BILL CASTELLINO Director & Choreographer
Bill Castellino has directed these world premieres: CAGNEY (currently at the Westside Theatre, NYC), SOULMATES, GREAT DIVORCE, GRUMPY OLD MEN, JOLSON AT THE WINTER GARDEN, DR. RADIO, LIZZIE BORDEN, HEARTBEATS, MIKLAT, FISHWRAP, HOUSE DIVIDED, SINGING WEATHERMAN, HAPPY HOLIDAYS, PRESIDENTS, HOW TO BE AN AMERICAN, CRASH CLUB, ANOTHER SUMMER, BREATHE, others.
Also: STORYVILLE, IONESCOPADE, TARZAN, RENT, NIGHTCLUB CANTATA, FAME, JOLSON, CHESS, GYPSY, RAP MASTER, ESTHER, ROCKY HORROR, SPELLING BEE, CAROUSEL, DROOD, GODSPELL, LA CAGE, MUSIC MAN, WEST SIDE, JOSEPH, TOMMY, LITTLE SHOP, BEEHIVE, EVITA, OLIVER, CABARET, ABYSSINIA, LAST FIVE YEARS, SPITFIRE GRILL, SMOKEY JOE, HAIR, MIKLAT, SLAB BOYS, NUNSENSE, others.
Venues: Old Globe, Pasadena Playhouse, Smithsonian, Carnegie Hall, Goodspeed, Cleveland Playhouse, York, Public, WPA, Weston Playhouse, Florida Studio, Florida Stage, Odyssey LA, National and International Tours, etc.
Written: eight musicals, twelve reviews, countless special events. Awards: Jeff, Telly, LA Weekly, Drama-Logue. Nominations: Lortel, Carbonelle, others. Member: SDC, AEA, DG, AFTRA.
JENNIFER ROBBINS Bookwriter
Jennifer has been a theatre producer for thirty years. This is her first outing as bookwriter of a musical. She has written numerous screenplays and produced and co-wrote the film “Family Blues" with her son John, currently streaming on numerous online sites. She teaches introductory screenwriting at the Sarah Lawrence Writing Institute and is on the Board of Directors of New York Stage & Film.
MICHAEL BIELLO Lyrics
DAN MARTIN Music
Biello and Martin’s songs have been performed from LaMama to Lincoln Center by a wide range of vocalists including Broadway stars Annie Golden, Ann Harada, Javier Munoz, Karen Ziemba and many others. Film/Video projects include A Circle of Diamonds – featuring marriage activist Edie Windsor, Clones in Love (Best Short, San Francisco LGBT Video Festival), and The Dance – in the permanent collection of MoMA.
Martin and Biello’s early career dance/theatre projects include a series of innovative performance-art musicals – Two Men Dancing, How I Spent My Summer Vacation, X-Posed, Homo Love Song, Human Being, Claire, among others. Their performance works have been presented nationally and at a variety of New York venues including PS 122, American Opera Projects, New Dramatists, HERE, and BAX.
Biello and Martin are longtime members of the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop and the Dramatists Guild. www.biellomartin.com
MICHAEL BIELLO (Lyricist) and DAN MARTIN (Composer) are award-winning songwriters, longtime collaborators, and life-partners. In addition to Marry Harry their musicals include In My Body – produced at The Prince Theatre (Philadelphia, 2016), The Cousins Grimm – presented at NYMF, the O’Neill, and in London (Aria Entertainment, 2015), and Breathe – produced in Chicago (After Dark Award) and in many other US cities.