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Master Harold"Master Harold" ...and the boys

CompanyCompany
And it came to pass in those days…
Anderson/Baustert Productions
Screenwriter

On a snowy Christmas Eve, an expectant mother with nowhere to go goes the only place she can think of. Based on the short play of the same name. Directed by Dave Anderson. In postproduction.

Fair, Kind, and True
The Globe Theater/NY Shakespeare Exchange
Writer/Director

Short film featuring the text of William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 105. Part of The Sonnet Project, a worldwide undertaking to make films inspired by each of Shakespeare’s sonnets, sponsored by the Globe Theatre in London and the New York Shakespeare Exchange.

Best Worst Thing That Ever Could have Happened
Atlas Media/Allright Productions
See trailer
Producer/Writer/Additional Camera


A feature-length documentary tracking the journey of the original teenaged cast of the Stephen Sondheim/Hal Prince musical Merrily We Roll Along – from their “big break” on Broadway through growing up, families, and careers in and out of show business. Directed by Lonny Price.

     Official Selection of the 2016 New York Film Festival
     New York Times’ Ten Best Films of 2016
     The Wrap’s Best Films of 2016
     Newsweek’s Favorite Documentaries of 2016
     Slate’s Best Films of 2016

     Los Angeles Times’ Five Documentaries to Watch for Oscar Season

     Esquire’s 20 Best Documentaries of All Time

     
Rainbow Rabbit Reliant
LeosPlayground Productions
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Writer/Director


In the swirl of press coverage and the wake of an attempted assassination, the daughter of a newly elected president is dispatched to convince her long-estranged sister to join the family at the upcoming inauguration.  And to leave her girlfriend at home.  

      Best Dramatic Short, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Audience Award –
            2010 Atlantic City Cinefest
      Best Ensemble Performance – 2010 Manalapan Independent Film Festival
      Audience Award, Best Debut Film – 2011 Route 66 International Film Festival
     
“Master Harold”… and the boys
Focus Films
Assistant Director (Lonny Price, dir.)


Film adaptation of the Tony-winning Athol Fugard play about the friendship between a white boy and a black man in Apartheid South Africa.  Filmed on location in Cape Town, South Africa.  Starring Freddie Highmore and Ving Rhames.
     
Stephen Sondheim’s Company
ScreenVision/NY Philharmonic
Director’s Associate (Lonny Price, dir.)/ Script Supervisor/Documentary Footage/ Author of DVD Liner Notes

Film of the live stage production at the New York Philharmonic.  Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Stephen Colbert, Patti Lupone, Christina Hendricks, Martha Plimpton, and Jon Cryer.

 

 

TELEVISION

Sondheim: The Birthday Concert Company One Singular Sensation: Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch Left to Right: Sondheim: The Birthday Concert, Stepnen Sondheim's Company, One Singular Sensation: Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill
(starring Audra McDonald)

HBO Films

Assoc. Director/Script Supervisor (Program Emmy nominee - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie)

Gypsy
(starring Imelda Staunton)

EMK Productions/PBS/BBC

Script Supervisor/ Post-Production Supervisor

Sweeney Todd
(starring Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel)

PBS/Live from Lincoln Center

Director’s Associate/Script Supervisor (Program Emmy Award Winner – Best Special Class Program)

Sondheim: The Birthday Concert
(starring Michael Cerveris, George Hearn,
Patti Lupone, Audra McDonald, Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters, and Elaine Stritch)

PBS/Great Performances

Director’s Associate/Script Supervisor/Documentary Footage (Program Emmy Award Winner – Best Director, Program Emmy nominee - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie)

Stephen Sondheim’s Company
(starring Raul Esparza in John Doyle’s Tony-winning production)
PBS/Great Performances Director’s Associate/ Postproduction Coordinator (Program Emmy Nominated – Best Director and Best Editing)

New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve:
Celebrating Sondheim

PBS/Live from Lincoln Center

Director’s Associate/Script Supervisor

New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve with Renée Fleming

PBS/Live from Lincoln Center

Director’s Associate/Script Supervisor

New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve: An Enchanted Evening

PBS/Live from Lincoln Center

Director’s Associate/Script Supervisor

Richard Tucker Gala 2015

PBS/Live from Lincoln Center

Script Supervisor

Billy Porter: Broadway & Soul

PBS/American Songbook Series

Script Supervisor

One Singular Sensation:
Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch

(starring Audra McDonald, Joshua Bell, Raúl Esparza, Josh Groban, and Frederica Von Stade)

PBS/Live from Lincoln Center

Director’s Associate/ Script Supervisor

Michael Feinstein: New Years Eve at the Rainbow Room PBS/Great Performances Script Supervisor

Gypsy: Live at the Savoy Theatre

BBC/PBS/EMK Productions

Script Supervisor/Post-Production Supervisor

Richard Tucker Opera Gala: A New Century

PBS/Live from Lincoln Center

Script Supervisor

Norm Lewis: Who Am I?

PBS/American Songbook Series

Script Supervisor

Ring Them Bells! Rob Fisher Celebrates
Kander & Ebb

(starring Joel Grey & Chita Rivera)

PBS/American Songbook Series

Director’s Associate/Script Supervisor

Audra McDonald: One Night Only

PBS/Live from Lincoln Center

Script Supervisor

Richard Tucker at 100 Gala

PBS/Live from Lincoln Center

Script Supervisor

New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve
Gershwin Celebration

PBS/Live from Lincoln Center

Director's Associate/Script Supervisor

Michael Feinstein at the Rainbow Room PBS/Great Performances Script Supervisor

Audra McDonald in Concert: Go Back Home PBS/Live from Lincoln Center Director's Associate/Script Supervisor

Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot
(starring Gabriel Byrne & Christopher Lloyd)

PBS/Live from Lincoln Center

Assistant Director

Ring Them Bells Audra McDonald CamelotLeft to Right: Ring Them Bells! Rob Fisher Celebrates Kander & Ebb, Audra McDonald: One Night Only, Lerner & Loewe's Camelot

SELECTED SCREENPLAYS

And it came to pass in those days…
On a snowy Christmas Eve, an expectant mother with nowhere to go goes the only place she can think of. Based on the short play of the same name. Directed by Dave Anderson. In postproduction.

Fair, Kind, and True
Short film based on the text of William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 105. Produced by the Globe Theatre in London and the New York Shakespeare Exchange, 2019. Directed by Kitt Lavoie.

Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened
Feature-length documentary tracking the journey of the original teenaged cast of the Stephen Sondheim/Hal Prince musical Merrily We Roll Along, from their “big break” on Broadway through growing up, families, and careers in and out of show business – reuniting again at the 25th Anniversary concert. Produced by Atlas Media and Allright Productions, 2016. Directed by Lonny Price. Official Selection – 54th New York Film Festival, New York Times’ Top Ten Films of 2016, Newsweek’s Favorite Documentaries of 2016, Slate’s Best Films of 2016, The Wrap’s Best Films of 2016, Playbill’s Top Five Theater Documentaries, and Esquire’s Twenty Best Documentaries of All Time

Rainbow Rabbit Reliant
In the swirl of press coverage and the wake of an attempted assassination, the daughter of a newly elected president is dispatched to convince her long-estranged sister to join the family at the upcoming inauguration. And to leave her girlfriend at home. Produced by LeosPlayground, 2009. Directed by Kitt Lavoie. Winner – Best Dramatic Short, Audience Award – Atlantic City Cinefest, 2010; Audience Award, Best Debut Film – Route 66 International Film Festival, 2011. Click to view Rainbow Rabbit Reliant.

Plume
A reluctant every-pigeon scours New York City for the exotic bird that he loves after she is bird-napped...by a ship full of pigeon pirates. Co-written with Jenny Kirlin. Feature-length animated screenplay. Unproduced. Finalist – Final Draft Big Break Contest, 2014 (Top 10 out of 7,000+ entries).

Pigeons for the Holidays
A series of shorts about a community of pigeons celebrates the holidays in New York City. Co-written with Jenny Kirlin. Short screenplays. Unproduced.

The Driven Snow
After working a party on a snowy Christmas Eve, a teenage runaway-turned-stripper encounters an unexpected visitor who forces her to decide what, exactly, family means to her. Short screenplay. Unproduced.

Little Girl
When a child of viciously sparring parents whispers her Christmas wish into Santa’s ear, her parents are visited by a different – and darker – form of holiday magic. Short screenplay. Unproduced.

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