Jeffrey Haddow, Book/Lyrics | Neal Hampton, Music | Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Director
Jeffrey Haddow (book/lyrics) is a winner of the BMI Harrington Award for Creative Achievement. His musical revue, SCRAMBLED FEET, ran two years Off-Broadway, was produced as a Showtime TV special starring Madeline Kahn, and is published by Samuel French. His play, CHEKHOV IN YALTA, had its world premiere at the Mark Taper Forum in L.A. won a Los Angeles Drama Critics Distinguished Playwriting Award, and was produced as a TV special starring Tom Courtenay. Other produced plays include DUCKS (Musical Theatre Works), THIN ICE (WPA Theatre), SCULLY & ROYCE (Detroit Repertory Company), and THE DRUNKEN BOAT (Circle Repertory Co.), In addition to SENSE & SENSIBILITY THE MUSICAL, current projects include AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND, a family musical based on the 19th-century novel by George MacDonald, GET HAPPY! a new stage version of the MGM movie musical, “Summer Stock,” and THE YEAR OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY, a musical based on the novel by Christopher Koch. Jeffrey is a graduate of Northwestern University and a member of the Dramatists Guild and the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop.
In addition to the music for SENSE & SENSIBILITY, Neal Hampton’s works for stage include THE CHIMES (book/music/lyrics) which received a stage reading at NOMTI’s Birth of a Musical Festival, incidental music for Lanford Wilson’s BOOK OF DAYS (Canadian premier in Toronto), and additional songs (music/lyrics) for a production of THE LITTLE MATCHGIRL at Gloucester Stage. His arrangement of the SPLEANDOR OF CREATION can be heard in the Columbia Pictures release, MONA LISA SMILE. His compositions for ballet have been performed in US and Europe. His song Something Must Be Wrong With My Mistletoe, was recorded by the cast of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS on the 2006 CAROLS FOR A CURE CD. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild and the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop.
Mr. Hampton has conducted concerts with the Savannah Symphony, the Rhode Island Philharmonic, the Handel and Haydn Society, the Tallahassee Symphony (with Marcus Roberts), the Springfield (MA) Symphony (with Olivia Newton-John), and London's Westminster Philharmonic (concert tour to Nova Scotia). He has premiered numerous contemporary works and conducted theater and opera productions for the Boston Conservatory, Boston University, the College Light Opera Company, and the Hasty Pudding Theatrical. His most recent New York appearance was at Town Hall as conductor of the Stoppard/Previn collaboration, EVERY GOOD BOY DESERVES FAVOUR. He currently serves on the faculties of Brandeis University and Wellesley College as Conductor of the Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra.
Marcia Milgrom Dodge
Marcia Milgrom Dodge (Director & Choreographer) directed and choreographed the acclaimed Kennedy Center & Broadway revivals of Ragtime. She received a 2010 Tony Award nomination for Best Director of a Musical, two Drama Desk Award nominations for Direction & Choreography and an Astaire Award nomination for Choreography. Marcia also received the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Direction of a Resident Musical. Her work as a director & choreographer has been seen throughout the United States, Canada, Great Britain, South Korea and Denmark. New York productions include Venus Flytrap by Anthony Dodge (Active Theater), Seussical (Theatreworks USA, Lortel Award nomination for Choreography), Cookin’, Radio Gals, Closer Than Ever, Romance In Hard Times (The Public) and The Music Man (New York City Opera.) Regional: Reprise Theatre Company (Cabaret, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying; Garland Award for Choreography), Flat Rock Playhouse (Chicago), many shows at Sacramento Music Circus, Maltz Jupiter Theatre (Anything Goes, Carbonell Award for Choreography), Bay Street Theatre, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Riverside Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Lyric Stage, Goodspeed, Huntington and Arena Stage. Exciting collaborations with Julie Andrews (Simeon’s Gift), Stephen Sondheim (Merrily We Roll Along at Arena Stage), Rupert Holmes (Thumbs!), Robert Falls & John Logan (Riverview at The Goodman) and Des McAnuff (Elmer Gantry at La Jolla Playhouse). Television choreography: Sesame Street and AMC'S Remember Wenn. Also a published and produced playwright, her first play, Sherlock Holmes & The West End Horror, was co-written with her husband Anthony Dodge and received a 2002 Edgar Award nomination for Best Play from the Mystery Writers of America. Faculty: American Musical & Dramatic Academy. Proud SDC Executive Board member. For more, visit: www.marciamilgromdodge.com