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Todd Kreidler

TODD KREIDLER  

Nationality:    USA
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Todd Kreidler (Playwright) wrote the musical Holler If Ya Hear Me, an original story that interweaves the lyrics of Tupac Shakur, aimed for Broadway in 2014. His stage adaptation of the film Guess Whos Coming to Dinner premiered at True Colors Theatre Company. He is also writing a musical based on Nikki Sixxs memoir and music, The Heroin Diaries, and a musical adaptation of the film Drumline. Recently, Todd is directed August Wilsons one-man show How I Learned What I Learned at off-Broadways Signature Theatre. He originally directed and co-conceived the piece with August Wilson performing at Seattle Repertory Theatre in 2003. On Broadway, he was Dramaturg on Radio Golf and Gem of the Ocean as well as Associate Director of the Tony Award winning revival of Fences. He was Associate Artistic Director of August Wilsons 20th Century at the Kennedy Center where he directed Joe Turners Come and Gone. Todd worked with August Wilson for six years developing plays on Broadway and in theaters around the country including Mark Taper Forum, The Kennedy Center, Goodman Theatre, Huntington Theatre Company, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Yale Repertory Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center, Pittsburgh Public Theater and CenterStage in Baltimore. He also collaborated with August Wilson developing the screenplay adaptation of Fences. He co-founded the August Wilson Monologue Competition, a national program aimed at integrating August Wilsons work into high school curriculum. Current participating cities include Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, Portland and Seattle.

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        Guess Who's Coming To Dinner



Guess Who's Coming To Dinner

Synopsis:
A progressive white couple's proud liberal sensibilities are put to the test when their daughter, fresh from an overseas romance, brings her African-American fiancÚ home to meet them. Personal beliefs clash with the mores of the late 60's in this warm and witty exploration of family and culture and knowing which of them has the greater hold on our hearts.

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based on the screenplay by William Rose

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True Colors Theatre Company    -

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Genre:
comedy

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  5            Other:  -

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