“Loving the Silent Tears” is based on the rich poetry anthology Silent Tears, written many years ago by world-renowned spiritual teacher, humanitarian, poet and artist Supreme Master Ching Hai. A team of composers, all of whom have won the Oscar, Tony, Grammy and/or Emmy Award, have set the poet’s masterpiece verses into unforgettable melodies. MUSIC BY *6-time Grammy winner & 2-time Oscar nominee Jorge Calandrelli *2-time Oscar winner Al Kasha *Emmy winner Doug Katsaros *2-time Grammy winner & 3-time Oscar nominee Henry Krieger *Tony & Emmy winner Don Pippin *Grammy winner Nan Schwartz *Oscar & 2-time Grammy winner David Shire *2-time Grammy winner Jon Secada In addition, the musical featured a special song whose lyrics and music were composed by Supreme Master Ching Hai. Loving the Silent Tears: The Musical was a phenomenal benefit show promoting cultural unity and inner peace at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium on October 27, 2012. The audience was taken on a breathtaking journey to 16 countries across six continents through music, theater, dance, and poetry, as well as the exceptional artistry of Broadway stars, pop music stars, and top international artists.