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STEVEN ADLER (MFA, Pennsylvania State University) Provost, Earl Warren College. He has stage managed the Broadway productions of Dance a Little Closer, Camelot with Richard Harris, and the Tony Award-winning Big River. He has stage managed numerous national tours and productions at leading Off-Broadway theatres, including Manhattan Theater Club, CSC, and the original cast of Forbidden Broadway. At La Jolla Playhouse, he has served as production stage manager for the musicals 80 Days and Elmer Gantry, as well as Macbeth, Dogeaters, Sweet Bird of Youth, Wintertime, the original cast of the Tectonic Theater Project's groundbreaking production of The Laramie Project, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival/Berkeley Rep co-production of David Edgar's two-part political cycle Continental Divide. He was awarded a Japan Fellowship by the Asian Cultural Council and a UC Pacific Rim Fellowship for research into management process at Japanese theatre companies. He is the author of two books, Rough Magic: Making Theatre at the Royal Shakespeare Company and On Broadway: Art and Commerce on the Great White Way, both published by Southern Illinois University Press, and a chapter on producing musicals for the soon-to-be-released Oxford Handbook of the American Musical, published by Oxford University Press. In addition to stage management, he teaches classes in American musical theatre, the history of directing, the films of Woody Allen, and acting, and directs frequently at UCSD. 

 

 

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