Brian Feinstein

(Composer)

is an award-winning composer in NYC. He is the recipient of 6 ASCAP Plus Awards, a Jonathan Larson Memorial Fellowship and the Anna Sosenko Trust Award for musical theatre composing. Off-Broadway: Mimi Le Duck starring the legendary Eartha Kitt. The Top Job (Vital Theatre Company, based on the best-selling children's novel). Regional: The Circus is Coming to Town (awarded best family musical in Southern California). Regional: "DIAL M FOR MURDER” and “AS YOU LIKE IT.” (Shakespeare on the Sound). Other musical contributions include the score for the world premiere of Tim Pinckney’s “EVER SO HUMBLE”, Bertol Brecht's "CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE," and the "THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE” (Hangar Theatre in Ithaca). Film: Original songs with Stephen Tyler Davis for the film musical “THE LEGION OF GRADS” (directed by Kevin Duda); and the theme song to the independent feature film, “THE SUBLET.” The Boston Pops and Indianapolis Philharmonic have also premiered works of his symphonic music. Brian is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild, ASCAP, and the Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue League. For Boogers and beyond, please visit: www.BrianFeinsteinMusic.com

Stephen Tyler Davis

(Book & Lyrics)

is an author of plays, poetry,and two original musicals Huckleberry Haywood (New York Musical Theatre Festival) and Monkey Boogers! He currently serves as Artistic Director for CitySalt Theatricals in NYC where he develops, produces and directs new theatrical works. As a performer, he has seen the country with two national tours for TheatreWorks USA.  Stephen earned his degree in Theatre and Creative Writing from the University of Alabama where he graduated with honors and was recently accepted into the MFA Theatre program at Sarah Lawrence College. Monkey Boogers is dedicated to all the talented students of Blue Plate Broadway. Be kind and let your star burn bright!

CHAD LARABEE

(Director)

Off-Broadway directing credits include the revival of Garson Kanin’s Dreyfus in Rehearsal and the world-premiere of the musical POPart. Other New York credits include Good Good Trouble on Bad Bad Island (Robert Moss Theatre), Do Not Disturb (59E59), and Molineaux (The Alice Theatre). Chad directed the London premiere of Ain’t We Got Fun featuring the music of Richard Whiting starring Shiobhan McCarthy. Upcoming projects include a new musical by Alan Knee and Jason Howland and Camila by Lori McKelvey. In 2012 Chad both wrote and directed the world- premiere of a new adaptation of Great Expectation. Select regional credits include Singin’ in the Rain, Violet, Big River, and Assassins, The Into The Woods, and Hairspray. He is a proud graduate of The University of Iowa, and Florida State University where he received his MFA in Directing. Chad is a member of SDC. For more information visit: www.chadlarabee.com

Anna Ebbesen

(Music Director & Arranger)

is a music director, arranger, and audition coach based in New York City.    Her coaching clients can be seen on Broadway and National Tours, and in major regional houses.   She recently arranged and orchestrated the music for the musical short films, Walk the Walk and Legion of Grads.  Anna is the resident music director for Dreamscape Theatre Productions and The Bang Group.  She is also the Music Supervisor at the New York Film Academy, and has worked for NYU Steinhardt.  Anna holds a B.A. in Music and Theatre and is a proud member of AFM, Local 802. 

Chris Hajian

(Orchestrations)

Born and raised in Queens NY, Chris Hajian began his musical education at the age of five, studying trumpet under his father, Edward, a professional musician in NYC. Chris’ formal training started at New York’s “Famed” High School of the Performing Arts, and continued at the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied classical composition.He has composed scores for a wide range of Feature Films, Indies and Documentaries. Chris’ score for the feature film “The Take” was featured at the 2007 TFF. “Yonkers Joe’ was selected for the Tribeca Film Festival in 2009. Chris wrote the music for the feature Documentary “ Nursery University ” and more recently “Unraveled” which was accepted into the 2010 LA Film Festival and had its broadcast premiere on the Showtime Network. Most recently the Feature Documentary “ First Position” which was purchased byIFC/ Sundance Selects and had a theatrical release. (www.chrishajian.com)

Kevin Duda

(Producer)

Kevin produced the World Premiere reading of M. Claudel (Book, Music & Lyrics by Lori McKelvey) featuring Janine LaManna & Eartha Kitt; One Night Only (for BC/EFA). He is the Development Producer on Camila (L. McKelvey) as well as “Guest Starring,” in collaboration with writer Christine Toy Johnsen; The Final Countdown with John West & a movie-to-stage adaptation. For PBS, he helped to develop the TV presence for the popular kid’s craft book series, “The Kid Concoctions." Additionally, he has created & produced live theatrical events for companies such as NBCU, Citigroup,  Anheuser Busch, ION, Herschend Entertainment, Six Flags, Scholastic, The American Cancer Society, Kentucky Fried Chicken, The Wildlife Conservation Society, and more. He was the Executive Producer of “Downton Abbey: Live at 54 Below” and a contributing producer for “Russian Broadway: Shutdown.” He recently has joined the Stage17 team as a producer of new content.

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