Board of Directors

The NAMT Board of Directors at their October, 2022 meeting. On Zoom: Rachel Tischler, Aaron Thielen, Eric Keen-Louie, Michael Murphy, Hillary Hart. Back Row: Mac Ingram, Mark Fleischer, Kwofe Coleman, Bill Berry, Dan Murphy. Front Row: Anthony Rodriguez, Kate Galvin, Betsy King Militello, Nancy Gibbs, Elisbeth Challener, Jennifer Jaquess, Rick Edinger. (Not pictured: Snehal Desai, Margueritte Hannah, Marsha S. Brooks.)

Kwofe A. Coleman, The Muny (MO), President
Kate Galvin, Constellation Stage and Screen (IN), Vice President
Anthony Rodriguez, Aurora Theatre (GA), Vice President
Hillary Hart, Theatre Under The Stars (TX), Treasurer
Eric Keen-Louie, La Jolla Playhouse (CA), Secretary
Pamela Adams, Atlantic Theater Company (NY)
Bill Berry, The 5th Avenue Theatre (WA)
Elisbeth Challener, ZACH Theatre (TX)
Snehal Desai, East West Players Inc. (CA)
Rick Edinger, Carnegie Mellon University (PA)
Mark Fleischer, Pittsburgh CLO (PA)
Marguerite Hannah, Horizon Theatre Company (GA)
Mac Ingram, Ars Nova (NY)
Jennifer Jaquess, Red Mountain Theatre (AL)
Betsy King Militello, National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NY)
Dan Murphy, Broadway Rose Theatre Company (OR)
Aaron Thielen, Broadway Across Borders (IL)
Rachel Tischler, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)
Nancy Gibbs, 321 Theatrical Management (NY), Board Emeritus Liaison
Marsha S. Brooks, Brooks & Distler (NY), Legal Counsel

Board Emeritus

Nancy Gibbs, 321 Theatrical Management (NY), Board Emeritus Liaison
Randy Adams
, Junkyard Dog Productions (NY)
Kenny Alhadeff, Junkyard Dog Productions (NY)
Judith Allen  
Michael Baron, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (OK)
Rick Boynton, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (IL)
Wayne Bryan, Music Theatre Wichita (KS)
Curt Dale Clark, Maine State Music Theatre (ME)
Keith Cromwell, Red Mountain Theatre Company (AL)
Kathy Evans
Lori Fineman
, Lori Fineman Productions (NY)
Henry Fonte, Molloy College/CAP21 BFA Program (NY)
Bud Franks
Sue Frost
, Junkyard Dog Productions (NY)
Kent Gash, NYU Tisch New School on Broadway (NY)
Charles Gray
Dana Harrel
Donna Lynn Hilton, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)
Mark S. Hoebee, Paper Mill Playhouse (NJ)
Robb Hunt, Village Theatre (WA)
Michael Jenkins, Starlight Entertainment (TX)
Van Kaplan, Pittsburgh CLO (PA)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Sharon Maroney, Broadway Rose Theatre (OR)
Buck Mason, IBM Creative, Inc. (CA)
Tom McCoy, McCoy Rigby Entertainment (CA) 
Bridget McDonough
, Light Opera Works (IL)
Jim Mercer
Kevin Moore, The Human Race Theatre Company (OH)
Kevin Moriarty, Dallas Theater Center (TX)
Paige Price, Philadelphia Theatre Company (PA)
Peter Rothstein, Theater Latté Da (MN)
Phil Santora
, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley (CA)
Harriet Schlader
, Woodminster Summer Musicals (CA)
Marilynn Sheldon
Steve Stettler

Mark D. Sylvester
, Walnut Street Theatre (PA)
Marty Wiviott, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)

 

Committees

Audit

Pamela Adams, Atlantic Theater Company (NY), Chair
Debby Buchholz
, La Jolla Playhouse (CA)
Lori Fineman, Lori Fineman Productions (NY)
Tom Gabbard
, Blumenthal Performing Arts Theatre (NC)
Nancy Gibbs
, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Hillary Hart, Theatre Under The Stars (TX)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Michael G. Murphy, Shea’s Performing Arts Center (NY)
Rachel Tischler, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)

Budget and Finance

Hillary Hart, Theatre Under The Stars (TX), Chair
Pamela Adams
, Atlantic Theater Company (NY)
Debby Buchholz, La Jolla Playhouse (CA)
Lori Fineman, Lori Fineman Productions (NY)
Tom Gabbard, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center (NC)
Nancy Gibbs, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Michael G. Murphy, Shea’s Performing Arts Center (NY)
Rachel Tischler, Goodspeed Musicals (CT)

Development

Elisbeth Challener, ZACH Theatre (TX), Chair
Michael Baron
, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (OK)
Hillary Hart, Theatre Under the Stars (TX)
Jennifer Jaquess, Red Mountain Theatre (AL)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Paige Price, Philadelphia Theatre Company (PA)
Phil Santora
, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley (CA)
Jana Shea, Seaview Productions (CT)

Educational Resources

Mark Fleischer, Pittsburgh CLO (PA), Chair
Susanna Gellert, Weston Playhouse (VT)
Orlando Morales
, The 5th Avenue Theatre (WA)
Dan Murphy, The Broadway Rose Theatre (OR)

Festival of New Musicals – 2022

Brannon Bowers, American Music Theatre Project (IL), Co-Chair
Marguerite Hannah
, Horizon Theatre (GA), Co-Chair
Dana Harrel, Chair Emerita
Chris Alleman
, Lake Dillon Theatre Company (CO)
Julianne Wick Davis, Festival Alum (Lautrec at the St. James, ’19; Southern Comfort, ’12)
Taneisha Duggan Octopus Theatricals (NY) 
Sharon Fallon
, Sharon Fallon Productions, Inc. (NY)
Elisabeth Farwell-Moreland, Seattle Rep (WA)
Nancy Gibbs, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Michel Hausmann, Miami New Drama (FL)
Jonathan McCrory
, National Black Theatre (NY)
Matt Morrow, Diversionary Theatre Productions (CA)
Kamana Ntibarikure, Segal Centre for Performing Arts (QC)
Olivia O’Connor, Geffen Playhouse (CA) 
Brad Willcuts, Michigan State University Department of Theatre (MI)
Chris Youstra, Olney Theatre Center (MD)
Audrey Zielenbach, Gulfshore Playhouse (FL)

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA)

Eric Keen-Louie, La Jolla Playhouse (CA), Chair
Pamela Adams, Atlantic Theater Company (NY)
Kwofe Coleman, The Muny (MO)
Lori Fineman, Lori Fineman Productions (NY)
Kate Galvin, Cardinal Stage Company (IN)
Kent Gash, NYU Tisch New Studio on Broadway (NY)
Mac Ingram, Ars Nova (NY)
Michael G. Murphy, Shea’s Performing Arts Center (NY)

Membership

Anthony Rodriguez, Aurora Theatre (GA), Chair
Jenny Case, Diversionary Theatre (CA)
Braley Degenhardt
, Atlantic Theater Company (NY)
Kelli Foster Warder
, Theater Latté Da (MN)
Kappy Kilburn, Human Race Theatre (OH)
Dane Leasure, Rubber City Theatre (OH)
Jeff Rane, Uptown Players (TX)
Darryl Reuben Hall, Stage Aurora Theatrical Company, Inc. (NY)
Peter Rothstein, Theater Latté Da (MN)
Amaya Santamaria, Broadway Rose Theatre (OR)
Daniel Thomas
, 42nd Street Moon (CA)
Brad Willcuts, Michigan State University (MI)

New Works

Aislinn Frantz, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (IL), Co-Chair
Eric Keen-Louie, La Jolla Playhouse (CA), Co-Chair
Carlos Armesto, Theatre C (NY)
Margot Astrachan, Margot Astrachan Production (NY)
Victoria Bussert, Baldwin Wallace University (OH)
Snehal Desai, East West Players (CA)
Brandon Ivie, Village Theatre (WA)
Elizabeth Kensek, WaterTower Theatre (TX)
Thomas Morrissey, Theatre Now (NY)

Nominating

Michael G. Murphy, Shea’s Performing Arts Center (NY), Chair
Michael Baron, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (OK)
Elisbeth Challener
, ZACH Theatre (TX)
Kwofe Coleman, The Muny (MO)
Mark Fleischer, Pittsburgh CLO (PA)
Nancy Gibbs, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)

Strategic Communications

Kwofe Coleman, The Muny (MO), Chair
Curt Dale Clark, Maine State Music Theatre (ME)
Hillary Hart, Theatre Under The Stars (TX)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Michael G. Murphy, Shea’s Performing Arts Center (NY)
Aaron Thielen, The Marriott Theatre (IL)

Festival Alumni Advisory Committee

Scotty Arnold (Fest ’16, When We’re Gone fka Mortality Play)
Jeff Bienstock (Fest ’15, Legendale)
Beth Blatt (Fest ’05, Princess Caraboo fka Caraboo, Princess of Javasu)
Nicole Brooks (Fest ’20, Obeah Opera)
EllaRose Chary (Fest ’21, TL;DR Thelma Louise; Dyke Remix)
Stephen Cole (Fest ’94, After the Fair; Fest ’96, Dodsworth)
Tommy Crawford (Fest ’19, Seawife)
Andrea Daly (Fest ’15, Legendale)
Mindi Dickstein (Fest ’16, Benny & Joon)
Brandon James Gwinn (Fest ’21, TL;DR Thelma Louise; Dyke Remix)
Brian Hargrove (Fest ’09, It Shoulda Been You)
Timothy Huang (Fest ’15, American Morning fka Costs of Living)
Cheeyang Ng (Fest ’20, Eastbound)
Stacey Luftig
 (Fest ’13, My Heart is the Drum)
Adam Mathias (Fest ’08, See Rock City and Other Destinations)
Kevin Merritt  (Fest ’14, Great Wall)
Tommy Newman (Fest ’07, Tinyard Hill; Fest ’09, Band Geeks!; Fest ’13, Single Girls Guide)
Kyle Puccia (Fest ’21, Missing Peace)
Rob Rokicki (Fest ’18, Monstersongs)
Kent Staines (Fest ’17, Prom Queen)