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)
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 Parks Live 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)
Michael Jenkins, Starlight Entertainment (TX), Board Emeritus Liaison
Marsha S. Brooks, Brooks & Distler (NY), Legal Counsel

Board Emeritus

Michael Jenkins, Starlight Entertainment (TX), Board Emeritus Liaison
Judith Allen
Rick Boynton, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (IL)
Kathy Evans
Bud Franks
Sue Frost,
Junkyard Dog Productions (NY)
Nancy Gibbs, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Charles Gray
Donna Lynn Hilton, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)
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
Mark D. Sylvester, Walnut Street Theatre (PA)
Marty Wiviott, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)

Committees

Budget and Finance

Lori Fineman, Transport Group Theatre Company (NY), Chair
Debby Buchholz, La Jolla Playhouse (CA)
Tom Gabbard, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center (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)
Rachel Tischler, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)

Audit

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 Theatre (NC)
Nancy Gibbs
, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Jim Mercer, Pittsburgh CLO (PA)
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, Disney Parks Live Entertainment (CA), Co-Chair 
Elise Dewsberry, New Musicals Inc. (CA)
Kathy Evans
Abigail Katz, Atlantic Theater Company (NY)
Eric Keen-Louie, The Old Globe (CA)
Megan Larche Dominick, The MUNY (MO)
Peter Rothstein
, Theater Latté Da (MN)
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
Paige Price, Philadelphia Theatre Company (PA), Chair Emerita
Pamela Adams, Atlantic Theater (NY)
Lindsay Allbaugh, Center Theatre Group (CA)
Lori Fineman, The Transport Group (NY)
Kate Galvin, 11th Hour Theatre Co. (PA)
Donna Lynn Hilton, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)
Branden Huldeen, Barrington Stage Company (MA)
Ann-Carol Pence, Aurora Theatre (GA)
Amy Rogers Schwartzreich, Director of Musical Theatre, Pace New Musicals (NY)
Michael Rubinoff, Canadian Music Theatre Project (ON)
Matthew Schneider, Creative Endeavor Office (NY)
John Simpkins, Penn State Musical Theatre (PA)
Yuvika Tolani, The Public Theater (NY)
Lee Summers, (Alumnus Writer Representative), writer of The Funkentine Rapture (Fest ’05)