(Co-Director, Book, Music, Lyrics)
Trey Parker wrote and directed his first feature film, Cannibal! The Musical, while attending the University of Colorado in Boulder. A few years later, Trey co-created the hit animated series South Park with Matt Stone, his college friend and Cannibal! producer. Debuting on Comedy Central in 1997 and currently in its 22nd season, South Park has won five Emmy Awards as well as the coveted Peabody Award. The same year South Park debuted, Parker wrote, directed and starred in the film Orgazmo. Two years later, Parker and Stone released the critically acclaimed feature film South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut. The musical, which Parker directed and co- wrote, earned an Oscar nomination for Best Song and the first ever New York Film Critics Circle Award for an animated film. In 2004, the pair returned to theatres with Team America: World Police, an action movie co-written and directed by Parker that starred a cast of marionettes. It has been a long-time dream of Parker’s to write a musical for Broadway. He won four Tonys for The Book of Mormon, including Best Musical, as well as the Grammy for The Best Musical Theater Album. Trey Parker is originally from Conifer, Colorado.
(Book, Music, Lyrics)
Robert Lopez is the co-creator of the smash hit, Tony award winning Broadway musicals Avenue Q and The Book of Mormon. Along with his wife and collaborator Kristen Anderson-Lopez, he wrote the songs for Disney’s Frozen, earning an Oscar and a Grammy for the movie’s signature song “Let It Go,” and a Grammy for the Frozen soundtrack. The pair adapted Frozen for Broadway which opened Spring 2018. Lopez and Anderson-Lopez also co-wrote the Oscar winning song “Remember Me” from Pixar’s Coco, original musical Up Here, the score for Disney’s Winnie the Pooh, and Finding Nemo: The Musical (playing at Walt Disney World since 2006). Lopez shared two Emmy Award wins for his music for Nickelodeon’s The Wonder Pets and an Emmy nomination for the musical episode of Scrubs and the song “Moving Pictures” which opened The 87th Academy Awards. His work has also been featured on TV shows including South Park, The Simpsons and Phineas and Ferb. Lopez is one of only fifteen artists to win all four major entertainment industry awards (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Awards). He has also won Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League, Lucile Lortel, Frederick Loewe and Edward Kleban awards. A graduate of Yale, Lopez now resides in Brooklyn with his wife and two daughters. Thanks Buzzetti, Mom, Dad, Billy, Katie, Annie and especially Kristen for all the love and support.
(Book, Music, Lyrics)
Matt Stone met Trey Parker at the University of Colorado, and together they made a short animated piece called The Spirit of Christmas. This launched their most recognized work, the critically acclaimed and award-winning television show, South Park. The animated series is in its 22nd season on Comedy Central and has won Stone five Emmy Awards and the coveted Peabody Award. South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, which Stone produced and co-wrote, earned an Oscar nomination and the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Animated Film. In addition to South Park, Stone has partnered with Parker on the low-budget Cannibal: The Musical, the superhero comedy Orgazmo, and the marionette action thriller Team America: World Police. Stone won three Tonys for The Book of Mormon, including Best Musical, as well as a Grammy for the Best Musical Theater Album. Matt Stone is originally from Littleton, Colorado.
Currently represented on Broadway as director/choreographer of The Prom, Mean Girls (2018 Tony® nominations for Best Direction and Choreography), Disney’s Aladdin (2014 Tony®, Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle Award nominations for Best Choreography), and co-director and choreographer of The Book of Mormon (2011 Tony®, Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle Awards for co-director and nominations in the same categories for Choreography); Olivier award winner for Best Choreography. Represented on the West End as director and choreographer of Dreamgirls, The Book of Mormon and Aladdin. Other Broadway credits as director/choreographer: Tuck Everlasting, Something Rotten (2015 Tony Nominee Best Director) Elf: The Musical; The Drowsy Chaperone (2006 Tony®, Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle nominations); Monty Python’s Spamalot directed by Mike Nichols (2005 Tony®, Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle nominations Best Choreography). Additional New York credits for City Center Encores! – the highly acclaimed productions of Most Happy Fella, Anyone Can Whistle and Follies (direction/choreography).
Selected Broadway: The Book of Mormon (Tony Award); Waitress, Something Rotten, The Pillowman (Tony); Pippin (Tony nom.); Something Rotten!; The Visit; An Act of God with Jim Parsons; It’s Only a Play; Airline Highway; I’ll Eat You Last with Bette Midler; A Steady Rain with Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig ; Promises, Promises; Hair; The Coast of Utopia (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Hewes Awards); Pal Joey (Tony nom.); Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Tony nom., Drama Desk Award); Nine; The Lieutenant of Inishmore; Speed-the-Plow; November; Take Me Out; Martin Short…; The Vertical Hour; Sweet Charity; Urinetown. Also, The Prom directed by Casey Nicholaw. London: The Book of Mormon, The Country Girl, Love Song, On an Average Day (all West End); The Playboy of the Western World (Old Vic) Tales From Hollywood, Take Me Out, The Same Deep Water as Me (Donmar).Also National Theatre, Almeida Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre, Opera North. Peter Grimes (Met Opera), Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna. B Arch., Hon. Doctorate from the University of Arizona, MFA Yale School of Drama. Instagram @ScottPaskStudio
Theatre includes Hurlyburly, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Singin’ in the Rain, Purlie, The Odd Couple, Waiting for Godot. Tony nominations: The Crucifer of Blood, The Royal Family, Present Laughter, The House of Blue Leaves. Films include Midnight Cowboy, Klute, The Day of the Locust (BAFTA), The Goodbye Girl, Coming Home, Hair, Working Girl, Sabrina, Silkwood, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The Mambo Kings, The Birdcage, The English Patient (Oscar), The Talented Mr. Ripley, The Hours, Cold Mountain, “Angels in America,” The Village, Closer. Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award (2000).
The Book of Mormon (Tony Award, his fifth). Recent NYC: A Fish in the Dark, A Delicate Balance, This Is Our Youth, Death of a Salesman, The Enchanted Island at the Met Opera. Dance: American Ballet Theatre, Tere O’Connor Dance, Merce Cunningham, Lar Lubovitch, Nancy Bannon, et. al. Director: Proof, Theatre Three. Awards: Five Tonys, Obie, Bessie, Outer Critics, Hewes, Drama Desk awards, et. al. Member: Naked Angels. Faculty: University of Maryland. Father: Jake and Georgie.
Over 30 Broadway designs including Tuck Everlasting, The Last Ship, Beautiful, If/Then, Bring It On, Nice Work, The Book of Mormon, Anything Goes, American Idiot, Promises Promises, Next to Normal, Spring Awakening, Curtains, Grey Gardens and Pajama Game. Off Broadway designs include Lazarus, Giant, Rent, Everyday Rapture, Saved, 10 Million Miles, and Bug. His career has spanned 30 years and taken him across America, Europe, Asia and now Australia! He’s had the opportunity to work with the most talented composers, directors, designers, actors, musicians and stagehands in the world, for which he is eternally grateful. Brian is the recipient of Obie, Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk, Olivier and Tony awards.
(Music Director/Vocal Arranger/Co-Orchestrator)
Broadway: Kinky Boots (2013 Tony Award for Best Orchestrations and 2013 Grammy Award); The Book of Mormon (2011 Tony and Drama Desk Awards for Best Orchestrations and 2012 Grammy Award). Worldwide music supervisor/arranger of Wicked; music supervisor/vocal arranger/orchestrator of Broadway productions/tours of The Book of Mormon, Avenue Q, All Shook Up and 9 to 5: The Musical. Other credits: music supervisor, vocal arranger and orchestrator: tick, tick… BOOM!; music director: Andrew Lippa’ s The Wild Party; conductor and contributing orchestrator for the Oscar-winning Disney film Frozen; music director of “The 87th Academy Awards” telecast and “The Wiz Live” on NBC TV.
Tony and Drama Desk Award (The Book of Mormon). Tony nominations: Fiddler on the Roof, A Class Act, Spamalot, Something Rotten, Scottsboro Boys, She Loves Me. Five EMMY Awards as composer of “The Wonder Pets” (Nickelodeon). Other Broadway: The Addams Family, The Visit, Jane Eyre. 28 other Regional and Off-Broadway shows. Films: multiple Disney films and The Informant! (Marvin Hamlisch). Composer: Little Mermaid II, Spielberg’ s “Amazing Stories,” In Memoriam (symphonic poem publ. E.B. Marks). Recordings, concerts: Sir Paul McCartney, Not the Messiah (Eric Idle), Mandy Patinkin, Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Barry Manilow, Maury Yeston, Boston Pops, San Francisco Symphony.
Carrie Gardner, C.S.A.
also serves as senior casting director for the Roundabout. Broadway: The Real Thing, Violet, Rocky, Machinal, Edwin Drood, Picnic, Cyrano de Bergerac, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Pee-wee Herman Show, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, American Idiot, Spring Awakening, Mrs. Warren’s Profession. Off-Broadway and regional: Up Here, Little Children Dream of God, Indian Ink, The Last Goodbye, Dinner With Friends, Encores Off-Center!, Too Much…, Tom Durnin, Sons of the Prophet, Tigers Be Still, Ordinary Days, The Understudy, Speech & Debate.
arranged music and wrote original lyrics for Bullets Over Broadway. He supervised and arranged Mel Brooks’ The Producers and Young Frankenstein. Other arranging credits include Beauty and the Beast, Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone, A Christmas Story, The Scottsboro Boys, Aladdin and Something Rotten! He won a New York Drama Desk Award for his original score to The Nance.
Broadway/Off-Broadway/London: Something Rotten!, Aladdin, First Date, Kinky Boots, The Book of Mormon, Elf, Dogfight, The Best Man, Look Back in Anger, The Drowsy Chaperone, Pig Farm, The…Trailer Park Musical, Altar Boyz, Mamma Mia! West Coast: Robin and the 7 Hoods, Peep Show, Other NY: Show Boat @Carnegie Hall; Encores! Most Happy Fella; No, No, Nanette and Follies; numerous Juilliard productions. Television: “The Slap,” “30 Rock,” “Saturday Night Live.”
has been the executive producer for the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning television series, South Park for 20 Seasons. She has produced two critically acclaimed films with Trey Parker and Matt Stone, South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut and Team America: World Police. Before moving to Los Angeles, she lived in Washington, DC, and worked for the public television station WETA-TV. During her tenure at WETA, she co-produced the In Performance at the White House series. The Tony-winning production of The Book of Mormon marked Ms. Garefino’s Broadway debut. She began her career in entertainment at the Folger Shakespeare Theatre on Capitol Hill. Ms. Garefino attended Boston College and the American Film Institute and is originally from Lambertville, New Jersey.
Films include Ex Machina, De Palma, Steve Jobs, Top Five, While We’re Young, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Captain Phillips, Inside Llewyn Davis, Frances Ha, Moonrise Kingdom, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Margaret, Moneyball, True Grit, The Social Network, Greenberg, It’s Complicated, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Julie & Julia, Doubt, There Will Be Blood, Margot at the Wedding, The Darjeeling Limited, No Country for Old Men, Notes on a Scandal, The Queen, Closer, The Life Aquatic, Team America: World Police, The Village, School of Rock, The Hours, Iris, The Royal Tenenbaums, Wonder Boys, Sleepy Hollow, South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, A Civil Action, The Truman Show, In & Out, The First Wives Club, Mother, Clueless, Nobody’s Fool, Addams Family Values, Searching for Bobby Fischer, The Firm, Sister Act and The Addams Family. Theatre includes Passion, Seven Guitars, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, The Chairs, The Blue Room, Closer, Amy’s View, Copenhagen, The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?, Medea, Caroline, or Change, The Normal Heart, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Doubt, The History Boys, Faith Healer, Stuff Happens, The Year of Magical Thinking, Gypsy, God of Carnage, Fences, The Motherf**ker With the Hat, Jerusalem, Death of a Salesman, One Man, Two Guvnors, Betrayal, A Raisin in the Sun, This Is Our Youth, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, A Delicate Balance, The Iceman Cometh, Between Riverside and Crazy, Fish in the Dark, The Audience, Skylight, The Flick, King Charles III, A View From the Bridge, The Humans, The Crucible, Blackbird, Shuffle Along and The Front Page. Television includes The Newsroom, Silicon Valley and The Night Of.
was formed in 2010 for its first venture into musical theatre, The Book of Mormon.
John Frost is Australia’s most prolific and successful theatre producer, having produced almost 200 productions around the world. He began his career at age 16 as a dresser on the J.C. Williamson tour of Mame and worked his way up through the ranks. Early productions included Jerry’s Girls and Night Mother. The company moved onto national tours of large-scale musicals such as Big River, The King And I, South Pacific, Hello, Dolly!, The Secret Garden, Smokey’s Joe’s Café, Cabaret and Crazy For You. In 1996, The Gordon Frost Organisation’s production of The King and I won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical on Broadway. Two years later, John co-produced Grease – The Arena Spectacular!. Then came The Sound of Music and The Man of La Mancha. In 2003, he won his second Tony Award as a co-producer of Hairspray on Broadway. John subsequently co-produced The Producers and presented the Australian tour of The Phantom of the Opera, starring Anthony Warlow and was one of the original producers of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert. In recent years, John produced Australasian tours of Chicago, Doctor Zhivago and Wicked. In Melbourne, he produced A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum starring Geoffrey Rush. In London, he co-produced the West End productions of The Bodyguard and Blithe Spirit, starring Angela Lansbury, while in the US he produced An Act of God, Exit the King and Fiddler on the Roof. In partnership with Opera Australia, he co-produced South Pacific, The King and I, Anything Goes and Evita. In 2015, John toured The Rocky Horror Show, Dirty Dancing and The Sound of Music. Recent productions have included We Will Rock You, Dream Lover, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Evita, My Fair Lady directed by Julie Andrews and the Broadway smash The Book of Mormon. John also coproduced the West End and US Tours of Blithe Spirit, starring Angela Lansbury. Over the years, John has presented many plays including, the Tony Award-winning Art, National Theatre of Great Britain’s celebrated production of An Inspector Calls, Lady Windermere’s Fan starring Vanessa Redgrave, Googie Withers and John McCallum at the Theatre Royal Haymarket and Driving Miss Daisy starring Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones. In 2014 he was awarded the prestigious J.C. Williamson Award for his outstanding contribution to the Australian live entertainment and performing arts industry. For his contribution to the Arts John was awarded an Order of Australia in the 2014 Queen’s Birthday Honours and in 2016 received an honorary doctorate from Griffith University.
Theatre productions include Curtains, Rock ’n’ Roll, Is He Dead?, Gypsy, 13, Equus, Ragtime, A Little Night Music, A Behanding in Spokane, Driving Miss Daisy, La Bête, Arcadia, Jerusalem, Death of a Salesman, One Man, Two Guvnors, Clybourne Park, Lucky Guy, Betrayal, Twelfth Night/Richard III, A Raisin in the Sun, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, This Is Our Youth, A Delicate Balance, The River, The Elephant Man, Blackbird and An American in Paris.
Scott M. Delman
continues on the Mormon journey. Over the past seven years, Scott has produced or invested in over 50 Broadway plays and musicals — which in turn have received 12 Tony Awards.
Theatre productions include The Effect, Chimerica (Olivier Award), Tribes (Drama Desk Award), Cock, The Mountaintop (Olivier Award), Death of a Salesman (Tony Award), The Motherf**ker With the Hat, The House of Blue Leaves, August: Osage County (Tony Award, Pulitzer Prize), Our Town (Lortel, Obie Awards). Recent film credits include UNA (dir. Benedict Andrews, starring Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn) and August: Osage County (dir. John Wells, starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts).
Theatre productions include Cinderella, After Midnight, A Raisin in the Sun, Bullets Over Broadway, Mothers and Sons, Rocky, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Elephant Man, The Addams Family, Seminar, West Side Story, Spamalot (Tony), Gypsy, The Color Purple and The History Boys (Tony). Co-founded the investment firm Furman Selz, now vice chairman of Jefferies & Company and chairman of Jefferies Capital Partners, its private equity arm. Vice chairman of Lincoln Center and chairman emeritus of the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
Stephanie P. McClelland
Founder, Green Curtain Productions (GCP). Ms. McClelland is a multi-award-winning producer (12 Tony, 11 Drama Desk, 9 Drama League, 1 Olivier, 9 Outer Critics Circle Awards) and over 70 theatrical productions worldwide. Theatre productions include The Humans, The Color Purple, An American in Paris, Fiddler on the Roof, Skylight, Raisin in the Sun, All the Way, One Man, Two Guvnors, Red, Journey’s End, The History Boys, The Drowsy Chaperone, Spamalot, Glengarry Glen Ross and The Pillowman. Boards: The Juilliard School and American Associates of the National Theatre. Love and gratitude to my family.
Proudly Trey and Matt’s lawyer since they slept on his couch. Producer of the classic documentary, Hands on a Hardbody. Author of op-eds for The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times. In addition to his law practice, he now writes fiction. Thanks to Gaby. Their beautiful kids, Rocky and Dulcie, won’t be allowed to see this production for a long time.
Jon B. Platt
Tony Awards include Angels in America, Copenhagen, God of Carnage, The Book of Mormon, Death of a Salesman, Clybourne Park, A Raisin in the Sun. Nominations include Wicked, A View From the Bridge, Venus in Fur. Recent Theatre productions include The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Audience, Fish in the Dark and Skylight. Recipient of the Robert Whitehead Award for Distinguished Producing on Broadway.
Sonia Friedman Productions
is a West End and Broadway theatre production company responsible for some of the most successful theatre productions in the past few years. Sonia Friedman and her company have initiated and produced over 150 new productions over the past few years and won numerous Olivier and Tony Awards. Recent and current London productions include: Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, Funny Girl, Sunny Afternoon and Dreamgirls. For all current and forthcoming productions, and for a full list of SFP’s work, please visit soniafriedman.com.
Stuart Thompson was a six-time Tony Award winning producer and general manager. He produced the three longest running plays on Broadway of the past 26 years: Proof, The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Select Broadway: Mean Girls, Sweat (2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama), Six Degrees of Separation, The Present, King Charles III, No Man’s Land/Waiting for Godot, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (2013), Death of a Salesman (2012), Jerusalem, The Motherf**ker with the Hat, A View From the Bridge (2010), Fences (2010), Lend Me a Tenor (2010), Next Fall, God of Carnage, Exit the King, You’re Welcome America, The Year of Magical Thinking, Three Days of Rain, Doubt, Caroline, Or Change, The Retreat From Moscow, Life (x) 3, The Play What I Wrote, Take Me Out, Amy’s View, Closer, The Blue Room, The Blue Room, The Chairs, Art, The Old Neighborhood, Skylight, Master Class, Blood Brothers, Tru and A Few Good Men. West End: No Man’s Land and King Charles III.
Additionally, he served as Executive Producer for the U.S. companies of The Book of Mormon and co-produced the West End and Australian productions.