MICHAEL P. SMITH, SONGWRITER April Enews In Russian Eastertime The congregation singing Walks around the church outside three times To signify the three days Christ was in the tomb And when the priest and people Knock at the door the third time The sexton lets them back inside To see how beautifully the risen spirit […]

VOICES OF ROOTS SALON SERIES.  “O’Reilly’s voice is a shiny, versatile instrument that knows how to caress as well as trumpet.” Listen to Jamie sing A Cradle in Bethlehem (recorded live on WFMT) LATEST BIO of Jamie O’Reilly Jamie is known in the theater and music community for her singing, and for the powerful live productions […]

In One Exciting Evening! Meet the headless horseman and the white whale. Visit the Nebraska plains. Travel the Mississippi. Hear “The Bells”….Celebrate American Literature. The Salon Series at St. John’s, in collaboration with Producer Jamie O’Reilly Presents “Epitaphs and Apparitions”, A Theatrical Reading with music Featuring American authors of the 19th & 20th centuries Night for of […]

MICHAEL P. SMITH SONGWRITER JULY ENEWS FALL PREVIEW On Independence Day, a note from Michael. For me July has always been a time for scary stuff. It’s when I had the most time to go to the South Orange library (next door) when I was a kid, and it’s when I discovered Ray Bradbury’s Dark Carnival, which is […]

J. O’REILLY PRODUCTIONS & ROOTS SALON SPRING BLOG A Note from Jamie Recording and Radio Roots “Ancestors” Salon Series May Day at St. John’s with The Go Away Girls & More Featured Artists Catherine Gallogly & Zoe Keithley Michigan Artist Retreat Ireland: Jamie’s Musical Tour, 2015 Save-the-dates  It might as well be… S P R I N G  A note from […]