Entropy (2017)

Entropy by John Paul Sharp (2017)

Entropy is a short musical I wrote about a sunflower-like Goddess who has a vision for the end of her world.  She then wakes up her Flora of Angels and demands they dance for her as she celebrates the fruition of all her suffering. Then she realizes she has final words to say before they… Continue reading Entropy (2017)

Waiting for Weed (2017)

Waiting for Weed by John Paul Sharp (2017)

Waiting for Weed is a short film about the ethical consumerism and institutional racism in the new age of legal recreational marijuana. Directed by Joe Derr. Written by John Paul Sharp. Starring Jason Dooley and Amy Youngblood, with Navia Panelo, Eric Singletary, Greg Beach, G. Mike West, and Tuna Tempeh. Produced by Writers and Actors Reading… Continue reading Waiting for Weed (2017)

Grass (2017)

Grass, music by John Paul Sharp (2017)

Grass is a mini-musical written by Jim Fox.  I wrote the music! The piece was originally produced by Writers and Actors Reading and Performing (WARP) Theatre in April of 2017, starring Elizabeth Hagert as Lisa, Michael Lacker as Wilbur, Molly Blades as Lady G, and G. Mike West as Mr. B. Directed by Allison Lloyd. … Continue reading Grass (2017)

Total Family Massage (2013)

Total Family Massage by John Paul Sharp (2013)

Total Family Massage is a three-act musical theater show originally produced by Copious Love Productions in December of 2013. It’s a show about family, with lots of laughs and plenty of tear-jerker moments. Nearly everyone in the show is gay and there many, many dick jokes. While this show is intended for a mature audience,… Continue reading Total Family Massage (2013)

Bingo Break (2012)

Bingo Break by John Paul Sharp (2012)

Bingo Break was originally written and performed for the Writers and Actors Reading and Performing playwrights group which met every Tuesday night at the Eclectic Theater in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle. Bingo Break is a slice-of-life short play about a three “ladies” who play bingo together in Wichita, Kansas. Bingo Break by John… Continue reading Bingo Break (2012)

The Audition (2012)

The Audition by John Paul Sharp 2011

The Audition (Final Version) by John Paul Sharp on Scribd In the last several years, I have auditioned for many productions in Denver and Seattle. I seem to be naturally inclined to be successful with, and strangely enjoy, the audition process and I have over a 90% success rate at being cast in whatever theatre… Continue reading The Audition (2012)

The Velveteen Rabbit (2011)

The Velveteen Rabbit by John Paul Sharp (2011)

The Velveteen Rabbit by John Paul Sharp The Velveteen Rabbit (Score) by John Paul Sharp on Scribd 1.  I’m So Bored Music by John Paul Sharp ELLIE: I’m so bored, nothing can help! Movies, games and toys don’t help! Surely there is something else to keep me satisfied, for now. None of my friends are… Continue reading The Velveteen Rabbit (2011)

Music for Film (2010)

Music for Film by John Paul Sharp (2010)

1. Dr. Colorado Theme Music by John Paul Sharp Saxophone performed by Abi McGaha-Miller Cello performed by Ian McCormick 2. First Ladies Theme Music by John Paul Sharp Saxophone performed by Abi McGaha-Miller Cello performed by Ian McCormick Piano performed by Sarah Golay 3. Auraria Campus History Theme Music by John Paul Sharp Guitar performed… Continue reading Music for Film (2010)

Strangers (2010)

Strangers by John Paul Sharp (2010)

Strangers was a 2010 experimental hip-hop, slam poetry musical written by a team of students from the University of Colorado Denver’ Theater Buffs. I was asked to write the music for them and was excited to have my second musical be set in such a strange world. Strangers is about aliens and xenophobia. 1. Prologue… Continue reading Strangers (2010)

My Big Phat Gay Musical (2009)

My Big Phat Gay Musical by John Paul Sharp (2009)

Download My Big Phat Gay Musical (2014 Libretto) by John Paul Sharp Listen to the soundtrack on Spotify for free! Watch the 2009 performance. 1. Gut Feeling Music and Lyrics by John Paul Sharp Something big is comin’ my way; I can feel it in my gut. Something big will happen today, Something real, but… Continue reading My Big Phat Gay Musical (2009)