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.)

Hillary Hart, Theatre Under The Stars (TX), President
Jennifer Jaquess, Red Mountain Theatre (AL), Vice-President
Eric Keen-Louie
, La Jolla Playhouse (CA), Vice-President
Anthony Rodriguez
, Aurora Theatre (GA), Treasurer
Mac Ingram
, Signature Theatre (NY), Secretary
Kwofe Coleman, The Muny (MO), Immediate Past President
Bill Berry
, The 5th Avenue Theatre (WA)
Brannon Bowers, American Music Theatre Project at Northwestern University (IL)
Snehal Desai, Center Theatre Group (CA)
Rick Edinger, Carnegie Mellon University (PA)
Sharon Fallon, Sharon Fallon Productions (NY)
Mark Fleischer, Pittsburgh CLO (PA)
Susanna Gellert, Weston Theater Company (VT)
Ray Hogg, Musical Stage Company (ON)
Branden Huldeen, Barrington Stage Company (MA)
Kappy Kilburn, The Human Race Theatre Company (OH)
Betsy King Militello, National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NY)
Søren Møller, Østre Gasværk Teater (DK)
Matt Morrow, Center Repertory Company (CA)
Ashley Wells, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (OK)
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
Pamela Adams, Atlantic Theater Company (NY)
Michael Baron, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (OK)
John Breckenridge
Rick Boynton, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (IL)
Wayne Bryan, Music Theatre Wichita (KS)
Elisbeth Challener, FineWomen Productions (NY)
Curt Dale Clark, Maine State Music Theatre (ME)
Keith Cromwell, Red Mountain Theatre Company (AL)
Kathy Evans
Lori Fineman
, FineWomen 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
Kevin Moriarty, Dallas Theater Center (TX)
Dan Murphy, The Broadway Rose Theatre (OR)
Michael G. Murphy
Paige Price
, Philadelphia Theatre Company (PA)
Denny Reagan
Peter Rothstein, Theater Latté Da (MN)
Phil Santora

Marilynn Sheldon
Steve Stettler

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

 

Committees

Audit

Hillary Hart, Theatre Under The Stars (TX)Chair
Pamela Adams
, Atlantic Theater Company (NY)
Debby Buchholz
, La Jolla Playhouse (CA)
Lori Fineman, FineWomen Productions (NY)
Nancy Gibbs, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Michael G. Murphy
Anthony Rodriguez,
Aurora Theatre (GA)

Budget and Finance

Anthony Rodriguez, Aurora Theatre (GA), Chair
Pamela Adams
, Atlantic Theater Company (NY)
Debby Buchholz, La Jolla Playhouse (CA)
Lori Fineman, FineWomen Productions (NY)
Hillary Hart, Theatre Under The Stars (TX)
Nancy Gibbs, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Michael G. Murphy

Development

Elisbeth Challener, FineWomen Productions (NY), Chair
Michael Baron
, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (OK)
Kerrie Brinkman-White, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (OK)
Michael Detroit, Playhouse on the Square (TN)
Hillary Hart, Theatre Under the Stars (TX)
Jennifer Jaquess, Red Mountain Theatre (AL)
Jeff Loeb, The Hollywood Pantages (CA)
Bryan McCaffrey
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
Kate Galvin, Constellation Stage and Screen (IN)
Susanna Gellert, Weston Playhouse (VT)
Dan Murphy, The Broadway Rose Theatre (OR)

Festival of New Musicals – 2023

Brannon Bowers, American Music Theatre Project (IL) – Co-chair
Sharon Fallon, Sharon Fallon Productions (NY) – Co-chair
Marguerite Hannah, Horizon Theatre (GA) – Chair Emerita
Elissa Adams, Theatre Latté Da (MN)
Chris Alleman, Theatre SilCo (CO)
Jen Bender, Paper Mill Playhouse (NJ)
Dev Bondarin, Prospect Theater Company (NY)
Anika Chapin, Signature Theater (VA)
Taneisha Duggan, Octopus Theatricals (NY)
Rick Edinger, Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama (PA)
Ryan Morales Green, The Latiné MT Lab (NY)
Robi Hager, Music & Lyrics, Little Duende (Fest ’21)
Michel Hausmann, Miami New Drama (FL)
Branden Huldeen, Barrington Stage Company (MA)
Jonathan McCrory, National Black Theatre (NY)
Claudia de Vasco, Miller Outdoor Theatre (TX)
Brad Willcuts, Michigan State University (MI)
Neen Williams-Teramachi, The 5th Avenue Theatre (WA)
Chris Youstra, Olney Theatre (MD)
*The Festival Selection Committee for the 2024 Festival will be announced after selection in June. 

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, FineWomen Productions (NY)
Kate Galvin, Cardinal Stage Company (IN)
Kent Gash, NYU Tisch New Studio on Broadway (NY)
Mac Ingram, SIgnature Theatre (NY)
Michael G. Murphy

Membership

Anthony Rodriguez, Aurora Theatre (GA), Co-Chair
Ashley Wells, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (OK), Co-Chair
Jenny Case, Diversionary Theatre (CA)
Braley Degenhardt
, Atlantic Theater Company (NY)
Denise Dickens, Transport Group Theatre Company (NY)
Shari Jordan, Tuacahn Center for the Arts (UT)
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)
Amaya Santamaria, Broadway Rose Theatre (OR)
Daniel Thomas
, 42nd Street Moon (CA)
Alexander Tom, Montclair State University (NJ)
Brad Willcuts, Michigan State University (MI)

New Works

Hattie Andres, Seattle Rep (WA), Co-Chair
Eric Keen-Louie, La Jolla Playhouse (CA), Co-Chair
Jaime Bartolett, Shea Theatricals (NY)
Bill Berry, The 5th Avenue Theatre (WA)
Victoria Bussert, Baldwin Wallace University (OH)
Kate Galvin, Constellation Stage & Screen (IN)
Marguerite Hannah, Horizon Theatre (GA)
Ray Hogg, The Musical Stage Company (ON)
Elizabeth Kensek, WaterTower Theatre (TX)
Justin Lucero, Theatre Latte Da (MN)
Alan Paul, Barrington Stage Company (MA)
Amber Wallace, Ogunquit Playhouse (ME)
Adam Yankowy, Michigan State University (MI)

Nominating

Kwofe Coleman, Chair
Nancy Gibbs, 321 Theatrical Management (NY)
Hillary Hart, Theatre Under The Stars (TX)

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
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)

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