Past & Future

Projects by Category

Sunday After Next

Sunday After Next is a new musical written by Kirby Ward & Beverly Ward, based on the Oscar Wilde short story Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime.

Read More »

Gimme The Desk

A Little History A few years ago, my wife Bev and I set out to write a musical version of the Howard Hawks film His

Read More »

Big River at Rubicon

Why Big River? When Mark Twain’s The Adventure’s of Huckleberry Finn was first published in 1884, it began with this statement… “NOTICE: Persons attempting to

Read More »

Return To The Forbidden Planet

What The Critics Said “It OVERFLOWS WITH FUN.” – Los Angeles Times “DELICIOUSLY KITSCHY…” – Broadway World “a WINNER.” – Ventura County Star “WOW!…Director-choreographer Kirby

Read More »

Down in the Mouth

Down in the Mouth is a twenty minute Super-16mm film project that I wrote, directed and edited for the film festival circuit. It was shot

Read More »

Dance Down The Path

Dance Down The Path is a pop/folk song written and performed by my wife, Bev Ward, as part of her first EP, Bev’s Noble House

Read More »

Talking Sticks

Talking Sticks is an inspirational documentary about a musician’s inner and outer journeys with his instruments. Arthur Lipner has become one of the top marimba

Read More »

Gotta Dance

After many years appearing with symphonies around the world, I recently teamed up with my wife, Beverly, to present a new concert evening of song

Read More »

On The Cover of Digboston

Reagle Music Theatre in Waltham MA closed their 48th summer season with Crazy for You, the Gershwin’s 1992 Tony Award winning Best Musical that ran

Read More »