ABOUT THE CREATIVE TEAM

 

Marc Vietor

Director

Marc Vietor has appeared in plays in New York (including at The Red Bull Theater, the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Roundabout, TFANA, and the Juilliard School), Massachusetts (Huntington, the Williamstown Theater Festival), Washington D.C. (the Kennedy Center, the Arena Stage), California (the Old Globe, South Coast Repertory), Virginia (the Virginia Stage), Illinois (the Ravinia Festival) and Kentucky (the Humana Festival).  He has narrated numerous audiobooks, for which he was won some awards.  Over an eight year period he worked variously as an assistant, an associate, and musical director for Michael Langham at the Stratford Festival, the Hartford Stage, and on Broadway at the Roundabout, the National Actors’ Theater, and the Walter Kerr.  Although he has directed elaborate staged readings and concerts, helped to create the Yale Musical Theater of the Air and re-staged a production of The Moliere Comedies for the Roundabout at the Ford Center, he regards this production of The School for Scandal as his directorial debut.

 

Anna Louizos

Set Designer

Tony Award nominations: The Mystery of Edwin Drood, In the Heights, and High Fidelity. Other original Broadway designs include School of Rock; Dames at Sea; Honeymoon in Vegas; R + H’s Cinderella; Avenue Q; It Shoulda Been You; The Performers; Irving Berlin’s White Christmas; Curtains; Baby It’s You; Steel Magnolias; Golda’s Balcony. Off-Broadway: Roundabout, Second Stage, Primary Stages, MTC, including Sons of the Prophet, Speech and Debate; The Substance of Fire, Vanities, the Musical, Birdie Blue, Altar Boyz, Jonathan Larson’s tick, tick… BOOM!, The Tribute Artist, Olive and the Bitter Herbs, and In Transit. website

 

Andrea Lauer

Costume Designer

Broadway: American Idiot, Bring It On, the Musical. Selected Off Broadway: Brooklynite, Midsummer Night’s Dream (Classic Stage), Unnatural Acts (Classic Stage), ’Or (Women's Project). Her designs are also part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad. Working as a stylist, her credits include American Vogue, OUT magazine, and on the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards. She is the Creative director of the multi-media design firm Risen from the Thread which specializes in the intersection of clothing + technology. website

 

Russell H. Champa

Lighting Designer

Current and recent projects include: Rain (Old Globe Theater), The Unfortunates (American Conservatory Theater), An Opening In Time (Hartford Stage), Desire (59E59th/The Acting Company), The Light Years (NYSAF/The Debate Society), The Qualms (Playwrights Horizons), Brownsville Song (Long Wharf and Philadelphia Theater Company), Thresh:Hold (Pilobolus). Broadway: China Doll (Schoenfeld Theater), In the Next Room or The Vibrator Play (Lyceum Theater/Lincoln Center), and Julia Sweeney’s God Said “Ha!” (Lyceum Theater). New York Companies: Lincoln Center Theater, NYSF/The Public Theater, Second Stage, MTC, The Vineyard, Atlantic, New York Stage And Film. Regional: Steppenwolf, Arena Stage, Wilma, CalShakes, Trinity Rep, Mark Taper Forum, and Kennedy Center. Thanks J + J. PEACE

 

Greg Pliska

Original Music & Sound Designer

Red Bull Theater: Pericles, The Tempest (reading). Broadway: Sylvia, War Horse (Best Play) (MD). Off-B'way: Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It w/Steve Martin (Drama Desk nom.), Comedy of Errors, Twelfth Night. Regional: The Secret Garden (libr. David Ives), In a Lake of Fire (Moss Hart Award). Film (orch.): Manhattan Nocturne, The Wildest Dream, Flying Monsters 3D (BAFTA winner). TV (co-comp.): "Life," "Blood in the Water" (Discovery, Shark Week), "Hunting the Edge of Space" (Nova). Podcast themes for Audible; orch. themes for IMAX, CBS News, Golf Channel. website

 

Charles G. LaPointe

Wig & Hair Designer

Over 50 Broadway shows including: The Wiz, Rear Window, Allegiance, On Your Feet, Doctor Zhivago, Hamilton, Of Mice and Men, Violet, Sideshow, Elephant Man, Honeymoon in Vegas, The Radio City Spring Spectacular, After Midnight, Beautiful, Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Motown, Jekyll and Hyde,  Clybourne Park, Bring It On, Newsies, The Mountaintop, Bonnie and Clyde, Memphis, Lombardi, Fences, Miracle Worker, Superior Donuts, 33 Variations, In the Heights, Jersey Boys, The Color Purple, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, A Raisin in the Sun.

 

Gideon & Hubcap

Original Song

Gideon Irving and Nate “Hubcap" Sloan have been performing Stove-Top Folk in living rooms across America since 2012 in the Gideon and Hubcap Show, a guerrilla vaudeville act featuring an eclectic menagerie of musical instruments, edible insects, and death-defying acts of friendship. After a wild run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2015, they are currently developing a kids show to premiere in summer of 2017 at a home near you. website

 

Paul McGill

Choreographer & Associate Director

Pittsburgh native. Broadway: Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Off Broadway: The Legend of Georgia McBride, and Steve directed by Cynthia Nixon. Concert Dance: Grounded Aerial. Regional: Tsunami by Nilo Cruz (Miami), Fame the musical (Pittsburgh). Film: Hakuna Truvada (with Todrick Hall), and the upcoming film Diamond Soles. Most recently, trained Laverne Cox for her upcoming role in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" on FOX. Love to Skills, Sox, Em, and Chunny. 

 

Deborah Hecht

Voice and Dialect Consultant

Head of voice and speech at NYU's Graduate Acting Program. As a dialect/text coach her credits include Broadway: The King and I, A Delicate Balance, Cabaret, Act One, Bridges of Madison County, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Golden Boy, Venus in Fur, The Seagull, Equus, South Pacific, Little Mermaid, The Year of Magical Thinking, Mary Poppins, Grey Gardens, Long Day’s Journey into Night, The Crucible, Carousel, Angels in America, and many others. Off-Broadway Lincoln Center Newhouse, Public Theatre/Shakespeare in the Park, Naked Angels, Atlantic, MTC, Playwrights Horizons, Second Stage, NY Theatre Workshop, Vineyard, Signature, Acting Company, TFANA, others. England: Buried Child (National), Winter’s Tale (RSC), Shakespeare at La Pietra, Florence. Regional: Williamstown, Hartford Stage, Long Wharf, Yale Rep, Westport Playhouse, Seattle Rep, Guthrie, many others. Film: Match, Under the Skin, Stardust, Kinsey, others.

 

Stuart Howard & Paul Hardt

Casting

Stuart Howard has been casting for the Red Bull Theater for many years. They also cast for Broadway, Off Broadway and regional theatres across the country including Goodspeed Musicals in Connecticut, Asolo Repertory Theatre in Florida, Philadelphia Theatre Company, St. Louis Shakespeare Festival, Studio Theatre in Washington, DC and Delaware Theatre Company.

 

David Gersten and Associates

Press Representative

David Gersten and Associates has served as press representatives and marketing consultants on Broadway and off for over twenty-five years. Current clients include several not-for profit theater companies: INTAR, Keen Company, Mint Theater, the National Asian-American Theater Company, New Federal Theater, and Urban Stages, in addition to Red Bull Theater, as well as the National Tours of The Music Man starring Shirley Jones and Patrick Cassidy and Man of La Mancha. David serves on the Board of Governors of ATPAM, the Association of Theatrical Press Agents & Managers and is a member of the Off-Broadway League and a founder of the Off-Broadway Alliance. website

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