About the Creatives
CHRIS MILLER (Music & Book): Tuck Everlasting (Broadway 2016): The Burnt Part Boys (Playwrights Horizons/Vineyard Theatre, Lucille Lortel Nominee Best Musical 2011); Fugitive Songs (Drama Desk Award Nominee Outstanding Revue 2008); all three of which have cast albums available at iTunes and Amazon. The Mysteries of Harris Burdick (Barrington Stage Company). TV: Sesame Street, Elmo’s World, and The Electric Company. Incidental music: The Whipping Man (Actor’s Theater of Louisville); Anna Christie (Old Globe, San Diego); Co-composer with Michael Friedman, the first NY revival of Angels in America (Signature Theatre, NY). Upcoming: the co-arrangements and co-orchestrations for the John Logan/Avett Brothers musical Swept Away premiering at Berkeley Rep in 2020; the book, music & lyrics for Ravello (Signature Theatre (VA) American Musical Voices Project); a song cycle for soprano & orchestra using the poetry of Willa Cather entitled April Twilights, a commission for producer Barbara Whitman & Grove Entertainment. With Tysen, a new musical for the Educational Theater Association & Concord Theatricals. Proud Graduate of Elon University and NYU.
NATHAN TYSEN (Book & Lyrics) Broadway: Amélie (with composer and co-lyricist Dan Messé, Drama League nomination), Tuck Everlasting (with composer Chris Miller; Outer Critics & Drama League nominations). Off-Broadway: The Burnt Part Boys (Playwrights Horizons & Vineyard Theatre; Lucille Lortel nomination), Fugitive Songs (Drama Desk nomination), Stars of David. Regional: Paradise Square (Berkeley Rep), Stillwater (Kansas City Rep with band Joe's Pet Project), The Mysteries of Harris Burdick (Barrington Stage Co.). TV: "Sesame Street," "Elmo's World" and "The Electric Company." Awards from the Kleban, Ebb, Rodgers, and Larson foundations. Writer/director for Lovewell Institute, creating original musicals with young adults. MFA NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, BFA Missouri State University. Husband to writer Kait Kerrigan, father to Lucy. nathantysen.com
ABOUT THE DIRECTORS
KENT NICHOLSON (Director) Kent Nicholson (Director) Has directed in New York at The Sheen Center, Prospect Theater Company, NYMF, and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. Regional credits include Berkeley Repertory, Seattle Repertory, Village Theater, TUTS, South Coast Repertory, Old Globe, and CATF. He is currently the Associate Producer for Musical Theater at Playwrights Horizons.
WILLIAM LIBERATORE (Music Director) is TW’s Resident Musical Director and has conducted over 40 shows, including Tuck Everlasting, Fun Home, The Prince of Egypt, Rags, The Life of the Party, Sweeney Todd, Once on This Island (TBA Award), Crowns, Ragtime, and Pacific Overtures. Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards include: Bat Boy; Into the Woods; Emma; Caroline, or Change; The Light in the Piazza, and The Four Immigrants.