Lead Producer, Creator
Ms. Palmer is the Lead Producer of the global hit Wine Lovers The Musical, the Creator of Happy Hour Productions and the Creative Development Director for the Broadway Artists Alliance of New York City. She has been a part of the creative teams for ten Broadway shows including Jersey Boys and Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays. She specializes in helping small theatrical business grow to multi-million dollar companies and focuses on unique, interactive productions that are best enjoyed in non-traditional venues.
Selected Credits: Broadway/National Tour/West End: Bring It On – The Musical (Broadway, Tokyo, National Tour), Jersey Boys (Broadway, National Tours); Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays (Associate Director); Walking With Dinosaurs (North American Tour); Dracula; Zhivago; As You Like It; Much Ado About Nothing; Cover Girls. Regional: Soul Doctor – The Musical Journey of Shlomo Carlebach (Le Petit Theatre), Dirty Pictures (NY), Oklahoma (Reagle Players), All Shook Up (Ogunquit Playhouse – Starring Sally Struthers); Steel Magnolias (Starring Loni Ackerman), The Wedding Singer, White Noise, Aida (Le Petit Theatre, New Orleans). New York: Gentleman’s Wish; Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (Barrow Group, NY); For the Love Of Christ, The Musical! (Cherry Lane Theatre), Platforms (Theatre at St. Clements); Dancing With Abandon; Inventing Avi Aviv (Abingdon Theatre); Morgan Karr: An Awfully Big Adventure (Joe’s Pub); City of Light (Book/Director). Journey to Jersey Boys; The American Dream; Autophobia; Broadway Spotlight 2005-2007; Where are you going, Where have you been?; A Happy Goy In The Shiva House; The Transfiguration of Benno Blimpie; Secrets of A Soccer Mom (Associate).
As an educator Ms. Palmer has worked with students of all ages at New York University, Pace University, Columbia University, Boston University, Hunter College, The Broadway Classroom; Broadway Seminar Series; Camp Broadway; TVI Studios NY/LA; The Actors Connection NY/LA; Performing Arts Institute of Orlando; Southern Rep Theatre and Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre. www.hollyanneruggiero.com
Nina answered the call of entrepreneurialism at a young age. Upon graduating from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, she embarked on a European tour of the Rocky Horror Show, where she did the Time-Warp as “Magenta” all across Germany, Switzerland, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, France, Austria, and Italy. Back in the United States, Nina took a job outside the entertainment industry with Student Advantage, the nation’s largest student discount program, where Nina she became one of the top five marketing representatives liaising between the company and college campuses nationwide. In 2002, Nina jumped to the other side of the desk and assumed ownership of the East Coast branch of Acme Talent & Literary, where she steered the careers of a diverse list of artists, including John Lloyd Young, who won the 2006 Best Actor Tony Award for his portrayal of “Frankie Vallie” in the Broadway musical JERSEY BOYS. Since 2009, Nina has worked as academic assistant on a number of Italian Renaissance projects, grants, and online courses, whilst also producing theatrical shows and still managing the creative careers of a dozen A-list New York artists. She lives in the Hudson Valley.
PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER
Liz is currently a musical director for Norwegian Cruise Lines, and Wine Lovers The Musical (dir. Holly-Anne Ruggiero). Artistic director of PiPE DREAM theatre, Liz has directed, musical directed, and written the lyrics for all of PDt’s original shows (Columbia- the life and death of Rospo D. Oro, Briar Rose, Macbeth A Musical, 3 Ghosts, The Nutcracker and The Mouse King, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and The Masque of the Red Death). Whenever possible, Liz loves to take to the stage! Favorite roles include: Lady Macbeth (Macbeth A Musical), Katisha (The Mikado), Ava (Briar Rose), Olivia (Twelfth Night), and Netty in Columbia. Also a private vocal coach, Muller works with College Concierge, a company which helps young artists reach their performance goals and college dreams. www.liz-muller.com
Collin has composed music for plays, original musicals, and films; including the critically acclaimed Rage, and nationally aired commercials for companies such as Kellogg’s. Collin has also done arrangements for various other music projects; most recently a full arrangement for Wine Lovers which is currently featured on selected Norwegian Cruise Line ships. www.collinsimon.com
SOUND DESIGN, ENGINEER
Walter Trarbach – Walter is a Tony Award Nominated Sound Designer. Credits Include: Spongebob Squarepants (Tony Nomination), The Farnsworth Invention, Cymbeline, Queen of the Mist, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, and Love, Loss, and What I Wore. As a partner in SCK Sound Design: Ain’t Too Proud, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Doctor Zhivago. Regional Credits include: La Jolla Playhouse, Huntington Theater Company, The Fifth Avenue, Williamstown Theater Festival, DC's Shakespeare Theatre Company, George Street Playhouse, Bay Street Theater. He is married to photographer Kimberly Witham.
LAUREN LIM JACKSON
Originally From Orange County California, Lauren Lim Jackson attended the Orange County School of the Arts and later graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in Sociology and a Secondary in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Professional Choreography credits include the long running Off Broadway Hit SISTAS (nominated for an AUDELCO Award for Best Choreography), Sistas on BET, Happy Hour: Prohibition, and The Hasty Pudding Golden Sphinx. Highlighted performing credits include Broadway’s Pretty Woman, Motown, Wonderland, Memphis, and Finian’s Rainbow as well as Natalie on the Fox Television show Almost Family.
LAUREN IRVING, LAUREN MARY MOORE, MARLON FELIZ, SASHA VOYT,
COLLEEN MCLAUGHLIN, MORGAN BRYANT, SARAH MCCOY,
CARMEN JACKSON, KELLEY DAVIES, KATHERINE MARGO BROWN,
VICTORIA BOST, TRISTEN BUETTEL, BROOKE SINGER, ANNALISE BAKER,
KRIS COLEMAN, BAILEY PURVIS, SARAH CLINE, LEXIE MCINTIRE,
JESSIE BODNER, JUANITA GORDON, LINDSEY CAROTHERS, HAILEY HANNAH