Why Not A Fairytale

May 9, 2019

4/25/19 – We’re excited to share WHY NOT A FAIRYTALE – the first film in a cycle of 10 new musical films created for our AMAZING QUEER SONGBOOK.  Sung by NYC based performer/director BILLY BUSTAMANTE with pianist ERIC SVEJCAR.  Enjoy!

Our Songbook Trailer

May 9, 2019

4/9/19 – Check out this short (1 min) film trailer for our new project: MICHAEL & DAN’S AMAZING QUEER SONGBOOK – a musical memoir celebrating our 40+ years together as life partners, creative collaborators & LGBTQ cultural activists.

New Website!

March 28, 2019

3/28/19 – We’ve just launched our Amazing Queer Songbook website – a living memoir celebrating our 43 years together as songwriters and life partners – featuring a new series of original musical films. Please visit us HERE:

Don’t Tell Mama

March 8, 2019

3/6/19 – With Sierra Rein at Don’t Tell Mama in New York. Sierra sings a brilliant version of our song Table 3 in her 2019 Bistro Award winning / MAC nominated cabaret show Running in Place. 


@ MoMA

February 27, 2019

2/25/19 – With Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens at MoMA for the NYC premiere of their new film Water Makes Us Wet – An Ecosexual Adventure. Fun!


January 25, 2019

1/22/19 – The very first read/sing through of our new musical! At Shetler Studios NYC. With Farah Alvin, Katie Zaffrann, Howie Michael Smith, Jesse Manocherian, Tim Falter and Jenny Hickman. Big thanks to these generous actors for bringing first life to characters we’ve been quietly writing for the past year. Gratitude to our book writer Jennifer Manocherian, director Bill Castellino, musical director Doug Oberhamer, and associate director Joseph Hayward.

The Power of Theatre

December 28, 2018

12/23/18 – With Donnie Hammond at Theatre Horizon after her moving performance as Sofia in The Color Purple.  What an amazing ensemble.  Bravo!  We’re so grateful Donnie’s been a part of so many projects dear to our hearts – including our upcoming Amazing Queer Songbook.

December 2018

December 5, 2018

12/5/18 – Wishing all a healthy happy holiday season and new year!  Our studio hours December 6 – December 29 are: Thursday / Friday / Saturday, Noon – 5 pm.  Also by appointment.  Special discounts on all in-stock Biello sculpture and Kellijane textiles.  Hope to see you!

More Films!

November 24, 2018

11/19/18 – At Shelter Island Sound, NYC.  Filming Javier Munoz for our Amazing Queer Songbook.  Bliss!


October 16, 2018

10/16/18 – An amazing two days of filming our Amazing Queer Songbook at our New York theatre home The York.  So much talent and love in the room!  Here’s the fabulous Sheri Sanders singing our song Bi Blues.  Our brilliant musical director Eric Svejcar is at the piano.