Will Pomerantz (Original Director and Co-Librettist) has been associated with such theatres as The Mark Taper Forum, The Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Denver Center, The American Music Theatre Festival, the National Alliance for
Theatre Workshop, and is Director in Residence at The Culture Project at 45 Bleecker. He has directed plays by Shakespeare, Shaw, and Strindberg, as well as numerous new musicals. Literary adaptations include The
(based on the story by John Cheever), Social Note: An Evening With Dorothy Parker, and Prater Violet. Will received an OOBR Award for his adaptation of Dickens’ Tale of Two Cities, was a Critic's Pick for TimeOut New York (The Wild Duck), and has had his work cited in the Boston Area Theatre Critics top ten list (Cruel and Barbarous Treatment). His production of The Shape of Things was voted outstanding production of 2002 by Metro Weekly in
. He is an alumnus of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab and Carnegie Mellon University. His production of Kopciuch was well received in Warsaw in 2004.
Andrew Philip Herron (Co-Librettist, Composer, and Co-Lyricist) is the composer and co-librettist of the musicals The Top, Bonnie and Clyde, and American Storm; The Great Galveston Hurricane. He wrote incidental music for Mikell Pinkney’s production of Orestes, additional music and lyrics for David Varquez’s adaptation of El Bluebird, and was the music director for the University of Florida’s nationally known Theatre Strike Force troupe, composing for their mainstage show for two years. Mr. Herron’s work has been presented and read at such theatres as The Culture Project at 45 Bleecker, The Village Theatre (Seattle), and Constans Theatre (Florida).
Doug Ritchie (Co-Lyricist) is the lyricist and co-librettist of the musical The Top, the co-lyricist for Bonnie and Clyde, and has collaborated with Andrew Philip Herron for longer than he probably cares to remember. Mr. Ritchie’s work has been presented at such theatres as The Culture Project at 45 Bleecker, the Village Theatre (Seattle), and Okaloosa-Walton (Florida). He is a graduate of the University of Florida.