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Brenna Sage, writer, arranger: I've Got The Music In Me was created with the desire to celebrate the music of her childhood that led to her professional career as a pianist, vocalist, music director and arranger. Brenna has music directed nearly 100 productions in Oregon, New York City, the greater New York area, and Mississippi. Favorite projects include Pirates of Finance for the NYMF Festival, Chess and the IT award-winning production of Urinetown for The Gallery Players, and Puck'd (a punk rock adaptation of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Nights Dream) for Turtle Shell Productions. She has served as studio accompanist for Cilla Owens' Jazz Vocal Workshop at Hunter College, as well as Associate Music Director for Hunter's production of Threepenny Opera. IGTMIM is her third one-woman show, following "I've Done Some Sh*t" and "Hebomia! - Will the real Brenna please stand up?"

For this production, she arranged the music for the band, retaining the spirit of the original recordings of the songs that are featured.



Stephen Nachamie, Director: New York: FOREVERMAN (NYMF – New World Stages Development Award), LUCK! – (with Faith Prince), INTO THE WOODS – (Cap21/NYU),  TORCH SONG TRILOGY (starring Seth Rudetsky), FARAWAY BAYOU (with Nikki M James), NAUGHTY/NICE (Producer's Circle/ Caroline's NYC), SHE LOVES ME (Pace University),  IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, I HATE HAMLET, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE (Harbor Lights Co.)   THE MELODY LINGERS ON (Inside Broadway). 

His work as been seen at such regional theatres as Goodspeed, Olney Theatre, Engeman Theatre, North Carolina Theatre, Maine State, Depot Theatre, Gateway Playhouse, American Century Theatre, El Portal Theatre,  Gretna Theatre  to name a few.  He has Directed and Choreographed National Tours of  A CHORUS LINE, and an Italian Tour of WEST SIDE STORY.  He is developing several new works including MR. CONFIDENTIAL (with Howard McGillin) and directed a presentation of SYBIL (with Liz Callway and Melissa Van der Schyff).  He is co-bookwriter for the new musical FOREVERMAN and his concert production of AN EVENING WITH DANNY KAYE (with Brian Childers) is currently booking across the country.  

Stephen's production of A CHORUS LINE at the Olney Theatre is nominated for five 2014 Helen Hayes Awards including Best Musical.  He was picked as one of DCMetroTheatreScene's favorite Directors of 2013.

Stephen’s first job in theatre was at 14 – he was a PA for the Original run of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at the Orpheum Theatre NYC. He has also served as the Associate director for both John Rando and Francesca Zambello on Broadway Asia’s presentations of Maury Yeston’s THE PEONY PAVILION.

A New York City native, Mr. Nachamie is a BFA Graduate of NYU- Circle in the Square and Musical Theatre Works. He has developed works at Goodspeed, The York Theatre, NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing, BMI and Emerging Artists Theatre among others. He has taught been on faculty and taught master classes for The Signature Theatre in VA, The Musical Theatre Performance Project, PPAS (NYC) AMDA and The New York Film Academy.

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