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About the Author
Michael Colby is the librettist/lyricist of such musicals as "Charlotte Sweet" (Drama Desk Award nomination), "Tales of Tinseltown" (numerous productions), "North Atlantic" (Show Business Award), "Delphi or Bust" (Amas Musical Theatre), "Ludlow Ladd" (various regional productions), "Slay It With Music" (off-Broadway and London), "They Chose Me!" (Tada!), and "Mrs. McThing" (Goodspeed At Chester). He has written for The Theatre By the Blind, The 92nd Street Y, and numerous benefits. Among the personalities for whom Colby has written are: Angela Lansbury, Linda Lavin, Michael Feinstein, Tony Randall, Cicely Tyson, Susan Stroman, Paul Shaffer, Lainie Kazan, Jane Powell, and Julie Wilson. Recent projects include: "Dangerous," "They Changed Broadway" (a revue about Broadway Jewish talents) and "First Family of Second Avenue" (cited by NJ Star Ledger as "Best Original Score of the New Jersey season"). Mr. Colby is a member of BMI and the Dramatists Guild. For more information, visit www.MichaelColby.com. Paul Katz (Composer) is also a singer-pianist, record and event producer. He was a featured actor on "Another World" (NBC), and wrote songs for the show as well. Among his musicals are: "Seduction" (directed by Chet Walker), "Tales of Tinseltown" (tour), "Slay It With Music" (NYC and London), and "Dirty Dreams of a Clean Cut Kid" (Cable Car Award: Outstanding Achievement in Theater: Theater Rhinoceros, S. F.). He was featured in "We'll Meet Again" (York Theater). Paul musical directed "Night of 75 Stars" at the John Drew Theater (East Hampton), has performed extensively with the late composer Richard Adler ("Damn Yankees," "The Pajama Game"), and headlined at the famed Tavern On The Green. Mr. Katz is on the Private Voice Faculty at Marymount Manhattan College (NYC), and is the recipient of many grants and honors, including the Backstage Bistro Award for "This Life: The Songs of Portia Nelson."