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Jamie Young • Author

Posted on Jul 29, 2019 in Authors

Jamie Young (a.k.a. James Brigham Young) is the Executive Producer of Brigham’s Playhouse and one of its owners.  He recently left a 19 year career as a professor of Musical Theatre to pursue his dream of running a professional theatre company.  He served as the head of the theatre program at Western Wyoming College in Rock Springs for twelve years, where he was responsible for producing, directing, and/or choreographing six to nine productions annually.  He also served as the Artistic & Managing Director of the college’s professional summer stock theatre company and summer theatre camp for youth. Before moving to Wyoming, Young worked in North Carolina.  While serving for four years as the creator and director of a Musical Theatre program at College of The Albemarle in Elizabeth City, Jamie also managed a large performing arts training studio with...

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Ralph G. Rodgers, Jr. • Author

Posted on Jul 20, 2019 in Authors, ZT Authors

Ralph G. Rodgers Jr., has long been associated with theater along the Wasatch Front – from teaching drama at Granite High School to operating the Pages Lane Theatre in Centerville – thousands of patrons knew Rodgers from his performances as Scrooge in a variety of “A Christmas Carol” musical adaptations, Tevye in “Fiddler on the Roof” and Ko-Ko, the Lord High Executioner of Titipu in “The Mikado.” Born August 16, 1936, in Salt Lake City, the son of Isabelle Stagg Rodgers and Ralph Gilbert Rodgers, Sr. He married Joan Williams on June 17, 1960 in the Salt Lake Temple. Rodgers served a mission for the LDS Church in Samoa in 1956-59 and later spent much time in the islands as a regional representative for the church and, during the early 1970s, as president of the Samoan Mission for three...

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James Arrington • Author

Posted on Jul 20, 2019 in Authors, ZT Authors

James Arrington 
Associate Professor, Former Department Chair at Utah Valley University Professor James Arrington was schooled professionally at The American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco and has earned a Masters Degree in Theatre from Brigham Young University. He has worked professionally for 30 years and became a local sensation on the Utah theatre scene when returned to create and star in his well known groundbreaking one-man show, Here’s Brother Brigham. He followed this by displaying a quirky writing talent with The Farley Family Reunion and J. Golden. He starred in the former and wrote, directed and produced the latter. He went on to write and produce numerous works including Farley Two: the Next Gyration, Wilford Woodruff: God’s Fisherman, Farley Family Xmas, Tumuaki! Matthew Cowley of the Pacific, and the pioneer musical The Trail of Dreams. He has written and...

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Jerry Argetsinger • Author

Posted on Jul 18, 2019 in Authors, ZT Authors

Gerald Argetsinger, Ph.D. (Bowling Green State University), is an Associate Professor, Department of Cultural and Creative Studies, National Technical Institute for the Deaf, a college of the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. He joined NTID in 1975, where he has taught a variety of courses and chaired two departments. Argetsinger has had a distinguished career in theater and film as a scholar, playwright, director and producer. He has authored a major study on the Danish playwright Ludvig Holberg including eight comedies by this Father of Scandinavian theatre, as well as numerous articles and essays on the literary and dramatic arts. He has published a dozen scripts and directed and produced a number of major theatrical productions, He is a nationally recognized director of outdoor drama, including the Hill Cumorah Pageant (for which he was the Artistic Director...

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Tim Slover • Author

Posted on Jul 17, 2019 in Authors, ZT Authors

Tim Slover, Assistant Professor, directs the playwriting and London Study Abroad programs for the University of Utah Department of Theatre, where he also teaches dramatic literature and script analysis. His plays have been produced off-Broadway and in professional regional and university theatres all over the US and in Canada. Tim’s writing awards include the Grand Prize in the 65th Annual Writers Digest Writers Awards; the Christopher Brian Wolk Award for Playwriting Excellence; a Cine Golden Eagle; a Freedoms Foundation George Washington Honor Medal; a Hopwood Award for Best Play; an American Screenwriters Association Award, three Association for Mormon Letters playwriting awards (plus an honorable mention), and he was also a finalist for a Television Arts and Sciences Community Service Emmy. His plays are published by the Samuel French Co., Encore Performance Publishing, Leicester Bay Theatricals and Zion Theatricals. More...

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Rodger Sorensen • Author

Posted on Jul 17, 2019 in Authors, ZT Authors

Rodger Sorensen is a retired professor of Theatre and Media Arts who served as Associate Dean in the College of Fine Arts and Communications at Brigham Young University. Prior to his appointment as Associate Dean he served as the Chair of the Theatre and Media Arts Department for seven years. Before coming to BYU in 1996 Sorensen taught at the College of Eastern Utah from 1974-1979 and also at Ricks College (BYU-Idaho) from 1979-1996, serving as the Theatre Department Chair at BYU-I for ten years. He completed his PhD at the University of Texas at Dallas (1999). His dissertation explored  “Alchemy, Nature, and Time in ‘Pericles’ and ‘The Winter’s Tale’”. Sorensen has directed over a hundred theatre productions, including premieres of original scripts, adaptations of his own devised pieces, a range of interdisciplinary projects, many operas, musicals, dramas, and...

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Eric Samuelsen • Author

Posted on Jul 17, 2019 in Authors, ZT Authors

Eric Samuelsen taught at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio before joining the faculty at Brigham Young University in 1992. He became head of the Playwriting program at BYU in 1999. He has also taught as an adjunct faculty member in the Religion department. He retired from BYU in 2012. As a playwright, Samuelsen has had twenty-seven plays professionally produced in Utah, Indiana, Louisiana, New York, and California. Some of his plays include Gadianton, which has seen three professional productions across the country, A Love Affair with Electrons, Family, The Plan, and The Way We’re Wired.  He is resident playwright at Plan B Theatre Company in Salt Lake City, who designated their 2013-14 season a ‘Season of Eric,’ including productions of six plays. He is a member of the Playwrights’ Circle, and the Dramatists Guild. He is three-time winner...

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Jon Robert Howe • Author

Posted on Jul 16, 2019 in Authors, ZT Authors

Jon Robert Howe is first last, and always a seeker of truth who is happy to share–an educator experienced in multimedia ways to make learning memorable. He has been in turns a newspaper photographer, radio news broadcaster, professional Santa Claus, actor, video producer, musical playwright, graphic and Internet designer, marketing executive and innovative blogger. In his college classes, Jon loves to teach hungry students the presentation computer techniques that he is always polishing and using. He really enjoys leading church classes using his multimedia skills to not only keep his students awake–but more, to help make the lessons “stick” in the minds and hearts of his fellow students. Musical Authored: The Saga Of Sasquatch C’lone (Leicester Bay Theatricals) also: Missionary Boxer (with music by Lynn Burton, unavailable at this time) Books Authored: Teaching Moment Boosters (A book that gives...

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James G. Lambert • Author and Composer

Posted on Jul 16, 2019 in Authors, ZT Authors

James G. Lambert — was a playwright, lyricist and composer as well as a director and actor. He was active in theatrical enterprises wherever he lived. His wife, Elizabeth Lambert, survives him and lives in Provo, Utah. His children Julia Lambert Grogan, James D. Lambert and Christian Lambert have settled in various places around the country. In 2011 we lost a great man, husband, father, friend and, in addition, I lost a collaborator when Jim died. MUSICALS AUTHORED The Angel and the Rebel (unpublished) Curses, Foiled Again! (Eldridge Plays and Musicals) Frontier! (unpublished) Golden Dreams (unpublished) The Homely Touch (The Tender Touch) [rights unavailable] Jedediah! (ZT & LBT) The Littlest Angel [rights unavailable] That’s Life (unpublished) Where Freedom Stands...

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Thom Duncan • Author

Posted on Jul 16, 2019 in Authors, ZT Authors

Having been born of goodly parents, in the town of Southgate California, he is currently employed as a Technical Writer. Thom has written many LDS-oriented plays (one of which, Matters of the Heart, currently anthologized in Saints on Stage, won an award as Best New Play of the Year in 1985), two technical books about Novell software, and several yet unproduced screenplays. All of his LDS plays are represented by Zion Theatricals. Moroni Smith in Search of the Gold Plates is his second published novel. He is  published in every branch of the medium except screenplays. When he does that, he says that he can die happy.   MUSICALS AUTHORED The Tymes Of All Eternity (unavailable) Prophet (unavailable) NOVEL AUTHORED Moroni Smith in the Land of Zarahemla (Available at Zion BookWorks) Moroni Smith in Search of the Gold Plates...

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Ed Farnsworth — Playwright

Posted on Jul 11, 2019 in Authors

Ed Farnsworth   Ed Farnsworth has over twenty years of performing experience on various stages in Utah, and began his foray into playwriting in 2010, creating a number of scripts successfully produced by local theaters. He lives in Centerville, Utah.   Playwright/Lyricist for: “Robin Hood: The Legend of the Sherwood...

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Anthony Buck — Composer

Posted on Jul 11, 2019 in Authors

Anthony Buck   Anthony Buck is a versatile artist with experience as a singer, director, actor, writer, and composer.  With over 100 credits to his name in opera, operetta, musical theatre, and theatre, he has performed (and his works have been performed) across the US.   Composer for “Robin Hood: The Legend of the Sherwood...

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Tim Laycock — Author

Posted on Feb 19, 2019 in Authors

Tim Laycock is a Dorset man of many talents: actor, writer, musician….   He often combines these roles, adding much to all aspects the performances in which he is involved. Splitting Tim’s work into neat packages just isn’t possible, but to give you a flavour of the incredibly wide range of things in which he gets very successfully involved: Past company member with The National Theatre and Festival Theatre Chichester among others. Actor/Musical Director in (among others): The Old Wife’s Tale at Shakespeare’s Globe August 2000 Dorchester Community Play “A Time to Keep” 2007 Composer and Musical Director for the 2014 Dorchester Community Play “Drummer Hodge”, drawing rave reviews. Led ‘Tuneful Stories’ sessions through the summer of 2013, at Hardy’s Birthplace. Music and storytelling projects with the: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in Poole and Bournemouth Schools. Extensive storytelling work in Dorset schools Specializes...

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Steve Eaton Evans — Author

Posted on Feb 19, 2019 in Authors

Steve is Head of Performing Arts at Queen’s College, Taunton. He qualified with a BA Hons in Theatre Language from Dartington College of Arts in 1983. He completed a PGCE at Leicester University in 1985 and has taught in both independent and state schools. He has been Head of Department in five different establishments. In 1995 he left education for 7 years to become a professional actor/playwright. He was Co-Artistic Director of Jakes Ladder Theatre Company with his wife Jane and toured the country directing and performing. Steve is well known for his musical stage adaptations of children’s novels The Borrowers and The Wind in the Willows. The company also produced several Theatre-In-Education packages (Gemma’s Wardrobe and Einstein’s Pants) which continue to tour the British Isles under Solomon Theatre Company. Two of Steve’s educational screenplays were nominated for Royal...

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J Scott Bronson • Author

Posted on Feb 5, 2019 in Authors, ZT Authors

J. Scott Bronson is a middle-aged man from San Diego with one wife, five children, a cat and a dog.  He studied theatre at Albert Einstein Jr. High School, James Madison Sr. High School, San Diego Mesa Jr. College, and BYU.  He has written a dozen plays or so including a couple of Mayhew Award winners and the Association For Mormon Letters’ 2001 best drama, Stones.  He is a published playwright, and fiction writer, a stage director who has served on the boards of two theatre companies in Utah County, one of which he co-founded and for which he was the Artistic Director.  He has acted in scores of stage, television and film productions.  He is a cancer survivor and a  couch-potato.  He likes Jazz, Blues, Classical and Rock-and-Roll music.  He loves Big Macs, pizza and Cap’n Crunch and...

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Emily Rose Tucker — Composer

Posted on Aug 28, 2018 in Authors

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Jody D. Brown — Author

Posted on Aug 28, 2018 in Authors

Jody D. Brown, Ph.D. — University of Nebraska, Professor Emeritus (Ferrum College) Besides, over 35 years as a college professor, Brown has over 40 years of experience performing in and promoting theater productions. Now retired, she continues performing Jack Tales with the Jack Tale Storytellers, is the Secretary of the Franklin County Electoral Board, Treasurer of the Scruggs Vol. Fire and Rescue Squad Inc., and President of the SML Lions Club Scholarship Trust. She based the goals in “My Travels with Cecil: A Guide for Teachers” on the 2002 Virginia Standard of Learning from grades K through 5, but suggests the activities can be easily modified to any elementary classroom. Brown has coordinated many projects that combined theatrical projects with public school goals. “My Travels with Cecil” premiered at Ferrum College for its alumni weekend on May 18, 2002....

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George G. King — Playwright-Lyricist

Posted on Aug 9, 2018 in Authors

George G. King is from Utah. He has served a French mission for the LDS Church and earned Degrees from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and completed course work at Rice University in Houston, Texas. He has worked for United States Steel, WordPerfect Corporation and Zions Bank as a publications editor and technical writer and taught English and French at BYU, Rice University, & Utah Valley University. He loves to write and share his philosophies and ideas in poems, stories, and theater. He also really enjoys and admires the way C. Michael Perry puts wings to his words through music.   MUSICALS AUTHORED Coming Home: A Christmas...

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Dean Olivet — Author

Posted on Jul 18, 2018 in Authors

DEAN OLIVET — received a Music BA in Duluth around 2003. These days he teaches a lot of guitar and banjo lessons, and take care of his baby girl, Rosemary. He once directed a production of “The Fantasticks”, and shaved a bald spot in his head to play Stephen Spettigue in “Charley’s Aunt.” He has a French Horn Trophy, a Jug Band Trophy, a plaque that reads “Best Musical Act at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival”, and a deck of cards from when he played guitar for Minneapolis Musical Theatre’s production of “Tommy”. There’re five records out there with his music on them. He has done some other things and will do more.   MUSICALS Searching for Sparks The...

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Harlan Baker — Author

Posted on Jul 17, 2018 in Authors

Harlan Baker is a graduate of Emerson College. He worked on the staff of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America AFL-CIO (Now UniteHere). He served in the Maine legislature from 1979-1988 representing part of Portland. He is an actor and director and has appeared with numerous theatres throughout New England, including the Portland Stage Company, Theater at Monmouth, Mt. Holyoke Summer Theater, New Century Theater and the Stage at Spring Point. His short plays,”Gran Via”, “Tung Sing”, and “A Whale of a Tale”, have been staged by several Portland area theatre companies. He has been teaching speech and theater for the past twenty years at the University of Southern Maine, and taught speech and theater at the University of New England from 1987 to 2004 concurrently with his work at USM. He is currently an adjunct lecturer in the...

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Patricia Mew — Author

Posted on May 23, 2018 in Authors, Women Playwrights and Composers

Patricia Mew’s short plays have been produced at the Maine Playwrights Festival (2012, 2013, 2014), PortFringe (2015, 2016), and King of Crows II (2014), all in Portland, ME. Her play All the Wrong Moves was produced at the 2018 New Works Festival, the Long and Short of It in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Her play Cock Fight won Best Play at the Crowbait Death Match in October 2013. Edna and Furber was a semi-finalist in Little Black Dress INK’s 2015 Female Playwrights ONSTAGE project. She has also had her plays produced at Keene State College, Keene, NH; Smith College, Northampton, MA; and Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, MA. She lives in South Portland, ME where she is a member of Playwrights’ Circle.     SHORT PLAYS: ALL THE WRONG MOVES (published by Leicester Bay Theatricals) COCK FIGHT EDNA and FURBER HE TOUCHED...

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Colin Britt — Composer

Posted on Feb 19, 2018 in Authors

COLIN BRITT holds a Bachelor’s degree in music composition from the Hartt School, a Master’s from Yale, and a Doctorate in Musical Arts from Rutgers. His choral compositions have been published by various presses. He has worked as Music Director for numerous professional productions, and currently serves on the faculty of Rutgers Prep in New Jersey. MUSICALS AUTHORED: Billionaire Vegans The Skeleton In The School Who’s Running The...

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Brent Hutchins — Author

Posted on Jan 13, 2018 in Authors

Brent Hutchins is a fourth generation Mount Desert Island carpenter, and in the words of one of his characters, “Junior”, a Downeast entrepreneur! He has been active in all phases of community theater in central Maine for many years; including, acting, directing, set design and construction. Every earnest thespian knows the magic and melancholy of producing a play. Here today, gone tomorrow! In the midst of post production blues, after a particularly special run of “You Can’t Take It With You,” Brent realized that the magic and melancholy was in that script. So he took up his “pen” and began to write about what he knows: Downeast Maine.N Plays Authored: Closer To Home (Nothin’ Better Than Downeast) Further Downeast (more of Nothin...

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Richard Sewell — author

Posted on Dec 28, 2017 in Authors

RICHARD C. SEWELL grew up among artists in rural Maine.  After Bard College and the Army Language School (Russian), he taught high school, directed, acted, wrote, wandered…   The production of his dance-play, Winter Crane, at the University of Wisconsin, 1968, led to the co-founding (with Robert Joyce) of The Theater At Monmouth, a union classical rep company in 1970.  It also led, indirectly, to a professorship at Colby College, beginning 1974.  TAM and Colby, into this century, continued to be his main workplaces, as actor, director, and teaching theater generalist.             His Wat Tyler was produced by Nathan LeGrand at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in SC, 1988.  Winter Crane’s professional premier was at the Fountain Theater in Los Angeles, 1990, and his adaptation of Lessing’s Nathan The Wise opened at NYC’s fine Pearl Theater in 2002 and was revived...

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Jerry Walker — Author

Posted on Dec 28, 2017 in Authors

Jerry Walker Jerry Walker is a retired Band and Theater director. He was the director of bands at Oxford Hills High School in South Paris and Stearns High School in Millinocket. While in Millinocket he was also the theater director and directed the Jazz Ensembles. Since his retirement in 1999 he has acted in and directed plays and musicals at Schoolhouse: The “Hobbit,” and “Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep”, “The Odd Couple” and a group of one-act plays; Lake Region Community Theater, where he directed: “The Odd Couple”, (female version), “Oliver” and “You Can’t Take It With You”; Oxford Hills Community Theater, “Carnival”; and Windham Center Stage Theater: “You Can’t Take It With You” and “Once Upon A Mattress”. He Directed “My Fair Lady” and “Hello Dolly” at Deertrees. Jerry is one of the founders of the...

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Linda Britt — Author

Posted on Dec 2, 2017 in Authors, Women Playwrights and Composers

LINDA BRITT  is a Maine playwright who has had plays produced on both coasts. Recent works include “What If…”, “I Smile, Of Course, and Go On Drinking Tea,” “Mirrors and Memories,” and “Chosen: Stories On Adoption,” along with her ten-minute play “If Only in My Dreams”. She has also written two musicals for students in Elementary Grades, “The Skeleton In The School” and “Who’s Running The School?” Her current project is a series of monologs focusing on immigration.         PLAYS AUTHORED: American Dreams: Immigration Stories Mrs. Smith Goes To Washington I Smile, Of Course, And Go On Drinking Tea Chosen: Stories On Adoption Mirrors and Memories: Five short plays inspired by the paintings of Norman Rockwell What If… Billionaire Vegans (MUSICAL) Let Me Count The Ways (MUSICAL) The Skeleton In The School (CHILDREN’S MUSICAL) Who’s Running...

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Harley Marshall — author

Posted on Nov 9, 2017 in Authors

Harley Marshall has a long list of theater credits, stretching from the Midwest to Off-Broadway and Maine. He was nominated for Best Actor by the Kansas City theater critics, and was co-founder of a critically acclaimed avant-garde theater there. He created the Asner Showcase and directed its namesake, Ed Asner, in the first production; spearheaded the renovation of an abandoned stable in Kansas City into a performance center; and wrote and performed three one-man shows. In the past year, Marshall has written two comedies and a drama: Murray and Juliet or All’s Swell That Ends Swell, and Sammy’s The Greatest College Bar in the History of Mankind. His latest script, Billy Goes to War premiered in August of 2017. Marshall is a member of The Daytime Players, a troupe of senior actors, directors and playwrights.   Plays Authored Billy...

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Deen Ferrell — Author

Posted on Oct 2, 2017 in Authors

It all started when… Deen Ferrell  began writing in Junior High, where he wrote his first “novel,” which consisted of 59 hand-written pages about a time-traveling antagonist who has psychic abilities. He continued to churn out songs, poems, and story treatments through High School. At Brigham Young University, where he studied film, he won several awards for his plays, and had one THE ARCHER WHO WENT I KNOW NOT WHERE TO FETCH I KNOW NOT WHAT toured across the western states to over 30 performances. His other play CINNAMON STICK was also produced.  His senior film project, “More Bull than Dozer,” which he wrote and art-directed, was selected as the Western Region Finalist by the Academy of Motion Picture and Television Sciences, and competed in Los Angeles for a Student Academy Awards. “Cryptic Spaces” is his first published series,...

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Jennifer Reck — Author

Posted on Sep 4, 2017 in Authors, Women Playwrights and Composers

Jennifer Reck has had plays produced for the Maine Playwrights Festival, PortFringe, and the Crowbait Club.  The Little Mermaid’s Little Sister, her first full-length production, was commissioned  and produced by the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine in collaboration with A Company of Girls, and premiered in April 2017. PLAYS AUTHORED The Little Mermaid’s Little...

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Alexandra Grace Gaver — Author

Posted on Sep 4, 2017 in Authors, Women Playwrights and Composers

Alexandra Grace Gaver studied theater at the University of Virginia and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art with a focus in Shakespeare. She is a co-founder and current board member of The Children’s Theatre of Hampton Roads and is currently attending the William & Mary Law School.       PLAYS AUTHORED: Freedom Song — A Story of Hope (a CTHR Playscripts title) Cinderella’s Miss-Adventures (a CTHR Playscripts title) The Not-So-Scary Nightmare Adventure (a CTHR Playscripts title) Visit The Children’s Theatre of Hampton Roads at...

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Jenifer Nii — Author

Posted on Aug 16, 2017 in Authors, Women Playwrights and Composers

Jenifer Nii has had five plays produced at Plan-B Theatre Company. They include THE SCARLET LETTER and SUFFRAGE, which garnered back-to-back nominations for the American Theatre Critics Association/Steinberg Award for Best New American Play Produced Outside New York, and RUFF! a play for young audiences. THE WEIRD PLAY will premier at Plan-B in 2018. PLAYS PUBLISHED: RUFF! The Scarlet Letter...

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E. Gray Simons III — AUTHOR

Posted on Apr 4, 2017 in Authors

Playwright E. Gray Simons III has worked for fourteen years as an Artist-in-Residence at BTF. In 2000, he became Artistic Director of BTF PLAYS! and has since written and directed more than a dozen original plays, among them Aesop’s Network, Nursery Rhyme Café, Mystery Sideshow 2: Strange Waves, and Mystery Sideshow 3: Way Out West. Simons made his BTF directorial debut in 2000 with The Wind in the Willows and in 2001 he became director of the Summer Performance Stories, The Odyssey, The Magic Flute, Arabian Nights, and Monkey. Other directorial credits include The Wizard of Oz, Alice in Wonderland, Oliver! and Peter Pan(2009) on BTF’s Main Stage, Where Has Tommy Flowers Gone? and Holiday Memories in the Unicorn Theatre, Robin Hood at the Berkshire Museum, The Who’s Tommy at Brandeis University with co-director Eric Hill, and Big Love...

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Joe Rosenberg • Author

Posted on Oct 12, 2016 in Authors

JOSEPH ROSENBERG — Playwright, Director and Theater Scholar, Joe was the founder and Artistic Director of El Teatro Bilingue (The Bilingual Theatre Company). He established bilingual theatre programs in various school districts and founded international theatre exchanges. In 1983 the State Department sent him to South America to lecture on minority culture theatre in the United States. He also edited an anthology of Hispanic Children’s Plays entitled ¡APLAUSO! for ARTÉ PÚBLICO PRESS.   Plays El Bully El Gato Sin Amigos La Rana...

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Jim Christian • Author

Posted on Aug 12, 2016 in Authors

Jim Christian is a Playwright, Lyricist, Director, Choreographer, Actor/Singer/Dancer, and a teacher of thousands of successful students. He is the recently retired Director of Musical Theatre Studies at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. He has produced/directed/choreographed over 50 shows for that department. Plus he founded Chameleons, Utah’s original Murder Mystery group and wrote 18 productions for them to tour with. He has also written the scripts and lyrics for the musicals “Pirated!” (A whacky version of The Pirates of Penzance, set in the era of the emergence of sound pictures, debuted at the ACTF), “Sleepy Hollow” (Winner of the Kennedy Center’s ACTF Musical Theatre Playwrighting Award, with music by Tom Edward Clark), “The Plain Princess“, and two short Christmas shows, “Five Carols for Christmas“, and “JingleJacks“. When his students reminisce, what they recall are Christian’s high expectations and...

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Martin R. Collin • Author

Posted on Jul 13, 2016 in Authors

Martin R. Collin is the former English Department Chairman and Theatre Director at Saint James School, in Hagerstown, Maryland. He taught at Saint James for over 25 years (and before that at The Kildonan School, in Amenia, New York and before that at the University of Maryland-College Park) and has directed over 120 plays. He is currently teaching mandolin and guitar at The Front Porch, a roots and folk music school, in Charlottesville, Virginia.   PLAYS AUTHORED: Reindeer Games-A Christmas Panto for Young and Olde! –a full-length, large cast, made for stage holiday extravaganza Other published work: I Love You When It’s Raining, Roy G. Biv a large cast, nostalgic one-act drama about an inspirational teacher (Lazy Bee Scripts) The Man in Seat 24 or The Uninvited Guest, a full-length, two act murder mystery where an irate, rude, and...

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