BOOK, MUSIC, LYRICS
Lisette Glodowski is an award-winning composer-lyricist, actor, choreographer and educator. She has performed on stages coast to coast, written numerous musicals and plays, choreographed for regional houses, coached many broadway singers, and earned her MFA at The Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, NYU Tisch School of the Arts | BFA in Musical Theatre/Acting at East Carolina University. Current writing credits with collaborator Richard C. Walter: Madame Clicquot: A Revolutionary Musical –– Studio Cast Recording, The sold-out concert at The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina (2021), Industry Readings and more–– Tambora: The Lost Kingdom (Industry Reading at NYU) and Escrow! A New Musical. Lisette’s other shows include Velvet Over Steel, The Adventures of Atalanta, Much A Cruise About Nothing, Starving Artist: A Song Cycle, Call Me Coppelia and more. Proud member of The Dramatists Guild, ASCAP, AEA, SDC, and the recipient of the Dramatists Guild Foundation Grant in 2020. For more info on her other artistic hats, visit www.lisetteglodowski.com
Richard C. walter
BOOK, MUSIC, LYRICS
A composer-lyricist who has studied and worked in genres including musical theatre, choral, a cappella, pop, jazz, and film scoring. His show Madame Clicquot (co-written with Lisette Glodowski), has had two developmental readings in New York, and was part of New York Theatre Barn's New Works Series in 2020. Richard has been a guest composer at Columbia University, and was commissioned by NYU to team up with his Madame Clicquot collaborator Lisette Glodowski, to write the song "Go Ahead" for the Tisch School of The Arts 2020 graduation ceremony at Radio City Music Hall. Richard has been honored to volunteer as a composer with the 52nd Street Project in NYC, writing new songs and plays with kids. Richard received his B.A. in music from University of Chapel Hill and his MFA in Musical Theatre Writing at NYU's Tisch School. of the Arts. www.richardcwalter.com
Co-Founder/CEO of 35th Parallel Productions, Executive Producer of the St. Louis Fringe Festival, and Guest Faculty at NYU Tisch. Laurie has produced Tuck Everlasting and Les Liaisons Dangereuses on Broadway and the Bengson’s Hundred Days (Lucille Lortel nomination for Best Musical/Best Actress) Off-Broadway. Select Regional Director/Choreography credits include: The Producers, Singin' in the Rain, (Winner, Best Choreography, Nom. Best Director), Velvet Over Steel, The Full Monty (Winner, Best Choreography), Wizard of Oz (Nom. Best Choreography), Urinetown, and Little Shop of Horrors.
Credits include Pippin, Kiss Me Kate, Singin’ in the Rain (Summer Theatre of New Canaan); Inner Voices III: Arlington (Off-Broadway); The White City, Broadcast, and The ToyMaker (Eugene O’Neill National Music Theatre Conference); Danny and the Rocket (NYU/Tisch School of the Arts); Reading of Once Removed (music by Graham Russel of Air Supply); Zapata! The Musical, Show Choir! The Musical, and The ToyMaker (NYMF); Trouble in Shameland (FringeNYC); Numerous cast recordings, demos, cabaret workshops, cabaret.
& Matt Castle
Multi-faceted theater artists who work primarily as musical arrangers, orchestrators, and music supervisors. Favorite projects include:
The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Seas the Adventure (Disney Cruise Line), Scotland, PA (Roundabout), Found (Atlantic Theater Company, Philadelphia Theatre Company, IAMA), Into the Woods (Roundabout/Fiasco), String (Village Theatre), Chick Flick the Musical (off-Broadway), Once Upon a Mattress starring Jackie Hoffmann and Lypsinka (Transport Group), A Dog Story (off-Broadway), The Elf on the Shelf and American Girl Live! (Mills Entertainment), Up and Away (Pittsburgh CLO), Kris Kringle (Town Hall, Proctors), The Donner Party, and A Little Princess (Sacramento); and many new works for TheaterWorksUSA, Kennedy Center, and George Street Playhouse.
The duo has also written arrangements for all kinds of wonderful performers including Kristin Chenoweth, Cynthia Erivo, Santino Fontana, Carole King, Aloe Blacc, Heidi Blickenstaff, Beth Leavel, Deborah Vogt, Debra Monk, Randy Newman, and Randy Rainbow – to drop a few names! Frank & Matt are currently writing book, music, and lyrics for a new musical based on the upcoming indie film From Brooklyn to Boca by Sharon Pfeiffer and Deni B. Sher. They are also working with bookwriter/lyricist Barry Harman to complete an unfinished show begun with the late Keith Herrmann. Next up, they’re composing the score for their first documentary film! www.brainstormtheatrics.com
JANET GROOM CAMPBELL
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's long-time costumer, Janet Groom Campbell, was with PBT for almost 50 years. Her contributions to PST are innumerable. She designed over 45 ballets including The Mighty Casey, George Balanchina's Theme and Variations, Symphony in C, Who Cares?, Tarantella, Allegro Brillante, and Sylvia Pas de Deux.
She has overseen the costume construction for almost every production performed in those 50 years including 4 different versions of Nutcracker, 2 of Swan Lake, The Great Gatsby, Giselle, and many others.
Janet, who received her degree from Fashion Academy of Pittsburgh in 1973, has also designed and built work for Dance Alloy, the American Wind Symphony, and Chamber Opera of Pittsburgh. She has lectured at several universities including the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, Bucknell University, Slippery Rock University, West Virginia University, Davis and Elkins College, and for a number of local organizations. Janet was featured in the Magee Womens Annual Report entitled, "The Art of Performance". In 1996, she designed an ornament for the White House Christmas Tree and was invited to the White House to take part in the tree unveiling festivities. Owner of The Dancer's Perfect Fit, a Pittsburgh-based dancewear shop, she constructs some of the store's inventory and designs costumes for competitors from the tri-state area She is also highly skilled in the art of Scottish kilt making. Janet is married to David Campbell and has two daughters and three grandchildren.
Founder and Director of Cinevative, the nation's leading producer of on-screen media for performing arts and live entertainment. Mark's innovative approach to theatrical video has helped increase ticket sales for some of the most prestigious performing arts organizations in the country.
His clients include Broadway and national tour producers as well as regional producers and presenters including Center Theatre Group, Paper Mill Playhouse, The Old Globe, Pittsburgh CLO, Denver Center, 5th Avenue Theatre, NY City Center, Theatre Under the Stars, Tuacahn Amphitheatre, Goodspeed Musicals, Cirque du Soleil and many others.
His video design for stage projections can be seen around the world on Royal Caribbean stage shows (Ovation, Anthem and Harmony ships), Princess Cruises, Explora Journeys, Jalesh Cruislines, Gloria Trevi/Alejandra Guzman World Tours, Alton Brown Live on Broadway, Dame Edna’s Glorious Goodbye Tour, RAIN the Beatles Tribute Tour, and numerous theatrical tours and venues such as the Superdome, Staples Center, Nissan Stadium, The Dolby Theatre, The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, The MGM Grand and many others.
He directed the full-length streaming special, You I Like, a Tribute to Jerry Herman airing on Broadway On Demand, the broadcast capture of Gold Over America starring Simone Biles and the US gymnastics Team, Iceboy! with Megan Mullaly and Nick Offerman, video packages for Disney's Frozen and The Last Ship starring Sting, among many others. www.cinevative.com
Co-Founder/CEO of 35th Parallel Productions, Executive Producer of the St. Louis Fringe Festival and Guest Faculty at NYU Tisch Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. Laurie has produced Tuck Everlasting and Les Liaisons Dangereuses on Broadway and the Bengson’s Hundred Days (Lucille Lortel nom. for Best Musical/Best Actress) Off-Broadway. Select Regional Director/Choreography credits include: Velvet Over Steel, The Producers, Singin' in the Rain (Winner, Best Choreography/nom. Best Director), The Full Monty (Winner, Best Choreography), Wizard of Oz (Nom. Best Choreography), Urinetown, and Little Shop of Horrors. Projects in development include Little Dancer, Madame Clicquot: A Revolutionary Musical, Tambora: The Lost Kingdom, and Alexis Funds I, II, and III. Current Alexis Fund productions include the Tony Award Winning productions of: The Ferryman, Tina, Come From Away, The Band’s Visit, Hello, Dolly!, and Hadestown. Alexis Funds also include: Jersey Boys (AUS) and The Book of Mormon (AUS), Height of the Storm, The Lifespan of a Fact, Lempicka, The Front Page, The Glass Menagerie, and many more! www.35thparallelproductions.com
Winner of multiple Tony Awards and producer of Pulitzer Prize winning plays. Current/Upcoming: Height of the Storm, Tina, Lempicka, Terra Firma, Marie, and The Library. Selected Past Productions: Hello Dolly! (Tony Award), Escape to Margaritaville, The Band’s Visit (Tony Award), Cabaret (Tony Award), The Real Thing (Tony Award), One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Tony Award), Topdog/Underdog (Pulitzer Prize), The Young Man from Atlanta (Pulitzer Prize), Dr. Zhivago, Enron, Mrs. Klein, The Front Page, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, A Little Night Music, Electra, Jesus Christ Superstar, A Moon For The Misbegotten, and Present Laughter. Anita is also the Co-founder and Director of Ceras Health and has been involved with healthcare technology and the development of new modalities that have changed the course of medicine over the past thirty-five years. www.alexisprod.com