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4 A.M. Boogie Blues

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The Molly Maguires

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Songs For A New World

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Twist Of Fate

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Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus

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Writers & Artists

Ron Abel

Music, Twist Of Fate

David Arthur

Book & Lyrics, About Face

Jason Robert Brown

Book & Lyrics & Music, Songs For A New World

Sid Cherry

Lyrics & Music, The Molly Maguires

Darrah Cloud

Book & Lyrics, Heart Land

Darrah Cloud is currently working on TURNING for Centenary Stage, and lyrics for SABINA, a musical adaptation of Willy Holtzman’s play. Recent full-length play, OUR SUBURB, premiered at Theater J in Washington, DC in 2014. JOAN THE GIRL OF ARC, premiered at Cincinnati Playhouse in January, 2014, then toured. Other plays produced in New York, Europe and the U.S. include WHAT’S BUGGING GREG?, THE STICK WIFE, THE MUD ANGEL, DREAM HOUSE, BRAILLE GARDEN and THE SIRENS. Her musicals include HEARTLAND, (Goodspeed Opera, Madison Repertory Theatre, The Majestic Theatre/Dallas, TheatreWorks Palo Alto) THE BOXCAR CHILDREN (Theatreworks USA), HONOR SONG FOR CRAZY HORSE (TheatreWorks Palo Alto) and the stage adaptation of Willa Cather’s O PIONEERS!, which has received over 100 productions in the United States and was filmed starring Mary McDonnell for American Playhouse. Dramatic Play Publishing. Awards include the Macy’s Prize for Theatre for Young Audiences, an NEA and a Rockefeller.

David Kirshenbaum

Lyrics & Music, Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus


Music, About Face

JEFFREY LODIN and WILLIAM SQUIER collaborate. Musicals-Disney’s Doug Live! (Walt Disney World),100 Years into the Heart (Village Theater Festival-New Musicals, Spirit of Broadway, NYMF), Top of the Heap (Gallery Players, SBT, NMTN “Director’s Choice”, Global Search for New Musicals, Curtain Call, New Voices in the Heartland), Rebels 1775 (Starlight Theatre, SBT), A Merry Mulberry Street Musical (Curtain Call), Blindsided by a Diaper (Curtain Call, B.T. McNicholl, dir., Finger Lakes-The PiTCH). Commission-musical adaptation- Merrilee Mannerly, with authors Mary Cashman/Cynthia Whipple. Commission-Spirit of Broadway Theater-Benedict Arnold, with Pulitzer-nominated Richard Vetere. Songs-television: P.B.&J. Otter; film: Doug’s First Movie; International Children’s Festival. The PiTCH, Love on Ice. Jeff and Bill are members-Dramatists Guild, BMI.
JEFF: Young Abe Lincoln (TheatreworksUSA, Miracle of 2 Prod.), About Face (BMI, DG, NAMT), Nice People, Naughty Girl (CAP21); songs-cd A Celebration of Life (Randy Graff & Judy Kuhn).
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Lissa Levin

Book & Lyrics, Twist Of Fate

Marsha Myers

Book & Lyrics, 4 A.M. Boogie Blues

Jim Owen

Music, 4 A.M. Boogie Blues

Kim D. Sherman

Music, Heart Land

KIM SHERMAN is a composer whose music covers the spectrum of genres from musical theater to opera. Her musicals include O PIONEERS!, HONOR SONG FOR CRAZY HORSE, THE BOXCAR CHILDREN, HEARTLAND, MAKEOVER, and THE TWO ORPHANS. Her incidental music has been heard on Broadway (I HATE HAMLET) and in regional theaters throughout the United States. Recent compositions include an opera about Ada Lovelace, and a song cycle about Clara Schumann. Awards include the Bay Area Theatre Critics Award, the Frederick Loewe Award, a NYFA Fellowship, and annual ASCAP awards. She has been a fellow at The MacDowell Colony, and was awarded a Rhinebeck Writers Residency in 2011. In 2013 she spent a month in residence at The Banff Centre. Ms. Sherman received a Bachelor of Music from Lawrence University, and studied composition with Thea Musgrave. She is a volunteer composer and mentor for The 52nd Street Project.

William Strempek

Book, The Molly Maguires

Elmo Terry-Morgan

Book & Lyrics, Ophelia's Cotillion

Clarice LaVerne Thompson

Music, Ophelia's Cotillion

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