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Dennis McCarthy

Dennis McCarthy has composed music for the South Coast Repertory productions of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, OF MICE AND MEN, GETTING FRANKIE MARRIED — AND AFTERWARDS, THE BEARD OF AVON, ON THE JUMP and DUMB SHOW. He also composed the music for SCR’s Theatre for Young Audiences, THE ONLY CHILD, written by Quincy Long. He has been writing music for television for more than 30 years. His career began as a conductor/arranger for Glen Campbell, whose concert tours took him around the country and overseas for many years. Once based back in Los Angeles, he began composing for episodic…

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Marion Isaac McClinton

Marion Isaac McClinton is an American theatre director and playwright. He has been nominated for a Tony Award for directing and has won the Vivian Robinson Audelco Black Theatre Award, Director/Dramatic Production. an Obie Award, Direction, and was nominated for the Drama Desk Award. He has directed most of August Wilson’s plays, both on Broadway and regionally, and is known as one of the leading Wilson directors. He is an associate artist at Center Stage in Baltimore. He has directed at, among others, the Pittsburgh Public Theater, Guthrie Theater, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and Playwrights Horizons. At the Goodman Theatre…

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Mia McCullough

Mia McCullough’s plays have been produced at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago Dramatists, and Stage Left Theatre in Chicago, as well as around the country at the Old Globe and Mo’olelo Performing Arts Company in San Diego, InterAct Theatre Company in Philadelphia, Actor’s Express in Atlanta, and the Victory Theater Center in Los Angeles, among others. Her work has been developed through Goodman Theatre’s New Stages Festival, the PlayPenn conference, Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s First Look Repertory, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Stage Left Theatre’s LeapFest and Chicago Dramatists. Her play SINCE AFRICA received its New York premiere at Red Fern Theatre Company…

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Michael McGuire

“McGuire’s writing is hauntingly thoughtful, inexorably true.” —Publisher’s Weekly
Michael McGuire has had plays produced by the New York Shakespeare Festival (with Kevin McCarthy and Bob Balaban) and the Mark Taper Forum (with Ken Mars and Nan Martin) among others, including the American Theatre of Actors in New York, the Source in Washington, DC, The Changing Scene in Denver, the Actor’s Workshop of San Francisco and at theatres in Frankfurt and Stuttgart, Germany. THE SCOTT FITZGERALD PLAY was published by the University of Missouri Press. BACKPACKER was grand prize winner and produced at the 9th Annual Great Platte River…

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Maury R McIntyre

In addition to composing MOSCOW’S music and performing on piano for MOSCOW’S original New York cast recording album, Maury R McIntyre composed music for an earlier authored Nick Salamone work, RIFFS AND CREDOS. Prior to MOSCOW, Maury’s produced works include HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, JOINED AT THE HEAD, ALL IN THE TIMING, THE TRIUMPH OF LOVE and THE MANDRAKE. Maury is an honors graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, earning a BS degree in Chemistry and a BA degree in Bio-Chemistry. He also has an MFA degree in Performing Arts Management from California Institute of the Arts….

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Kenneth McLeish

Kenneth McLeish (1940 – 1997) studied Classics and Music at Worcester College, Oxford. After starting as a schoolteacher, he became a full-time translator, author, and dramatist, and in time the most widely respected and prolific translator of drama in Britain. His output included all 47 of the surviving classical Greek plays, most of Ibsen and Feydeau, as well as individual plays by Plautus, Molière, Jarry, Strindberg, Horvath, and Labiche. His original plays and translations have been widely performed, most notably by England’s National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Bruce McLeod

Bruce McLeod was born in Scotland. After earning his doctorate at the University of Iowa, he published The Geography of Empire in English Literature, 1580 – 1745 with Cambridge University Press (1999). He has co-written IN THE SWEAT (Faber) with Naomi Wallace as well as a number film scripts.

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Tegan W McLeod

Tegan McLeod was born in Iowa city, Iowa. She later moved to the UK where she went on to study English Literature at Oxford University. She began acting in the National Youth Theatre and her first play NEVER SUCH RAIN (written at age 18) was a runner-up in the Oxford New Writer’s Festival. Upon graduating, Tegan became one of only two playwrights, internationally, to be awarded a full scholarship to the University of Texas at Austin as a Michener Fellow in Playwriting and Screenwriting in 2013. At UT she had numerous productions, including a world-premiere of her first opera,…

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Cassandra Medley

Cassandra Medley’s most recently produced plays include: CELL, Ensemble Studio Theatre Marathon 2011, DAUGHTER, Ensemble Studio Theatre Marathon 2009, NOON DAY SUN, August, 2008, Diverse City Theatre Company — Theatre Row, New York City and RELATIVITY, a commission from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Ensemble Studio Theatre, 2004. RELATIVITY, produced by Kuntu Rep. of Pittsburg, Southern Rep. of New Orleans, 2007, the Ensemble Studio Theatre, May, 2006, the St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre – February, 2006, and the Magic Theatre in San Francisco in June, 2004. CELL is published in the anthology Outstanding One-Act Plays — 2012, Dramatists Play…

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JoAnne Metcalf

Jo Anne Metcalf is an American composer.

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Eric John Meyer

Eric John Meyer is a playwright and performer based in New York City. His plays include THE ANTELOPE PARTY (Theater Wit, world premiere), THE APOCRYPHAL TRAGEDY OF KING MICHAEL (Playwrights Horizons/Clubbed Thumb SuperLab), and THE SISTER (Dutch Kills Theater Company, world premiere; Edinburgh Fringe Festival), among others. He is a two-time finalist for the Heideman Award (National Ten-Minute Play Contest) and his ten-minute plays GRACE and THE RUSTBELT BRONIES MEET UP GROUP FOR ADULT FANS OF MY LITTLE PONY were performed at Actors Theater of Louisville as part of The Tens. Eric is a member of The Actors Studio…

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Susan Miller

Susan Miller is an Obie Award–winning playwright and Guggenheim Fellow whose work includes the critically acclaimed one-woman play MY LEFT BREAST (Obie), which premiered in Louisville’s Humana Festival. Her play A MAP OF DOUBT AND RESCUE won The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. She also received an Obie for NASTY RUMORS AND FINAL REMARKS. Her work has been produced by The Public Theatre, Second Stage, Mark Taper Forum, and Naked Angels, among others. A consulting producer/writer on The L Word and Thirtysomething, Miller was honored as one of Power Up’s 2009 “Amazing Gay Women In Show Business.” Susan is the…

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Loften Mitchell

Loften Mitchell was an African-American playwright, librettist, and author. Mr. Mitchell was born in 1919 in Columbus, NC, and went to high school in the Bronx. He studied at City College of New York and graduated from Talladega College in Alabama. He studied playwriting with John Gassner at Columbia University. In 1958-59 he won the a Guggenheim Award for “creative writing in the drama.” He received a Tony Award nomination for the book of the 1976 revue BUBBLING BROWN SUGAR. Mr. Mitchell was part of a groundswell of writers who contributed to the black American theatre movement in the…

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Michael Mitnick

Michael Mitnick’s plays include SEX LIVES OF OUR PARENTS (world premiere 2ndStage Uptown), FLY BY NIGHT (Playwrights Horizons 2014; Dallas Theater Center; TheatreWorks), ED, DOWNLOADED (world premiere Denver Center Theatre Company), SPACEBAR: A BROADWAY PLAY BY KYLE SUGARMAN (world premiere City Lights; developed by The Lark and Studio 42), BABS THE DODO (world premiere at Washington Ensemble Theatre), & ELIJAH (world premiere at LOCAL Theatre Company). He is also writing the book for the Broadway bound musical version of the classic film Animal House. He wrote additional lyrics for a stage spectacle of King Kong which is running now…

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Molière

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (1622 – 1673), known as Molière, was a French dramatist, director, and actor, and one of the world’s greatest masters of comic satire. Of his nearly 40 plays, his most famous are TARTUFFE, THE MISER, THE LEARNED LADIES, THE MISANTHROPE, and THE IMAGINARY INVALID.

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