past descriptions

I have had the pleasure to work on the following shows:

 Image description: royal purple background, at left gold and white text reads : quote "Exactly what you wish for!" - NBC-TV endquote.  Disney "Aladdin" The Hit Broadway Musical. At right, The Genie (Anthony Murphy) sings with left arm raised.


Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice

Directed by Casey Nicholaw

Broadway in Chicago - North American Tour


 Image description: Illustration; at left a silhouette of Eiffel Tower in dark blue, at right man and woman with arms around each others waist strolling away.  Above text in white reads "An Amrican in Paris" A New Musical.  Background of dark blue ground with gradient blue sky studded with stars.

an american in paris

Music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin

Book by Craig Lucas

Directed by Christoper Wheeldon

Broadway in Chicago - First National Tour


 Image description: Text at left and center reads: "Beautiful" The Carole King Musical.  At far right Carole King (Chilina Kennedy) sits facing outward at a black grand piano with a glowing yellow light shining from behind it.

beautiful: the carole king musical

Book by Douglas McGrath

Words and Music by Gerry Goffin & Carole King and Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil

Directed by Marc Bruni

Broadway in Chicago - National Tour


 Image description: Rachel Marron (Deborah Cox) smiles and belts into a microphone in her raised right hand. Seen from the waist up, she wears a strapless dress of shimmering beaded navy blue against a bright blue background.  At the bottom, gold text reads: "The Bodyguard" The Musical.

The bodyguard

Screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan

Book by Alexander Dinelaris

Directed by Thea Sharrock

Broadway in Chicago - US Tour


 Image description: At left text in light yellow reads: "Destiny of Desire" by Karen Zacarias, Directed by Jose Luis Valenzuela. At right, an arial view of two young women  looking up at the camera and smiling with martinis.  Victoria Maria del Rio (Ella Saldana North) in a bubblegum pink ballgown and Pilar Esperanza Castillo (Esperanza America) in a satin French maids costume.

destiny of desire

By Karen Zacarias

Directed by Jose Luis Valenzuela 

Goodman Theatre - Chicago Premiere


 Image description: Show logo graphic, white and orange text with slanting curves reads "the cher show", underneath pink text reads "a new musical"; black background.

the cher show

Music Supervision, Orchestrations, & Arrangements by Daryl Waters

Book by Rick Elice

Directed by Jason Moore

Broadway in Chicago - pre-Broadway World Premiere


 Image description: Graphic with white background, an acoustic guitar lays on its side.  An image of palm trees along a shoreline super imposed on it.  In center red orange text reads: "Escape to Margaritaville" and below turquoise text reads: "More than a musical.  It's a way of life." 

escape to margaritaville

Music and lyrics by Jimmy Buffet

Book by Greg Garcia and Mike O'Malley

Directed by Christopher Ashley

Broadway in Chicago - pre-Broadway Engagement


 Image description: "Hamilton" logo in black on a gold background, silhouette of a 5 pointed star with the top point replaced by silhouette of a man with one arm raised.  Text in white across star reads "Hamilton" An American Musical.

hamilton: an american musical

Book, music and lyrics by Lin Manuel-Miranda

Directed by Thomas Kail

Broadway in Chicago - Chicago Production


 Image description: Plum purple background.  Center text in lower case and light grey reads "hang".  Text underneath "by debbie ticket green".  At right, a close up of an open white envelope, a handwritten letter visible beneath the flap.  At left top corner, theatre company logo of white oval thought bubble, text reads "REMY BUMPPO think theatre".


by debbie tucker green

Directed by Keira Fromm

Remy Bumppo - US Premiere


 Image description: at top, white background with black text reads - "The Humans" a new play by Stephen Karam directed by Joe Mantello.  Spanning the bottom is photo of Chinatown buildings lining a street.  The central building is collapsing and a pile of debris rises and pigeons fly up from the roof.

the humans

By Stephen Karam

Directed by Joe Mantello

Broadway in Chicago - US Tour


 Image description: Graphic logo. White background with black and white etching of young girl with wide eyes and tattered clothes, viewed from the waist up.  French flag is super imposed behind her.  Below girl, navy blue text reads: "Les Miserables".

les miserables

Music by Claude-Michel Schorgberg

Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer

Original French text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel

Directed by Laurence Connor and James Powell

Broadway in Chicago - North American Tour



 Image description: In center, white sparkling half face mask against a background of red rose petals.  Below the mask, gold filigree text reads: "Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Love Never Dies". At top, gold and white text reads: The Spellbinding Sequel to "The Phantom of the Opera".  At bottom, white text reads: The Phantom Returns.

love never dies

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Lyrics by Glenn Slater

Book by Andrew Lloyd Webber & Ben Elton with Glenn Slater & Frederick Forsyth

Directed by Simon Phillips

Broadway in Chicago - First North American Tour


The Magic Play

By Andrew Hinderaker

Directed by Halena Keys

Goodman Theatre - World Premiere 


 Image description: detail photograph of a gold record with the center label partially shown.  Center label text reads "Motown" in ombre letters of red, yellow, and green, and underneath in yellow text "The Musical".  Background is light blue map of Michigan with roads marked in dark blue and a red star over Detroit.

Motown: the musical

Music and Lyrics from The Legendary Motown Catalog

Book by Berry Gordy

Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright

Broadway in Chicago - North American Tour


 Image description: Background of dark purple, at right a pink light glows behind a woman in profile, her face upturned and singing into a hand held microphone while she raises her other hand in the air.  Text at left on a shallow diagonal and berry pink color reads "On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan".

on your feet!

Featuring Music Produced and Recorded by Emilio & Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine

Book by Alexander Dinelaris

Directed by Jerry Mitchell

Broadway in Chicago - US Tour


 Image description: show logo: White background with text in bold red all caps "Pretty Woman", black vertical text in between words reads "the musical"

pretty woman

Music and lyrics by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance

Book by Garry Marshall and J. F. Lawton

Directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell

Broadway in Chicago - pre-Broadway World Premiere


 Image description: Photograph of Edward Gero as Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, dressed in black robe and reading aloud from sheet of paper. Text in white reads "The Originalist".

the originalist

By John Strand

Directed by Molly Smith

Court Theatre - Chicago Premiere


 Image description: bottom half covered in snowcapped mountain range with foreground of grassy hill with evergreen trees.  top half blue sky with scattered clouds.  Text over sky in blue script reads "Rodgers & Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music" Book by Lindsay & Crouse".

the sound of music

Music by Richard Rodgers

Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II

Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse

Original Direction by Jack O'Brien

Directed by Matt Lenz

Broadway in Chicago - North American Tour


 Image description: Production logo, white background with blue and red text reads "A Taste of Things to Come" underneath text in blue "A Saucy New Musical from Betty Crocker to Betty Friedan".

A Taste of things to come

Book, Music and Lyrics by DEBRA BARSHA and HOLLY LEVIN

Directed and Choreographed by LORIN LATARRO

Broadway in Chicago


 Image description: Sky blue background.  At left, pink text over a dusting of white flour reads "Waitress".  At right, a close up photo of a waitress smiling and holding up a cherry pie in her hands.


Music and Lyrics by Sara Bareilles

Book by Jessie Nelson

Directed by Diane Paulus

Broadway in Chicago - National Tour


 Image description: "Wicked" logo.  Black background with large white text "Wicked", letter I is shortened and above it is a bright green silhouette of a witch with pointed hat flying on a broomstick.  Above text "A New Musical", below text in bright green "The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz".  


Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

Book by Winnie Holzman

Directed by Joe Mantello

Broadway in Chicago - North American Tour