, Brian Gari, Debbie Gravitte, Gabe Cummins, Jenny Donoghue, Jeremy Morse, Jill Eikenberry, Jim Stanek, Jordan Stanley, Kara Guy, Lauren Marcus, Mary Testa, Megan Kane, Michael Morch, Molly McCarthy-Egan, Steve Gettinger, and Tracy Weiler

Featuring the shows: Actor Lawyer Indian Chief, Brownstone, In My Life, In Trousers, Late Nite Comic, The Little Prince and the Aviator, Onward Victoria, Rachael Lily Rosenbloom and Don’t You Ever Forget It, Smile, So Long 174th Street, Story of My Life, Two on the Aisle, and Zorba


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Caroline's On Broadway
august 1, 2011

Featuring performances by: Adam Riegler, Ali Stroker, Allison Robinson, Ann Harada, Carly Rose Sonenclar, Carrie Heffernan, Don Stitt, Gregory L. Williams, Jared Gertner, Jennifer Wren, Jim Walton, Jose Llana, Josh Grisetti, Karen Richardson, Katerina Papacostas, Kristen Gray, Mana Allen, Michael Raye, Molly McCarthy-Egan, Patrick Jude, Perry Kroeger, Randy Graff, Rebecca Vogel, and Sarah Saltzberg

Featuring the shows: A My Name Is Alice, Can-Can, Got Tu Go Disco, High Fidelity, Legs Diamond, Martin Guerre, Merrily We Roll Along, Redhead, Romance in Hard Times, and Senator Joe


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joe's pub
january 16, 2012

Featuring performances by: Jeb Brown, Claybourne Elder, Saum Eskandani, Sarah Folsom, Tom Hewitt, Lucy Horton, Jennie McGuinness, Jeremy Jordan, Rachel Lee, Julia Mattison, Alli Mauzey, Kevin Michael Murphy, Ana Nogueira, Lia Peros, George Salazar, Reynaldo Soriano, Ashley Spencer, Dana Steingold, Amanda Taraska, and Jared Weiss 

Featuring the shows: Bonnie & Clyde, Bring Back Birdie, The Capeman, Cry-Baby, Do Re Mi, Doonesbury, Dracula, I Sing!, Lady in the Dark, Road Show, and Whistle Down The Wind


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Joe's Pub
march 26, 2012

Featuring performances by: Meg Bussert, Len Cariou, Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Alex Ellis, Cady Huffman, Eddie Korbich, Corey Mach, Richard Maltby, Jr., Ryah Nixon, Hayley Podschun, Nic Rouleau, David Shire, Betsy Wolfe, Brandon Uranowitz, Jerry Dixon, Tripp Fountain, Charles A. Franklin, Dee Hoty, Caleb Hoyer, Telly Leung, Julia Murney, Ryan Scott Oliver, Lexi Rabadi, Steve Rosen, Elena Shaddow, Kate Shindle and Sally Wilfert

Featuring the shows: Big Deal, Coco, Dance A Little Closer, Do I Hear A Waltz, Elegies: A Song Cycle, How Do You Do I Love You, Lolita My Love, Michael John LaChiusa’s The Wild Party, Seussical, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Amen Corner, Ballroom, The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public, Celebration, Children of Eden, Closer Than Ever, Five Guys Named Moe, Kelly, King David, Lennon, and The Times


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le poisson rouge
june 17, 2012

Featuring performances by: Etai BenShlomo, Richard H. Blake, Jared Bradshaw, Ted Chapin, Brian DeCaluwe, Michelle Federer, John Hickok, Louis Hobson, Debra Monk, Kevin Michael Murphy, Anne L. Nathan, Lindsay Northen, Jill Paice, Kennedy Caughell, Kenny Francoeur, Tricia Giordano, Colin Hanlon, Anika Larsen, Lauren Lawson, Andrey Patino, Troy Pepicelli, Melissa Rapelje, Jose Restrepo, Katie Thompson, Alysha Umphress, Donna Vivino, Tony Yazbeck and Zack Zadek

Featuring the shows: A Man of No Importance, The Gay Life, Leap of Faith, Molly, Musical Chairs, Oil City Symphony, Parade, The Prince of Central Park, They’re Playing Our Song, Billy, Fame, I Love You Because, Love Cycle, Never Gonna Dance, The Red Shoes, Something’s Afoot, Saturday Night Fever, Zanna, Don’t!, and Zombie Prom


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le poisson rouge
april 22, 2013

Featuring performances by: George Lee Andrews, Bertilla Baker, Marlene Danielle, André DeShields, Brandon Victor Dixon, Jake Epstein, Scott Fagan, Danielle Gimbal, Leah Hocking, Christopher Ketner, Kelvin Moon Loh, Brynn O’Malley, Michon Peacock, Monet Julia Sabel, Amanda Michelle Savan, Bret Shuford, Ryan Speakman, Larry Spivack, Taylor Trensch, Freida Williams, Savannah Wise 

Featuring the shows: A Broadway Musical, Georgy, Greenwich Village USA, Haarlem Nocturne, “Happily Ever After”, Rockabye Hamlet, The Scottsboro Boys, Soon, Starting Here Starting Now, The Thing About Men


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54 Below
April 21, 2014

Featuring performances by: Anna Ty Bergman, Randy Blair, Max Crumm, Ed Dixon, Katie Finneran, Hunter Foster, Anita Gillette, A.J. Holmes, Chad Kimball, Beth Leavel, Lesli Margherita, Samantha Massell, Lenora Nemetz, Larry Owens, Sean Michael Palmer, Ben Rappaport, Mike Rosengarten, Chip Zien

Featuring the shows: Borscht Capades, Chess, The Civil War, Climb High, The Gospel at Colonus, Happiness, Mr. President, Ride the Winds, Ruthless!, The Selling of the President, Up in One, Weird Romance


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54 Below
November 3, 2014

Featuring performances by: Anna Grace Barlow, Harrison Chad, Bobby Creighton, Melissa Errico, Jenn Gambatese, Jenna Leigh Green, Van Hughes, Nikka Lanzarone, Molly Model, Grace Ralbovsky, Charlie Rosen, Joan Shepard, Evan Thompson, Kaylee Verble

Featuring the shows: All Shook Up, American Passion, Anna Karenina, Comedy, Jimmy, Kicks The Showgirl Musical, Laughing Room Only, Saved, The Shoestring Revue, Sunny River


If It Only Even Runs A Minute 14
54 Below
February 3, 2015

Featuring performances by: Ken Billington, Seth Eliser, Ben Fankhauser, Leah Hocking, Rachel MacKenzie, Teri Ralston, Ryann Redmond, Zak Resnick, Brian Charles Rooney, Jake Satterfield, Margo Seibert, Elena Shaddow, Emily Skinner, Kaitlyn Swygart, Maksim Tokarev, Allie Trimm, Jessica Vosk, and Lauren Worsham.

Featuring the shows: Actor Lawyer Indian Chief, Blood Red Roses, Elegies For Angels Punks and Raging Queens, Home Again Home Again, The Lieutenant, Myths and Hymns, A Reel American Hero, Skyscraper, Tenderloin, The Thing About Men, and The Woman In White.


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54 Below
October 14, 2015

Featuring performances by: Ben Crawford, Kevin Earley, Drew Gasparini, Malcolm Gets, Derek Klena, Charlotte Maltby, Shakina Nayfack, Alexander Sage Oyen, Molly Pope, Ari McKay Wilford, Nick Wyman, and Karen Ziemba.

Featuring the shows: A New Brain, Big Fish, Carmelina, Earl of Ruston, Kid Champion, Park, Steel Pier, To Live Another Summer To Pass Another Winter, Very Good Eddie, and Your Own Thing.


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feinstein's 54 below
january 23, 2017

Featuring performances by: Michael Bernardi, Patti Cohenour, James Crichton, Alexandra Ferrara, Alan H. Green, Ryan Hook, Nikki M. James, Zachary Prince, Anna Marie Ray, Alice Ripley, Brooke Shapiro, Gary Stevens,Shaina Taub, Barbara Walsh

Featuring the shows: A Doll’s LifeBajour, Bernarda Alba, Busker Alley, Fluffy Ruffles, Frank Merriwell, How To Steal An Election, James Joyce’s The Dead, Rock ‘N Roll! The First 5,000 Years, Sail Away, To Whom It May Concern, Upstairs at O’Neal’s