_TERRI GIRVIN – Credits include: Off Broadway: Hysterical Blindness (Soho Playhouse), Lypsinka - A Day in the Life (Cherry Lane Theatre), Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah (Circle in the Square Downtown). Regional: Peter Pan (Peter – Virginia Stage Co.), Paper Moon (Ford's Theatre), Beehive (Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas), Grease (Jan – Theatre League Tour), Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah (Herberger Theatre, Phoenix), Working (Phoenix Little Theatre), West Side Story (Anybodys – L.A), Sweeney Todd (Tobias – L.A). In addition to having originated several roles in new plays that you've never heard of… Terri is also a stand up comedian having worked at most of the clubs in New York City. As a comic, she was also a host for Good Morning America’s “All Night Long” series, and featured in the VH1 programs “Robbing the Cradle” & “Hot Babes, Ugly Guys”. Most memorable gig? A live industrial where the line up consisted of only Terri, General Colin Powell and The Brian Setzer Orchestra… She is most proud of her 9 years of work with Only Make Believe, a non profit theatre company that creates and performs interactive theatre for children in hospitals and care facilities. Only Make Believe is dedicated to the principle that freeing a child’s imagination is a valuable part of the healing process.
_MICHAEL LEEDS - B’way: Swinging On A Star (Writer/Director Tony Award nom. Best Musical). Off-B'way: Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah - The Songs of Allan Sherman (Drama Desk Award nom. Best Director/Best Choreographer). Lypsinka - A Day In The Life (Director/Choreographer), Showing Off (Director/Choreographer, starring Donna Murphy), The First Step (NY International Fringe Festival), Carmelina and 70, Girls, 70 (starring Jane Powell & Charlotte Rae) for the York Theatre’s Musicals In Mufti series. Regional/International: Arthur Miller’s Playing For Time (Director/Adapted teleplay, Edinburgh Fringe Festival First Award), A Little Night Music (Director/Choreographer, Houston Grand Opera starring Frederica Von Stade & Thomas Allen) and Marc Blitzstein’s Regina (Florida Grand Opera starring Lauren Flanigan). Film: choreographed End of Summer (starring Jacqueline Bisset & Peter Weller), co-wrote The Simian Line (starring William Hurt, Lynn Redgrave, Tyne Daly, Harry Connick Jr., Cindy Crawford) and The Last Film Festival, (starring Dennis Hopper, Jacqueline Bisset, Leelee Sobieski & Chris Kattan.) As a Songwriter: Martin Charnin's Off-B’way revues Upstairs At O’Neals and the No Frills Revue, as well as CBS’s The Comedy Zone. His plays include The First Step (authored as Henry Covery) and The Gift. As librettist: Miracles (co-wrote with Joe Stein, score by Sheldon Harnick, Stephen Schwartz, David Shire, Marvin Hamlisch) and a new version of Cole Porter’s Red, Hot And Blue (Director/Writer, Goodspeed Opera/ PaperMill Playhouse) as well as co-writing the book, music and lyrics for Mating Habits of the Urban Mammal, (Broward Stage Door Theatre). In South Florida: the inaugural season of Laffing Matterz at the Broward Center for Performing Arts (Director/Choreographer), the new Lisa Loeb musical, Camp Kappawanna for City Theatre (Director/Choreographer), The First Step (Empire Stage Theatre), The Boys In The Band for Rising Action Theatre, A Little Night Music (Carbonell nom. Best Musical), The Glass Menagerie, Come Blow Your Horn, Mack And Mabel (Carbonell Best Musical), Steel Magnolias, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, My Fair Lady and The Light In The Piazza (Silver Palm Award for Direction) for the Broward Stage Door Theatre. Michael is currently developing a new musical, Theme Dreams, for Tiger Theatricals.
PHIL PALAZZOLO - Most recently his work on Neko Case's album ‘Middle Cyclone’ granted him two Grammy nominations for Best Contemporary Folk Album, and Best Recording Package. He also produced/engineered on the New Pornographers albums "Challengers" and "Together". In theatre, he was the sound designer on “Escape from Bellevue: A Rock and Roll Odyssey” written and performed by Christopher Campion, and ran to sold out houses at the Village Theatre in the heart of Greenwich Village.