Scott Carter (Playwright) has served as Executive Producer for "Real Time with Bill Maher" since it debuted on HBO in 2003. He produced the first 1,100 episodes of "Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher" from its 1993 Comedy Central debut to its 1997 move to ABC. While at “P.I.”, Carter received eight Emmy nominations and three consecutive CableAce Awards for Best Talk Series. He has served as creator, producer and/or writer for, among others, “Curb The Discussion with Susie Essman” (TV Guide, 2010), "Root Of All Evil With Lewis Black" (Comedy Central, 2008), "Earth To America" (TBS, 2005), "The Conspiracy Zone with Kevin Nealon" (Spike, 2002-3) and "Exhale with Candice Bergen" (Oxygen, 2000-1). In 1997, Variety named him one of the “50 Creatives to Watch.” In 2007, he was a co-recipient of the Producer’s Guild of America’s Johnny Carson Award for “Real Time.” A former stand up comedian, Carter has written and performed two full-length monologues, "Heavy Breathing" and "Suspension Bridge," at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Aspen Comedy Arts Festival, The Kilkenny (Ireland) Murphy's Cats Laugh Festival, the Cleveland Performance Festival, Dixon Place, Primary Stages, Manhattan Punchline, etc. He is former Producing Director and a founding member of The Invisible Theatre, now in its 42nd season in Tucson, Arizona. Carter lives in Los Angeles with his wife, interior designer Bebe Johnson, and their two daughters, Calla and Colette.
Broadway: Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (Drama Desk Award, Tony Nomination). Off-Broadway: Marvelous Wonderettes. Regional: Sunshine Boys (Ahmanson Theater); Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, Burn This, The Lieutenant of Inishmore (Ovation nomination), Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, The Subject was Roses (Mark Taper Forum); The Wake, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (Ovation nomination), The Little Dog Laughed (Ovation nomination -Kirk Douglas Theatre); Book Club Play (Arena Stage); In the Wake (Berkeley Rep); Wrecks, Some Girl(s), Emergency (Ovation, NAACP nomination-Geffen); Fantasticks, Parisian Woman, Elemeno Pea, Sight Unseen, Three Days of Rain, Trip to Bountiful (South Coast Rep); She’s earned 13 Ovation Nominations, as well as winning an LADCC and a Garland Award. www.cricketsmyers.com
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Luke is the resident lighting designer for the NoHo Arts Center and the NoHo Arts Center Ensemble, where his credits include Red Room, One November Yankee, Dacula (LA Ovation Award), Yo Ho Ho! A Pirates Christmas, East of Berlin, Departures, Pirates of Penzance, Feed, Jerusalem, Barnum, Elizabeth Rex (LA Ovation Award), Lizard, Bush is Bad, Bush is Bad 2, and the full staging of Angels in America. For The Colony Theatre in Los Angeles, he has designed The All Night Strut!, Bell Book and Candle, Grace & Glorie, and Celadine. Luke also serves as the resident lighting designer for the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and Theater Tribe. Luke began his career at the Main Street Stage in Massachusetts where he designed PMS, Apartment 3A, Irma Vepp, and Collected Stories. For The Company Rep, he designed Six Degrees of Separation, Camino Real, Split, The Comedy of Errors, The Fantasticks, The Pension Grillparzer, Season's Greetings, Twelfth Night, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, and Play Stringberg. Other credits include The Last Pitch, Generator Girl, and Why's The Dog Howlin' Mama? Luke has designed productions for The Company of Angels, Write Act, The Court Theater, The Howard Fine Acting Studio, and the West Los Angeles Theater Center.
LA: Other Desert Cities, November, Bones, Two Unrelated Plays by David Mamet, Solo Performances (CTG), American Buffalo, Coney Island Christmas, The Seafarer, Boston Marriage (Geffen). NY: 3 Kinds of Exile, Through a Glass Darkly, Storefront Church, The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow (Atlantic Theater Company), Adding Machine (Minetta Lane), Barrow Street Theatre, Playwright’s Horizons, Vineyard, Rattlestick. Regional: Alley, American Players Theatre, Ford’s Theatre, Goodman, Hartford Stage, Long Wharf, Old Globe, Resident Ensemble Players, Steppenwolf, Yale Rep. Kata has won an Obie award and has been nominated for Drama Desk, Ovation and Barrymore awards. He is an Assistant Professor at University of Southern California, School of Dramatic Arts.
Matt August (Director) is a theatre director specializing in new musicals and plays, Shakespeare, contemporary comedy and holiday classics. His productions have been seen both on Broadway and off, in the American Regional theatre, on National Tours, in Festivals and have been nominated for Helen Hayes, Bay Area Critics, and Australia’s Helpmann Awards. August has been awarded fellowships and residencies from the Drama League, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center, the Juilliard School, San Fran’s Zen Center and received the Panavision New Filmmaker’s Grant. He’s mentored several upcoming directors through the Drama League and SDC Foundation, guest taught/lectured at universities and colleges throughout the country and served on five Drama League Directing Fellowship selection committees. He directed the short family film “How to Get to Candybar” which has played and won awards at festivals around the world. He is a protégé of theatre director Jack O’Brien and has worked with many other directors ranging from John Rando to Robert Wilson. August holds an MFA from California Institute of the Arts.
JEFFREY ELIAS TEETER (Video Design) graduated from California Institute of the Arts and has worked on numerous world, West Coast, and New York premieres. He has designed and worked on: Tribes at the Mark Taper. On the Spectrum & Cyrano at the Fountain Theatre. A Guide to an Exhibitionist and Cleopatra, C.E.O. for Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre. Baby Its' You, written and directed by Floyd Mutrux at the Broahurst Theatre on Broadway. Halloween Horror Nights, NBC Universal Studios Hollywood. Brewsie & Willie, a collaboration with Center for New Performance and Poor Dog Group. All That Skate, an international ice skating show at the Staples Center. Piedra de Sol, directed by Maria Morett and presented at the Getty Villa. The Jesus Ride, Performed and written by Michael Schlitt for the New York Fringe Festival and Portland Center Stage. Kirk Douglas: Before I Forget, directed by Jeff Kanew at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. Apollo, directed by Nancy Keystone and presented at Portland Center Stage. Norman's Ark, directed by Peter Schneider at the Ford Amphitheater. Mycenaean, written and directed for Carl Hancock Rux and premiered at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Festival. 11 Septembre 2001, directed by Robert Canterella at the National Theatre of Paris. The Mask and The CanCan, at Pasadena Playhouse. A Hip Hopera, directed by Mary Lou Rossato at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Other projects include The Leading Matters and Stanford Challengenational tour.
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