(CO-DIRECTOR, BOOK, MUSIC, LYRICS)
Parker wrote and directed his first feature film, Cannibal! The Musical, while attending the University of Colorado in Boulder. A few years later, Trey co-created the hit animated series "South Park" with Matt Stone (his college friend and Cannibal! producer). Debuting on Comedy Central in 1997 and currently in its 16th Season, "South Park" has won 4 Emmy Awards, as well as the coveted Peabody Award. The same year "South Park" debuted, Parker wrote, directed, and starred in the film Orgazmo. Two years later, Parker and Stone released the critically-acclaimed feature film, South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut. The musical, which Parker directed and co-wrote earned an Oscar nomination for best song and a NY Film Critics Award. In 2004, the pair returned to theaters with Team America: World Police, an action movie co-written and directed by Parker that starred a cast of marionettes. It has been a long-time dream of Parker's to write a musical for Broadway. Trey Parker is originally from Conifer, Colorado.
(BOOK, MUSIC, LYRICS)
Robert is the Tony®, Grammy®, and Emmy® winning co-creator of the smash hit musicals Avenue Q and THE BOOK OF MORMON. With wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez, he co-wrote songs for Winnie the Pooh (Walt Disney Animation Studios, 2011) and Finding Nemo: The Musical (playing at Walt Disney World since 2006). They are currently writing the songs for the upcoming Disney animated feature Frozen, starring Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, and a forthcoming original stage musical called Up Here. He shared two Emmy Awards® for his music for The Wonder Pets and an Emmy® nomination for the Scrubs musical episode. His work has been seen on South Park, The Simpsons, and Phineas and Ferb. Member BMI Workshop, Dramatists Guild Council, WGA, AEA, Yale grad, native NY’er. Thanks Buzzetti, Mom, Dad, Billy, Katie, Annie and especially Kristen for all the love and support.
(BOOK, MUSIC AND LYRICS)
Stone met Trey Parker at the University of Colorado and together they made a short animated piece called, "The Spirit of Christmas." This launched their most recognized work, the critically acclaimed and award-winning television show, "South Park." The animated series is in its 16th season on Comedy Central and has won Stone 4 Emmy Awards and the coveted Peabody Award. South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut, which Stone produced and co-wrote, earned an Oscar nomination and the first NY Film Critics Award for an animated film. In addition to "South Park," Stone has partnered with Parker on the low budget Cannibal! The Musical, the superhero comedy Orgazmo and the marionette action thriller Team America: World Police. Matt Stone is originally from Littleton, Colorado.
(CO-DIRECTOR AND CHOREOGRAPHER)
Nicholaw won 2011 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for his work as co-director of The Book of Mormon. Other Broadway credits: Elf: The Musical, The Drowsy Chaperone (2006 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations) and Monty Python's Spamalot, directed by Mike Nichols (2005 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for Best Choreography). Additional New York credits: for City Center Encores! – the highly acclaimed productions of Anyone Can Whistle and Follies (direction and choreography), Bye Bye Birdie (choreography) and Can-Can (musical staging); for NY Philharmonic – Candide; South Pacific at Carnegie Hall (also on PBS "Great Performances"), Sinatra: His Voice, His World, His Way at Radio City Music Hall starring the world-famous Rockettes. He directed and choreographed the world premieres of Minsky's at Center Theatre Group, Robin and the 7 Hoods at the Old Globe and Disney's Aladdin at the 5th Avenue in Seattle.
Selected Broadway: THE BOOK OF MORMON (Tony®); The Pillowman (Tony®); The House of Blue Leaves, A Steady Rain; A Behanding in Spokane; Promises, Promises; Hair; The Coast of Utopia (Tony®, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Hewes Awards); Pal Joey (Tony® nom.); Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Tony® nom., Drama Desk Award); Nine; The Lieutenant of Inishmore; Speed-the-Plow; November; Cry-Baby; Take Me Out; Martin Short…; The Vertical Hour; Sweet Charity; Urinetown. London: The Playboy of the Western World, The Country Girl, Love Song, On an Average Day (all West End); Tales From Hollywood (Donmar); Bash (Almeida); Albert Herring (Opera North). Also Peter Grimes (Met). Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna.
Her theatre credits include The Year of Magical Thinking, The Vertical Hour, Hurlyburly, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Singin' in the Rain, Purlie, The Odd Couple, Butley, Waiting for Godot, and The House of Blue Leaves. She received Tony nominations for The Crucifer of Blood, The Royal Family, and Present Laughter. Among her many films are Midnight Cowboy, Klute, The Day of the Locust (BAFTA Award), The Goodbye Girl, Coming Home, Hair, The World According to Garp, Sweet Dreams, Working Girl, Sabrina, Silkwood, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The Mambo Kings, The Birdcage, Primary Colors, The English Patient (Academy Award), The Talented Mr. Ripley, The Hours, Cold Mountain, Angels in America, The Stepford Wives, The Village, Closer and Evening. In 2000, she received the Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award.
THE BOOK OF MORMON (Tony Award®) Recent NYC: Death of a Salesman directed by Mike Nichols, Mountaintop with Samuel Jackson, Chinglish on Broadway and The Enchanted Island at the MET Opera. Last season he designed Le Compte Ory at the Metropolitan Opera House. Dance: American Ballet Theater, Tere O'Connor Dance, Merce Cunningham, Lar Lubovitch, Nancy Bannon Etal. Director: Proof Theater Three. Awards: 5 Tonys®, OBIE, Bessie, Outer Critics’, Hewes Awards, Drama Desk, Et al. Member: Naked Angels. Faculty: University of Maryland. Father: Jake and Georgie.
Brian has designed the sound for over twenty Broadway musicals and plays. Some recent designs include Bring It On, Nice Work If You Can Get It (Tony® nomination), THE BOOK OF MORMON (Tony Award®), Anything Goes (Drama Desk), American Idiot, Promises, Promises, Next to Normal (Tony® nomination), Grease, Curtains, Spring Awakening as well as Grey Gardens and The Pajama Game which both earned Drama Desk nominations. Off Broadway designs include Rent, Everyday Rapture, Saved, 10 Million Miles, and Bug (Obie and Lucille Lortel awards). Regional designs include Giant (Dallas Theatre Center), Bonnie & Clyde (LaJolla), Dancing in the Dark (The Old Globe), A Christmas Carol (McCarter). His career has spanned twenty five years and taken him across America, Europe and Asia and has afforded him the opportunity to work with the most talented composers, directors, designers, actors, musicians and stagehands in the world, for which he is eternally grateful.
(MUSIC DIRECTOR/VOCAL ARRANGER/CO-ORCHESTRATOR)
Broadway: Tony® and Drama Desk awards for co-orchestrating THE BOOK OF MORMON and Grammy Award® for Best Musical Theater Album. Worldwide music supervisor/arranger of Wicked; music supervisor/vocal arranger/orchestrator: Avenue Q, All Shook Up and 9 to 5; co-producer with Dolly Parton of the Grammy®-nominated 9 to 5 Broadway cast recording. Music supervisor/arranger of Kinky Boots. Other credits: Music supervisor, vocal arranger and orchestrator; tick, tick...BOOM!; music director: Andrew Lippa’s The Wild Party. Music director: Jerry Springer - The Opera at Carnegie Hall; music director: Rufus Wainwright’s concerts at London’s Royal Opera House and his re-creation of Judy Garland’s legendary concert at Carnegie Hall.
Tony Award (The Book of Mormon). Tony nominations: Fiddler on the Roof, A Class Act, Spamalot. Four Emmy Awards as composer of "The Wonder Pets" (Nickelodeon). Other Broadway includes The Addams Family, The Scottsboro Boys, Jane Eyre. Regional, Off-Broadway: 28 shows including The Visit (Kander & Ebb). Seventeen films include multiple Disney films and The Informant! (Marvin Hamlisch). Composer: Little Mermaid II (additional music), Spielberg's "Amazing Stories," In Memoriam (symphonic poem publ. E.B. Marks). Recordings, concerts: Sir Paul McCartney, Not the Messiah (Eric Idle), Mandy Patinkin, Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Barry Manilow, Maury Yeston, Boston Pops, San Francisco Symphony.
Broadway/Off-Broadway: Dogfight, The Best Man, THE BOOK OF MORMON, Elf, The Drowsy Chaperone (& West End), To Be Or Not To Be, Pig Farm, The… Trailer Park Musical, Altar Boyz, Mamma Mia! West Coast: Aladdin, Robin & the 7 Hoods, Peep Show, Minsky’s, Vanities. Other NY: Show Boat @ Carnegie Hall, Encores! No, No, Nanette & Follies, numerous productions at Juilliard. National Tours: Drowsy, Barbie Live! Television: 30 Rock.
RANDY HOUSTON MERCER
Broadway designs include Crybaby, Hairspray, Fiddler on the Roof, La Boheme, Flower Drum Song, Cabaret, The Producers, Follies, Sunset Boulevard, Smokey Joe's Café, Chicago, Guys and Dolls, Crazy for You, Christmas Carol, Titanic, Big, Major Barbara. Films-The Crazies, Little Children, Spiderman 2, Company Man, Runaway Bride, Meet Joe Black, Hearts in Atlantis, Mirror Has Two Faces. Client list includes Tina Fey, Glenn Close, Barbra Streisand, Sigourney Weaver, Marcia Gay Harden, Juliette Binoche, Lauren Bacall, and Sir Anthony Hopkins.
CARRIE GARDNER, C.S.A.
Gardner also serves as senior casting director for the Roundabout. Broadway: Violet, Rocky, Machinal, Edwin Drood, American Idiot, Spring Awakening, Picnic, Cyrano, Importance of Being Earnest, The Pee-Wee Herman Show, Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Off-Broadway: Bad Jews, Dinner with Friends, Encores Off-Center!, Tom Durnin, Sons of The Prophet, Tigers Be Still, Language Archive, Ordinary Days, The Understudy, Distracted, Speech & Debate, Marriage of Bette & Boo.
Music supervisor and arranger for The Producers and Young Frankenstein. Other Broadway credits include Death of a Salesman, Scottsboro Boys, Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone, Beauty and the Beast, The Frogs, High Society, Steel Pier, Dance a Little Closer and A Christmas Carol. For NYCB, he arranged the music and co-wrote the libretto for Double Feature. Other ballet credits: Thou Swell (for NYCB) and But Not for Me for the Martha Graham Company.
Broadway: THE BOOK OF MORMON, Memphis, Wicked, Mamma Mia, The Lion King, Television: The Celebrity Apprentice, Smash, Concert: Barbra Streisand (1994-2012). Pamela, Zachary, and Alexis make it all worthwhile.
Director: Old Jews Telling Jokes (Westside), Pipe Dream (Encores!), Fanny (Encores!), Ordinary Days (Roundabout), In the Mood (Berkshires), Spelling Bee (Paper Mill/PTC), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (Paper Mill), Such Good Friends (NYMF Directing Award), six shows at St. Louis MUNY including Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Music Man, Sound of Music (both Kevin Kline Nominations). Associate: 15 Broadway shows.
Steve also served as Associate Director of The Addams Family (Broadway, Tour, Brazil, Australia), Sister Act (Broadway), 101 Dalmatians (Tour), Girl Crazy (Encores!). Directing credits include NYC: I Got Fired, Two Rooms; Regional: The Full Monty, The Buddy Holly Story, Little Shop of Horrors; and for NYU: Urinetown, Bye-Bye Birdie. Thanks to Casey, Trey, Jen, and the entire BoM team.
Associate Director: Follies (Encores!), Robin & The 7 Hoods (Old Globe), Winnie the Pooh Int'l Tour. Choreography: ABC's Upfronts; As Long As (Roundabout), NFL National commercials; Drama League Awards. Regional: Ogunquit, TriArts, Engeman and NC Theaters. Off-Broadway choreography: Bloodsong of Love, (ArsNova), The Plant That Ate Dirty Socks (Lortel/TheatreworksUSA), ReWrite (Urban Stages), Things to Ruin (Second Stage); and The Black Suits (The Public Theatre/SPF).
Credits include: Director/Choreographer of Medals Ceremonies at The Olympic Winter Games (2002 and 2010). Choreographed Disney's Beauty and the Beast, currently running in Europe. Director/Choreographer: Radio City Christmas Spectacular in Mexico City, Mexico. Choreographed at: Shaw Festival, Goodspeed, 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh CLO, TUTS, MTW, Sacramento Music Circus, and North Shore Music Theater. John has performed in eight Broadway shows.
Current projects: The Addams Family (National Tour), THE BOOK OF MORMON (National Tour), Anything Goes (National Tour), Sister Act, Clybourne Park, Ghost, Once, If There Is..., and Cyrano de Bergerac. Past projects include over 150 Broadway shows and their tours. Aurora Productions is Gene O'Donovan, Ben Heller, Stephanie Sherline, Jarid Sumner, Anthony Jusino, Anita Shah, Liza Luxenberg, G. Garrett Ellison, Troy Pepicelli, Gayle Riess, Janel D’Ammassa & Melissa Mazdra. For more information visit www.auroraprod.com.
Since joining Stuart Thompson Productions in 2008, David has managed 12 Broadway productions and tours including THE BOOK OF MORMON and Jerusalem. Previously, David managed numerous Broadway and Off Broadway shows including …Spelling Bee, Show Boat, and Barrymore. From 1994 to 2007 he founded and ran the Adirondack Theatre Festival where he produced over 60 plays and musicals and lead the construction of a new theater in a vacant Woolworth's store in Glens Falls, NY.
Garefino is the executive producer for the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning television series, "South Park." She has produced two critically acclaimed films with Trey Parker and Matt Stone: South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut and Team America: World Police. Before moving to Los Angeles, she lived in Washington, DC, and worked for the public television station WETA-TV. During her tenure at WETA, she co-produced the "In Performance at the White House" series. Anne began her career in entertainment at the Folger Shakespeare Theatre on Capitol Hill and is thrilled and honored to be working in theatre once again! Anne attended Boston College and the American Film Institute and is originally from Lambertville, New Jersey.
Films include Grand Budapest Hotel; Captain Phillips; Inside Llewyn Davis; Frances Ha; Moonrise Kingdom; The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo; Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close; Moneyball; Margaret; The Social Network; True Grit; Greenberg; It’s Complicated; Fantastic Mr. Fox; Julie & Julia; Doubt; No Country for Old Men; There Will Be Blood; The Queen; Notes on a Scandal; Closer; Team America; School of Rock; The Hours; The Royal Tenenbaums; Zoolander; Sleepy Hollow; Wonder Boys; South Park; The Truman Show; In & Out; Ransom; The First Wives Club; Clueless; Nobody’s Fool; The Firm; Searching for Bobby Fischer; Sister Act; The Addams Family. Theatre includes Hamlet; Seven Guitars; ...Forum; Skylight; The Chairs; The Blue Room; Closer; Amy’s View; Copenhagen; The Designated Mourner; The Goat; Caroline, or Change; The Normal Heart; Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; Doubt; Faith Healer; The History Boys; Shining City; Stuff Happens; The Vertical Hour; The Year of Magical Thinking; Gypsy; God of Carnage; Fences; Jerusalem; The Motherf**ker With the Hat; One Main, Two Guvnors; Death of a Salesman. The Testament of Mary; Betrayal.
Recent productions include Copenhagen; Kiss Me, Kate; Proof; Medea; Anna in the Tropics; Caroline, or Change; Wonderful Town; Doubt; The History Boys; Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; Faith Healer; Deuce; The Year of Magical Thinking; Curtains; Rock ’n’ Roll; Is He Dead?; Gypsy; 13; Equus; Ragtime; A Little Night Music; A Behanding in Spokane; Driving Miss Daisy; and LaBête; Arcadia; Jerusalem.
SCOTT M. DELMAN
Delman has previously co-produced Arcadia, That Championship Season, All My Sons, Speed-the-Plow, Blithe Spirit, Mary Stuart (Tony nominee), Reasons to Be Pretty (Tony nominee), Hamlet, Ragtime (Tony nominee), The Addams Family and American Idiot (Tony nominee).
Doumanian produces theatre, film and television. Recent credits include: The House of Blue Leaves; August: Osage County (Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize); Our Town (Lortel and Obie Awards); Superior Donuts; When the Rain Stops Falling (Lortel Award); Mistakes Were Made. Upcoming productions include: The House of Blue Leaves and The Mountaintop (Olivier Award), as well as film adaptations of August: Osage County, Blackbird and Galveston.
SONIA FRIEDMAN PRODUCTIONS LTD.
SFP has initiated and produced more than 90 significant productions in the West End and on Broadway. Productions in 2010/11 include Arcadia, Jerusalem, La Bete, La Cage aux Folles, The Children's Hour, The Mountaintop, A Little Night Music, All My Sons and A View From the Bridge. SFP is a subsidiary of the Ambassador Theatre Group.
Currently on Broadway: The Heiress, Annie, War Horse (Tony®), Nice Work If You Can Get It and Evita. Other productions include The Addams Family, Seminar, West Side Story, Spamalot (Tony®), Gypsy, The Color Purple, The History Boys (Tony®). Co-founded the investment firm Furman Selz, now vice chairman of Jefferies & Company and chairman of Jefferies Capital Partners, its private equity arm. Vice chairman of Lincoln Center and chairman emeritus of the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
STEPHANIE P. MCCLELLAND
Founder, Green Curtain Productions. Six Tony® and Drama Desk awards. Credits: Jerusalem, Arcadia, La Bête, Red, The Addams Family, A Behanding in Spokane, Ragtime, Hamlet, All My Sons, Sunday in the Park with George, Cyrano, Journey’s End, Coram Boy, History Boys, Butley, Drowsy Chaperone, The Color Purple, Spamalot, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Pillowman, Democracy, Jumpers, Flower Drum Song. Love and gratitude to my family.
Proudly Trey and Matt's lawyer since they slept on his couch. Producer of the classic documentary, Hands on a Hardbody. Author of op-eds for The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times. In addition to his law practice, he now writes fiction. Thanks to Gaby. Their beautiful kids, Rocky and Dulcie, won't be allowed to see this production for a long time.
JON B. PLATT
Tony Awards®: Angels in America: Millennium Approaches (Pulitzer Prize) and Perestroika, Clybourne Park (Pulitzer Prize), Copenhagen, God of Carnage, THE BOOK OF MORMON, Death of a Salesman. Nominations: Wicked, A View From the Bridge, The Motherf**cker With the Hat, Jerusalem, Venus in Fur, Nice Work If You Can Get It. Off-Broadway: C*ck.
Stuart is also represented this season with Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Recent producing credits include Cock (Off-Broadway). On Broadway: Tony Award®-winning Death of a Salesman (2012) and God of Carnage; also Jerusalem, The Motherf**ker With the Hat, A View From the Bridge (2010), The Retreat From Moscow, The Play What I Wrote, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Not About Nightingales, The Chairs, Exit the King, and Proof. His general management company has been responsible for more than 60 productions.