(Bob Wallace) Broadway: Matilda. National Tours: Mary Poppins, 9 to 5. Regional Theatre: MUNY, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Baltimore Center Stage, Atlanta Theatre of The Stars. Member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA. Training: University of Cincinnati – CCM. Thank you to CGF Talent, Randy Skinner and Binder Casting. Love to my family and my wife Tess! www.sean-montgomery.com @seandmontgomery
(Betty Haynes) National Tour: Mary Poppins (Winifred Banks and U/S Mary). Off-Broadway: Lady, Be Good! (City Center Encores!); To Life! An Evening with Sheldon Harnick (92nd St Y); The Irish and How They Got That Way, Meet Me In St. Louis, Ernest in Love, A Child’s Christmas in Wales (Irish Rep); A World To Win, Housewives’ Cantata (York Theatre). Regional: My Fair Lady (Eliza), Mary Poppins (Mary) at Theatre By The Sea, Hello, Dolly! (Irene) at MT Wichita, Muny, NYS Theatre Institute, White Plains PAC, Surflight. Special thanks to Mom and Joe, and always for Dad. www.kerryconte.com
(Phil Davis) Most recently: Backwards In High Heels: The Ginger Musical, director/choreographer and played Fred Astaire (Westchester Broadway Theatre), Bert in Mary Poppins (The Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma), Bob Hope in CAGNEY THE MUSICAL (The York Theatre Company). Favorite performances: Billy Lawlor in 42ND STREET (Broadway, opposite Shirley Jones), Billy Crocker in ANYTHING GOES (National Tour, opposite Rachel York), Kenneth Gibson in CALL ME MADAM (Lyric Theatre, opposite Beth Leavel). Film: THE PRODUCERS. City Center Encores: GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES (with Megan Hilty). Off Broadway: Countess of Storyville with Deborah Cox (Jimmy Shreve), PEG O’MY HEART (Jerry Adaire). Thanks to Randy, Mary, Binder, CTG, and MJM. www.jeremybenton.net
(Judy Haynes) is thrilled to be part of the White Christmas family for the 10th year! Broadway credits include: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, 42nd Street (Lorraine). NY/Regional: Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn (The Muny), Lady, Be Good, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Pipe Dream, No, No, Nanette (City Center Encores!), A Chorus Line (Sheila, Engeman Theatre), On The Town (Flossie, Barrington Stage). Thank you to Mom, Dad, and Bryan for your love and support! Happy Holidays!
CONRAD JOHN SCHUCK
(General Waverly). Broadway: Annie with Sarah Jessica Parker, Annie Get Your Gun with Reba and Nice Work If You Can Get It with Matthew Broderick. London: The Caine Mutiny with Charleton Heston. Film: M*A*S*H (Painless), Star Trek IV & VI (Klingon Ambassador), Outrageous Fortune with Bette Midler and Woody Allen’s Curse of the Jade Scorpion. TV: Sgt. Enright in McMillan and Wife with Rock Hudson and recent guest roles in Law and Order and Law and Order SVU.
(Martha Watson). Broadway credits include: Company (Tony Award ® nominated), Into The Woods. Select regional credits include: Sondheim On Sondheim, Sondheim Originals, Gypsy, Sweeney Todd, Sunday In The Park With George, I Do I Do, Annie Get Your Gun, Steel Magnolias. She also had the pleasure of working with Charles Schulz creating the role of Peppermint Patty in Snoopy. TV credits include: “In Performance At The White House” (PBS),” “Happy Days,” “Alice,” “Major Dad,” “Sha Na Na.” CCM graduate.
(Ralph Sheldrake, u/s Bob Wallace). Broadway: Baby It’s You! Off-Broadway/NY: Rotelli in Yank! (York), Melman in Madagascar Live! (Radio City Music Hall), Anna Nicole the Opera (BAM). Regional/Tours: Motel in Fiddler on the Roof (Goodspeed, PCLO, Arena Stage), Woof in Hair (European tour). TV: The Mysteries of Laura, The Blacklist, 30 Rock, Law and Order. David is a photographer as well: www.DavidPerlmanPhotography.com. Love to Trey, Mom, and Dad! www.David-Perlman.com Instagram/Twitter @DavidBPerlman
(Susan Waverly) is elated to join IBWC for a second year! Recent performances include: Billy Elliot (Angela Robson) at North Shore Music Theatre, Urinetown (Little Sally) at Weston Drama Workshop, and Les Miserables (Young Cosette) at Woodland Theatre Company. Much love to: Mom and Dad, her four siblings, grandparents, Shallyn, family and friends. Huge thanks to: Kim Pedell/ZOOM Talent Management, Barry Kolker/Carson-Kolker, Doug Jabara, Denise Simon, Eva Kendrick, and her teachers at JLDC and Fay. Believe in your dreams!
(Mike, Sheldrake u/s, Regency Room & Ed Sullivan Announcer) From a small town called Dalton, near Scranton, PA. New York: Altar Boyz, My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding, A Letter to Harvey Milk, and Moments with Ravi: Tales of a Misfit. Regional: Cincinnati Playhouse, St. Louis Rep, Pioneer Theatre, & Theatre Aspen. BFA The Boston Conservatory. Soloist with The Boston Pops. TV: As the World Turns, Rules of Cool, GRIND, Ravi ‘Round The World. Thanks to Katz Co, Binder, Randy & his rockstar fam. @RaviRndTheWorld www.RaviRoth.com
(Ezekiel/Snoring Man, General u/s) originated the role of Ezekiel Foster in Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, on Broadway, San Francisco, LA, and Detroit. His 45 year career includes work on both coasts, and includes film, TV, Broadway, Off-Broadway, national tours, regional theatre, and commercial credits. He also established the Cliff Bemis Music Theatre Scholarship at his alma mater, Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio. For a complete picture, he invites you to check out his website at www.cliffbemis.com.
(Ensemble) Yay and thanks IBWC again! FAVORITES (alongside IBWC): West Side Story (Anybodys), Peter Pan (Tootles/Jane), Radio City. A huge thanks to family and friends, Kevin, Randy, Gabriels, Binder, Bloc and YOU for supporting! www.mariabriggs.net
Darien was recently seen as Ginger Rogers (Backwards in High Heels) and Peggy Sawyer (42nd Street – alongside Karen Ziemba). NY City Center Encores: (Lady, Be Good – with Tommy Tune; Paint Your Wagon). Regional: Holiday Inn (Goodspeed; Muny, Thoroughly Modern Millie (Paper Mill). Thanks always to Randy and Jason and love to my family!
(Ensemble, Rhoda) Past credits: Gateway Playhouse, Westchester Broadway Theatre, Ogunquit Playhouse, Merry-Go-Round Playhouse. B.F.A in musical theatre from MSU. Thank you Randy, Mary, Jason, Eddie, my family and most importantly to God for this opportunity!
(Swing, Rita & Rhonda u/s) is thrilled to be with this incredible cast and crew of IBWC. Favorite credits: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Crazy For You, 42nd Street, Sweet Charity, Beauty and the Beast (national tour). This one’s for you Little Michael!
(Ensemble) is thrilled to return to this beautiful production! Favorite credits: Show Boat, Singin’ In The Rain, A Chorus Line, Lady Be Good. Thanks to Randy, Binder, Sally, WTG, and the greatest family for the love and support. @JoeGrandy
(Ensemble) loves spending the holidays performing in IBWC! Broadway: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (cast recording); New York/tours: Of Thee I Sing (Encores!), 42nd Street (first national). Thanks to his wonderful friends and family for their over¬whelming support!
BRYAN THOMAS HUNT
(Ensemble) Tours: Billy Elliot, Irving Berlins White Christmas(Kennedy Center, Paper Mill Playhouse and Westchester). Regional: Holiday Inn (Goodspeed/MUNY), Billy Elliot (MUNY, North Carolina Theatre) Harmony (Alliance/Ahmanson), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Ogunquit Playhouse). BFA Boston Conservatory. Love to Family and Kelly!
(Ensemble) Recently performed as a Rockette in Radio City’s Christmas Across America! Other favorite credits include Lady Be Good (NY City Center: Encores!), Ruby – Dames At Sea (Infinity Theatre Company), Peggy Sawyer – 42nd Street (Musicals at Richter, CT).
(Ensemble, Mrs. Snoring Man, Martha u/s). Broadway: Grease (Patti Simcox). National tours: Grease (Sandy), Annie (Lily St. Regis). Off-Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey u/s), On The Swing Shift (Maisie/Manhattan Theatre Club). Regional: Memphis, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas,Gypsy, 42nd Street, Follies, Noises Off.
(Ensemble) Touring debut! Regional: Holiday Inn (MUNY) A Chorus Line, 42nd Street, Fiddler, Spamalot, Mary Poppins (PCLO) Young Frankenstein (Maine State) Graduate of Penn State University. Love to his parents and Crew15. Connormcrory.com Insta: Connormcrory
BRYAN CHARLES MOORE
(Ensemble) Hometown: St. Paul, MN, received a degree in ballet performance from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. Credits include: Radio City Christmas Spectacular (Tour), Rock of Ages (Gateway Playhouse), Mary Poppins and West Side Story (Ogunquit Playhouse).
(Ensemble, Dance Captain) is grateful for Randy, Worklight, and this wonderful opportunity! BA Psychology, Northwestern University. “I love you mom, my angel. You will always have a place in my heart.” PS 100Agape.
(Ensemble) is excited to spend the holidays with IBWC! New York: Lady, Be Good! Regional: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Anything Goes, Mary Poppins, 42nd Street. Special thanks to family, friends, and the IBWC team! jakeprimmerman.com.
(Swing, Asst. Dance Captain). National/international tours: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Joseph…Dreamcoat, Cinderella, IBWC. Regional: Singin’ in the Rain, 42nd Street, IBWC, A Chorus Line. Many thanks to Randy, Mary and Binder Casting. Proud member of Actors’ Equity. To his Husband, S’agapo.
(Ensemble, Tessi) is thrilled to be spending the holidays with IBWC! Tour: South Pacific. New York: Carousel (Lincoln Center) and The Most Happy Fella (Encores!). OCU Alum. Many thanks to Binder Casting, Judy Boals, Inc. and her ever-supportive family.
(Ensemble) Tours: White Christmas, 42nd Street (Asia Tour). Favorite Regional: Thoroughly Modern Millie (Ruth)-Paper Mill Playhouse, Mame (Pegeen Ryan), The Addams Family-Ogunquit Playhouse. Otterbein University grad in Art Education. Love to Duce and Family.
(Susan Waverly) is honored to join this amazing cast in her first National Tour! Regional credits include: Baby June, Gypsy; Ghost of Christmas Past, A Christmas Carol, Young Cosette, Les Miserablés; and ensemble, My Fair Lady. Special thanks to Flat Rock Playhouse, Nancy Carson, Bob Marks, Carolina Day School, the cast and crew of IBWC, family, friends, and most of all… Clancy.
(Snoring woman, Martha U/S) Regional;Yente in “Fiddler” at Fulton Opera and Barrington Stage, Doris in “The Bandwagon,” at Old Globe. Off-B’way; “My Fair Lady,” at Lincoln Center, “Old Jews Telling Jokes,” and “Urinetown.” B’way; “Candide,” “Lestat,” Rivka/FrumaSarah/Yente in “Fiddler,” and SoupySue/Hope/Pennywise in “Urinetown.”
Music & Lyrics
(Music & Lyrics). Born Israel Beilin in a Russian Jewish shtetl in 1888, he died as Irving Berlin in his adopted hometown of New York City in 1989. Songwriter, performer, theater owner, music publisher and soldier, he wrote scores to more than a dozen Broadway musicals (including Annie Get Your Gun) and dozens of Hollywood movie musicals. His more than 1,200 songs include “White Christmas,” “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” “Easter Parade,” “Always,” “Blue Skies,” “Cheek to Cheek,” “There’s No Business Like Show Business,” “Alexander’s Ragtime Band” and “God Bless America.” Irving Berlin’s love and generosity to his country is legendary, and through several ongoing foundations, including the God Bless America Fund, he donated millions of dollars in royalties to Army emergency relief and the Boy and Girl Scouts. Numerous awards and accolades include an Academy Award for White Christmas, a Congressional Gold Medal, a special Tony Award and commemoration on a U.S. postage stamp.
(Book) is the author of All in the Timing, Time Flies, Is He Dead? (adapted from Mark Twain) and New Jerusalem: The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza, among other titles. Also expected in New York is his recent hit at the Shakespeare Theatre of Washington, The Liar, translated and adapted from the comedy by Corneille.
(Book) is currently a producer of Beautiful—The Carole King Musical now playing on Broadway at the Sondheim Theater, and about to begin its life on London’s West End at the Aldwych Theatre. Mr Blake was for 22 seasons the Executive Producer of the legendary St Louis MUNY where he produced and/or directed more than 150 shows.
(Scenic Design) Designed the Broadway production of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas as well as annual US and UK productions since 2004. She has received three Tony Award nominations for The Mystery of Edwin Drood (2013); In the Heights (2008) including US tour; and High Fidelity (2007). Other Broadway credits include Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella; The Performers; Avenue Q (including the US tour, Paris and London); Curtains; Steel Magnolias; Golda’s Balcony (also national tour with Valerie Harper); Baby It’s You; All About Me; To Be Or Not To Be. Regional designs include: Fly, Rita Moreno, Life Without Makeup, Pirates of Penzance, Disney Live Winnie the Pooh, Minsky’s, Vanities the Musical, Sarah Plain and Tall, Arsenic and Old Lace, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, The Baker’s Wife, Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas, Me and My Girl, Band Geeks, and many others. Art Direction film/TV: “Sex and the City” (HBO), feature film The Secret Lives of Dentists.
(Scenic Adaptation) Houston Grand Opera: Carmen, Madama Butterfly, Pagliacci and A Little Night Music. Porgy and Bess for Milan’s La Scala Opera, national tours of The Sound of Music, The King and I, My Fair Lady, Bombay Dreams, Doctor Doolittle and Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5. The American Opera Center: Xerxes and Regina. Broadway: Candida starring Joanne Woodward, Macbeth with Nicol Williamson, David Merrick’s production of Oh, Kay!, Annie, An Evening With Jerry Herman, the TonyAward-winning productions of Gypsy directed by Arthur Laurents and Dame Edna: The Royal Tour. West End: Annie and the English National Theatre production of The Syringa Tree, which he also designed in NewYork. Art direction for the Emmy-winning Pulitzer Prize documentary, Moment of Impact, Annie in Australia, sets for Radio City.
(Costume Design) Over 30+ BROADWAY SHOWS, e.g. ClassAct (Sarah Ramirez), Grease (Travolta), Agnes of God (Plummer), Yentl (Feldshuh), Sweet Bird of Youth (Bacall), Frankenstein (Wiest), Happy End (Streep), BoysOfWinter (Dillan/Snipes), Cyrano (Langella). AWARDS: TDF’s “2012-LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT” for Costume Design. 2 ‘Tony’ Noms, 5 DramaDesk Awards, Maharam, 3 USITT/Prague International, Hughes noms., F.I.T-Surface Design, Audelco. She designed M. Butterfly, On the Verge (ArenaStage), Death in Venice (Glimmerglass) for dir. Tazewell Thompson, Gershwin musical American in Paris (AlleyThea.), Samson et Dalila (S.F.Opera), many others. Known for drawing skill, Robbins’ work appears in “Time-Life’s Collectibles” and “Costume Design, Techniques of Modern Masters” (Watson-Guptil). MONOGRAPH on Robbins’ designs (USITT/B’way Press) now available (Amazon.com). Her “New Nutcracker” can be seen Christmastime at Cinn.Ballet. As a playwright, Robbins’ work appeared at LaMaMa & TACT-TheActorsCompanyTheatre, NYC. Her double-bill “Sawbones & The Diamond Eater” appeared this year at HERE Arts/NYC. It received 6 nominations from NY’s Innovative Theatre Awards (Off-Off-B’way), incl. for Outstanding Costumes.
(Lighting Design) has 98 Broadway shows to his credit including such theatre milestones as Sweeney Todd and the current production of Chicago. Many touring productions over the years including Chicago (worldwide), Riverdance (lighting supervisor), Fiddler on the Roof (from 1976 to 2012), White Christmas (London and US), 9 to 5, High School Musical, The Drowsy Chaperone and the current tour of Annie to name a few. Other projects include Hugh Jackman in Concert, also from 1979 to 2006 the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular and for Seaworld Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio “The Shamu Shows.” Ken’s many awards include the Tony, NY Drama Desk, Outer Critics Awards and the Ace Award for Television Lighting and the Lumen for his architectural work.
(Sound Design) has worked across the country and internationally, from musicals on Broadway and London’s West End to spectacles in Vegas and Australia. Select credits include: Cabaret (Broadway – co-design), Bare (Off-Broadway), Nice Work If You Can Get It (National Tour), Anything Goes (National Tour), Big River (Regional), Hedwig And The Angry Inch (Regional). Keith has also been the associate designer on numerous Broadway shows, including: Motown, Rock of Ages, Bring It On, The Scottsboro Boys, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, Shrek, and Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark; as well as How To Train Your Dragon (International Tour), and the Las Vegas production Le Rêve.
(Orchestrations) Tony nominated for Orchestrations for Irving Berlin’s White Christmas; Catch Me If You Can with composer Marc Shaiman and The Drowsy Chaperone. Drama Desk nomina¬tion for orchestrations for A Christmas Story, The Musical. Other shows include Guys and Dolls (Chichester), Singin’ in the Rain (UK, Japan and International tour), The Nance (Lincoln Center), Carousel (London), Fame Becomes Me, La Cage aux Folles, The Producers (Broadway, London), Guys and Dolls (London), Fiddler On The Roof (London), The Black and White Ball (London), An American In Paris, Cinderella, Roman Holiday, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Beautiful and the Damned (London), Seussical (tour) and White Tie and Tails. Film work includes Chicago, The Producers and many films for composer Marc Shaiman (including South Park). He has done concert and recording orchestrations for Barbara Streisand, Barbara Cook, Liza Minnelli, Michael Crawford, John Barrowman, Michael Feinstein, Barry Manilow, Bernadette Peters, Martin Short, Tommy Tune, Nathan Lane and Marilyn Horne; served as music director for the acclaimed Sweeney Todd at the Kennedy Center’s Sondheim Festival as well as many Broadway shows.
Vocal & Dance Arrangementss
(Vocal & Dance Arrangements) was the musical director and (with composer Hugh Martin) co-vocal arranger for Broadway’s Meet Me in St. Louis. He orchestrated the Broadway productions of State Fair (Rodgers & Hammerstein) and The Curse of an Aching Heart (Claibe Richardson). He orchestrated the premiere recordings of Richard Rodgers’ first and final musicals: Fly With Me and I Remember Mama (which he also conducted). With Joshua Logan (book, lyrics and direction) he composed the score for Huck and Jim (On the Mississippi). Mr. Pomahac is a Vice President and the Director of Music for Rodgers & Hammerstein: An Imagem Company, and lives in New York City.
Tour Press and Marketing
(Tour Press and Marketing) is a full-service marketing/advertising agency representing Broadway shows, national tours and performing arts institutions. Current clients include: Blue Man Group, The Book of Mormon, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Elf, Ghost, Kinky Boots, Mamma Mia!, Motown, Once, We Will Rock You and A Christmas Story, The Musical.
JOHN W. CALDER, III
Production Stage Manager
JOHN W. CALDER, III
(Production Stage Manager). Equity since 1981. White Christmas (7th season), A Chorus Line (Donna McKechnie), Dreamgirls (Jennifer Holliday), Anything Goes (Chita Rivera), Hello, Dolly! (Madeline Kahn), The Producers, Les Miserables, 42nd Street, Forbidden Broadway. Worked with: President Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Gwen Verdon, Meryl Streep, Angela Lansbury. His The Movies Musical premieres in 2016. JWCalder3@gmail.com
AMY A. WHITE
AMY A. WHITE
(Company Manager) started her theater career as the Associate Company Manager for the national tour of Master Class starring Faye Dunaway. After surviving that the rest has been a breeze. She recently was Company Manager for national tours of August: Osage County (Estelle Parsons), 42nd Street, Twelve Angry Men (Richard Thomas), Disney’s High School Musical, Beauty and the Beast, Bombay Dreams, The King & I (Sandy Duncan/Stefanie Powers), My Fair Lady, Annie (John Schuck, Marcia Lewis), A Chorus Line, Dreamgirls (Frenchie Davis) and the 2003 tour of The Sound of Music. Hal Prince’s Parade, the 20th anniversary tour of Annie (John Schuck, Sally Struthers), Chicago (first national tour), West Side Story and Rocket Power.
TECHNICAL THEATER SOLUTIONS
TECHNICAL THEATER SOLUTIONS
(Production Manager) is based in Charleston, SC and provides technical direction and production supervision for the live entertainment industry. Clients include Spoleto Festival USA, Mabou Mines, Disney Cruise Line, Inc., and Work Light Productions. Recent touring credits include Mamma Mia!, American Idiot, In The Heights, Traces USA, and Avenue Q. TTS is headed by Rhys Williams (President) and Mike East (Vice President). Please visit www.technicaltheatersolutions.com for more information.
BINDER CASTING/JASON STYRES, CSA
BINDER CASTING/JASON STYRES, CSA
(Casting) Broadway: Dames at Sea, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Lion King, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Born Yesterday, The Miracle Worker, Finian’s Rainbow, Brighton Beach Memoirs, A Chorus Line, Gypsy, 39 Steps, White Christmas, Is He Dead?, Inherit The Wind, Journey’s End, Butley, Virginia Woolf, Sweet Charity, Wonderful Town, Movin’ Out, 42nd Street, Music Man, Iceman Cometh, Charlie Brown, Sound of Music, Beauty & the Beast, Last Night of Ballyhoo, Chicago, King & I, Damn Yankees, Lost in Yonkers, Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, The Goodbye Girl. Film/TV: Dreamgirls, Chicago, Nine, Hairspray, Carousel (PBS/NY Phil), Six by Sondheim (HBO), So You Think You Can Dance. Regional/Other: NY City Center Encores! series, Hartford Stage, West Side Story (San Francisco Symphony), Lyric Opera of Chicago, TUTS. Ten–time Artios Award winner.
THE BOOKING GROUP
Tour Booking Agency
THE BOOKING GROUP
(Tour Booking Agency) (TBG) has represented more than 20 Tony Award® winning Best Musicals and Plays since its inception in 1996. TBG has booked several long running tours, such as the groundbreaking musical Rent, Mel Brooks’ The Producers, and the “Best Musical of the Century”: The Book of Mormon. In addition to the worldwide hit Mamma Mia!, TBG also currently represents the touring productions of: The Bridges of Madison County, Cabaret, Rodger’s & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Motown The Musical, Pippin, The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-Time, An American in Paris, Fun Home, Something Rotten!, and Finding Neverland among many others.
(Musical Director) is the music supervisor for the St. Louis MUNY, America’s largest outdoor theater. His national tours include Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Chicago with Chita Rivera and Ben Vereen, 42nd Street, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers and Cinderella. Broadway: Chicago, Seussical. He coached and accompanied solo concerts for Lee Roy Reams, Judy Kaye, Luci Arnaz, Shirley Jones, Karen Mason and Tovah Feldshuh. Vocal direction: Christmas Concert Series for the Detroit Symphony, National Symphony, and Birmingham Symphony Orchestras. Regional theater work: Boston, Detroit Fox and Toronto companies of White Christmas, Pioneer Theatre, Music Theatre Wichita, North Carolina Theatre, Paper Mill Playhouse and Guthrie Theatre.
WORK LIGHT PRODUCTIONS LLC.
Producer & General Manager
WORK LIGHT PRODDUCTIONS LLC.
(Producer & General Manager) Dedicated to creating and producing live entertainment. In addition to Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, current productions include the 14/15 tours of Mamma Mia! and Nice Work If You Can Get It. Past productions include the international tour of Green Day’s American Idiot, and the national tours of Tony Award winners In the Heights, Avenue Q, and A Year With Frog and Toad. Produced Julie Andrews – The Gift of Music with performances at the Hollywood Bowl and London’s O2 Arena. Creators of four new musicals for young audiences including The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, The Ant and the Elephant, Frankly Ben and James and the Giant Peach. Will introduce “Vocalosity” in the Fall of 2015 – a new a cappella show. WLP is led by founding partner and President, Stephen Gabriel and Vice President, Nancy Gabriel. General Management, Scott Seay, Aniele Fortin and Carolyn Smith Renner.
Director & Choreographer
(Director & Choreographer) Most recently choreographed Lincoln Center’s concert of Show Boat with the NY Philharmonic Orchestra. Shows include: 42nd Street (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Astaire nominations), Ain’t Broadway Grand (Tony, Outer Critics nominations), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), State Fair (Outer Critics nomination), After The Night And The Music (MTC/Friedman Theatre), Do Re Mi, Of Thee I Sing, Face The Music, No No Nanette, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (the last five at City Center Encores), Lone Star Love (Lucille Lortel nomination), Broadway: Three Generations (Kennedy Center), Lend Me A Tenor The Musical (West End), Stormy Weather (with Leslie Uggams/Pasadena Playhouse), An American In Paris (Alley Theatre). In Los Angeles: Garry Marshall’s Happy Days, Hello, Dolly! (with Nell Carter), Pal Joey (with Dixie Carter and Elaine Stritch), Strike Up The Band (with Tom Bosley). He played Phil Dolan in On Your Toes for City Center Encores and recently choreographed and performed in Cole Porter’s long lost Ambassador Revue at New York’s Town Hall. He has received the LA Drama Critics, LA Drama-logue, Bay Area Theatre Critics, Connecticut Critics Circle, and Cleveland Times Theatre Awards. He will be choreographing the Gershwins’ Lady Be Good for City Center Encores in February.