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May 30 - June 29, 2014 , Allen Theatre

Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life

written by and starring Maurice Hines
directed by Jeff Calhoun
co-produced with Alliance Theatre and Arena Stage

Run time: 90 minutes, no intermission

Broadway legend and song-and-dance man extraordinaire Maurice Hines teams up with the amazing Manzari Brothers to put on an unforgettable show of music and memories. Through backstage stories and dozens of songs, Hines pays tribute to his legendary brother Gregory, and the singers who have inspired him, from Frank Sinatra to Lena Horne and Judy Garland. To add even more sizzle, Hines fires up The Diva Orchestra, an all-female nine-piece big band. Get ready to laugh, smile, and clap & tap to the infectious song and dance of Maurice Hines!
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Grace Cannady

Grace Cannady

(Performer) hails from Massachusetts and is 12 years old. She began her dance training at age 3. Her dream is to become a professional tap dancer and carry one of the oldest forms of American dance into its future. As the youngest active member of The Boston Tap Company (under more(Performer) hails from Massachusetts and is 12 years old. She began her dance training at age 3. Her dream is to become a professional tap dancer and carry one of the oldest forms of American dance into its future. As the youngest active member of The Boston Tap Company (under the direction of her mentor, Sean C. Fielder), she continually seeks out training from the likes of Derick K. Grant, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Jason-Samuels-Smith, Michelle Dorrance, Sarah Reich and countless others. She has performed at the American Tap Dance Foundation’s Rhythm In Motion, NYC and was featured in Maurice Hines is Tappin’ Thru Life, Boston, MA. Grace has enjoyed many successes competing as she has won titles at multiple regional competitions, was titlist at the D.C. Tap Fest 2013 and was awarded Tap2You’s Gregory Hines Award for Best Performance. Small in stature, big in drive and heart; you’ll always be greeted with a hug when Grace “Lil’ Bit” Cannady is around

Lauren Eisenreich

Lauren Eisenreich

(Trombone) is a jazz studies major in her junior year at Youngstown State University. She has won numerous competitions such as the 2013-2014 Dana Young Artist Competition, lead trombonist in the JECO Intercollegiate Jazz Ensemble (2014) and the Dorothy Schwers Honorary Scholarship. Eisenreich is the bass trombonist with the Greenville more(Trombone) is a jazz studies major in her junior year at Youngstown State University. She has won numerous competitions such as the 2013-2014 Dana Young Artist Competition, lead trombonist in the JECO Intercollegiate Jazz Ensemble (2014) and the Dorothy Schwers Honorary Scholarship. Eisenreich is the bass trombonist with the Greenville Symphony Orchestra, the research assistant for the YSU jazz program, a private lessons instructor at Motter’s Music, and the part-time brass instructor for Western Reserve and North Allegheny School Districts. In addition, Eisenreich has played professionally with the Youngstown Playhouse, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and regularly freelances in the Youngstown, Pittsburgh and surrounding areas. She has been featured on two full length albums as well as other smaller recording projects and has performed in master classes with Shachar Israel and Jim Snidero. She currently studies trombone with John Olsson, Sam Blakeslee, and Mike Crist.

Jenny Hill

Jenny Hill

(Tenor Saxophone) is a composer, arranger and educator. She played baritone sax on Broadway for the musicalHair in 2010 and 2011, and she appeared in the 2011 Denis Leary special for Comedy Central. Hill has a diverse resume that includes jazz, reggae and global music. She is currently working with more(Tenor Saxophone) is a composer, arranger and educator. She played baritone sax on Broadway for the musicalHair in 2010 and 2011, and she appeared in the 2011 Denis Leary special for Comedy Central. Hill has a diverse resume that includes jazz, reggae and global music. She is currently working with the Easy Star All-Stars, Denis Leary and the Enablers, and leads her own jazz group, Liquid Horn. She has produced 3 CDs under her own name, The Chill Factor, Liquid Horn and Planet Sax. Her jazz credits include performing with Nancy Wilson, Dianne Schuur, Clark Terry, Dave Brubeck, and Joe Williams while a member of the DIVA Jazz Orchestra. Hill is the recipient of many honors including the National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Studies grant with Joe Lovano, winner in the JAZZIZ Woodwinds On Fire competition, and the Lennie Johnson Outstanding Musician scholarship from Berklee College.

Maurice Hines

Maurice Hines

(Creator, Choreographer, Performer) Broadway credits include Eubie, Bring Back Birdie with Chita Rivera and Donald O’Connor, Sophisticated Ladies, and Uptown…It’s Hot! (1986 Tony Award Best Actor nomination) which he also conceived, directed and choreographed. He collaborated with Maurice White to choreograph/direct the hip-hop musical Hot Feet featuring the music of more(Creator, Choreographer, Performer) Broadway credits include Eubie, Bring Back Birdie with Chita Rivera and Donald O’Connor, Sophisticated Ladies, and Uptown…It’s Hot! (1986 Tony Award Best Actor nomination) which he also conceived, directed and choreographed. He collaborated with Maurice White to choreograph/direct the hip-hop musical Hot Feet featuring the music of Earth, Wind, and Fire. Along with his brother and father, he performed in Hines, Hines, & Dad in New York, Las Vegas and Europe. Hines performed in Uptown…It’s Hot! (Atlantic City); performed in Sophisticated Ladies and Guys and Dolls (Arena Stage); choreographed Hairspray (Santo Domingo); and choreographed and starred in Dance, Dance, Dance Snap and Cool Papa’s Party (MetroStage, Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Choreography). He starred in the national tour of Guys and Dolls, directed, choreographed, and starred in the national tour of Harlem Suite with successive leading ladies Jennifer Holiday, Stephanie Mills, and Melba Moore, and starred in the national tour of Jelly’s Last Jam. Film credits include Francis Ford Coppola’s The Cotton Club. At the age of five, Hines studied tap at the Henry LeTang Dance Studio in New York City. He created the dance company Ballet USA with Mercedes Ellington. Hines has directed and choreographed many music videos, including I’ll Be Good to You, the first release off of Quincy Jones' Back on the Block album. He became the first African-American director for Radio City Music Hall when he directed The Radio City Spectacular. His latest album on Arbor Records, To Nat ‘King’ Cole, With Love, was released to critical acclaim.

Barbara Laronga

Barbara Laronga

(Lead Trumpet) hails from Boston, where she performed with R&B diva Aretha Franklin and hip-hop stars Mark Wahlberg (Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch) and Donnie Wahlberg (New Kids on the Block). Laronga also performed onThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno. While attending Manhattan School of Music Laronga recorded Sketches more(Lead Trumpet) hails from Boston, where she performed with R&B diva Aretha Franklin and hip-hop stars Mark Wahlberg (Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch) and Donnie Wahlberg (New Kids on the Block). Laronga also performed onThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno. While attending Manhattan School of Music Laronga recorded Sketches of Spain – featuring Dave Liebman with the MSM Jazz Orchestra. She currently lives in Los Angeles, where she recorded for the movieWhat Happens in Vegas, TV shows 7th Heaven and Jeopardy, and released her solo debut record Love Never Dies. Laronga has played around the world with Sherrie Maricle and the DIVA Jazz Orchestra since 1996, including shows at Carnegie Hall, The Blue Note, Birdland, The Montreal International Jazz Festival, The Apollo Theater, and with artists Dave Brubeck, Nancy Wilson, Joe Williams, Clark Terry and The New York Pops

John Manzari

John Manzari

(Assistant Choreographer, Performer) has performed in renowned theaters across the nation. He was seen in the 50thAnniversary of the 35th President of the United States at the Kennedy Center, Ellington Songbook and Sacred Concert at the Strathmore Theater, Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies at Arena Stage, and Apollo Club Harlem more(Assistant Choreographer, Performer) has performed in renowned theaters across the nation. He was seen in the 50thAnniversary of the 35th President of the United States at the Kennedy Center, Ellington Songbook and Sacred Concert at the Strathmore Theater, Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies at Arena Stage, and Apollo Club Harlem at the famous Apollo Theater. His television credits include the Mo’Nique Show, Jerry Lewis Telethon, BeBe Winans’ special America, America, and So You Think You Can Dance where he was invited by Nigel Lythgoe to appear as a special guest on the show’s finale. He has received a Helen Hayes Award nomination for “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Resident Musical” and recently won the Shirley Chisolm Trailblazer Award.

Leo Manzari

Leo Manzari

(Assistant Choreographer, Performer) previously appeared in Arena Stage's production of Duke Ellington'sSophisticated Ladies starring Maurice Hines at the Lincoln Theatre. He was seen in the 50th Anniversary of the 35th President of the United States at the Kennedy Center, Ellington Songbook and Sacred Concert at the Strathmore Theater andGreat American more(Assistant Choreographer, Performer) previously appeared in Arena Stage's production of Duke Ellington'sSophisticated Ladies starring Maurice Hines at the Lincoln Theatre. He was seen in the 50th Anniversary of the 35th President of the United States at the Kennedy Center, Ellington Songbook and Sacred Concert at the Strathmore Theater andGreat American Songbook at The Palladium in Indiana. He appeared in the 2013 production of Apollo Club Harlem at the famous Apollo Theatre in Harlem. He received a Helen Hayes nomination- Outstanding Supporting Actor in a resident musical 2010 for Sophisticated Ladies, and recently won the Shirley Chisholm trailblazer award. His TV credits include Mo'Nique Show, special guest on So You Think You Can Dance, BeBe Winan's special America America, Jerry Lewis Telethon and PBS NewsHour.

Dr. Sherrie Maricle

Dr. Sherrie Maricle

(Musical Director/Drummer) can’t stop smiling because she is so thrilled to be a part of Tappin’ Thru Life. She is the leader of The DIVA Jazz Orchestra, FIVE PLAY, The DIVA Jazz Trio and has worked with Maurice Hines since 1990. Maricle is also the drummer for The New York more(Musical Director/Drummer) can’t stop smiling because she is so thrilled to be a part of Tappin’ Thru Life. She is the leader of The DIVA Jazz Orchestra, FIVE PLAY, The DIVA Jazz Trio and has worked with Maurice Hines since 1990. Maricle is also the drummer for The New York Pops and enjoys a varied career as a performer, composer/arranger and teacher. Her bands have performed to critical acclaim at many of the world’s most prestigious music venues and festivals. They have been featured on CBS Sunday Morning, the 25th Anniversary of the Kennedy Center TV Special and NPR'sPiano Jazz. DIVA is also featured in the new award-winning filmThe Girls in the Band. Maricle has received several awards and honors, most notably the Kennedy Center’s 2009 Mary Lou Williams Lifetime Achievement Award and was nominated for the 2013 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Music Direction inTappin’ Thru Life. Her bands have recorded over 20 CDs. Their latest will be released in July 2014 on the MCG Label and features vocal giants Nancy Wilson and Marlena Shaw. Maricle loves the Ronald McDonald House – New York and has created and runs their Musical Magic hospital outreach program.

Theresa May

Theresa May

(Second Trumpet) is a Cleveland native. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Dayton and her Master of Music degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Since moving back to Cleveland in 2009, she keeps a vigorous performing and teaching schedule. May is an more(Second Trumpet) is a Cleveland native. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Dayton and her Master of Music degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Since moving back to Cleveland in 2009, she keeps a vigorous performing and teaching schedule. May is an adjunct faculty member at Cuyahoga Community College.

Leigh Pilzer

Leigh Pilzer

(Alto Saxophone) has performed at most of Washington, D.C.’s top jazz venues. She co-leads the Jen Krupa – Leigh Pilzer Quintet, which has been featured at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, Blues Alley, Jazz in the Garden, The Mansion at Strathmore, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Takoma Park JazzFest, among more(Alto Saxophone) has performed at most of Washington, D.C.’s top jazz venues. She co-leads the Jen Krupa – Leigh Pilzer Quintet, which has been featured at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, Blues Alley, Jazz in the Garden, The Mansion at Strathmore, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Takoma Park JazzFest, among others. Pilzer is a member of DIVA, the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra and the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra. With DIVA, SJMO, and the National Symphony Orchestra she has toured across the United States and in Austria, Canada, Croatia, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Holland and Russia. Pilzer also freelances with a variety of ensembles in the greater Washington, D.C. area. Her arrangements have been performed by the D.C.-area premier military jazz ensembles and by college and professional jazz ensembles and brass quintets throughout the country. Several of her arrangements will be included on DIVA's two upcoming releases.

Bettyjeane Quimby

Bettyjeane Quimby

(Baritone Saxophone) recently performed in the pit orchestra for Sweeney Todd, Guys and Dolls,Sondheim on Sondheim, and Cabaret at Great Lakes Theater. She received her Bachelor’s in music education and her Master’s in music performance, both from Cleveland State University. Quimby won the Daniel Rains solo concerto competition where more(Baritone Saxophone) recently performed in the pit orchestra for Sweeney Todd, Guys and Dolls,Sondheim on Sondheim, and Cabaret at Great Lakes Theater. She received her Bachelor’s in music education and her Master’s in music performance, both from Cleveland State University. Quimby won the Daniel Rains solo concerto competition where she played Artie Shaw’s Concerto for Clarinet with the CSU Orchestra in 2011. She has performed with local big bands such as The Cleveland Jazz Orchestra and Mojo: The Generations Big Band. In addition, she has had the pleasure of appearing with The Guy Lombardo Band and The Temptations. Currently she is a free-lance musician and teacher in Northeast Ohio.

Amy Shook

Amy Shook

(Acoustic Bass) is one of the most in-demand acoustic bassists in the mid-Atlantic, coveted for her huge sound and infectious, driving groove. In addition to being a premier performing and recording artist, she is an accomplished composer and music educator and co-leads two of her own bands, the Shook/Russo 5tet more(Acoustic Bass) is one of the most in-demand acoustic bassists in the mid-Atlantic, coveted for her huge sound and infectious, driving groove. In addition to being a premier performing and recording artist, she is an accomplished composer and music educator and co-leads two of her own bands, the Shook/Russo 5tet (with her husband, Pat Shook) and the FAB Trio. Shook has performed with Maurice Hines, Sherrie Maricle and the DIVA Jazz Orchestra, Lionel Hampton, Larry Willis, George Mesterhazy, Wessell Anderson, Jim Snidero, Walt Wesikopf, Bruce Barth, Steve Nelson and Lewis Nash, to name a few. She has performed at the Kennedy Center, Blues Alley, Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola, Birchmere, Arena Stage, the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, and the Cape May Jazz Festival. Shook also performed at the White House twice by special invitation.

Jackie Warren

Jackie Warren

(Piano) performs regularly at The Velvet Tango Room and Nighttown. She has recorded under her own name, with Jazz Heritage Orchestra, and with Sammy Deleon y su orquesta, for whom she has arranged salsa and Latin jazz. Warren has performed nationally and locally with artists and groups such as David more(Piano) performs regularly at The Velvet Tango Room and Nighttown. She has recorded under her own name, with Jazz Heritage Orchestra, and with Sammy Deleon y su orquesta, for whom she has arranged salsa and Latin jazz. Warren has performed nationally and locally with artists and groups such as David Fathead Newman, Benny Bailey, Clark Terry, Frank Morgan, Bobby Watson, Frank Foster, Jane Bunnett & the Spirits of Havana, Los Muñequitos de Matanzas, Othello Molineaux, Donald Harrison, Gerald Wilson, Jimmy Heath, Impacto Nuevo, Humberto Ramirez, Cano Estremera, Tommy Olivencia, Tony Vega, Tito Rojas, Tito Puente, Jr., Hector Tricoche, Percy Sledge, King Solomon, Ayodele Casel, Sarah Savelli, Jazz Heritage Orchestra, Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, and Afro Cleveland Orchestra. Warren graduated from Oberlin Conservatory with her B.M. in performance and received her Master’s in classical piano performance from Cleveland State University. Warren has taught jazz arranging and composition at Oberlin, and serves on the Jazz Studies Faculty at Cuyahoga Community College.

Jeff Calhoun

(Director) is currently represented on Broadway by Disney'sNewsies, for which he earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Director. Other Broadway credits include Jekyll & Hyde, Bonnie & Clyde, Grey Gardens, Deaf West's Big River, Brooklyn, Annie Get Your Gun, Grease, Tommy Tune Tonite, and The Will Rogers Follies. more(Director) is currently represented on Broadway by Disney'sNewsies, for which he earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Director. Other Broadway credits include Jekyll & Hyde, Bonnie & Clyde, Grey Gardens, Deaf West's Big River, Brooklyn, Annie Get Your Gun, Grease, Tommy Tune Tonite, and The Will Rogers Follies. On tour and internationally, he directed Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 and Disney's High School Musicals 1 & 2. Working with Maurice Hines is extra special because Calhoun began his career as a tap dancer, working with the likes of Tommy Tune, Ann Miller, Ken Berry, Arthur Duncan, and the Nicholas brothers. The highlight of his performing career was tap dancing with the legendary Charles “Honi” Coles on Broadway in My One and Only. Calhoun loves to hear your thoughts on Twitter at @thejeffcalhoun.

Carl Casella

(Sound Designer) designed sound for A Night With Janis Joplin at Cleveland Play House. Broadway credits include A Night With Janis Joplin, Relatively Speaking, Baby It’s You!, American Buffalo, A Tale of Two Cities, Xanadu, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash, Sly Fox, more(Sound Designer) designed sound for A Night With Janis Joplin at Cleveland Play House. Broadway credits include A Night With Janis Joplin, Relatively Speaking, Baby It’s You!, American Buffalo, A Tale of Two Cities, Xanadu, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash, Sly Fox, Little Shop of Horrors, A Raisin in the Sun and Sexaholix. Arena Stage credits include Tappin’ Thru Life and My Fair Lady. Casella’s career spans more than 30 years. He has worked as an audio designer, engineer and producer in some of New York’s busiest recording studios and live venues, but his true passion is designing original musicals. He is a member of Sound Associates, Inc.

Jennifer Matheson Collins

(Stage Manager) stage managed Cleveland Play House productions of The Good Peaches, Luna Gale, Ken Ludwig’s A Comedy of Tenors, Fairfield, Maurice Hines is Tappin’ Thru Life, Informed Consent, Breath and Imagination, A Christmas Story, Woody Sez, Rich Girl, The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith, A more(Stage Manager) stage managed Cleveland Play House productions of The Good Peaches, Luna Gale, Ken Ludwig’s A Comedy of Tenors, Fairfield, Maurice Hines is Tappin’ Thru Life, Informed Consent, Breath and Imagination, A Christmas Story, Woody Sez, Rich Girl, The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith, A Carol for Cleveland, A Night With Janis Joplin (at both CPH and Arena Stage in Washington, D.C.), The Trip to Bountiful and This Wonderful Life. Other recent credits include: Angels in America (Millennium Approaches and Perestroika), A Christmas Carol, The Santaland Diaries, and The Who and the What (Kansas City Repertory Theatre). Previously, she was a full-time faculty member at Northwestern University, overseeing the stage management program. From 2000 to 2007, she was a resident stage manager at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, where selected credits include Passion, Marionette Macbeth, Hamlet, Seussical the Musical, A Flea in Her Ear, Kabuki Lady Macbeth, A Little Night Music, Sunday in the Park with George and Pacific Overtures. Other Chicago credits include Death of a Salesman, Waiting for Godot, Floyd Collins, Jitney, The Odyssey and A Christmas Carol (Goodman Theatre). She earned a Bachelor of Science, Theatre and a Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology from Kansas State University and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association.

Michael Gillliam

(Lighting Designer) Broadway credits include Bonnie and Clyde, Brooklyn, Big River and Stand-Up Tragedy. West End credit includesGeorge Gershwin Alone. Off-Broadway credits include The Best is Yet To Come, Striking 12, Blue, End of the World Party, Zooman and The Sign andMenopause The Musical. National tours include Looped, Peter more(Lighting Designer) Broadway credits include Bonnie and Clyde, Brooklyn, Big River and Stand-Up Tragedy. West End credit includesGeorge Gershwin Alone. Off-Broadway credits include The Best is Yet To Come, Striking 12, Blue, End of the World Party, Zooman and The Sign andMenopause The Musical. National tours include Looped, Peter Pan, Brooklyn,Guys and Dolls and Big River. Regional theatres include Arena Stage, The Alley Theatre, The Globe Theatres, Mark Taper Forum (Center Theatre Group), La Jolla Playhouse, Seattle Repertory, The Goodman Theatre, The Guthrie Theater, The Pasadena Playhouse, Geffen Playhouse, The Kennedy Center, Ford’s Theatre, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Prince Music Theatre, Denver Center and Arizona Theatre Company. Gilliam is recipient of numerous awards, including the Los Angeles Ovation Awards, Dramalogue Awards, Garland Awards, San Diego Critics Circle Awards and the 1999 career achievement award from the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle.

Tom Humes

(Assistant Stage Manager) returns to Cleveland Play House where previous stage management work includes These Mortal Hosts, Between Riverside and Crazy, The Mountaintop, The Little Foxes, and Grounded. Assistant stage management work at CPH includes Shakespeare in Love, How I Learned to Drive, All the Way, Steel Magnolias, Ken Ludwig’s more(Assistant Stage Manager) returns to Cleveland Play House where previous stage management work includes These Mortal Hosts, Between Riverside and Crazy, The Mountaintop, The Little Foxes, and Grounded. Assistant stage management work at CPH includes Shakespeare in Love, How I Learned to Drive, All the Way, Steel Magnolias, Ken Ludwig’s A Comedy of Tenors, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Maurice Hines Is Tappin Thru Life, Clybourne Park, Breath and Imagination, A Christmas Story, Woody Sez, Lombardi, and A Night With Janis Joplin. Selected area stage management credits include Rock of Ages, Godspell, The Frogs, Smokey Joe's Café, Avenue Q, Pippin, and Oliver! (Cain Park); Le Nozze di Figaro and Cosi Fan Tutte (The Cleveland Orchestra); Tosca, La Boheme, and Lucia Di Lammermoor (Opera Cleveland); Caroline, or Change (Dobama Theatre and Karamu House); and History Boys (Beck Center for the Arts). He is a proud member of both Actors' Equity Association and International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE). He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre with a minor in Mathematics from Bowling Green State University.

Darrel Maloney

(Projection Designer) designed projections for A Night with Janis Joplin at Cleveland Play House. Broadway credits include Green Day’s American Idiot, St. James Theatre; A Night with Janis Joplin, Lyceum Theatre; and Everyday Rapture, Roundabout Theatre. Regional credits includeRingling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey 144th and Checkers, Vineyard Theatre (Drama more(Projection Designer) designed projections for A Night with Janis Joplin at Cleveland Play House. Broadway credits include Green Day’s American Idiot, St. James Theatre; A Night with Janis Joplin, Lyceum Theatre; and Everyday Rapture, Roundabout Theatre. Regional credits includeRingling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey 144th and Checkers, Vineyard Theatre (Drama Desk Nomination); Kung Fu and Golden Child, Signature Theatre Company; Bikeman, Tribeca Performing Arts Center; Allegiance, Old Globe;Hughie, Shakespeare Theatre; Surf, Planet Hollywood (Las Vegas); Karen O’sStop the Virgens, St Ann’s Warehouse and Sydney Opera House; In Masks Outrageous and Austere, Culture Project; Tokio Confidential, Atlantic Stage 2;The Submission, Manhattan Class Company; SCKBSTD, Virginia Stage Company; and The Elephant Man, Minnesota Opera. Maloney designed lighting and projections for Peer Gynt at La Jolla Playhouse and Kansas City Repertory. He has designed for broadcast, commercials, concerts, film and theatre. He is the founder of the design & production studio “the 13th”, and serves on the faculty of the Yale School of Drama.

Tobin Ost

(Scenic Designer) Broadway credits include Jekyll & Hyde (set and costume design), Disney's Newsies (Tony Nomination - set design), Bonnie & Clyde (set and costume design), The Philanthropist (costume design) andBrooklyn—the Musical (costume design). Off-Broadway credits includeNightingale (set design), Grace (set design), The Overwhelming (costume design), Zanna–Don’t! (co-set and costume more(Scenic Designer) Broadway credits include Jekyll & Hyde (set and costume design), Disney's Newsies (Tony Nomination - set design), Bonnie & Clyde (set and costume design), The Philanthropist (costume design) andBrooklyn—the Musical (costume design). Off-Broadway credits includeNightingale (set design), Grace (set design), The Overwhelming (costume design), Zanna–Don’t! (co-set and costume design), Almost Heaven (costume design) and Fighting Words (set design). Selected regional credits are Harmony(set and costume design), Alliance Theatre; Noah Racey’s Pulse and Bonnie & Clyde, Asolo Repertory Theatre; Emma and Himself and Nora, Old Globe;Violet, The Civil War and Shenandoah, Ford’s Theatre; Home, Williamstown Theatre Festival; and Nightingale and Pippin¸ Mark Taper Forum (Center Theatre Group). Current productions include the national tour for Newsies, launching in fall, 2014; Harmony at the Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles; andJune Moon for Williamstown Theatre Festival. Ost is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.

T. Tyler Stumpf

(Costume Designer) Regional credits include Frankie and Johnny (2007) and At Home at the Zoo (2011) at Arena Stage (Washington D.C.); Corpus Christi, D.C.'s Source Theater (2002 GLAAD Media Award); The Diaries, Signature Theatre (VA); Love's Labour's Lost, Washington Shakespeare Company; and Little Shop of Horrors, Fredricksburg Theatre Company. Other more(Costume Designer) Regional credits include Frankie and Johnny (2007) and At Home at the Zoo (2011) at Arena Stage (Washington D.C.); Corpus Christi, D.C.'s Source Theater (2002 GLAAD Media Award); The Diaries, Signature Theatre (VA); Love's Labour's Lost, Washington Shakespeare Company; and Little Shop of Horrors, Fredricksburg Theatre Company. Other design work includes Twelfth Night at Catholic University and Far Away at Georgetown University. He received his BFA from the University of South Dakota where he was an ACTF Region 5 Costume Design Award winner forWaiting for Godot, and his MFA in Costume Design from University of Cincinnati College - Conservatory of Music, where he received the USITT Peggy Ezekiel Award of Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design for The Rivals.

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