New Article by Rita Wils'Mamma Mia!' Stars, Cher,
Amanda Seyfried, & Lily James Talk Fashion,
Feminism, & the Power of Song
on on Harper's Bazaar
Wow! Winner of Broadway World Award for Best Female Cabaret Large Venue for my songwriting show Liner Notes. Thank you for voting!
Without the songs and the writers who are telling the stories music would be very different. So happy that these stories are being told by the writers themselves.
WINNER - 2017 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards - Best Cabaret Artist - Female (Large Venue)
Rita Wilson’s self-titled new album, her second, not only marks the singer and actress’ debut as a songwriter, it also showcases her knack for creating insightful, eloquent singer-songwriter pop that is etched with stunning honesty. Working with a host of the country’s finest and best-selling songwriters and producers, including several Grammy Award winners and nominees, Wilson taps into the bittersweet moments of her own personal experiences on songs like “Grateful,” “Forgiving Me, Forgiving You,” and “Crying, Crying,” giving the listener a window into the interior emotional life of someone known primarily for the indelible characters she has brought to the screen in It’s Complicated, Sleepless in Seattle, The Good Wife, and Girls. “At one point in the writing process, I realized that there was a theme emerging from the songs that had to do with different levels of being vulnerable, or weak, or strong, or courageous,” Wilson says. “It seemed that there was something going on there and I tried to not get in the way and see what would come through…read more here”