Mat Eisenstein (MUSIC DIRECTOR) is a NYC based Music Director, Pianist, Composer/Arranger and coach. He is currently the Associate Conductor/Keyboard for the Broadway production of SOME LIKE IT HOT. He has also conducted the Broadway companies of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Frozen, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Something Rotten, Newsies, Book of Mormon, Elf, Promises, Promises, Next to Normal, Bye Bye Birdie, 13, Fiddler, Ave. Q, 42nd St., Les Miserables and has played keyboards in 45+ Broadway pit orchestras. Recordings include 6 Broadway Cast albums and Mat’s original solo piano album, SURROUNDINGS, is available on itunes, amazon, spotify, etc. www.mateisenstein.com for more info.
Ben Frimmer has been teaching theatre arts for the Westport Schools for the past 28 years. He holds a BFA in acting from Ithaca College and an MA in educational theatre from NYU. As an actor Mr. Frimmer starred Off Broadway in Chaim Potok’s world premiere production of THE CARNIVAL, and was also seen in THE GALLERY at the same theatre. At The Dorset Theatre Festival, in Vermont, he performed the title role of RUMPLESTILTSKIN, while stage managing a three month run of NUNSENSE. In Connecticut he has performed professionally with The Downtown Cabaret Theatre, and The Peanut Butter Touring Theatre. He has appeared in the background of several films and starred in one entitled HIM OR ME. On television he’s been seen on EXTREME FORENSICS (Discovery Network) and Romper Room. As a director he has been responsible for over 50 productions with both children and adults. Mr. Frimmer served as the assistant to producer Roy Somlyo, for the TONY AWARD SHOW in New York City.
A NYC based stage manager, Allie has found her home in the development of new works. Off Broadway: Whiterock Cliff, Hurricane Party, Drunkle Vanya. NYC: Climate Change: An Opera (BRIC Lab), The Drinking Bird (Limited Liability Theater Company), Twelfth Night (DUMB Theater Co.). Readings: Twelve Kinds of Ice, Living and Breathing (Two River Theater), Phases of the Moon (WP Theater), Heretics, Snakeskin Suit, SUPPER (Bespoke Plays NYC), Just Between The All Of Us (New York Rep, PCLO), These Girls Have Demons (PCLO). Much love to Giovanni and Oliver. PPU Alum. Proud member of AEA.
Abigail Wilson is a rising senior at Pomona College. She is majoring in math and theater, with a focus in stage management. Her recent credits include House of Desires on the Pomona College Mainstage, and a dual student thesis production of Twelfth Night. She has been working in technical theater since middle school and is so excited to be working at the Playhouse this summer!