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TREASURE ISLAND

Book by Sherman Yellen
Lyrics: Will Holt

WORLD PREMIERE! THEATRE THREE, PORT JEFFERSON, NY SEPTEMBER 15-OCTOBER 27, 2012

THE ME NOBODY KNOWS

Based on the Book "The Me Nobody Knows", Edited by Stephen M. Joseph
Adapted by Robert H. Livingston and Herb Schapiro
Lyrics: Will Holt
Additional Lyrics: Herb Schapiro
Directed by: Robert H. Livingston

Opened off-Broadway in 1970 at the Orpheum Theater and transferred to Broadway at the Helen Hayes and Longacre Theaters.
Cast included Irene Cara, Hattie Winston, Beverly Bremers, Melanie Henderson and Northern Calloway.
Won the OBIE and DRAMA DESK Awards and was nominated for 5 TONY Awards.
Spawned the 5th Dimension hit "Light Sings" and top R&B song "This World", recorded by The Staple Singers.

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PLATINUM/SUNSET

Book: Will Holt and Bruce Vilanch
Lyrics: Will Holt
Directed by: Joe Layton

Originally titled SUNSET, this musical opened at the Arena Stage in Buffalo in 1977 directed by Tommy Tune, starring Alexis Smith. It was then re-titled PLATINUM. After revisions, it opened on Broadway in 1978 at the Mark Hellinger Theater still starring Alexis Smith, but directed by Joe Layton. After the PLATINUM run, it was re-titled SUNSET and presented off-Broadway starring Tammy Grimes.
A recent workshop production was presented at the 2010 NY Fringe Festival.

TAKING MY TURN

Lyrics: Will Holt
Conceived and Directed by: Robert H. Livingston

Opened off-Broadway in 1983 at the Entermedia Theater. The cast included Margaret Whiting, Marni Nixon, Tiger Haynes and Cissy Houston.
It won the OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE Award and was featured on the PBS Great Performance Series.

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GHETTO

By: Joshua Sobol
Adapted by: Jack Viertal
English Lyrics: Sheldon Harnick & Jim Friedman
Directed by: Gordon Davidson

Opened in the 1986 season at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. Authentic songs from the Vilna Ghetto were arranged and conducted by Gary William Friedman along with his original music. The cast included Andrea Marcovicci, David Wohl and Harry Groener.

RUMPLESTILTSKIN

Book and Lyrics: Ross Yockey

A children’s musical which had its world premiere in 1992 at the Lancaster Music Festival in Ohio.

BRING IN THE MORNING

Book and Lyrics: Herb Schapiro
Directed by: Sheldon Epps

Opened off-Broadway in 1994 at the Variety Arts Theater. After revisions, it was presented at the Apollo Theater for a limited run. The cast included recording artist Lauren Hill.

SHEBA

Book and Lyrics: Sharleen Cooper Cohen
Directed and Choreographed by: Tony Stevens

Opened off-Broadway in 1996 at Playhouse 91 to great critical acclaim. It was held over and became the most successful musical in New York Jewish Repertory Theater's 23 year history.

THE LAST SUPPER

Based on an original idea by Andy Krey
Book and Lyrics: Thomas Mitz

Presented in 2000 for a limited run at St. Luke's Parish Theater in New York, directed by Nancy Rhodes. This inspirational musical featured Stevie Holland as the Angel who inspires Leonardo da Vinci to complete the famous mural. It continues to be performed in regional theaters each Lent season. (www.lastsuppermusical.com)

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DREAM MOUNTAIN

Book by Stevie Holland
Lyrics: Will Holt

A new musical about Gutzon Borglum, the sculptor of Mount Rushmore. Production information coming soon.

MAGPIE

Book by Edward Gallardo
Lyrics: Edward Gallardo
Additional Lyrics: Stevie Holland

A new Latino-influenced musical about two emotionally challenged youths. A hit at the NYMF, MAGPIE enjoyed an extended run Workshop production with AMAS Musical Theatre and is now in development for the next production level.

LOVE, LINDA: The Life Of Mrs. Cole Porter

Book by Stevie Holland and Gary William Friedman
Lyrics and Music: Cole Porter
Arrangements and Orchestration: Gary William Friedman

LOVE, LINDA tells the story of Linda Lee Thomas, the Southern beauty who married and was a driving force behind legendary songwriter Cole Porter at the dawn of the roaring twenties. The show enjoyed a successful off-Broadway premiere in 2013-14 at the York Theatre, starring acclaimed jazz vocalist Stevie Holland, and directed by TONY award-winning Richard Maltby, JR.
LOVE, LINDA will be availble for licensing spring 2015 from Tams-Witmark. (www.lovelindathemusical.com)