Leaving the Blues - January 16 - February 08, 2020

The Other Side of Silence

 Who's Who 

lifelong friendship with Lanford Wilson thanks to the University of Houston’s Edward Albee New Playwright Festival. She’s excited to start this journey with TOSOS and looks forward to working with this amazing company.


Kaitie Fann (Stage Manager) is thrilled to be working with TOSOS. She will begin her BFA studies at The New School this spring. Past stage managing credits include: Running (dir. Mark Finley) at Hudson Guild Theatre, God of Marz (dir. Glenn Giròn) at Barrow Group Theater, Time it is: To Music (music and Lyrics by Michael Maricondi) at Theater for the New City, Gertie's Garden (dir. Michael Schiralli) at The Kraine Theatre, and, most recently Soul In Your Stocking (with Michael Murray and Broadway talents) at Joe's Pub. Thanks to Mark and Michael for the opportunity!


David Shenton (Music Director/Arrangements) is an English-born pianist, violinist, composer, and arranger based in New York City. Born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, David studied violin and piano at The Royal College of Music in London from where he graduated with the highest honors. As pianist/music director David has worked with many renowned members of the music profession, in genres ranging from classical to jazz to heavy metal. A prolific arranger, David has worked for Abbey Road, on Hollywood movies, and on West End & Broadway shows. David continues to tour extensively with Empire Trio, which he founded with his wife, soprano Erin Shields. www.ShentonMusic.com


Assaf Gleizner (Associate Music Director/Pianist) Born and raised in Israel, Grammy nominated Assaf Gleizner has been working as a composer, MD, orchestrator, and arranger both in NYC and around the world. A few of Assaf's favorite projects include Broadway: Stephen Schwartz 70th Birthday Concert  (Hudson Theater) featuring Ben Platt & Renee Fleming - Orchestrator, Arranger. Arts For Autism (Gershwin Theater) Featuring Kelly O'Hara - Orchestrator, Arranger.  Off-Broadway: The Office! Musical Parody (The Theater Center, Canada, National tour) - Composer, Orchestrator. Friends! The Musical (St Luke’s Theater, Canada, Vegas, National tour) - Composer, Orchestrator. Regional: The Swingaroos (Florida Studio Theater) -  Composer, Arranger. Other: Move on: A Sondheim Adventure Jazz Album (Grammy nominated) - Arranger and co-producter. Assaf is also the founder of the organization - Arts for Immigrants. Visit www.artsforimmigrants.com for more info!
Morry Campbell (Sound Designer) As resident Sound Designer for the TOSOS Theatre Company he has designed sound and/or composed original music for Damaged Goods, The Mermaid, Christmas Moon, Byron Loyd’s Rebel Boy Fireworks, Jewel Gomez’s Waiting for Giovanni, Chris Weikel’s Secret Identity, and most recently Merrill Mushroom's Bar Dykes. He has composed original music for lyrics found in Tom Eyen’s Sarah B. Divine, and Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, Twelfth Night, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He has also designed for the Articulate Theatre Company, contributing to their productions of Listen! The River, On This Mountain, and the holiday-themed OnAir! Radio Plays. Morry is a Certified Pro Logic X user and a certified instructor of the Alexander Technique. In the spring of 2008, Morry released his debut CD, long way home, prompting the short but very descriptive review from TOSOS founder and patron saint Doric Wilson: “It’s f**king brilliant!” You can find him on the web at https://soundcloud.com/perpetrators-undisclosed


Ben Philipp (Costume Design) Ben has previously designed costumes for TOSOS’s productions of Waiting for Giovanni Secret Identity and Bar Dykes. Other off-off Broadway designs include: Retro Production’s: Mary Mary (nominated for a 2019 New York Innovative Theatre Award for outstanding costume design), And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little, The Tender Trap, Benefactors, and A Day in the Death of Joe Egg. Theatre4thePeoples Production of Rusalka, Theatre 20/20’s production of Assassins, The Straddlers productions of: Long Island Richard, The Waste Land, Trousers, Too Far Gone Out in the Middle of Nowhere; and Tin Drum and Mozzelstead’s coproduction of The Temple; or Lebensraum (nominated for a 2015 New York Innovative Theatre Award for outstanding costume design) He is currently an Assistant Costume Designer for Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs Maisel.Instagram @bphilipp9 http://www.costumesbyben.com

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