JOHN TARTAGLIA (Director)
Muny directing credits: Matilda, Annie, The Wizard of Oz, Tarzan and Shrek. As actor: Aladdin (The Genie), Seussical (The Cat in the Hat), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Hysterium, St. Louis Theater Circle Award). Broadway: Avenue Q (Tony nomination), Beauty and the Beast and Shrek. Director: Stephen Schwartz’s The Secret Silk (Princess Cruises, writer/director), Beauty and the Beast (Maltz Jupiter Theatre), Mamma Mia! (Bucks County Playhouse); Shrek the Halls (DreamWorks Theatricals) and many more. Film/TV: Johnny and the Sprites (Disney Jr., Emmy nomination), Sesame Street (PBS Kids), Jim Henson’s Word Party and Julie’s Greenroom (Netflix), Jim Henson’s Splash and Bubbles (PBS Kids, Emmy nomination as Splash), Sunday Funday (Sirius XM On Broadway). Instagram/Twitter: Johnnytartags
PATRICK O’NEILL (Choreographer)
Muny: Guys and Dolls (co-choreographer). Other credits: An Evening with Kelli O’Hara and The Boston Pops, as well as musical numbers for Mario Cantone on The View celebrating Barbara Walters. Associate choreographer credits: School of Rock (Broadway, U.S. national tour, Australia and Korea), The Heart of Rock & Roll (Old Globe), Ever After (Alliance). Assistant choreographer credits: On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (Broadway), Harmony (Ahmanson, Alliance) and The Nutty Professor (directed by Jerry Lewis). www.patrickoneill.me
BRAD HAAK (Music Director/Conductor)
Muny: Guys and Dolls, A Funny Thing…Forum, Fiddler on the Roof, Into the Woods, South Pacific, The King and I and Gypsy. Broadway: An American in Paris, Mary Poppins, Lestat and Il Divo – A Musical Affair. National tours: The Lion King, Miss Saigon. Music supervision and orchestrations for John Caird and Paul Gordon’s Daddy Long Legs (off-Broadway, London, Tokyo, Seoul) and for director John Caird’s A Knight’s Tale (to be presented in 2020 with the Tokyo Philharmonic). International: Sousatzka (Toronto), An American in Paris (Paris), Honk! (Singapore and Philippines); Jane Eyre (Tokyo). Numerous regional credits include: Ragtime (Theatre Under The Stars), Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s Follies (Jeff Award for music direction), Sunday in the Park with George, Children of Eden (Kennedy Center). Orchestrations for New York and Boston Pops, National Symphony, L.A. Philharmonic, Tokyo Philharmonic.