MUSICAL CAFE CREATIVE ALUMNI NEWS

Jon Rosen (Schrödinger’s Christmas, Winter 2015) is part of the team at Landmark Musical Theatre which presented the Bay Area premiere of THE BOY FROM OZ this spring in San Francisco.

 

Rita Abrams and Josie Brown (Pocket Pride and Prejudice, Spring 2015) presented their full-length version of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE: THE MUSICAL in the Fall of 2016 in San Francisco. 

  

Min Kahng (The Four Immigrants Manga, Winter 2015) had a staged reading of THE FOUR IMMIGRANTS MANGA last fall at TheatreWorks in Palo Alto, and a production of BAD KITTY with Bay Area Children's Theatre this spring in Berkeley. 

 

M. Graham Smith (director, The Paper Raincoat, Spring 2015) directed DEAL WITH THE DRAGON, his collaboration with Kevin Rolston, in San Francisco and at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival.

 

Chris Edgar (The Breakout, Spring 2015) wrapped production and distribution for the filmed version of THE BREAKOUT: A ROCK OPERA, with direction by Jenn Page. 

 

Patricia Cotter (Ladykillers, Fall 2015) recently completed a residency at the Djerassi Foundation in Woodside, California.

 

Andrew H. Klein (The Audit, Fall 2015) was a Bay Area Theatre Critics' Circle nominee for music direction for his work on INTO THE WOODS at Novato Theater Company.

 

Richard Jennings (THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH Winter 2015; LORD ARTHUR'S CRIME, Spring 2015; NITWITS!Winter 2016, BACKSLIDE 2017)has composed music for five recent productions at The Altarena Theatre in Alameda. A new musical, NASTY!, written with Alison Luterman received at table reading at Play Cafe. A kid's musical LULU & SQUIRM, written by Pamela Winfrey received a developmental reading with Fogg Theatre. 

 

Paul Frantz (Lord Arthur's Crime, Spring 2015) had his songs performed at the recent cabaret performance "Composers Who Aren't Dead" and will have a repeat this spring at Society Cabaret's New-Fangled Friday.

 

Pam Winfrey (The Cricket on the Hearth, Winter 2015; Nitwits! Winter 2016) had a staged reading this spring with the SF Footlights program of the Dramatists Guild of her play IT'S A BOY.

 

Farah Dinga (director, Lefty and Liela Get It Right, Winter 2015; Young David Copperfield, Spring 2016) directed the SF Footlights/Dramatists Guild reading of Pam Winfrey's IT'S A BOY.

 

Jeff Freed (Castle Happy, Winter 2016) will have a production of CASTLE HAPPY in 2017 at the Altarena Theatre in Alameda.

 

 

 

 

 

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