BOOK, MUSIC, & LYRICS by GARY APPLE
Gary is a comedy writer with extensive experience in television. He has worked on the staff of multiple sitcoms and has written many episodes for animated programs, including The Simpsons. He's a member of The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theater Workshop.
DIRECTED by JAY STERN
Hell is For Real" marks director Jay Stern's 4th production at the New York International Fringe Festival. Previous shows include "The Bardy Bunch: The War of the Families Partridge and Brady" (winner of best ensemble at the 2011 NY Fringe Festival) "Shiksappeal: Getting the Chosen to Choose Me" (2013) and "Does This Dress Make Me Look Alone?" (2014)
MUSICAL DIRECTION & ARRANGEMENTS by LOGAN MEDLAND
Logan Medland is a music director and arranger/composer. He is the author and composer of Fingers and Toes (NYMF 2010), which has since had regional productions at the Merry-go-Round Theater in Auburn NY, the Plaza Theatre in Florida, and will be part of The Ivoryton Theatre’s upcoming season (June 2014). As a music director, he has performed in Jersey Boys (associate MD -Toronto production and 1st National tour), Cats (conductor National tour), A Christmas Story (AMD 1st National tour), Chicago, and Crazy for You. Most recently, Associate MD - Superfly workshop and Associate MD - A Bronx Tale workshop for Dodgers and Tommy Mottola. Most recently he was a member of the orchestra in the Broadway production of Dr. Zhivago.
CHOREOGRAPHY by LORNA VENTURA
Broadway: Associate Choreographer alongside George C. Wolfe on Harlem Song, Christopher Ashley on All Shook Up, SDC Observer/Assistant to Kathleen Marshall on "Nice Work If You Can Get it." Film/television: Kate and Leopold, It Runs in the Family, The Adventures of Paul and Marian, Gossip Girl (Seasons 1-4), The Carrie Diaries (pilot and season 1). Work with celebrities includes Hugh Jackman, Mathew Broderick, Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, and Anna Sophia Robb. Original work showcased at Ailey Citigroup, fall 2013, Dance Break 2010, BC BEATS 2013. Mention/outstanding achievement in choreography for Frog Kiss (NYMF 2011). The Dancer Chronicles, her feature documentary was an official selections of: Big Apple FF, Docutah, Hot Docs, Female Eye FF, Los Angeles FF and New Filmmakers NYC.