The Most Produced TYA Artist of 18-19?!?

September 10, 2018

In a recent article by TYA/USA, the National Organization for practitioners of Theatre for Young Audiences, it appears I am the most produced TYA artists of the 18-19 Season.  Crazy, right?!? Most Produced TYA Artist: Deborah Wicks La Puma is the most produced TYA artist of the upcoming season. As the composer of Elephant and […]

“OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist” published by Dramatic Publishing

September 10, 2018

Our musical adaptation of Charles Dicken’s classic novel set on the street of Rio de Janeiro is now available through the good folks at Dramatic Publishing!

ELLA ENCHANTED wins Helen Hayes Award!

March 14, 2018

ELLA ENCHANTED wins “Outstanding Play or Musical Adaptation” for its Adventure Theatre premiere in the DC area!   My third nomination and first win.  🙂  Congrats to all those who made it possible!

PERDIDA in Salt Lake City

August 22, 2017

This original musical, exploring Shakespeare’s story of jealousy, love and forgiveness as a celebration of Dias de los Muertos is coming to the Grand Theatre in Salt Lake City, Utah!  Opening October 12th.  Tickets and Information

DIGGING UP DESSA to premiere at the Kennedy Center

August 22, 2017

Currently honing my ukulele skills to write songs for this beautiful, funny and touching new play  by Laura Schellhardt, directed by the incomparable Rives Collins.  Set to open at the Kennedy Center in February!   Information and Tickets