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ERIC SCIOTTO (Drac Frenzie) Most recently, Eric could be seen wearing leather and flipping his hair around as William Shakespeare in Something Rotten. Also on Broadway, Eric has performed in Annie Get Your Gun, Aida, Sweet Smell of Success, Sweet Charity, 42nd Street, Cry-Baby, A Chorus Line, Pal Joey, Rock of Ages (with the hilarious Don Stephenson), Priscilla Queen of the Desert, and The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and is featured on 6 Original Cast Recordings. Eric toured as Paul in A Chorus Line, Tommy Keeler in Annie Get Your Gun and Frank in Seven Brides… Regional: A Chorus Line (Zach), Footloose (Ren), Pirates of Penzance (Frederic), & Aida (Radames). When he's not performing, Eric is also a Director/Choreographer and a Husband/Father! Love to David, Samson, and Olympia! Follow him on the Twitter: @E_DaddySciotto

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LAURA WOYASZ (Prissy Bordeaux) was last seen right upstairs, as Missy Miller in The Marvelous Wonderettes at the Kirk Theatre! Broadway: Wicked (Glinda Standby) She recently returned from the National Tour of Cheers Live On Stage (Carla, Diane US) Off Broadway: My Life With Albertine at Playwrights Horizons & Come Blow Your Horn at TACT. Other favorites include: Venus In Fur, Little Shop of Horrors, Noises Off, Boeing Boeing, The Odd Couple, James Joyce's The Dead, Anything Goes, Sex With Strangers, The Who's Tommy, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do. Tours: Wicked, Thoroughly Modern Millie & Hello Dolly. Laura made her feature film debut in Baptized By Desire. TV: Person Of Interest. She is also a published photographer, avid writer, and animal lover. Thank you, Don Stephenson for this opportunity! Please visit www.laura-woyasz.com

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CURTIS WILEY (Matt Shadow) Curtis was last seen in The Total Bent at The Public (Stew + Heidi). Other NYC highlights: Pageant: The Musical (Off Broadway Revival); Rothschild & Sons (York Theatre Co.); The Artist & The Scientist (Cap 21); Straight Faced Lies (Fringe NYC); The Great Society (York Shakespeare Co.); TUT (NYMF); King Lear (EPBB). Big musical credits include: Jersey Boys; The Lion King; and a really cool gig with Motown: The Musical. Regional highlights include: DOT (Detroit Public Theatre); DINER: The Musical (Deleware Theatre Co.); Sister Act (Stages St. Louis). Curtis is also an alumni of the Sundance Theatre Institute, Wig Out (playwright Tarell McCraney). Twitter/Instagram: @Curtis_Wiley

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JEFF KREADY (Male 1: Rev Stonewall) Jeff Kready- most recently starred on Broadway as Monty Navarro in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Other Broadway: Billy Elliot the Musical, Sunday in the Park with George, and Les Misérables. Regional: Jimmy in Thoroughly Modern Millie (Paper Mill), Mr. Snow in Carousel (Goodspeed), and David Sedaris’s one-man-show Santaland Diaries (Hartford TheaterWorks). TV: “Elementary” recurring (CBS), “Boardwalk Empire” (HBO). Proud graduate of Washburn University and member of Actor’s Equity Association. Follow @JK_Ready and jeffkready.com.

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MICHAEL BIREN (Male 2: Rabbi Silvergoldberg) Michael Biren is thrilled to be working on Attack of the Elvis Impersonators. Previous credits include, NYC: Crazy for You (Lincoln Center), Revolution in the Elbow (Minetta Lane). Tours: Billy Elliot with Faith Prince, Cinderella with Lea Salonga. Regional: Papermill Playhouse, MUNY, Goodspeed Opera House, Riverside Theatre, Oqunquit Playhouse, Maine State Music Theatre , Fulton Opera House. Muhlenberg College, B.S. Biology, B.A. Theatre and Dance. Thanks to Don and Bloc. Proud Equity Member. Love to DMRKSCLBS+L.

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JIM BORSTELMANN (Male 3: Anti-Christ) Jim Borstelmann has been a regular Broadway guy for 20 years. Shows include the original casts of Chicago, The Producers,Young Frankenstein, The Addams Family, Chaplin and  Bullets Over Broadway.  Associate choreographer on "An Evening with Patti Lupone and Mandy Patinkin" and "The Nance." Films include: "Center Stage", "The Producers" and "Broadway the Golden Years." Recently seen in "The 25th Anniversary of Crazy for You" at Lincoln Center and assisting his brother, The Amazing Sladek and his daredevil tower of chairs in the NBA halftime shows and on "Americas Got Talent." So happy to FINALLY be getting to work with Don Stephenson again. P.S. He actually owns a pair of Blue Suede Shoes!

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WHIT K. LEE (Male 4/Reverend Sum Young Moo) Off-Broadway: Junie B. Jones Essential Survival Guide... (Theatreworks), Evergreen (Prospect Theatre) Regional: A Christmas Carol (Actors Theatre of Louisville). Film: Wall Street English (Pearson Edu.) Special thanks to my “dream team” Susan Campochiaro Confrey -CBU Management and Padraic -JC William Agency!

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WARREN KELLEY (Male 5: Stan Goldstein) Warren works in film, television, and is a veteran of more than 200 productions in regional theatres around the country: Orlando Shakespeare, Goodspeed, Walnut St., Riverside, The Fulton, and many more. Recent credits: To Kill a Mockingbird [Atticus], Spamalot [King Arthur], Inherit The Wind [Brady], Oliver! [Fagin], and Vanya and Sonia…[Vanya]. TV/Film: Blue Bloods, Boardwalk Empire, The Blacklist, Law & Order: SVU, and Birdman.

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EMILY JEANNE PHILLIPS (Female 1: Black Widow) Off-Broadway Debut! National Tours: Elf, the Musical. Regional: Papermill Playhouse, Ogunquit Playhouse, North Shore Music Theatre, Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Fulton Opera House and more! A huge thank you to Gregg Baker, Don, Melissa, Lori, Benjamin and everyone involved with the show! Love you Dad and Becca! emilyjeannephillips.com

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ALEXANDRA PALKOVIC (Female Swing, Understudy Prissy Bordeaux) Credits include: Singin in the Rain (Lina), Anything Goes (Erma), 9 to 5 (Doralee Rhodes), Cats (Demeter, The Marriott Theatre), Tommy (The Paramount Theatre), Smokey Joe's Cafe (Delee, The New Theatre Company), Cabaret (Sally, Timber Lake Playhouse), and is currently a proud performer with The American Bombshells Patriotic Services.

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BADIA FARHA (Female 3: Sheila Fisher) Badia Farha is elated to be a part of Attack of the Elvis Impersonators alongside this amazing cast, creatives, & crew! Some credits include: Broadway Bounty Hunter, The Wiz, Sister Act, Little Shop of Horrors, Rent, Sistas: The Musical, Things to Ruin, and Dreamgirls. Film/TV: A Gifted Man, All My Children, Punk!, and Clinch. She is a graduate of NYU’s M.A. Theatre Program, and is a proud member of AEA. Love to Al+ Alanna, + Creya, and everyone who makes this a fun journey. www.BadiaFarha.com

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CATHERINE WALKER (Female 4: Sister Mary Peter Paul) Broadway: A Gentleman’s Guide To Love & Murder, Mary Poppins, Ragtime. Regional: A Gentleman’s Guide (Old Globe), Camelot (Paper Mill), The Sound of Music (Fulton Theatre), Gypsy (Northshore). A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University. For Jacques, you are my everything. www.catherinewalker.biz

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JESSE CARREY-BEAVER (Male Swing) Off-Broadway Debut! Favorite credits include: Valery Panov in To Dance (FringeNYC 2015, Best Actor Award), Neil Kellerman in Dirty Dancing (Equity National Tour), and Gerard Malanga in Pop! Who Shot Andy Warhol? (City Theater). Carnegie Mellon Graduate in Musical Theater 2013. Ow-ow-ooo! www.jessecb.com

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JAYME WAPPEL (Female Swing) is a North Carolina native who currently resides in NYC. Credits include: West Side Story (Paper Mill Playhouse); Guys & Dolls (Goodspeed Opera House); Mary Poppins, Thoroughly Modern Mille, Starlight Express (Tuacahn Amphitheater); Yo, Vikings! (Pittsburgh Playhouse), Royal Caribbean (aerialist/dancer). Jayme is a proud Point Park University graduate and member of Actor's Equity Association. www.jaymewappel.com

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LORY LAZARUS (Book, Music and Lyrics) received his BFA from the University of Wisconsin where he was an actor in plays (including a play chosen as one of the ten best college productions in the country, performed in Washington, D.C. as part of the American College Theatre Festival) and where he also had five of his plays produced. After a stint as a songwriter and singer for Spike Jones Jr.’s touring band, Lory moved to New York where he did commercials and voiceovers; performed as Groucho at parties and special events; as a stand-up comic and as a solo acoustic act; in a duo (Buckwheat & Lazoo); a cabaret act (The New Jew Revue) and was the leader of a “mock ‘n roll” comedy band (LaZOO). While with LaZOO he was an opening act for Henny Youngman, was a featured performer on Nickelodeon’s Livewire and was leader of the house band on LifeTime Network’s Hot Properties, for which he also wrote the show’s theme song. He wrote the first ever original song created for Barney the Dinosaur – Friends Are Forever (sung by Sandy Duncan) then co-wrote 23 other songs for Barney and Friends on PBS with his good friend, Stephen Bates. (Don’t tell Barney, but Lory and Stephen also contributed an original song to the Chicago production of Naked Boys Singing!). He’s a former staff writer for Cartoon Network’s Courage, the Cowardly Dog; contributed stories to Weird Years (YTV – Canada) and is the head writer/creator of The Bikey Tegron Show and Bodyman, two animated shows in development. As the in-house songwriter for New York’s Children’s Theatre Company, Lory has turned five stories by Dr. Seuss into mini-musicals, and his song One World, available on a CD with the same title through Live Unity, has been performed three times by the CTC kids at the United Nations, including an event honoring Nelson Mandela. Besides Attack of the Elvis Impersonators, he is the author of ten other plays and musicals and numerous comedy sketches. He’s a member of the Dramatists Guild, AFTRA, and is a writer and publisher member of ASCAP.

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DON STEPHENSON (Director) TITANIC at Lincoln Center, OF MICE AND MANHATTAN at the Kennedy Center, THE OTHER PLACE at The Alley Theatre, A COMEDY OF TENORS, THE PRODUCERS, VANYA, SONIA, MASHA, AND SPIKE and LEND ME A TENOR at Paper Mill Playhouse, THE ROAR OF THE GREASEPAINT -THE SMELL OF THE CROWD (BroadwayWorld nom. Best Director of a Musical) and GUYS AND DOLLS at Goodspeed Opera, BUYER AND CELLAR and NOISES OFF at Pittsburgh Public Theatre, SISTER ACT and HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING at the Marriott Theatre, THE COTTAGE at Theatre Aspen, I’LL EAT YOU LAST: A CHAT WITH SUE MENGERS at Theatreworks/Hartford, LEND ME A TENOR at Bay Street Theatre (BroadwayWorld nom. Best Director of a Play) , TITANIC at The MUNY Opera, the Hangar Theatre (BroadwayWorld nom. Best Director of a Musical), and Westchester Broadway Theatre, DEATHTRAP, NOISES OFF, and THE 39 STEPS at the Flat Rock Playhouse, STRUCK at New Jersey Rep. (BroadwayWorld nom. Best Director of a Play) THE MYSTERY OF KING TUT and SKIPPYJON JONES for Theatreworks/USA and THE GREAT UNKNOWN for The New York Theatre Festival. He directed the critically acclaimed productions of OLEANNA, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, and the hit musical comedy DOCTORS AND DISEASES at the historic Barter Theatre. Other New York directing credits include A CHARLES DICKENS CHRISTMAS (Urban Stages), BUCK SIMPLE (Garrick Gaities), WHEN PIGS FLY (Kaufman Theatre), GOLDEN VOICES (Symphony Space), OLD FLAMES (Theatre Studio Inc.) and the workshop production of MY TIME OF DAY; THE LETTERS, LYRICS , AND MUSIC OF FRANK LOESSER. He has directed productions of THE DESPERATE HOURS and THROUGH ALL KINDS OF WEATHER, both at the Clarence Brown Theatre and SLEEPING BEAUTY at American Stage Festival. As an actor, Don played the D’ysquith family in the Tony Award winning A GENTELEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, and starred as Leo Bloom in the Tony Award winning Broadway production of THE PRODUCERS. His other Broadway credits include ROCK OF AGES, PRIVATE LIVES, DRACULA, TITANIC, PARADE, BY JEEVES, THE BANDWAGON, PARDON MY ENGLISH and WONDERFUL TOWN. A native of Chattanooga Tennessee, he holds a BA from the University of Tennessee.

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AMANDA KATE JOSHI (Director) is a Director/Producer. With Don: The Producers (Paper Mill); Roar of the Greasepaint… and Guys and Dolls (Goodspeed). Other credits: Great Lakes (New Georges/Women's Project - Obie Award), Empire of the Trees (IT Nomination). Look her up on Facebook for full credits and projects.

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MELISSA ZAREMBA (Choreographer) most recently Directed and Choreographed “Smokey Joe’s Café” in Atlanta. Her choreographic credits include: “How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” “Sister Act” and “La Cage Aux Folles” for Marriott Theatre (Chicago), “All Shook Up,” and “Addams Family” for Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre (Colorado), “Mary Poppins” for Abilene Christian University, “Funny Thing Happened….” for Northwestern University, among others.  Melissa was Assistant Director of “Showboat” with The Dallas Opera last Spring. As a performer she was a Radio City Rockette for 8 years, toured the country as Lorraine Flemming on the 1st National Tour of “42nd Street” and performed as a Principal Dancer with the Lyric Opera of Chicago and National Opera in Washington, DC.  She has performed and Dance Captained dozens of shows regionally with Marriott Theatre, Drury Lane and Ravinia (Chicago), the MUNY (St Louis), Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma as well as performed on Dancing With the Stars, and aboard Holland America Cruise Lines.  She holds a BPA in Dance from Oklahoma City University, and is currently obtaining an MFA in Choreography from Jacksonville University.  Proud member of SDC and AEA. www.melissazaremba.com

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BENJAMIN RAUHALA (Music Director) worked on the music team for both Bartlett Sher's Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof and the Broadway production of Duncan Sheik's American Psycho last season. Most recently, he worked on David Byrne and Alex Timbers' collaboration Joan of Arc: Into The Fire at The Public Theater. He also currently serves as music supervisor for the Off-Broadway revival of The Marvelous Wonderettes. He is best known for his work touring the country with Jeremy Jordan, the Tony-nominated star of Broadway's Newsies and The CW's Supergirl, and as co-creator of The Broadway Princess Party concert series with Tony-nominee Laura Osnes. He previously served as music director for Hit List, the meta-musical from the NBC television show SMASH and is an Original Programming Producer at Feinstein's/54 Below, where he has created dozens of sold-out concerts including 'Broadway Loves' Series, that has famously honored Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson, Celine Dion and many more beloved pop icons.

 

RYAN CONWAY (Executive Producer) began working in commercial theatre as a company manager for some of Broadway’s biggest shows, including Mamma Mia!, Billy Elliot, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, and Macbeth. He currently oversees the general management department at DTE Management where recent productions include, Spring Awakening, Daddy Long Legs and Clinton The Musical. Ryan is a proud member of the Broadway League, and a Board Member of the Off-Broadway League.

 

JAIMIE VAN DYKE (Stage Manager) Select SM credits include: Roar of the Greasepaint… (Goodspeed Musicals), Tonight at 8:30 (Guild Hall, dir. by Tony Walton) Ironbound (Rattlestick/Women’s Project), A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes (New Georges/ Women's Project, Obie Award), Bright Half Life (Women's Project), How to Get into Buildings (New Georges), Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King (Cherry Lane Theatre, Nat’l Tour). Sworn Virgin and Doruntine (NYC and Balkan tour with Teatri Oda of Kosova), Nick, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, ArtCampSexyTimeFootball, Eurydice's Dream, A Christmas Carol, and Lying (Blessed Unrest). Producer for Netflix's “Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King”. She has also worked with Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre and Take Dance. IT Award recipient Outstanding Stage Manager 2010.

 

LEIGH WALTER (Assistant Stage Manager) is a director and stage manager based in NYC. Her work has been featured at Lincoln Center, The Park Avenue Armory, Goodspeed, La Mama, NYTW, among myriad other experiences making original theater. She is a proud member of Trusty Sidekick and of SDCF Directing Observership Class. Recent credits include: Campfire at Lincoln Center (AD), Up and Away at Lincoln Center (PSM), Boy at the Edge of Everything at Lincoln Center (AD), Roar of the Greasepaint at Goodspeed (ASM).

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TRACY CHRISTENSEN (Costume Designer) recently designed Sunset Boulevard on Broadway starring Glenn Close, and Carousel for the English National Opera in London. Other projects: West Side Story for Carnegie Hall’s 125th Anniversary celebration, Souvenir (Broadway), Hand To God (City Theatre), Tribes (Barrington Stage), The Other Place (Alley Theater), Guys & Dolls at Goodspeed Opera House (CT Critics Circle nomination), Sweeney Todd (starring Emma Thompson), Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill (HBO, starring Audra McDonald), Company (starring Neil Patrick Harris), Abundance (Hartford Stage), Seussical for TheatreworksUSA (Lucille Lortel nomination). 10 seasons: Chautauqua Theatre Company. Faculty: SUNY Purchase for costume design. www.tracychristensen.com.

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PAUL TATE DEPOO III (Scenic Designer) is an international designer for theatre, opera, events and film based in NYC. Recent and upcoming productions include: OD Musicals Korea: TITANIC. Signature Theatre: TITANIC, Little Night Music, Crazy for You, Girlstar. Asolo Rep: Josephine. Goodspeed Musicals: Thoroughly Modern Millie, A Sign of the Times, Guys and Dolls. Off-Broadway: Locusts Have No King, White Guy on the Bus, Himself and Nora, Romance Language, Pageant: The Musical, Sex of the Baby, Look Upon Your Lowliness. Ted Talks: Boston. Delaware Theatre Company: War of the Roses. Classic Stage Company: Othello. Maltz Jupiter: The Producers, Me and My Girl, The Wiz, Les Misérables, Will Roger’s Follies, Annie, The Music Man, Hello, Dolly! Bard Opera: Turnadot. Yale: The Rocky Horror Show. Broadway Associate Designer: Lincoln Center’s Sweeney Todd, Lady Day, How To Succeed…, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Bengal Tiger, Follies, Anything Goes. Paul is a member of Lincoln Center’s Directors Lab, United Scenic Artists and was recently announced as Live Design Magazine’s ‘Designer to Watch.’ www.pauldepoo.com

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TRAVIS MCHALE (Lighting Designer) Off-Broadway: premieres of H2O and The Awake (59E59), Primary Stages, 3 Legged Dog, Abingdon, Theatre Row, The Barrow Group. Regional Theatre: the world premiere of Terrance McNally’s Mothers and Sons (Bucks County Playhouse), Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Capital Repertory, Colorado Festival of World Theatre, Guild Hall, Weston Playhouse, Westport Country Playhouse. Broadway:Associate designer for Sunset Boulevard, Something Rotten!, Les Liasions Dangereuses and others. Other: Zaide (Carnegie Hall), Great Performances (PBS), Chita Rivera: Legendary Celebration (International Tour), and six seasons with IMCD Lighting for NY Fashion Week. Awards: Connecticut Critics’ Circle, NY Innovative Theatre. Member: United Scenic Artists. www.travismchale.com

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JOSH LIEBERT (Sound Designer) Selected Designs: Rocky Horror (Buck’s County); Ain’t Misbehavin’ (European Tour); Our Country’s Good, The Last Confession (Toronto); Story of My Life, South Pacific (Delaware Theatre Co.); Off-Broadway: The Other Josh Cohen; Son of A Gun, Galois.



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SHAWN DUAN (Projection Designer) Broadway: Chinglish (Longacre Theatre). Off-Broadway/New York: Knickerbocker, Before Your Very Eyes (The Public Theater); The Who's Tommy (Abrons Art Center). Regional: Miss Saigon, FLY, Chasing Rainbows (premiere) (Flat Rock Playhouse); Buyer and Cellar (Pittsburgh Public Theater); Tarzan (North Shore Music Theatre); The Other Place, Great Gatsby, Sing the Rising Sea (premiere) (Virginia Stage Company).  Opera: Prima Donna (New York City Opera); Benjamin Button the Opera (Symphony Space). Tours: An Evening with Pacino (U.S., international); Alvin and the Chipmunks Live!; Super Why! Live!; Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Las Vegas: Frankie Moreno: Under the Influence; Paul Zerdin: Mouthing Off; Puppet Up: Uncensored.

 

DTE MANAGEMENT  Founded by Ken Davenport, DTE Management is an industry leader in general management services for Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. DTE Management currently manages Avenue Q, Attack of the Elvis Impersonators and the anticipated Broadway revival of Once on This Island. Previous productions include the Tony Award-nominated Broadway revival of Spring Awakening as well as Off-Broadway productions of Daddy Long Legs, A Dog Story, Trip of Love, My First Time, Clinton the Musical and the successful ten-year run of The Awesome 80s Prom. Find out more at www.davenporttheatrical.com.

 

TINC (DUNCAN NORTHERN - Director of Production, DYLAN LUKE - Production Manager) Established in 2007, Tinc is a technical producing firm, providing experienced production management, technical talent, and event consulting. Tinc specializes in high-profile theatrical productions, corporate events, meetings, fashion shows, and concerts throughout the world. Recent credits include Church and State, The View Upstairs, Cagney, Blueprint Specials, Pips Island, VERSO, Shear Madness, the New York Musical Theatre Festival, Clinton The Musical, and Mike Birbiglia's Thank God For Jokes. (www.tincproductions.com)

 

ABM (Advertising/Marketing) Led by Amanda Bohan, ABM is a full-service advertising & marketing firm specializing in theatre, arts & culture, with expertise in marketing & promotions, traditional & online advertising, social media, and creative services. ABMAgency.com