David Zellnik (Book and Lyrics) Musicals include: book and lyrics for the Off-Broadway musical Yank! (composer: Joseph Zellnik) which received 7 Drama Desk nominations, incl. book and lyrics, as well as nominations from the Outer Critics’ Circle, and Lucille Lortel Foundation. The CD was released by PS Classics and there have been several regional productions from 2014–2018. Manchester and London 2017, Rio de Janeiro (in Portuguese) 2017, where it won Brazil’s national theatre award, and Brisbane, Australia 2019. David has also worked with Disney Theatricals to create Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. (music: Eric Svejcar) which has been licensed over 7500 time in the past 9 years. Eric and David’s backstage musical THE F#@%ING WRIGHT BROTHERS was part of the 2018 NYC Fringe. For more information about his new plays and musicals, check out: www.davidzellnik.net
Eric Svejcar (Music) Composing credits include Caligula, an Ancient Glam Epic which won the Audience Award at the inaugural New York Musical Theatre Festival, A Rockin’ Midsummer Night’s Dream which was the subject of the feature documentary Midsummer In Newtown (Tribeca Film Festival), The Murder of Isaac for Centerstage Baltimore, and songs for White Noise (NYMF/ABC Primetime). With David Zellnik, he adapted Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. which has been performed thousands of times across the US and around the world. On Broadway he conducted the Roundabout/Deaf West revival of Big River and played in the pit orchestras of The Little Mermaid (Lunt-Fontanne) and A Chorus Line (City Center). He music directed the 2006 off-Broadway revival of Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris (recorded by Sh-K-Boom Records) and has music directed several shows for the York Theatre’s Musicals In Mufti series.
Michael Cassara, CSA (Casting Director) is a Casting Director and Educator based in New York City, where he and his team have cast over 400 theatre and film projects since the formation of Michael Cassara Casting in 2003. Recent credits include A Night With Janis Joplin (National Tour), Spamilton (dir. Gerard Alessandrini - NYC and Chicago companies), The Mad Ones (Prospect Theater Company, dir. Stephen Brackett), 9 Circles (off-Broadway premiere/Sheen Center), PAW Patrol Live! (Nick Jr./current national tours), Gigantic (dir. Scott Schwartz/Vineyard Theatre), Forbidden Broadway (last two editions/cast albums), The 12 (Denver Center/world premiere), Caroline, or Change (Tantrum Theater), My Fair Lady (Gulfshore Playhouse). Regional credits include frequent productions for top regional theatres including Gulfshore Playhouse, Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Old Globe, Denver Center, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Great Lakes Theater, Hangar Theatre, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, American Theater Group, and more. Film: The Hyperglot (dir. Michael Urie, Artios nomination for excellence in casting), Grantham & Rose (dir. Kristin Hanggi). Resident Casting Director for the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) since 2007, and the National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) since 2013. As an educator, he regularly teaches at many of the top universities and training programs, in the US and worldwide. BFA, Otterbein University. MichaelCassara.net / @michaelcassara
Rachel Chauncey (Foley Supervisor & Artist) Born and raised in New Orleans, Rachel Chancey moved to New York City to attend Playwrights Horizons Theatre School at NYU. Shortly after earning her BA, she began an internship with a post-production editing facility. Here, she learned the art and craft of sound editing, and eventually focused on performing Foley. Today, she runs her own Foley studio in Brooklyn NY, working on a variety of film and television projects. Recent credits include: The Venture Brothers, I Tonya, Billions, and Hap and Leonard.
Recorded at: PPI Studios, 19 Mercer Street, NYC 10013
Engineered by Chip Fabrizi
Louise Baranger - Trumpet
Art Baron - Trombone
Scott Engelbright - Trumpet
Gökçe Erem - Violin
Chip Fabrizi - Drums
Allison Seidner - Cello
Eric Svejcar - Piano/Bass/Guitar
Bill Todd - Reeds
Ron Wilkins - Trombone
Adam Wolfe - Drums
Jordan Schildcrout, Andy Roninson, Jacob Hoffman, Lynne-Marie Rosenberg, Conor Ryan, Constance Zaytoun, Jason Liebson, Michael Hicks.