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Kimmel, Bruce

Since 1993, Mr. Kimmel has been one of the leading producers of theater music on CD, having produced over one hundred and thirty albums. He was nominated for a Grammy for producing the revival cast album of HELLO, DOLLY! and his album with jazz pianist Fred Hersch, I Never Told You, was also nominated for a Grammy. He created the critically acclaimed Lost In Boston and Unsung Musicals series, has produced solo albums for Petula Clark, Helen Reddy, Liz Callaway, Laurie Beechman, Paige O'Hara, Christiane Noll, Judy Kaye, Judy Kuhn, Brent Barrett, Jason Graae, Randy Graff, Emily Skinner and Alice Ripley, and has worked with such legends as Lauren Bacall, Elaine Stritch and Dorothy Loudon. He has also produced many off Broadway and Broadway cast albums, including the hit revival of THE KING AND I, starring Lou Diamond Philips and Donna Murphy, THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS starring Ann‐Margret and BELLS ARE RINGING starring Faith Prince. He directed the world premiere production of THE BRAIN FROM PLANET X at Los Angeles City College, and did the same for the New York Festival of New Musicals (NYMF) production in September 2007. Bruce Kimmel has had a long and varied career. He wrote, directed and starred in the cult movie hit, The First Nudie Musical. He performed those same duties on his second film The Creature Wasn’t Nice (aka Naked Space), with Leslie Nielsen, Cindy Williams and Patrick Macnee. He also co‐created the story for the hit film, The Faculty, directed by Robert Rodriguez. As an actor, Mr. Kimmel has guest‐starred on most of the long‐running television shows of the Seventies, including “Happy Days,” “Laverne and Shirley,” “The Partridge Family,” “The Donny and Marie Show” and many others.

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      In 2006, THE BRAIN FROM PLANET X had its world premier in Los Angeles.
      The birthday of Bruce Kimmel, writer and composer of THE BRAIN FROM PLANET X. Kimmel has produced acclaimed Broadway cast albums, including revivals of THE KING AND I and HELLO DOLLY.