TOM GUALTIERI is a playwright, lyricist, actor and director. For That Play: A Solo Macbeth, Tom Gualtieri and collaborator Heather Hill were nominated for the 2013 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience. Tom maintains an ongoing collaboration with composer David Sisco. They performed together to accolades in Sisco’s Bait n’ Swish at Stage Left Studio. Gualtieri & Sisco are working on their musicals, Falling to Earth, as well as I’m Afraid, You’re Afraid, 448 Things to Fear and Why.
Tom has written book and lyrics for musical shorts, The Supper at Elsinore (composer: Joy Son) and Last Call, My Darling (composer: William Wade). He has provided additional material for Broadway Bares and scripted for the Drama Desk Awards. In 2009, Tom directed His Greatness for the NY Fringe Festival and the Soho Playhouse.
Tom was Artistic Associate at National Actors Theatre where he was Associate Director on Right You Are with Tony Randall, Penny Fuller and Maria Tucci and Assistant to Abby Mann on NAT’s Broadway production of The Judgment at Nuremberg with Maximillian Schell, George Grizzard and Marthe Keller. He has twice been Associate Director to Nona Lloyd at NYMF: Sherlock Holmes: The Early Years and The Night of the Hunter in which he also appeared. He directed the premiere production of Shore Points by Richard Rodgers Award winner, Jeff Hughes.
Tom has acted opposite Joanne Woodward in Hay Fever, Marin Mazzie in South Pacific (choreography by Rob Marshall) and had principal roles in Privates on Parade, Dragapella!, A Midsummer Nights Dream, The Rivals, & Cloud 9. Film work includes the award-winning short Bedfellows, as well as Fade to White, Rubberneck Disease, Blinding Goldfish and That’s All She Wrote. He is a proud original cast member of Off-Broadway’s Naked Boys Singing. Tom is the recipient of the Best Actor award from the National Gay & Lesbian Theatre Festival for BAIT. He is an advanced member of the BMI Workshop and was trained at Syracuse University. Tom writes essays, opinion,& social and political observation for The Weeklings and The Good Men Project and his essays have been picked up by Salon and other online publications. He is also an avid knitter.
As a New York based artist, JENNIFER PETERMAN performed stand-up comedy from 2000-2004 as a spring board to writing and performing her own characters/monologues. “Annelle” from Jennifer’s solo play, Haunt & Bellow (currently being developed with Tom Gualtieri), was performed at the Estro-Genius Festival and The Women at Work Festival for Stage Left Studio, and Gravity Partners at Juniata College and has been performed as a reading for Meditations on a Theme (Artistic Director: Rob Davis.) Tooth And Nail, adapted from a series of sketches, is being adapted as a screenplay with collaborator, Tom Gualtieri.
She is a member of The Gravity Partners for Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pa. where she teaches “Character Development and Writing for Performance” as part of their theater program. Her workshops have been contracted from 2008 to the present. She is a contributing member for PlayWard, a California based consulting company that specializes in training corporate clientele through the philosophy of “play.” For PlayWard, she created programming for ideas for Nickelodeon Channel’s NickMom. Los Dos and Gotham Cooks were co-written with Tom Gualtieri.
In New York, she has performed principal roles in new works including Solitude Standing, Shore Points (directed by Tom Gualtieri), The Homosexual Agenda, A Month Of Sundays (by Jason Cicci whose web series, He’s With Me is currently available online). Other favorite roles include Charlotte in A Little Night Music, Gussie in Merrily We Roll Along, Janice in Italian American Reconciliation, various industrials and short films. She’s a proud graduate of Syracuse University.
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