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spacer Lonny Price directed the stage and film versions of the New York Philharmonic’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s Company, which played in more than 700 movie theaters across the country, as well as the stage and film versions of SONDHEIM: The Birthday Concert! (for which he received a 2011 Emmy Award); the Live From Lincoln Center broadcasts of Camelot (2008); Candide (2004, broadcast on Great Performances); and Sweeney Todd (2001). He won an Emmy for his 2000 production of Sweeney Todd with the San Francisco Symphony. Mr. Price also directed the Emmy Award–winning production of Sondheim’s Passion, starring Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, and Michael Cerveris broadcast on Live From Lincoln Center. On Broadway, he directed Audra McDonald in 110 in the Shade, Danny Glover in Athol Fugard’s “Master Harold” ... and the Boys; Joan Rivers in Sally Marr and Her Escorts (which he co-wrote with Ms. Rivers and Erin Sanders); Jenn Colella in Urban Cowboy; and himself in A Class Act, for which he earned a Tony nomination and the book of which he co-wrote with Linda Kline. Lonny Price’s Off-Broadway directorial work includes Visiting Mr. Green, Grown Ups, and Stopping Traffic. He made his opera directing debut at Houston Grand Opera directing Audra McDonald in Poulenc’s La Voix Humaine and Michael John LaChiusa’s Send. His first feature film, “Master Harold” ... and the Boys, garnered him a Best Director of a Feature Film from the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival. He has directed episodes of ABC’s Desperate Housewives and, recently, CBS’s 2 Broke Girls.

Matt Cowart Matt Cowart Most recently, Matt directed the sold-out run of Black Comedy in Washington, DC with No Rules Theater Company. He produced and associate directed the New York Philharmonic’s production of COMPANY, starring Neil Patrick Harris, Stephen Colbert, Martha Plimpton, Jon Cryer, Patti LuPone, and Christina Hendricks, which played in movie theaters across the country. Additional New York Philharmonic credits include: One Singular Sensation: A Celebration of Marvin Hamlisch, Sondheim: the birthday concert, and Camelot starring Gabriel Byrne. Other directing credits include: Kiki Baby at the New York Musical Theater Festival with long-time collaborator Lonny Price; CAMP WANATACHI, a new electro-musical that premiered Off-Broadway at La MaMa ETC; Annie Get Your Gun at Ravinia in Chicago, starring Patti LuPone [Associate Director]; Broadway: Three Generations [Kennedy Center, Co-directed with Lonny Price]; My Favorite Things, a Rodgers and Hammerstein revue starring Shirley Jones [Associate Director]; Beautiful Girls, starring Zoe Caldwell, Patti LuPone, Marin Mazzie, Donna McKechnie, and Jenn Colella [Associate Director]; the Broadway revival of 110 in the Shade starring Audra McDonald [Assistant Director.] In the summer of 2009, he co-wrote and co-directed the original children’s musical Dream Machines with Isaac Klein and James Stewart. Matt is a member of SDC, and a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He is currently developing a new musical, Legend of the Word with Isaac Klein and James Stewart, and will be producing Sweeney Todd with the New York Philharmonic in the spring of 2014.

Kitt Lavoie Kitt Lavoie is a director, playwright, and flimmaker. Kitt is the author of 27 produced plays and musical books, which have been seen on stages in New York, across the United States, and on all seven continents around the world in English, Spanish, Hungarian, Norwegian, and Latin. Plays include The Median Line (Robinson Award for Dramatic Writing), [pwnd] (NYIT Best Original Script nominee), Good Enough (finalist, Samuel French Festival), realer than that (winner, Samuel French Festival), Sunshine (which premiered in three countries and two languages on the same night) and Kiki Baby (Theater for the American Musical Prize). His play realer than that is published by Samuel French, and his play Bank & Trust will be included in the upcoming Vintage Press collection Plays for Two. His film Rainbow Rabbit Reliant won Best Dramatic Short, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, and the Audience Award at the Atlantic City Cinefest, Best Ensemble Performance at the Manalapan Independent Film Festival, and the Audience Award and Best Debut Film at the Route 66 International Film Festival. He has directed more than 50 productions in the United States and Europe, as well as dozens of developmental workshops and readings. Kitt is the Artistic Director of The CRY HAVOC Company, a not-for-profit theater company he co-founded in 1997 focused on new play development. As an artistic director, director, and dramaturg, he has been integral to the development of more than 400 new plays, musicals, and screenplays. He is Executive Producer and host of the biweekly CRY HAVOC Podcast, which focuses on elucidating the craft of acting, directing, and playwriting for an audience of theater artists and theater-goers. Kitt holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Directing from the Actors Studio Drama School and is a member of the Dramatists Guild, the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, and the Stage Directors & Choreographers Society.