MUSIC DIRECTION

John has been composing, arranging and serving

as music director for dozens of theatrical productions.

Current writing projects in development include:

• A Necklace To Die For

• Stealing Mona Lisa

• Italy Through the Trap Door (with Phil Shallat)

He is available for custom songwriting, music direction

and piano accompaniment.

Music & Drama (highlights)

• 1975: Co-composer / "Ronnie Bwana – Jungle Guide" (Empty Space Theatre)

• 1999: Composer / "Born To Maximize" (Empty Space Theatre)

• 1980: Co-composer / "The Ballad of Mary Reade" (Bathhouse Theatre)

• 1981: Composer and co-author / "The Day They Came from Way Out There" (Empty Space Theatre)

• 1980–1984: Arranger and music director / The Fabulous Sateens

• 1986: Composer / "The Big Bad Wolf (and How He Got That Way)" (Empty Space Theatre)

• 1990: Composer / "Eunice and Regina Dine and Dish" (Cabaret de Paris)

• 1995–1997: Arranger and music director / "The Sirens of Swing" (Cabaret de Paris)

• 2000: Composer / "Prince Brat and the Whipping Boy" (Seattle Children’s Theatre)

• 2003: Composer and co-author/ "Ming the Rude" (Empty Space Theatre)

• 2004: Composer / "Musica Vitae" (Century Ballroom)

• 2005: Arranger / "Blue Rose" (Milwaukee Rep Cabaret)

• 2005: Music director / "Menopause - the Musical" (ACT Theatre)

• 2006: Composer and music director / "Vino! the Musical" (Auction of Washington Wines)

• 2006: Release of "Maquette" CD

• 2008: Music director / "The Gypsy King" developmental workshop production (The Village Theatre)

• 2010: Composer, lyricist, book writer / "A Necklace To Die For" (in development)

• 2011: Composer, music director, co-writer / "It's In the Cards" (ACT Theatre)

• 2012–13: Music director / "Poisoning Pigeons In the Park" (revue of Tom Lehrer songs – Hit & Run Theater)

• 2013: Composer, lyricist, book writer / "Stealing Mona Lisa" (in development)

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