Cast & Creatives
Brian’s work with composer/lyricist Neil Bartram includes the book for The Story of My Life (Broadway – 4 Drama Desk Award nominations including Outstanding Book and Outstanding Musical), Something Wicked This Way Comes (11 Barrymore Award nominations), the internationally popular The Theory of Relativity and the upcoming stage adaptation of Bedknobs & Broomsticks. Other works include the English language adaptation of Les Belles-Soeurs, a one-woman musical You Are Here and a fresh take on The Adventures of Pinocchio. He wrote the new book for the Old Globe’s production of NBC Universal’s October Sky and the revised book for the Goodman Theatre’s acclaimed production of Brigadoon.
Directing credits include work with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, The Segal Centre, Goodspeed Musicals and The Stratford Festival of Canada. For Disney Theatrical Productions he was resident director of the Toronto and Broadway companies of The Lion King and associate director of Broadway’s The Little Mermaid.
The Story of My Life and The Theory of Relativity are licensed by Music Theatre International. The Adventures of Pinocchio is licensed through Concord Theatricals.
Brian is a Member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and the Dramatists Guild and is on the faculty of New York University, Tisch School of the Arts.