with Guest Director Guy Stroman
Monday, Nov 11th. 6-9PM
Opera America, NYC
Here's a chance to work in a very specific text-driven way with one of the best in the biz, Guy Stroman. In this workshop, please bring a FULL song to hone your storytelling skills through a fully realized piece of musical theater material.
ABOUT GUY STROMAN:
Guy Stroman has directed acclaimed productions of The Glass Menagerie, Driving Miss Daisy and Love Letters, all starring Sandy Duncan; The King and I, starring Lou Diamond Phillips (Best Production – Ft. Worth Star Telegram); Twelfth Night – Cleveland Playhouse; Man of La Mancha (Audience Favorite – California Musical Theatre); Steel Magnolias, with June Squibb and Sally Struthers; Always, Patsy Cline, starring Sally Struthers; 1776 (Best Director – Dallas-Ft. Worth Theatre Critics Forum).
He has directed the world premieres of Free Fall, written by and again starring Sandy Duncan for the Berkshire Theatre Festival, Sugar Down, Billie Hoak off-Broadway in New York, You Might As Well Live, a play with music at the NY Musical Theatre Festival, and one-act play festivals for the Cherry Lane Theatre and Naked Angels/Playwrights Horizon.
Guy originated the role of Frankie in the original production of Forever Plaid in New York, London’s West End, and Los Angeles, where he won best acting awards from the L.A. Drama Critics and Drama-Logue. He can be heard on that original cast album, as well as on the recordings Unsung Sondheim, Girl Crazy, The Busby Berkley Album, the London recording of The Most Happy Fella, and the Disney DVD of Aladdin and the King of Thieves. His latest projects include the musical production of Just Laugh, for the new Ken Davenport Festival, and David Dean Bottrell Makes Love -A One Man Show, for the Dixon Place Hot Festival.
More about Guy at www.guystroman.com.