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Creative Team

###Paul Gordon (Writer, Music & Lyrics) ####Paul is a composer, lyricist and librettist. 2001 Tony Nomination; Music and Lyrics:Jane Eyre. 2015 Jeff Award; Sense and Sensibility2009 Ovation Award; Music and Lyrics:Daddy Long Legs. 2007 Bay Area Critics Circle Award; Best Book: Emma.

###Kent Nicholson (Director) ####Kent Nicholson has directed shows around the country and in NYC at theaters such as Berkeley Repertory, Seattle Repertory, South Coast Repertory, TheatreWorks, Magic Theatre, Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, Prospect Theater, San Diego Repertory, and Contemporary American Theater Festival. He is currently the Director of Musical Theater at Playwrights Horizons.

###Wendy Seyb (Choreographer and Associate Director) ####The Pee-wee Herman Show (Broadway/HBO), Sting (Carnegie Hall), Toxic Avenger Musical, Disney, Geffen, Bay Street, Geva, Paper Mill, NBC, Amazon Studios, Cartoon Network

###Brad Haak (Music Supervision, Arrangements and Orchestrations) ####B’way: An American in Paris, Mary Poppins, Lestat. Nat’l Tours: Lion King, Miss Saigon. Also with composer Paul Gordon: Jane Eyre, Emma, Daddy Long Legs, The Front, Little Miss Scrooge, A Knights’ Tale. Orchestrator for Boston, NY Pops.

###Dara Wishingrad (Production Designer) ####Scenic and production design for John Leguizamo, Michael Urie, Leslie Lee, Jeffrey B. Moss, Charles Strouse, Negro Ensemble Company, Kristin Hanggi, Charles Busch and many others. See more at: www.wishservices.com

###Benjamin Weill (Lighting Designer) ####Won the BroadwayWorld-New Jersey award for Best Lighting Design of a Musical for Monty Python’s SPAMALOT. Other shows include: Les Miserables, L’Enfant et les Sortilèges, The Pirates of Penzance. www.benjaminweilldesign.com

###Kara Branch (Costume Designer) ####Kara is a NYC-based Costume Designer. Previous credits include Annie Get Your Gun (Westchester Broadway Theater), Into the Woods (Broadway Workshop) and Guys and Dolls, Oklahoma, Anything Goes (Marjorie S. Deane Theater). Website: karabranchdesigns.com.

###Seth Huling (Sound Designer) ####Holiday Inn (associate sound designer), In and Of Itself (associate sound designer) and Sweeney Todd at Avery Fisher Hall (sound effect designer). Former head engineer for GPR Records.

###Tom Polum (Producer) ####Tom was a lead producer on THE TOXIC AVENGER which won Outer Critic’s Circle Best Off-Broadway Musical. Producer and writer for several projects including Heloise and Abelard and Mambo Italiano.

###Tim Kashani (Producer, Director) ####Tim runs Apples and Oranges Studios with a mission to help bring new works to the stage and film.

###Tara Smith (Producer) ####Tara Smith and Triptyk studios have been involved with Emma since its inception as a stage musical in California.

###Larry Lelli (Producer) ####Producer: Matilda – The Musical (1st National Tour), Penn & Teller on Broadway, Death – The Musical. Top-call Broadway drummer/conductor of over 40 shows. Proud AEA & AFM member.

###Stacia Fernandez (Producer) ####Working professional Actor. Six Broadway shows, multiple National Tours and regional Theatre credits. Television appearances and Film voice work. Playwright x 3. Producing Partner Streaming Musicals.

###Christopher Sepulveda (Producer) ####Christopher is a film and theatre producer having most recently worked on the Tony award-winning Broadway production, First National Tour and West End premiere of An American in Paris with Apples and Oranges Studios and the hit Broadway revival of Spring Awakening with Deaf West Theatre (which he previously produced in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills).

###Tom D’Angora (Producer) ####Tom D’Angora is a multi award winning Producer/Director who is currently the Lead Producer of the long running hits NEWSical The Musical, Naked Boys Singing, and The Marvelous Wonderettes. For more info go to www.TomDangora.com

###Stephanie Kane Gordon (Co-Producer) ####Stephanie is a recovering actor and is proud to be a co-producer of EMMA. She holds a B.A. in Theater from the University of California, Irvine and is happy to dive into the foray of producing.