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Adler, Gary

Gary hails from the Detroit suburbs and attended the University of Michigan, where he studied Music Composition with William Bolcom and accompanying with Martin Katz. He has been a working theater musician in New York City for over 20 years. As a pianist and conductor, his credits include Avenue Q, Kinky Boots, Next to Normal, Urinetown, and The Radio City Christmas Spectacular. As a writer, Gary wrote both music and lyrics for the long-running off-Broadway musical Altar Boyz for which he received two Drama Desk nominations. Other writing credits include Disney Channel’s “Johnny and the Sprites” and a number of contributions to the “Carols for a Cure” album series. Gary’s latest musical, The New World, will be given its world premiere at the Bucks County Playhouse in the Fall of 2017.

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Did You See It? R&H Shows on National Tour

What do I LOVE A PIANO, FOOTLOOSE and ALTAR BOYZ have in common?All three shows have just wound up the latest legs of national tours that have left thousand of happy audience in their wakes...

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ALTAR BOYZ: Raise the Praise

ALTAR BOYZ is definitely one of our favorite things, and theatres around the world agree. We spoke to a few customers who had great success with this show, so you can see why it's the perfect show for you...

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In 2005, ALTAR BOYZ opened off-Broadway at New World Stages and ran for 2,032 performances over the next five years.
In 2010, ALTAR BOYZ closed its five-year off-Broadway run after 2,032 performances.