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American Federation of Musicians Local 161-710

WASHINGTON DC AREA: 2008-2011

The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber (Liz Callaway, Ron Bohmer, Shoshanna Bean, Lauria Gayle Stephenson, Eric Kunze & David Josefsberg)

Synthesizer

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Rigoletto

Rehearsal Pianist

Washington Cammerata

Adding Machine: A Musical

Keyboard

Studio Theater

Broadway: Three Generations
(dir by Lonny Price, starring Shirley Jones)

Pianist

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The Happy Time

pianist/conductor, Assoc Music Director

Signature Theatre

Kiss of the Spider Woman

rehearsal pianist

Signature Theatre

Stunt Girl

music director (working with composer David Friedman)

American Century Theater

Parade (JRB)

pianist/condustor

Theater Lab - School of the Dramatic Arts

She Loves Me

Music Director/Conductor Pianist

Montgomery College

Tommy

Keyboards

Montgomery College

Fictitious

Music Director

DC Fringe Festival

Oklahoma

Asst MD & Keyboards

Arena Stage

BROADWAY NATIONAL TOURS - KEYBOARDS

  • Mamma Mia- 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Monty Python's Spamalot - 2007
  • Annie - 2007 (with Conrad John Schuck)
  • Sweet Charity - 2007 (with Molly Ringwald)
  • Peter Pan – 2005 - 2006 (with Cathy Rigby)
  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – 2005 (with Patrick Cassidy)
  • The Producers -2004-2005(with Lewis Stadlen & Alan Ruck/Hunter Foster)
  • The King and I -2004 (with Martin Vidnovic & Sandy Duncan)
  • Hairspray- 2003 (with Bruce Vilanche), 2005 (with JP Dougherty)
  • The Full Monty- 2003 (with Robert Westenberg)
  • Elton John’s Aida- 2002
  • Disney’s Beauty and the Beast- 2002, 2006

CONDUCTOR/PIANIST for Leslie Uggams

CONCERT PIANIST for Clay Aiken, Connie Francis, Charo, James Naughton, The Irish Tenors, The Diamonds. Michael Maguire, Broadway Nights (Craig Shulman, Cris Groendaal & Kim Crosby), Lillias White, Lincoln Center Famous Artists Series, Syracuse Opera, Utica & Syracuse Symphony Orchestra Broadway & Jazz Pops Concerts

PRODUCTION/AUDITION/REHEARSAL ACCOMPANIST - BROADWAY, OFF-BROADWAY: 1985 - 1996
A Chorus Line; Grand Hotel; Anna Karennina (Circle in the Square); Jekyll and Hyde; Les Miserables; Tommy; Eating Raoul (starring Adrian Zmed); Ruthless; Rocky Horror; Charles Strouse; Sheldon Harnick; Larry Gatlin; Harvey Schmidt & Tom Jones; York Theatre; Martin Charnin; Lonny Price; Marvin Laird; John Kander & Fred Ebb; Judy Henderson Casting Associates; Musical Theatre Works; Playwrights Horizons; Hughes-Moss Casting; and many others.

 

OTHER NYC CREDITS: 1985-1996

 

The Rink 1995 Revision(with John Kander & Fred Ebb)

asst. musical dir/accomp

Musical Theatre Works & Manhattan Theatre Club

 

Jacques Brel...(starring Karen Akers; Prod. Eric Blau; Dir. Elly Stone)

accompanist

Town Hall

 

To Whom It May Concern (with Carol Hall & Gretchen Cryer; Dir. Geraldine Fitsgerald)

asst. musical dir/accomp

St. Stephen's Church (Off Broadway)

 

The New Yorkers

asst. m.d. to Louis St. Louis

Musical Theatre Works, Town Hall

 

Cather Country (starring Judy Kaye)

accompanist

Playwrights Horizons

 

Honor Song for Crazy Horse

musical dir/accomp

New Dramatists

 

WhatNot

keyboards

Musical Theatre Works

 

42nd Street

musical dir/accomp

Equity Showcase Theatre

 

The Wiz (Dir. Ben Harney)

accompanist

Fordham University

 

Staring Here, Starting Now

musical dir/accomp

Rose's Turn Cabaret

 

42nd Street

musical dir/accomp

Equity Showcase Theatre

 

Change of Key

accompanist

New York University

 

Baby, Pippin, Rodgers Revue

musical dir/accomp

Pace University

 

Dreams of Defiance

accompanist

Monday Night Musicals (Broadway Dozen)

 

Leave It To Me

musical dir/accomp

Medicine Show Theatre

 

Into The Woods

musical dir/accomp

Friends Seminary & Pace University

 

Only A Kingdom

asst. m.d. to Peter Mansfield

Director: Donald Saddler

 

Pajama Game, Evangeline, Ed Dixon Revue

musical dir/accomp

Musical Theatre Works Conservatory

 

Musical Revue

Starring James Naughton

Westport Arts Center

 

Marry Me A Little

Michael Cristofer (prod.)

River Arts, Woodstock NY

 

"Musical Revue"

National Theatre Institute

Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center

 

"One Woman Show" starring Christine Sockol

musical dir/accomp

Danny's Sea Palace

 

 

 

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL APPEARANCES

 

 

Cruise w/ Leslie Uggams
 

Conductor/Pianist
 

Australia
 

 

San Fedele in Chianti: Tuscan Renaissance Center with Amanda McBroom and Suzanne Kiechle
 

Pianist
 

Italy
 

 

Florence: Palazzo Tornabuoni/Medici Palace w/ Amanda McBroom and George Ball

Pianist

Italy

 



OTHER SPECIAL TALENTS

Repertoire enhancement, putting together cabarets, acts, and shows, vocal coaching, organ, bassoon, clarinet, bass clarinet, transposing, sight reading, arranging, transcribing, singing, gourmet cook, Reconnection Practitioner, Usui, Karuna and Kundalini Reiki Master, Aroma therapist. Also 30 years experience in jazz and dance bands, 30+ years experience as church organist.
 

 

ACCOMPANIST FOR CLASSES / CO-INSTRUCTOR

 

Charles Strouse
Barbara Cook
Tovah Feldshuh
Adrian Zmed
Helen Gallagher
Meg Bussert
Don Oliver
Carol Hall
Eric Stern
Evalyn Baron
Ed Dixon
Eliza Ventura
Alan Brasington
Cynthia Adler
Fordham University
Musical Theatre Works
Syracuse University
Alice Cannon
Monica Robinson
Emily Skinner
Amanda McBroom
Michelle Brourman
 

Marni Nixon
Jack Lee
David Zippel
Elly Stone
Michael Dansicker
Christopher Chadman
Peter Howard
Steve Alper
Jill O'Hara
Frank Ventura
Roger Love
Jan Rosenburg
Richard Sabellico
Susan Slavin Academy
Mannes College of Music
Onondaga Community College
Paul Schoeffler
Patricia Hogue-Simon
Pace University
Signature Theatre
Studio Theatre
 

Craig Carnelia
Jeffrey Dunn
Martin Charnin
Patricia Birch
Larry Kert
Dan Siretta
Stephen Douglass
David Pogue
Marianne Tatum
John Medeiros
Karen DiMauro
Dorothy Dorff
HB Studios
American Musical & Dramatic Academy
Turtle Bay Music School
National Theatre Institute
Marymount College
Weist-Barron School
New York University
Montgomery College

 

REGIONAL CREDITS - MUSICAL DIRECTOR/ACCOMPANIST

 

Songs for a New World

m.d./conductor/accomp

Syracuse Stage After Hours

 

Aint Misbehavin'

m.d./accomp

Syracuse Stage After Hours

 

Peter Pan

assoc. m.d./conductor/accomp

Syracuse Stage

 

A Christmas Carol

assoc. m.d./conductor/accomp

Syracuse Stage

 

Jacques Brel...

assoc. m.d./conductor/accomp

Syracuse Stage

 

West Side Story

assoc. m.d./conductor/accomp

Syracuse Stage

 

Blues In the Night

assoc. m.d./accomp

Syracuse Stage

 

Chorus Line

accompanist

Turning Stone Casino

 

I Do, I Do

asst. m.d./accomp

Keith Herrmann Productions

 

Music Man

musical dir.

Syracuse Symphony Orch.

 

Other Regional Shows: Little Shop of Horrors; Chicago; Singin’ in the Rain; Secret Garden; Two by Two; Joseph... Dreamcoat; Grand Hotel; Jesus Christ Superstar; Rodgers and Hart; Something’s Afoot; My Fair Lady; Chorus Line; Evita; Taffetas; Company; Annie Get Your Gun; 42nd Street; Cabaret; Into The Woods; Jerry’s Girls; The Fantasticks; The Golden Apple; How to Succeed in Business; Merrily We Roll Along; Swingin’ on A Star;- Jimmy Van Heusen Revue; West Side Story; Worlds to Win- Sheldon Harnick Revue; Fiddler on the Roof; Guys and Dolls; Paint Your Wagon; You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown; Bye, Bye Birdie; Grease; Hello Dolly; Man of La Mancha; Oliver; South Pacific; Sweet Charity; Phantom; La Cage Aux Folles; Good News; Forever Plaid; Godspell; Oklahoma; Wizard of Oz; My Way; Les Miserables; State Fair; Falsettos; I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change; Tick, Tick, Boom; The Last Five Years, The Wild Party (Lippa), A Little Night Music, Rodgers and Hart; Kiss Of The Spider Woman; Pirates of Penzance; Grey Gardens; Godspell, High School Musical, A Year with Frog & Toad

 


TELEVISION APPEARANCES & MISCELLANEOUS

FAME “A Tough Act to Follow” (MGM 1982)- student . WOMEN ON THE GO - local programming . Various revues, club dates, cabarets, auditions. Cruise Ships (Holland America & Royal Caribbean) . Fort Hamilton Army Band (piano/vocals on club dates)

 


EDUCATION

BFA - Syracuse University - Musical Theater & Accompanying, double major 1985
AAS - Onondaga Community College - piano performance major, voice minor 1983
 

 

REFERENCES

Max Woodward
Producer
JFK Center for the Perf Arts
mawoodward@kennedy-center.org
 

Judy Henderson
Casting Associates
(212)877-0225

 

Craig Schulman
Les Miserables
Broadway Nights
www.craigschulman.com
 

Cynthia Decker
Syracuse Symphony Orchestra
Personnel Director
(315)424-8222

 

Charles Strouse and other references - Correspondence on request

Email me at marysugarmusic@gmail.com