Beth is the 2009 winner of the Ed Kleban Award for most promising lyricist in American Musical Theater. She is currently a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theater Workshop, won the 2006 Jerry Harrington Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement and was selected as a Dramatist's Guild Musical Theater Fellow in 2004. She is a contributing composer for HATS! the Musical, and Spongebob Squarepants, the Musical: Live! Her song "We Choose Love" was performed at the Pennsylvania Inaugural Gala celebration in Washington, DC, earning her a cherished place in the festivities. Beth is resident musical director for the BMI showcase, Dramatist's Guild Showcase, and she is musical director and vocal consultant for the Eugene O'Neill Summer Cabaret Conference. She is on faculty (teaching vocal technique) at Circle in the Square Theater School and also teaches privately in Manhattan. Beth is a member of BMI and the Dramatists Guild of America. www.BethFalcone.com
ERIC H. WEINBERGER
Eric's one-woman play Class Mothers '68 was produced Off-B'way in 2002/2003 and garnered a Drama Desk nomination for its star, Priscilla Lopez. It was named Best New Comedy in New Jersey by the Star Ledger in 1999. His play Six Hands was produced at Yale University and also at The Luna Stage Theatre Company in NJ, along with his one-act play The Nightwatchman. Three children's plays he wrote were produced by Andy's Summer Playhouse in NH. His one-woman play Lady Bird, Pat & Betty: Tea For Three which he co-wrote with its star, Elaine Bromka, originated at 12 Miles West Theatre in Bloomfield, NJ, in 2004 and has been touring the country since (see www.teaforthree.com). He is the book writer of Wanda's World, for which he was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. He is currently working on a one-man play, ...And Then I Wrote a Song About It, which will have its world premiere at The Luna Stage Theatre Company in NJ. in November, 2010. He is writing the books for two new musicals: Brothers, Boyfriends and Other Criminals based on the teen novel by April Lurie and J & the Beanstalk, a contemporary version of the fairytale.