CASTING

Lots of productions. Lots of famous people. Lots of reasons. Lots of stories. Awards include two Artios Awards from the Casting Society of America for Outstanding Achievement, and the Media Access Award

Current Shows

The Wanderer

with Michael Wartella and Joey McIntyre

The Music of
Dion and The Belmonts

Directed by Kenneth Ferrone

In The Mood

The Music of the World War II Era

Directed and Choreographed by Alex Sanchez

Hatuey: Memory of Fire

with Matthew Patrick Morris and
Jennifer Jade Ledesna

By Elise Thoron &. Frank London

Directed by Mary Birnbaum
Choreographed by Maija Garcia

Souzatzka

with Victoria Clark, Montego Glover,
and Judy Kaye

By Craig Lucas, Richard Maltby
and David Shire

Directed by Adrian Noble
Choreographed by Graciela Daniele

The Little Dancer and Degas

By Steven Fisher

Directed by Richard Vida
Choreographed by Lainie Sakakura

The Trials of Bitsy Birnbach

with Anna Crivello and Alma Cuervo

By Karen Manno

Recent Shows

Super Fly


Bill T Jones, Director / Choreographer

Currently in Development

Fela!


Bill T Jones, Director / Choreographer

Based on the life and work of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti

Reviews and Press

Eugene O'Neill Theatre, NYC
& International Tour

http://felaonbroadway.com

* Winner of 3 Tony Awards

101 Dalmations

This show was a project of the 12.14 Foundation starring Kristine Zbornik and the children of Sandy Hook Elementary School (Newtown, CT)

Michael Unger, Director

A Rockin' Midsummer Night's Dream

This show was a project of the 12.14 Foundation starring Marla Mindelle, Clarke Thorell and the children of Sandy Hook High School (Newtown, CT)

Michael Unger, Director

Little House on the Prairie
The Musical


Starring Melissa Gilbert
Francesca Zambello, Director
Michele Lynch, Choreographer

Based on the classic tales by Laura Ingalls Wilder; Book by Rachel Sheinkin; Lyrics by Donna di Novelli; Music by Rachel Portman
Reviews and Press

First National Tour


http://littlehousethemusical.com

NIÁGARA
A Pan-American Story


with René Millián

by Guillermo Verdicchia

Concept & Direction by Veronica Tennant

Zinnias: The Life of Clementine Hunter


Peak Performances, International Tour

Robert Wilson, Director

NY Times Review

Bounce: The Basketball Opera

By Charles R. Smith Jr.,
Glen Roven, and Others

Produced by Ardea Arts

A Walk on the Moon


with Janine DaVita, James Carpinello, Stephen Kunken

by Pamela Gray & Paul Scott Goodman

Michael Greif, Director

The First Family of Second Avenue



with Jake Epstein & Alli Mauzey

Michael Goldfried, Director

Playbill Article

Jim Henson's Dinosaur Train Live

National Tour

John Tartaglia, Director

Jim Henson's Sid The Science Kid Live

National Tour

John Tartaglia, Director

Our Class

Starring ELLEN BURSTYN, KATHLEEN TURNER, BOYD GAINES, MAMIE GUMMER, JOHN PANKOW and ALVIN EPSTEIN

by Tadeusz Slobodzianek

Cosmin Chivu, Director

Open Road



with Billy Boyd & Lisa Brescia

by Paul Scott Goodman

Andrew Panton, Director

Healing Wars


Peak Performances, National Tour

Liz Lerman, Director

Closer Than Ever



Richard Maltby, Director

York Theatre Company


Cloudlands



Amanda Dehnert, Director

By Octavio Solis & Adam Gwon

South Coast Repertory

Ain't Misbehavin'


Richard Maltby, Director
Arthur Faria, Choreographer

Long Wharf Theatre / European Tour

Separations


Gregory Fletcher, Director

St. Luke's Theatre

Bronze Mirror

Milton Granger & Mary Meikleham, Directors

Manhattan Theatre Misson
Television & Film

One 4our All

Nickelodeon Sony/BMG Music Entertainment
Scott Fellows, Producer

Spectacular!

Nickelodeon
Robert Iscove, Director
James Krieg, Writer

The Entertainer

E! Entertainment Television
Kandor Entertainment

Additional TV & Film credits    
Disney

DISNEY'S HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL


Jeff Calhoun, Director
Lisa Stevens, Choreographer
Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera
Pittsburgh, PA
Disney Theatrical Productions

THE LION KING

Julie Taymor, Director
Garth Fagan, Choreographer
Hafentheater
Hamburg, Germany
Disney Theatrical Productions

WHEN YOU WISH:
THE MUSIC OF DISNEY

Tina Landau, Director
Mark Dendy, Choreographer
Workshop, NYC
Disney Theatrical Productions

ALADDIN

Francesca Zambello, Director
Lynne Taylor-Corbett, Choreographer
Hyperion Theatre
Los Angeles, CA
Disney Entertainment

Broadway & International Tours
FOSSE



Richard Maltby & Ann Reinking, Directors
Chet Walker, Choreographer

New York / L.A. / Toronto / Chicago / Tour

* Artios Nomination: Outstanding Achievement,
Musical Theatre Casting
* Tony Award: Best Musical

 

RAGTIME
 

Frank Galati, Director
Graciela Daniele, Choreographer

New York / Toronto / LA / Vancouver / Chicago
Washington, D.C. / Tour / Melbourne, Australia

* Artios Award: Outstanding Achievement,
Musical Theatre Casting
* Winner of 4 Tony Awards


SHOW BOAT

Harold Prince, Director
Susan Stroman, Choreographer
New York / Toronto / Tour / Chicago
London, England / Sidney, Australia

* Artios Award: Outstanding Achievement,
Musical Theatre Casting
* Tony Award: Best Musical Revival

JOSEPH
AND THE AMAZING
TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT


(in conjunction w/ Johnson-Liff)

Starring Donny Osmond

Stephen Pimlott, Director
Anthony Van Laast, Choreographer
International Tour,
U.S.A. / Canada

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA


Harold Prince, Director
Gillian Lynne, Choreographer
Toronto / Canadian Tour / Hawaii
Singapore / Hong Kong
(in conjunction w/ Johnson-Liff)

* Tony Award: Best Musical

SUNSET BOULEVARD

Starring Diahann Carroll

Trevor Nunn, Director
Bob Avian, Choreographer
Ford Center for the Performing Arts,
Toronto / Vancouver

* Tony Award: Best Musical

CANDIDE

Harold Prince, Director
Patricia Birch, Choreographer
Gershwin Theatre, New York

KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN


(in conjunction w/Johnson-Liff)
Starring Chita Rivera
Starring Vanessa Williams

Harold Prince, Director
Vince Patterson & Rob Marshall, Choreographers

New York / National Tour
* Tony Award: Best Musical

MUSIC OF THE NIGHT

Scott Ellis, Director
Jon DeLuca & Kathleen Marshall, Choreographers
International Tour,
Canada / U.S.A.

 

Camelot

Glenn Casale, Director
Lerner & Loewe, Authors
National Tour

I Love A Piano

Ray Roderick, Director / Choreographer
Ray Roderick & Michael Berkeley, Authors
National Tour

Almost Heaven:
Songs of John Denver

Randal Myler, Director
Hal Thau, Producer
National Tour

SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS

Nicholas Hytner, Director
Workshops, New York / Toronto

PARADE

Harold Prince, Director
Workshops, New York / Philadelphia

SEUSSICAL

Frank Galati, Director
Workshops, New York / Toronto

Off-Broadway & Resident Theater

Jewtopia



John Tillinger, Director
Bryan Fogel & Sam Wolfson, Authors
Westside Arts Theatre, NYC
Broward Stage Door, FL
Majestic Theatre, Chicago

* Artios Nomination: Outstanding Achievement,
Comedy Theatre Casting

Evil Dead, The Musical



Hinton Battle & Christopher Bond, Directors
Cipolla, Reinblatt & Morris, Authors
New World Stages, NYC

 

Almost Heaven:
Songs of John Denver



Randal Myler, Director

Hal Thau, Producer
Promenade Theatre, NYC

 

The Sixties Project

Richard Maltby, Director
Janet Brenner, Author
Ira Pittelman, Producer
Goodspeed Opera House, CT
CAP 21, NYC

* Artios Nomination: Outstanding Achievement,
Regional Theatre Casting

 

Duet

Ludovica Villarhauser, Director
Otho Eskin, Author

Greenwich Street Theatre, NYC

Hot And Sweet

John Driver, Director
Barbara Schottenfeld, Author
New York Musical Theatre Festival, NYC

Marko The Prince

Marcy Arlin, Director
Jovanka Bach, Author
Immigrants' Theatre Project
Barrow Group Theatre, NYC

The Unlucky Man
in the Yellow Cap




Marcy Arlin, Director
J.R. Pick, Authors
New York International Fringe Festival, NYC
Name Day



Marcy Arlin, Director
Jovanka Bach, Author
Immigrants' Theatre Project
Barrow Group Theatre, NYC

Hell, The Opera



Beth Morrison Projects, Producer
Eileen Myles & Michael Webster, Authors
PS 122, NYC

One Step Forward




David Petrarca, Director
Leslie Arden & Timothy French, Authors
NAMT, Festival of New Musicals, NYC

The Lost Boy

Kimberly Vaughn, Director
Ron Paolillo, Author
Helen Hayes Theatre, Nyack, NY
Queens Theatre in the Park, NYC

 

Bleacher Bums



Jeff Lee, Director

Royal George Arts Center
Chicago, IL

* Artios Nomination: Outstanding Achievement,
Comedy Theatre Casting

Damn Yankees

David Bell, Director
Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre
Lincolnshire, Illinois

THE WORLD GOES ‘ROUND

Scott Ellis, Director
Susan Stroman, Choreographer
Bayview Playhouse, Toronto

PITTSBURGH CLO

Mame

Starring Michele Lee

Richard Sabellico, Director
Richard Stafford, Choreographer
Jerome Lawrence, Robert E Lee & Jerry Herman, Authors
Pittsburgh CLO

Annie Get Your Gun

Starring Matt Ashford & Jenn Colella

Charley Repole, Director
John MacInnis, Choreographer
Herbert Fields, Dorothy Fields & Irving Berlin, Authors
Pittsburgh CLO

West Side Story

Starring Max von Essen

Van Kaplan, Director
Mark Esposito, Choreographer
Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein & Stephen Sondheim, Authors
Pittsburgh CLO

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Starring Terry Burrell

Barry Ivan, Director/Choreographer
Stephen Helper, Jack Viertel, Jerry Lieber & Mike Stoller, Authors
Pittsburgh CLO

Peter Pan

Starring Cathy Rigby

Glenn Casale, Director
Dana Solimando, Choreographer
Rodgers & Hammerstein, Authors
Pittsburgh CLO

The Full Monty



Starring Sally Struthers

Barry Ivan, Director/Choreographer
Pittsburgh CLO

Oklahoma


Starring Shirely Jones

Glenn Casale, Director
Rodgers & Hammerstein, Authors
Pittsburgh CLO

Cats


Starring Dee Hoty

Richard Stafford, Director
Andrew Lloyd Webber & T S Eliot, Authors
Pittsburgh CLO

White Christmas


Starring Stacy Keach

Charley Repole, Director
Irving Berlin & David Ives, Authors
Pittsburgh CLO

NORTH SHORE MUSIC THEATRE

The Producers

Barry Ivan, Director/Choreographer
Mel Brooks & Thomas Meehan, Authors

Contact

Tome Cousin, Director/Choreographer
John Weidmann, Susan Stroman, & Various Artists, Authors

Show Boat

Glenn Casale, Director
Ron Gibbs,
Choreographer
Oscar Hammerstein II & Jerome Kern, Authors

TRINITY REP

Paris by Night

Birgitta Victorson, Director
Curt Columbus, Andre Pluess & Amy Warren, Authors

The Ruby Sunrise

Oskar Eustis, Director
Rinne Groff, Author
Actors Theatre of Louisville
Humana Festival of New American Plays
Trinity Repertory Company

You Never Know



Amanda Dehnert, Director
Trinity Repertory Company
Providence, RI
West Side Story



Amanda Dehnert, Director

Trinity Repertory Company
Providence, RI

Grandchildren
of the Buffalo Soldiers

Lou Bellamy, Director
William S. Yellow Robe, Author
Trinity Repetory Company
Providence, RI

The Buz'Gem Blues



Kennetch Charlette, Director
Drew Hayden Taylor, Author
Trinity Repertory Company
Providence, RI

A Christmas Carol

Kevin Moriarty, Director
Majestic Theatre, Boston

The Long Christmas
Ride Home

Oskar Eustis, Director
Paula Vogel, Author
Trinity Repertory Company
Providence, RI

Annie

Amanda Dehnert, Director
Trinity Repertory Company
Providence, RI

Homebody Kabul

Oskar Eustis, Director
Tony Kushner, Author
Trinity Repertory Company
Providence, RI

Peter Pan

Amanda Dehnert, Director
Trinity Repertory Company
Providence, RI

 
Regional Theater
My Fair Lady



Amanda Dehnert, Director
Lerner & Lowe, Authors
Actors Theatre of Louisville, KY
Cleveland Playhouse, OH
Virginia Stage, VA

The Glass Menagerie



Lisa Peterson, Director
Actors Theatre of Louisville

Man of La Mancha

Amanda Dehnert, Director
Dale Wasserman, Joe Darion, Mitch Leigh, Authors
Cleveland Playhouse, OH
Virginia Stage, VA

Sans Culottes in the Promised Land

Randy White, Director
Kirsten Greenidge, Author
Actors Theatre of Louisville
Humana Festival of New American Plays

Loot

Daniel Fish, Director
McCarter Theatre
Princeton, NJ

Pacific Overtures

Gary Griffin, Director
Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
Chicago, Illinois

As You Like It

David Bell, Director
Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
Chicago, Illinois

Santa Cruz
Shakespeare Festival



Paul Whitworth, Artistic Director
Santa Cruz, CA

Readings & Workshops

Summer Stock

Sam Scalamoni, Director
Sam Scalamoni, Jeffrey Haddow, Thomas Tierney, Authors
New 42nd St Studios, NYC

Invisible Man



Joe Morton, Director
Joe Morton, Ralph Ellison, Authors
New York Shakespeare Festival, NYC

The New Picasso



Sam Scalamoni, Director
Jonathan David Sloate, Author
New World Stages, NYC

Captain Louie




Meridee Stein, Director
Stephen Schwartz, Author
NYC

Dillinger

Michael Unger, Director
NYC

Hamlet, The Musical



Robert Johansen, Director
Abingdon Theatre, NYC

Ain't That a
Kick in the Head

Chet Walker, Director
NYC

Ataria



Hinton Battle, Director
Neena Beeber, Author
NYC

CRY TO HEAVEN

David Petrarca, Director
Workshop, Toronto

RAISING ARIZONA,
The Musical

Lonnie Price, Director
Workshop, Toronto

A NEW WORLD

Daisy Prince, Director
Workshop, Toronto

 

INDEPENDENT PROJECTS

NICOLETTE & AUCASSIN

Seth Barrish, Director
Karma Camp, Choreographer
Westport Country Playhouse
Westport, CT

WHITE PEOPLE

Gus Reyes, Director
Philadelphia Theatre Company
Philadelphia, PA

NOTHING IN COMMON

Ethan McSweeny, Director
Karma Camp, Choreographer
Lambs Theatre
New York, NY

CHILDREN’S REQUIEM

Judith Fleisher, Director
Abyssinian Church
New York, NY

RIVERVIEW

Robert Falls, Director
The Goodman Theatre
Chicago, IL

JACKIE: AN AMERICAN LIFE

Gip Hoppe, Director
The Poet’s Theatre
Harvard Hasty Pudding Club
Cambridge, MA

IVY ROWE

Mark Hunter, Director
Ivy Company
Provincetown Playhouse, NYC

LA GALERIE

Gray Cattell Johnson, Director
Sidney Productions
The Claridge
Atlantic City, NJ

NEW YORK
SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

AS YOU LIKE IT

Adrian Hall, Director
NY Shakespeare Festival

Delacorte Theatre, NYC

MARY COLQUHOUN

CITIZEN COHN

Frank Pierson, Director
HBO Productions/ Doro Bachrach

HBO Feature

* Emmy Award for Best Casting
* Artios Award:
Outstanding Achievement,
Television Casting

JOHNSON-LIFF CASTING ASSOCIATES

GUYS AND DOLLS

Jerry Zaks, Director
Dodger Productions
Martin Beck Theatre, NYC

CITY OF ANGELS

Michael Blakemore, Director
Weissler Productions
First National Tour

MEG SIMON CASTING

CONVERSATIONS
WITH MY FATHER

Daniel Sullivan, Director
James Walsh
Royale Theatre, NYC

AN AMERICAN PLACE

Ed Sherrin, Director
PBS
American Playhouse / WNET

THE GOOD TIMES
ARE KILLING ME

Mark Brokaw, Director
Second Stage Theatre
Minetta Lane Theatre, NYC

UNDERGROUND

Adrian Hall, Director
Yale Repertory Theatre
Hew Haven, CT

DONNA ISAACSON CASTING

THE HUDSUCKER PROXY

Joel Coen, Director
Joel & Ethan Coen
Feature Film

HEADCASE

John deBorman, Director
Millaney / Palm
Feature Film

 
HUGHES MOSS CASTING

THE COSBY SHOW

NBC Series
Carsey/Werner Productions

A DIFFERENT WORLD

NBC Series
Carsey/Werner Productions

HOT PAINT

CBS Television Movie
Catalina Productions

BABY ON BOARD

David Steinberg, Director
Hart, Thomas & Berlin
CBS Television Pilot

SHERLOCK’S LAST CASE

A.J. Antoon, Director
Roy Somlyo
Nederlander Theatre

BREAKING THE CODE

Clifford Williams, Director
Jerome Minskoff/
Duncan Weldon
Neil Simon Theatre, NYC

BLACK AND BLUE

Hector Orezoli, Claudio Segovia, Directors
Mel Howard Productions
Minskoff Theatre, NYC

GHETTO

Gedalia Besser, Director
Circle-In-The-Square
New York, NY

 

ZOYA’S APARTMENT

Boris Morozov, Director
Circle-In-The-Square
New York, NY

THE DEVIL’S DISCIPLE

Stephen Porter, Director
Circle-In-The-Square

New York, NY

 
HERMAN LIPSON CASTING
Various commercials
Various producers
New York