David Cale is the writer and performer of solo works including Lillian (Playwrights Horizons, Obie Award), Deep in a Dream of You (The Public Theater, Bessie Award). He wrote the book, lyrics, co-composed the music for, and starred in the musical Floyd and Clea Under the Western Sky (Playwrights Horizons, Goodman Theatre, Outer Critics Circle Nomination). Songwriting credits include 600 Highwaymen’s Employee of the Year (UTR, Bessie Nomination). Acting credits include The Total Bent (Public). His new solo work Harry Clarke starring Billy Crudup recently premiered at the Vineyard Theatre.
Matthew Dean Marsh is a Brooklyn based composer. His work has sounded at Madison Square Garden, Barclays Center, Lincoln Center, Michigan Opera House, BAM, the TriBeCa Film Fest, and the White House. Recent composition credits: Romeo & Juliet (Lincoln Center Education, Wellfleet Harbor Actor Theater), Mother Courage (AADA), & Love Letters (Sleep No More). Arranging credits: Nasha America (Alchemation). Recent music directing credits: The Reality Show (NYU), Hurricane Diane (Two River Theater), Rimbaud in NY (BAM & Civilians).
Tony Speciale is the artistic director of Abingdon Theatre Company in NYC. Credits: Unnatural Acts (CSC – Drama Desk Award nominee, GLAAD Media Award nominee; James Lecesne’s The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey (Dixon Place, Westside Theatre, Old Globe, Kirk Douglas Theatre, Hartford Stage, Bay Street Theater, Laguna Playhouse, Philadelphia Theatre Company); Harmony, music by Barry Manilow, book and lyrics by Bruce Sussman (Alliance Theatre, Ahmanson Theatre) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream featuring Bebe Neuwith, Taylor Mac and Christina Ricci (CSC).