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Bolt, Jonathan
Jonathan’s first play, THREADS, premiered at New York City's famed Circle Repertory Company. TO CULEBRA and THE WHORE AND H'EMPRESS premiered at Actors Theatre of Louisville. His experience directing a Communist Bulgarian theater ...
Bowen, Jeff
JEFF BOWEN wrote the music and lyrics for the Broadway musical [title of show] (OBIE award) in which he also starred. He has written music and lyrics for Villains Tonight! for the Walt Disney Company and the theme songs for the web series' "the [title of ...
Brecht, Bertolt
Bertolt Brecht was born in Augsburg, Germany on February 10, 1898, and died in Berlin on August 14, 1956. He grew to maturity as a playwright in the frenetic years of the twenties and early thirties, with the plays MAN EQUALS MAN, THE THREEPENNY OPERA, ...
Briggs, Tom
Director of The R&H Theatre Library (precursor to R&H Theatricals) for over a dozen years, Tom Briggs began his association with Rodgers and Hammerstein as a youngster in his native Wisconsin, appearing in a community theater production of ...
Brourman, Michele
Michele Brourman is the winner of the Johnny Mercer Award for "Emerging American Songwriters." A frequent performer in ASCAP's songwriter concerts, she has appeared in the prestigious Lyrics and Lyricist Series at New York's 92nd Street Y, at ...
Jason Robert Brown
Jason Robert Brown is the composer and lyricist of Parade, The Last Five Years, 13, Songs for a New World, Honeymoon In Vegas (opens fall 2013 at Paper Mill Playhouse) and The Bridges of Madison County (opens winter 2013 on Broadway).He has been hailed ...
Bucchino, John
                  John Bucchino's songs have been performed and recorded by renowned pop, theatre, cabaret and classical artists including Liza Minnelli, Barbara Cook, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Judy ...

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Callaway, Ann Hampton
Ann Hampton Callaway has written over 200 songs for television, Broadway and some of the top performers in pop and jazz today. She has received international acclaim from her theme "The Nanny Named Fran" for the CBS comedy hit, THE NANNY, starring Fran ...
Capra, Frank
Frank Capra (1897-1991), an American film director and producer, noted for his sophisticated comedies, was born in Palermo, Italy. Capra was six years old when his family immigrated to the United States, settling in Los Angeles. His first important job ...
Castellino, Bill
Bill Castellino directed and choreographed the world premieres of THE SINGING WEATHERMAN (starring Ron Holgate) by Jim McGinn, Keith Herrman, and Larry Goodsight and BREATHE by Michael Biello and Dan Martin. Mr Castellino directed and choreographed STOP ...
Chapin, Harry
When Harry Chapin performed his songs, he created the very essence of theatre: he told stories that bound his audience into a community of shared emotion. It's a trip into Harry's off-kilter world with its population of ordinary people - taxi drivers, ...
Chapin, Theodore S.
Ted Chapin was chosen by the Rodgers and Hammerstein families to run their office. He expanded it into the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, which is responsible for management of the copyrights created by Richard Rodgers and/or Oscar Hammerstein ...
Martin Charnin
Born in New York in 1934, Martin Charnin has had a long career in musical theater, from his early days as a performer to his later years as a composer, writer, director, and lyricist. His lyrics to the song "Tomorrow," from the musical Annie, have been ...
Cohen, Lawrence D.
Lawrence D. Cohen's first feature script was his adaptation of Stephen King’s debut novel, Carrie (1976). His screenplay for the classic Brian de Palma film earned him an Edgar Award nomination from the Mystery Writers of America. After beginning his ...
Cohen, Michael
Michael Cohen, born in New York City, has a diverse and expansive career as a composer. His many compositions include works for chamber ensemble, musical theatre, opera and television. He is a graduate of the High School of Music and Art, and a cum laude ...
Crouse, Russel
The Lindsay & Crouse partnership stands today as the longest collaboration of any writers in theatrical history, lasting for more than 28 years. Their hits include THE SOUND OF MUSIC (with a score by Rodgers & Hammerstein); ANYTHING GOES and RED, ...
Curtis, Father Bob
Father Bob Curtis grew up as pageboy in Congress, from age 12 to 17. He attended Dartmouth and later entered the Air Force as a navigator with SAC. Father Curtis then attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, where he tied for and split a ...

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Davenport, Ken
Ken Davenport is a Broadway producer whose credits include Groundhog Day (Tony nomination), The Play That Goes Wrong, Deaf West Theatre’s Spring Awakening (Tony nomination), It’s Only a Play, Macbeth starring Alan Cumming, Godspell, Kinky Boots ...
Day, Kingsley
Kingsley Day is active in the Chicago area as a composer-lyricist, playwright, musical director/pianist, and performer. SUMMER STOCK MURDER, which he wrote with Philip LaZebnik, ran for 18 months at the Theatre Building (now Stage 773), won eight ...
de Mille, Agnes
Although Agnes de Mille seemed destined to perform on Broadway, since her paternal grandfather, father, and uncle, Cecil B. de Mille, were all successful writers and actors involved in the theater, she avoided the easy path to Great White Way. Instead, ...
Del Aguila, Kevin
Kevin is an acclaimed actor, writer, and director in New York City. He is a two-time Emmy Award-winning writer of the PBS show Peg + Cat, recipient of the Heideman Award for his play The Greekest Of Tragedies (Actors Theatre of Louisville), and ...
DeSylva, B. G.
Composer, author, publisher. Born New York, NY, January 27, 1895; died Los Angeles, CA, July 11, 1950. Education: University of Southern California. He wrote songs for Broadway musicals including ZIEGFELD FOLLIES (1918, 1921), SINBAD, SALLY, THE PERFECT ...
DiPietro, Joe
Joe DiPietro is a two-time Tony Award winner for Memphis, which also received 2010 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for Best Musical and a 2015 Olivier nomination. He is also a Drama Desk Award winner and Tony nominee for Nice Work if You ...

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Ebb, Fred
(April 8, 1933–September 11, 2004) Lyricist and bookwriter for the theatre: FLORA; THE RED MENACE; CABARET; THE HAPPY TIME; ZORBA; 70, GIRLS, 70; CHICAGO; THE ACT; WOMAN OF THE YEAR; 2X5; THE RINK; AND THE WORLD GOES ROUND -- THE KANDER AND ...
Eliot, T. S.
Thomas Stearns (T. S.) Eliot was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on September 26, 1888. He was educated at Harvard, at the Sorbonne in Paris and at Merton College, Oxford. He settled in England in 1915 and taught briefly at tow schools before joining Lloyds ...