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India Debut Features Cast of Nearly Four Hundred Children

Contact: Jean White, Director of Communications, A.M.TuneShop, LLC, 703-758-4875, 888.AMTUNEZ, press@amtuneshop.com


OAK HILL, Virginia, October 23 /Christian Newswire/ -- Independent record label and music publisher, A.M.TuneShop, LLC (BMI), has announced that "WAiT - it's a musical!" by songwriter E. Christine (Chris) Anderson, will debut in New Delhi, India in November, 2007. Nearly four hundred children will participate in eight shows at the Helen Jerwood Hall at St. Thomas' Girls School. The shows will be directed by Sharmila B. Livingston. This is the first time the Christian pop rock musical will be performed on the continent of Asia.

"WAiT - it's a musical!" is set in ancient Israel and focuses on the key characters in the Biblical story of Jesus' birth. The thirteen original songs of the Christmas musical feature several styles - including R&B, Funk and Latin. The Klezmer-style song 'Their Leader' won a GRAMMY in the Streets contest sponsored by BMI and the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences in 2003.

"This is the first time "WAiT - it's a musical!" will be seen in India, and with 400 children and eight shows, this will be the largest cast and the most performances in one season by one organization", says Chris Anderson, songwriter, author and general manager for A.M.TuneShop, LLC. "I am committed to creating the best Christian musicals possible, and to working with groups that need fun, easy-to-stage, affordable shows. As an independent artist, it is very encouraging to know that I can write music with international appeal. I am thrilled."

About A.M.TuneShop

A.M.TuneShop, LLC sells accompaniment tracks, lead sheets and the "WAiT - it's a musical!" play script through CDBaby, and issues live stage performance and other music licenses related to the musical. Song downloads are available through iTunes, Rhapsody, Yahoo Music and other download companies.


For information, visit the A.M.TuneShop website: http://www.amtuneshop.com

To hear the show, visit the "WAiT - it's a musical!" website: http://www.waitiam.com

About Sharmila B. Livingston

Sharmila B. Livingston, a well-known soloist and musician in New Delhi, India, has directed and composed musicals for Delhi schools, typically using a cast of 350 - 1000 children.


About St. Thomas' Girls School

St. Thomas' Girls Senior Secondary School, founded in 1930 by Miss Helen Jerwood as a Diocesan School, is permanently recognized and prepares students for the All India Senior School Certificate Examination. Visit the school website: http://www.stthomasgirlsschool.com