FORA.tv Speaker - Theodore S. Chapin
President and Executive Director of Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization: An Imagem Company, Theodore S. Chapin is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors for the American Theater Wing. Mr. Chapin has also been Chairman of the Advisory Committee for New York City Center's Encores! series since its inception, and serves on several boards including Goodspeed Musicals, Connecticut College, and City Center. He served as a Tony Awards nominator for two seasons, and is currently a member of the Tony Administration Committee. His career began as production or directorial assistant for the Broadway productions of Follies, The Rothschilds and The Unknown Soldier and His Wife, as well as Bernstein's Mass at the Kennedy Center, and Candide in San Francisco.
As Associate to Alan Arkin, he worked on the original Broadway production of Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys, Twigs starring Carol Burnett (CBS); and Neil Cuthbert's The Soft Touch. He was Musical Director for the National Theatre of the Deaf's production of Four Saints in Three Acts, and Producer of the Musical Theatre Lab. His book Everything Was Possible: The Birth of the Musical "Follies,"
was published by Alfred A. Knopf (fall 2003), and in paperback by Applause Books (spring 2005). www.rnh.com
08.29.09 | 00:08:08 min
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