Ring of Keys, the only network dedicated to promoting queer women, trans, and gender non-conforming artists working on and offstage in musical theatre, is turning 2! Celebrate with us as we queer the existing Golden Age canon of musical theatre, while highlighting upcoming voices who are currently queering our stages and creating a new canon. Each Golden Age tune will be presented back-to-back in conversation with brand new songs by Key Members.
Greenroom 42. 2019
Did you know that last year only 17% of creative leadership roles on Broadway were held by women? To help change the stage, The Green Room 42 presents Changemakers: A Celebration of Women and StateraArts on Thursday, August, 22nd at 7 PM. Join veterans from Broadway, Television, and Film for tales of sisterhood, challenges in the workplace, and overcoming adversity.
Prospect Theater, 2019
Chin and Eng share a taxi medallion, a homeland, and the American Dream. When so much ties them together, what drives them apart? Based on a true incident, Prospect presents this Richard Rodgers Award-winning musical for the first time in a staged workshop production. Don't miss this opportunity to share your feedback as part of the creative process!
Music Directed for the new musical Cloned! as part of the 2014 New York Musical Theater Festival, which won the Best of Fest award. In addition to working with the vocalists and musicians, I also programmed the Keyboard book using MainStage 3®.
This allowed one keyboardist to cover Bass and Guitar parts, synth patches such as harp, theremin, strings, etc.
Feinstein's 54 Below, 2020
She Will Rock You (Maestra)
An evening of songs from the femle composers & lyricists of Maestra; an organization founded by Georgia Stitt that exists to give support, visibility, and community to female composers, music directors, orchestrators, arrangers, copyists, music coordinators, and musicians who are an underrepresented minority in musical theater. Join us at Feinstein’s/54 Below as you jam out to music by Maestra members, played by an all-female band.
New World Stages, 2019–2020
Rock of Ages
"The first woman ever to lead Arsenal in the Bourbon Room!"
Julianne came in as substitute music director and made franchise history as the first female in Arsenal, not only as sub MD/Keys but also in the entire band, throughout all commercial productions—Broadway, Vegas, Cruises, and Off-Broadway at New World Stages.
Westchester Broadway Theater, 2018
A Christmas Carol
A wonderful Holiday treat to delight all ages! This new musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens Classic features an original score as well as many of the traditional carols we love to sing! See Scrooge and Tiny Tim and all of the timeless characters we’ve all grown to know & love. And this version includes a surprising new twist! Look for colorful production numbers and lots of dancing!
Published Work, 2014
Maya: Princess of Light
A collaboration between Teach for India and Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP). ASTEP (www.astep.org) is a NYC based non-profit organization that "connects performing and visual artists with underserved youth in the U.S. and around the world to awaken their imaginations, foster critical thinking, and help them break the cycle of poverty."
NY Plaza Jewish Community Chapel, 2019
Fun Home in a Funeral Home
A site-appropriate benefit reading of the Tony-winning musical Fun Home is presented December 19 at 8 PM at New York's Plaza Jewish Community Chapel. Directed by Daniella Caggiano, the cast is led by Tony nominees Jenn Colella as Alison, Caitlin Kinnunen as Medium Alison, Will Swenson as Bruce, and Kate Baldwin as Helen. Julianne B. Merrill is the music director for the reading.
The Connelly Theater, 2019
The Bachelor Girls
Glamorous MOLLY, bookish GERTIE and sweetly naive CECILY are thrown into the world of flappers, dances, equal voting rights, love, and loss. What happens when everything you have aspired to is taken away by war? Can their friendship survive as they fight to achieve their dreams? Written for an all-female cast, The Bachelor Girls uses 1920s style music and dance to tell a story of friendship and solidarity in extraordinary circumstances.
John W. Engeman Theater, 2018
Man of La Mancha
Man of La Mancha tells of the adventures of a delusional Spanish knight who sallies forth on a quest to restore chivalry to the world, and to claim his lady love. Featuring such stirring songs as “Dulcinea” and the unforgettable “The Impossible Dream,” Man of La Mancha is a poignant and moving story. Winner of 5 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, one of the world’s most popular.
Published Work, 2015
The Queen Bees
A new musical by Rob Urbinati, developed by Queens Theatre. In addition to being Music Director, I also created vocal arrangements and orchestrations, sheet music for rehearsal in Finale®, and performance tracks in Logic Pro X®. The Queen Bees is published by StageRights (www.stagerights.com)