CREATIVE TEAM

David Eric Davis

(Music/Lyrics/Co-Book Writer) A composer, lyricist, visual artist, writer and director, his rock musical comedy F#%KING UP EVERYTHING won Best Book and Honorable Mention for Best Lyrics at NYMF. Davis is the recipient of grants from Theater League and Anna Sosenko Assist Trust and a participant in CAP21’s Writers Co-op. He directed TAROT READING: Love, Sex and Mommy at the NY Fringe Festival and wrote and directed Strike!, a performance piece based on the sounds of bodies moving through air and colliding, at Judson Church. His band can be heard at www.uncleizzy.com. His photo collection Contemplating My Pipik can be seen at www.davidericdavis.com.

Sam Forman

(Co-Book Writer) Sam Forman is a playwright, lyricist and television writer living in New York City. For the past two seasons, Sam has been part of the writing staff of Netflix’s House of Cards. Sam is also the lyricist for the upcoming musical adaptation of Sleepless In Seattle (premiering spring 2013). Other plays and musicals include: The Rise and Fall of Annie Hall (dir. Sam Gold); The Grille Room (dir. Thomas Kail) The Moscows of Nantucket (dir. Shirley Serotsky); Krankenhaus Blues (dir. Donna Mitchell); Please Stop Talking (dir. Erwin Maas); Schmoozy Togetherness: A Kid’s Play (dir. Johanna McKeon) and I Sing! (dir. Benjamin Salka)

Jen Wineman

(Director/Choreographer) Recent work includes Donald Margulies’ Shipwrecked! An Entertainment (Triad Stage, Greensboro, NC); Roller Disco The Musical (American Repertory Theater’s OBERON stage, Cambridge, MA), which she co-wrote with Sam Forman and Eli Bolin and also choreographed; Sarah Gancher’s Wake Up (Telluride Theatre, Telluride, CO), and the world premiere of José Rivera’s Lessons for an Unaccustomed Bride (59E59, NYC). Up next for Jen is a new production of Naomi Iizuka’s play Aloha, Say the Pretty Girls for Theatre Vertigo in Portland, OR. Education: B.A. Vassar College, M.F.A. Yale School of Drama (Julian Kaufman Directing Prize). www.jenwineman.com.

Matt Hinkley

(Music Supervisor/Orchestrator) B’way:  Godspell (Assoc. MD, Guitar/Keys/Vox); Pippin (Guitars).  Other collaborations and projects: Jason Robert Brown’s Bridges Of Madison County and Caucasian Rhythm Kings; Joe Iconis (Things To Ruin Supervisor, Bloodsong Of Love MD/Orchestrator, Rock ‘n’ Roll Jamboree); The Burnt Part Boys (Playwrights Horizons); Whoopi Goldberg’s White Noise (Chicago); Paul Scott Goodman (ROOMS MD); The Robber Bridegroom (Roundabout, MD); Son Of a Gun (O’Neill); Inner Voices (MD, Farhad, ft. Arielle Jacobs); Ryan Scott Oliver (35mm, etc.).  Recordings include above, Glory Days (B’way), Natalie Weiss EP (Supervisor, Guitar/Piano), Kerrigan/Lowdermilk. Matt also MD’s: Caissie Levy, Rachel Potter, Andrew Kober.  Matt lives in Manhattan with his wife, Kymberly, and their two cats.

Eli Zoller

(Music Director) Gone Tomoro (A.P.A.C., Music by Galt MacDermot), The Fantasticks (Virginia Stage Co.), Love Trapezoid (A.P.A.C., Kleban Award winner Matt Schatz), Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge (N.A.M.T. 2011, 59E59, available on iTunes), Mrs. Jones and the Man from Dixieland (E.S.T.), a play by Tony Award Winners Steven Sater; Duncan Sheik.  Composer: Jimmy Maize’s Spoon River Anthology; “Eli Zoller & The O Pioneer Band” “New York Guitar Teachers” guitar studio, Director.  University of Michigan (BFA Musical Theatre).  Undying love to my family, friends, and teachers.  Special thanks to Colin and Jimmy, true friends.  “I sure do love you!”  www.elizoller.com

Deb O

(Set and Prop Design) Some of Deb's designs include: Rite Of Spring (Kimmel Center, PA), The Seagull, Ivanov, Platonov, Uncle Vanya (Lake Lucille, NY), 5 Days In March, Heaven On Earth (La Mama), The Panic Show, Make a Small Incision (Witness Relocation), The Nature of Captivity (Mabou Mines, PS 122), The Savannah Disputation (Old Globe, CA), The Greeks (Juilliard), Expatriate (New Musical, Culture Project, NY), Salsalandia (La Jolla Playhouse, CA), The Lacy Project (Premiere Yale, Ohio Theatre, NY), Jihad the Musical (Edinburgh Festival), The Mistakes Madeline Made (Yale Rep). She received her MFA from Yale and teaches design at NYU/PHTS. www.debodesignstudio.com 

Melissa Trn

(Costume Design) NYC: Trojan Women: After Euripedes, Antigone (SITI Company, Dir. Anne Bogart), From The Fire (composed by Elizabeth Swados), My Sweet Charlie, What To Do When You Hate All Your Friends, Al's Business Cards,  Klauzal Square, The Screens, Baal, The Sporting Life, The Erotic Diary...,and Spacebar. Regional: Trojan Women (SITI, The Getty Villa),Roller Disco (ART's Oberon), Richard II (Yale Rep), The Me Nobody Knows (Black Rep, St. Louis), Cataclysm, Con, and Wake Up! (Telluride Theater), and Grace, or the Art of Climbing (Nice People, Philadelphia). Resident Artist for Studio 42, NYC. Associate Artist for Telluride Theater. MFA Yale School of Drama.

Joel E. Silver

(Lighting Design) Previous Design Credits include Hair 2nd National Tour, Tokio Confidential (Scandal Produtions), Educating Rita (Huntington Theatre Company), Candela: Fuerza Y Pasion in Lima, Peru, R.Evolucion Latina Choreographer's Festival (R.Evolucion Latina), La Boheme, Tosca, Aida (Opera Memphis), The World Goes Round (Prince Music Theatre), Art Tatum:Piano Starts Here (Apollo Theatre), A Hatful of Rain in New York and Poland, It Must Be Him (Peter J. Sharp Theatre), Caucasian Chalk Circle (New School), and many production for regionally including Theatre by the Sea, John W. Engeman Theatre, and Northern Stage, and NYU Seinhardt among others. www.JESLD.com

Mike Tracey 

(Sound Design) Design: Dreamgirls National tour (2012-2013) Off-Broadway assistant design: Giant, Fat Camp, Forever Dusty. Other Off-Broadway projects: Silence! The Musical, Bare, the MusicalGraduated from Indiana University, where he worked on West Side Story, Little Shop of Horrors, Rent and many more. Thanks to the folks, and everyone at Sound Associates.

David Valentine 

(Puppet Design) F#%king Up Everything (NYMF 2009). As Resident Puppet Designer for Vampire Cowboys: The Inexplicable Redemption of Agent G (Theatre Row), Alice in Slasherland (2010 NYIT Award nomination), Soul Samurai (HERE), Fight Girl Battle World (2008 American Theatre Wing’s Henry Hewes Design Award nomination) She Kills Monsters (The Flea). David just completed refurbishing and building muppets for the new Disney film, The Muppets...Again, set to release early 2014. Follow David's work on instagram @dvpuppets and facebook.com/davidvalentinepuppets

Daryl Eisenberg, CSA 

(Casting Director) Daryl Eisenberg is owner of Daryl Eisenberg Casting, a full service casting office for film, theatre, TV, commercials, new media.  Daryl is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.  Member of Casting Society of America. www.decasting.com  @DECasting

Jeremy Handelman

(Producer) In addition to pouring his heart into F#%king Up Everything, Jeremy is developing two exciting new musicals for the stage: Shim Sham and Cruel Shoes. He assisted with financing for the London production of The King’s Speech. Past producing credits include White's Lies, Cycle, The Aspern Papers, and Five by Tenn. Jeremy is the author of The Bronx Balmers and several short plays. His company, Off The Leash Productions, provides a wide range of video production services. In a previous life, Jeremy was Vice President, Programming for CBS Sports. Jeremy serves on the board of Theater Resources Unlimited. OffTheLeashProductions.com

Lisa Dozier King

(General Manager) Lisa Dozier King has general managed fifty productions as well as hundreds of special events in New York City. Current Off Broadway: Sistas: the Musical, Ten Chimneys. Upcoming: Breakfast with Mugabe. Recent credits: Brontë: A Portrait of Charlotte, A Letter to Harvey Milk, Milk, Diary of a Teenage Girl, The Duchess of Malfi, How to be a Good Italian Daughter. She has been on staff at Symphony Space, Manhattan Theatre Club, the New 42nd Street and the American Repertory Theatre. 2012 marks Lisa’s fifth year as the General Manager for the National Alliance for Musical Theatre’s Festival of New Musicals. Love to GK and MK. www.lisadozierproductions.com

Marci Skolnick

(Production Stage Manager) Selected NY theatre: Bullet for Adolf (New World Stages), Psycho Therapy (Cherry Lane),Shlemiel the First (TFANA), Seed (Classical Theatre of Harlem), The Common Air (45 Bleecker), Puppetry of the Penis (Foster Entertainment), The Smoking Diary (Fat Melon), Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding (Artificial Intelligence), Sake with the Haiku Geisha (Gotham Stage), Angels: The Musical (NYMF), Waiting for Godot (tangent),  Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Dream Seminar (CompanionStar), 10 years with the National Yiddish Theatre.  Proud member of AEA, Ms. Skolnick is a graduate of Hofstra University.

Joe Trentacosta-Springer Associates

(Press Representative) Springer Associates PR was founded over 50 years ago by John Springer. It is a full-service entertainment public relations firm, whose clients range from Broadway to Off-Off-Broadway productions, not-for profit theatre companies, special events and personalities films in release to film festivals to Academy Award campaigns.

Holt+Hawkins

(Advertising) Holt+Hawkins is a boutique entertainment branding firm founded in 2011 by Michael Holt and Derrin Hawkins. Holt+Hawkins specializes in creating dynamic brand strategies that integrate print, digital, social media and web communications to inform consumers and sell tickets. Committed to its clients and their success, Holt+Hawkins strives to develop innovative and creative solutions to complex branding challenges. www.holthawkins.com

Red Rising Marketing

(Marketing) Current Clients: F#%king Up Everything, Jersey Boys, NEWSical The Musical, Totally Tubular Time Machine, Accidental Pervert , 5 Lesbians Eating A Quiche, Sleeping Rough, Different Animals, The Memory Show, 20at20 and BroadwayInsider.com. For more information on Red Rising Marketing, visit www.redrisingnyc.com.

Joe Lavezzo (Associate Producer)

(Associate Producer) Joe Lavezzo is new to the world of theatre production, but has always been interested in theatre, taking many classes in acting, directing and producing.  And, as a lifelong resident of New York, he is a frequent and avid member of the audience.  For most of his life, Joe has worked in Information Technology for financial firms.  From the 1970s to the 1990s, Joe was active in New York politics running for the US Congress, New York State Assembly, New York State Senate and Borough President of Manhattan.  Never won. Joe has an MBA from NYU.

CAP 21

(Associate Producer) Currently celebrating its 20th Anniversary, CAP21 is proud to be an FUE team member during this momentous year. CAP21, an award winning organization dedicated to expanding the Theatre Cannon with new plays and musicals, further developed 28 new works last season, including the GLAAD Award-Winning Musical, Southern Comfort. Additionally, for four consecutive years, the writers of new musicals developed and produced at CAP21 have won the Jonathan Larson Grant. CAP21 is home to one of America’s most prestigious musical theatre conservatories. Prominent Alums include Lady Gaga, Matthew Morrison, Nikki M. James, Cristin Milioti, and FUE cast member, Dawn Cantwell.

Emily Gabler (Associate Designer)

Ken Larson (Production Manager)

Michele O'Brien (Assistant Director)

Landon Braverman (Copyist)

Nina Reznick, Esq. (Production Counsel)

Michael Rubenstein (Production Accountant)