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Aruba Productions and Buddy & Sally Productions will present the
With choreography by Lisa Stevens (Ass't. Choreog., Bombay Dreams), BINGO features scenic design by Eric Renschler (As Long as We Both Shall Laugh), costume design by Carol Brys, lighting design by John Viesta and sound design by Lewis Mead (Urinetown). BINGO features musical direction and orchestrations by Steve Bishop.
Ann Crumb (Bernice/Joan). Broadway: Anna Karenina (Tony nom. for Best Actress), Aspects of Love, Chess, Les Misérables.
Liz Larsen (Honey). B'way: Hairspray, Smell of the Kill, The Rocky Horror Show, Most Happy Fella (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics noms, Drama-Logue Award), Damn Yankees, Fiddler on the Roof, Starmites, Night Music. Off-B'way: Him & Her (Fringe Performance Award), New Yorkers, Loman Family Picnic, New Brain. Nat'l: Sunday in the Park (Helen Hayes Award), Baby (Helen Hayes nom).
Liz McCartney (Vern) most recently appeared on Broadway in Mamma Mia (Rosie) and in the final cast of Thoroughly Modern Millie (Miss Flannery). Other Broadway: Taboo (Sue Tilley), Dance of the Vampires (Rebecca), Phantom (Carlotta), Les Misérables (Madame Thenardier), Carnival (2002 Encores). Regional: Into The Woods (The Witch, Ordway/Sacramento), Fifty Million Frenchmen (May DeVere-Pittsburgh Public), Paint Your Wagon (Elizabeth-Goodspeed), A Vision (Maud Gonne-Playwrights Horizons/ A.C.T.). Other recordings: A Vision, 1999 and 2003 Carols for a Cure. TV: "Route 66," "The Prosecutors" and "Law and Order SVU."
Beth Malone (Alison). Bingo happily marks Ms. Malone's
Patrick Ryan Sullivan (Sam/Frank). Broadway: 42nd Street (Julian Marsh), Beauty and the Beast (Gaston), Titanic. Off-Broadway: Meet John Doe (New York Theatre Workshop), Sundown (
Michael Heitzman (Music, Lyrics, Book) is one of the Grammy-nominated songwriters of "Throw That Girl Around" from the Broadway musical Swing! His first musical Vices, which he directed, received eight Joseph Jefferson Award nominations including Best New Work and Best Director. Vices was subsequently mounted at the Mixed Blood Theater in
Ilene Reid (Music, Lyrics, Book) is one of the writers of the musical Vices, which was nominated for eight Joseph Jefferson Awards including Best New Work. Her song "Throw That Girl Around," co-written with Michael Heitzman and Everett Bradley, was featured in the Broadway musical Swing! and garnered her a Grammy nomination for the original cast recording on Sony Classics. Ilene's music has also appeared in several independent films and industrials. Her song "Dinosaur Swing" can be heard on the children's recording Sing Me a Story, by Bob McGrath of Sesame Street, and her song "Whadify," co-written with Everett Bradley, was featured in the "Promicide" episode of "
David Holcenberg (Music, Lyrics) is currently the musical director and conductor for Mamma Mia on Broadway and the associate music supervisor for its North American productions. His other Broadway credits include productions of Seussical, Titanic, and the Hal Prince revival of Showboat as musical director as well as Good Vibrations where he provided musical arrangements and supervision. David also recently music directed Lynn Aherns' and Stephen Flaherty's Dessa Rose at Lincoln Center as well as the U.S. premiere of their show Ragtime where David received an L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award for Distinguished Achievement in Musical Direction. David also music directed the
LISA STEVENS (Choreographer) recently served as Associate Choreographer to Anthony Van Laast on
THOMAS CARUSO (Director) is the Resident Director of Mamma Mia! and directed the world premiere of Off Season, a duet of plays by Terrence McNally and Israel Horovitz at Gloucester Stage in Massachusetts. He directed the premiere of Jack Heifner's play Earth to Bucky at the Bay Street Theatre. On Broadway, Thomas was the Associate Director for both Bombay Dreams and the musical revival of Follies by Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman. He directed the national tour of Master Class by Terrence McNally, starring Charlotte Cornwell of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Other credits include directing a staged reading of Arthur Miller's play Resurrection Blues at the Key West Playwrights Company's Inaugural Gala starring James Naughton and Mary McCormack. In 2002, Thomas directed and composed All American Boy, a new musical for the New York International Fringe Festival. Other New York new play credits include China Dolls by Jack Heifner (Ensemble Studio Theatre), Two Boys by J. E. Parker (Rattlestick and Off- Broadway), Surviving Mom (HB Playwrights Foundation), Subtle Bodies by Clive Barker (Off-Broadway), Mickey's Home (Theatre for the New City), Tatjana (Juilliard) and Enemy of the People (Century Center). He received the Kenneth Frankel Memorial Directing Fellowship from Manhattan Theatre Club. Regionally, he has directed Cowboy Mouth (Williamstown Theatre Festival), New World Rhapsody (New York Stage and Film), The Girl in the Frame and Mimi Le Duck starring Annie Golden (Adirondack Theatre Festival), The Next Marilyn (Florida Studio Theatre), Master Class (TheatreWorks), and developed new works at the Stamford Center for the Arts; Festival of New Works in Ann Arbor; Phoenix Theatre Company-New Works Festival, and Key West Theatre Festival. Thomas has assisted on numerous Broadway productions including Love! Valour! Compassion!, Master Class with Zoe Caldwell and Faye Dunaway, Stanley with Anthony Sher, Parade (