CREATIVE TEAM


JenFaith Brown- (founder, artistic director, writer Only a Girl) Jen splits her time between New York and Los Angeles and has worked at various theatre including the Daryl Roth Theatre off-broadway, New York City Opera at Lincoln Center, Theatre Works USA, the Workshop Theatre, as well as The Chekhov Now and Musical Theatre Festivals. In Los Angeles she has performed at the La Canada Shakespeare Festival, The Lee Strasberg Theatre, Sierra Madre Playhouse, and with the Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera. Regionally, Jen has worked with the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Syracuse Stage, the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center, Bristol Riverside Theatre, and Sierra Repertory Theatre to name a few. She has performed in concerts at The American Airlines Theatre, The Gershwin Theatre,with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops, and ActorCor an organization that intertwines music in English, Hebrew, and Arabic. Jen’s Television credits include: Law and Order and All My Children. She can also be heard on David Zipse's "Tribute to Gershwin" CD and Christian McClear's "Requiem" produced for the United States Military in honor of Fallen Veterans. Recent film credits include: "Sing" "My Father", "Little Women", and "Johnny Shadow"-Jen received her Master’s Degree in Acting from the professional actor training program at The Alabama Shakespeare Festival and her BFA in Musical Theatre from Syracuse University. She is a proud member of Actors Equity and SAG/AFTRA and currently serves on the SAG/AFTRA Move Committee. 


David Mulholland-(Actor/co-writer “Only a Girl”)-Regionally, David has been seen in Big River (The  King) at Mt. Gretna Playhouse, Proof (Robert), No Longer Warriors (Seth Adams), A Man of Firsts (Charles Sumner), Last of the Red Hot Lovers (Barney) and Tuesdays with Morrie (Morrie) at Act Out Theatre, Our Town (Mr. Webb) at Delaware Theatre Company, The Snow Queen (Muzzer) at Prince Music Theatre, Romeo and Juliet (Capulet), The Taming of the Shrew (Gremio), and Frankenstein (Dr Waldman) at Foundation Theatre, The Winter’s Tale (Autolycus), All My Sons (Jim Bayliss) and On the Verge (Grover, et al) at the Cheltenham Center for the Arts and 110 in the Shade at Bristol Riverside Theatre. David has also been seen at the Festival Theatre for New Plays and the Philadelphia One-Act Play Festival, Passage Theatre and Storybook Musical Theatre.  Film credits: Mayor Cupcake, The Answer Man, Universal Signs. Television: The Jamie Kennedy Experiment, America’s Most Wanted, Lincoln: The War Within, George Washington II and as a semi-regular on KYW-TV’s Saturday Night Dead. As a writer, David has co-writing credits on several episodes of Saturday Night Dead and has co-written 10 comedy and mystery scripts for J&T Talent. David is honored to be a part of the telling of Irene Gut Opdyke’s amazing life story. David is a proud member of Actors Equity and SAG AFTRA


Danny Whitman-(composer lyricist "Only a Girl")-Danny's songs have been featured in
ASCAP/MAC Songwriter's Showcase, Arts and Artists Songwriters Showcase in NYC, New Emerging Artists concert at off-broadway's York theatre  and in the Music of Broadway:The Next Generation of Broadway's Composers, Danny's songs have been performed by such Broadway performers as Rachael York, Karen Mason, Tonya Pinkins, Nancy Opel, Janine LaMana and Mac/Bistro award winner Julie Reyburn. As an arranger Danny's work has been performed in Portland Symphony Orchestra's " A Celebration of Cole Porter and Stephen Sondheim". Danny served as vocal arranger for I"t feels like Home" by renowned cabaret artist and theatre composer, John Bucchino. Danny is the producer of the hit  concert series Broadway Backwards featuring a roster of Broadway stars including Charles Busch, Andrea McArdle, Pamela Meyers, and Cheyenne Jackson. Danny is a member of ASCAP and the Dramatists Guild of America. He is also the lyricist for "The Tales of Custard the Dragon" originally committed by the Kennedy Center and now available through Samuel French. Light keeper Productions was proud to tour "Custard" to children's hospitals in 2007.

 

Cindy O’Connor-composer- Powder Puff Pilots-Cindy  is a composer, songwriter and performer. Her original musicals include All That He Was (Kennedy Center ACTF Winner, published by Samuel French); 40 is the new 15 (NoHo Arts Center 2010); Powder Puff Pilots (UC Irvine Festival of New Musicals); Moving On (Stages finalist), and a popular series of murder mystery musicals . Her opera Crime + Punishment was a recent Eugene O’Neill Conference finalist. Cindy has composed original music for two Off-Broadway plays, In The Air and The Crying Woman/La Llorona. She is currently writing Beautiful, a modern musical adaptation of Hedda Gabler with an acoustic rock/Southern folk-flavored score. In the film and TV world, her music can be heard in Once Upon a Time (ABC series), Crash (the Starz series), The Black Donnellys (NBC), Forgiving the Franklins (Sundance 2006), and many others. As a keyboard player and vocalist, Cindy has toured with Pat Benatar, Mark Isham, and Petra Haden and the Sellouts, and appeared on VHI’s “Women Who Rock”, “Good Morning America” and “Charmed”. www.powderpuffpilotsmusical.com


Holly Pitrago-Co-creator of Cabaret Series-Holly Pitrago is from a small town in Michigan where she grew up studying music through private lessons and with her father who was a band director in the local schools. She took up piano at the age of 7 and followed in her father’s footsteps with the bassoon at age 11.  She later became first chair with the Detroit Symphony Civic Orchestra. Holly pursued her love of singing and has played various musical theatre roles in New York City.

Holly’s live singing also includes, cruise ships and concerts as well as ongoing productions with the New Directions Veterans Choir. Holly also works as a session singer and can be heard on film, TV, and sound recordings. Recent TV singing roles include the voice of Principal Perry on Disney XD’s Lab Rats and a member of Sue’s uncut a cappella group on ABC’s The Middle. Holly holds her M.A in Theatre Arts and is a proud member of Actors Equity as well as SAG/AFTRA.