Board of Directors

The 2015-2016 NAMT Board, incoming Board members and staff at a strategic planning retreat at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, CA. L-R: Lori Fineman, Phil Santora (Vice President), Betsy King Militello (Executive Director), Adam Grosswirth (Membership Director), Donna Lynn Hilton (President), Marsha S. Brooks (Legal Counsel), Kent Gash, Kenny Alhadeff, Elisbeth Challener, Michael Baron, Jen Whitton (Development Associate), Branden Huldeen (New Works Director), Karin Nilo (Program Assistant), Michael G. Murphy (Treasurer), Jeff Loeb (President-Elect), Keith Cromwell. (Not pictured: Kevin Moriarty, Peter Rothstein, Michael Jenkins, Lisa Grele Barrie, Rick Boynton, Wayne Bryan, Mark S. Hoebee, Buck Mason, Paige Price, Mark D. Sylvester)

Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA), President
Elisbeth Challener, ZACH Theatre (TX), President-Elect
Michael Baron, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (OK), Vice President
Paige Price, Philadelphia Theatre Company (PA), Vice-President
Lori Fineman, Transport Group (NY), Treasurer
Wayne Bryan, Music Theatre Wichita (KS), Secretary
Pamela Adams, Atlantic Theater Company (NY)
Michael Jenkins (TX), Board Emeritus Liaison
Kenny Alhadeff, Junkyard Dog Productions (NY)
Curt Dale Clark, Maine State Music Theatre (ME)
Kwofe Coleman, The MUNY (MO)
Keith Cromwell, Red Mountain Theatre Company (AL)
Kent Gash, NYU Tisch New Studio on Broadway (NY)
Maria Manuela Goyanes, The Public Theater (NY)
Dana Harrel, Disney Creative Entertainment (CA)
Van Kaplan, Pittsburgh CLO (PA)
Betsy King Militello, National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NY)
Søren Møller, Fredericia Theater and New Works Development Centre Uterus (Denmark)
Dan Murphy, Broadway Rose Theatre Company (OR)
Michael G. Murphy, Shea’s Performing Arts Center (NY)
Marsha S. Brooks, Brooks & Distler (NY), Legal Counsel

 

Board Emeritus

Michael Jenkins (TX), Board Emeritus Liaison
Judith Allen
Bud Franks
Sue Frost,
Junkyard Dog (NY)
Nancy Gibbs, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Charles Gray
Mark Hoebee, Paper Mill Playhouse (NJ)
John Holly
Robb Hunt, Village Theatre (WA)
Richard Lewis, California Musical Theatre (CA)
Sharon Maroney, Broadway Rose Theatre (OR)
Bridget McDonough, Light Opera Works (IL)
Jim Mercer, Pittsburgh CLO (PA)
Kevin Moriarty, Dallas Theater Center (TX)
Peter Rothstein,
Theater Latté Da (MN)
Phil Santora,
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley (CA)
Harriet Schlader
, Woodminster Summer Musicals (CA)
Marilynn Sheldon
Stewart Slater
Steve Stettler, Weston Playhouse Theatre Company (VT)
Mark D. Sylvester, Walnut Street Theatre (PA)
Marty Wiviott, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)

Committees

Budget and Finance

Michael G. Murphy, Shea’s Performing Arts Center (NY), Chair
Debby Buchholz, La Jolla Playhouse (CA)
Lori Fineman, Transport Group Theatre Company (NY)
Tom Gabbard, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center (NC)
Nancy Gibbs, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Jim Mercer, Pittsburgh CLO (PA)
Rachel Tischler, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)

Audit

Debby Buchholz, La Jolla Playhouse (CA)
Lori Fineman, Transport Group Theatre Company (NY)
Tom Gabbard
, Blumenthal Performing Arts Theatre (NC)
Nancy Gibbs
, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Jim Mercer, Pittsburgh CLO (PA)
Michael G. Murphy, Shea’s Performing Arts Center (NY)
Mark D. Sylvester, Walnut Street Theatre (PA)
Rachel Tischler, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)

Development

Elisbeth Challener, ZACH Theatre (TX), Chair
Keith Cromwell, Red Mountain Theatre Company (AL)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Phil Santora, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley (CA)
Jana Shea, Seaview Productions (CT)

Educational Resources

Dan Murphy, The Broadway Rose Theatre (OR), Chair
Michael Ballam
, Utah Festival Opera Company (UT)
Wayne Bryan
, Music Theatre Wichita (KS)
Victoria Bussert
, Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music (OH)
Mark Fleischer
, Pittsburgh CLO (PA)
Donna Lynn Hilton
, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)
Robb Hunt
, Village Theatre (WA)
Jennifer Jaquess, Red Mountain Theatre Company (AL)
Orlando Morales
, The 5th Avenue Theatre (WA)

Membership

Michael Baron, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (OK), Co-Chair
Curt Dale Clark, Maine State Music Theatre (ME), Co-Chair
Margot Astrachan, Margot Astrachan Production (NY)
Kwofe Coleman
, Municipal Theatre Association of St. Louis (The MUNY) (MO)
Gretchen Feyer, Berkeley Playhouse (CA)
Bernadine C. Griffin
, The 5th Avenue Theatre (WA)
Darryl Reuben Hall
, Stage Aurora Theatrical Company, Inc. (FL)
Andy Hite, Marriott Theatre (IL)
Bradford Kenney, Ogunquit Playhouse (ME)
Jon Moses, Riverside Theatre, Inc. (FL)
Ryan Norton, Tuacahn Center for the Arts (UT)
Steve Stettler, Weston Playhouse Theatre Company (VT)

New Works

Rick Boynton, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (IL), Co-Chair
Dana Harrel, Walt Disney Imagineering Creative Entertainment (CA), Co-Chair 
Elise Dewsberry, New Musicals Inc. (CA)
Abigail Katz, Atlantic Theater Company (NY)
Eric Keen-Louie, The Old Globe (CA)
Peter Rothstein, Theater Latté Da (MN)
Lee Trull, Dallas Theater Center (TX)
Ashley Wells, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (OK)

Nominating

Donna Lynn Hilton, Goodspeed Musicals (CT), Chair
Elisbeth Challener,
ZACH Theatre (TX)
Nancy Gibbs
, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Jeff Loeb
, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Kevin Moriarty
, Dallas Theater Center (TX)
Heather Schmucker
, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (IL)

2017 Festival of New Musicals

Robert Lee, NYU Tisch School of the Arts – Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program (NY), Co-Chair
Søren Møller, Fredericia Theater and New Works Development Centre Uterus (Denmark), Co-Chair
Pamela Adams, Atlantic Theater (NY)
Ian Eisendrath, The 5th Avenue Theatre (WA)
Lori Fineman, The Transport Group (NY)
Kate Galvin, 11th Hour Theatre Co. (PA)
Lucas McMahon, Alchemation (NY)
Michael Rubinoff, Canadian Music Theatre Project (ON)
John Simpkins, Penn State Musical Theatre (PA)