Playwright and Composer

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        Steve Stevens, Music and Lyrics: Steve is well known for his Composition, Musical Direction and Sound Sculpture for theatres in Colorado and New York.  He has been nominated six times by the Denver Drama Critics Circle for "Best Sound Design" and won the award in 1987.  Some of his notable works include City/Stage Ensemble’s LZ and Biederman and the Firebugs; Mirror Players Hamlet; Denver University’s Medea: A Noh Cycle; Columbia University Theatre’s Off-Broadway Pelleas and Melisande; The Changing Scene’s Alexander and Road; Denver Center Theatre Company’s Man and Superman; Robert Garner Attraction’s Forever Plaid; World Goes 'Round and the long running Center Attraction’s Always…. Patsy Cline; Mountain Stage Productions’ Jungle Book; and Albany Capital Repertory Theatre’s Don Juan; Always …Patsy Cline; Forever Plaid; Our Town; and A Christmas Carol.

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        Bil Rodgers is a well-known actor/writer who has appeared in over 100 plays professionally, playing such roles as Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, Mr. Zues in J.B., Caliban in The Tempest and F.D.R. in Annie. He has also toured schools, theatres, churches and colleges for the last three decades in his solo dramas They Who Knew Him, The Evangelist and The Last of the Old Time Cowboys. On the screen, Bil has been seen with such stars as Danny Glover and Dennis Quaid (Switchback), Patrick Swayze and William H. Macy (Walt Disney’s Tall Tales) and Cindy Williams (Escape from Terror). He starred in the award-winning motion picture Moody!, and has participated in well over 250 radio and television commercials. As a writer Bil has authored several novels including Cult Sunday and Be Thou Pleased to Dwell with Me, both nominated for the E.C.P.A’s Gold Medallion Award. He has written the librettos for four musicals including Y’shua!, which has been produced in Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Minneapolis, Rapid City, and Denver. Joseph's Son (music and lyrics by Kenneth Cooper) is Bil's most recent libretto to be published (Encore). He adapted the libretto for Little Women - The Musical which has gone on to wide public and critical acclaim and was the 1998 Denver Drama Critics Circle award winner as "Best New Show of 1998

Sharlene Wanger,   has directed at the Town Hall Arts Center, The Arvada Center, The Denver Civic Theatre, and The Shwayder Theater among others in Denver.  She has also directed at the Nippon Kon Theater in Seattle.  Among her many directing credits are Little Women The Musical, The Secret Garden, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Annie Warbucks, Jungal Book and Charlotte’s Web. She has an extensive resume of Theatre for Children productions and was co-owner and producer for Mountain Stage Productions, a vehicle for many Children’s theater productions, as well as operating Centerstage USA for five years.  With Centerstage USA, she toured extensively in the Northeast as well as the West Coast. Sharlene was the producer of the Theatre for Children at the Denver Civic Theatre and is currently the director for The Cultural Classroom at Town Hall Arts Center.   In addition to conceiving and helping to write Little Women The Musical, she co-wrote, produced and directed many Industrials for the Just Say No To Drugs organization, honoring The Colorado Rockies, The Rocky Mountain News, and Channel 2 to name a few.  Her acting credits cover many stages and roles to include The Witch in Into the Woods, Arlene in Baby, Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors, Grace in Working, Ella in Bells are Ringing and others. She has also done some commercial and film acting.  As a member of the Board of Directors at Town Hall Arts Center and on the Theater Advisory Board of The Children’s Museum, she stays busy in local theater projects.


 
 

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