Patrick Fenton (Playwright) Mr. Fenton's stories and articles have appeared in numerous publications including the New York Times, New York Newsday, and the Daily News. His much acclaimed 1973 account of working as a cargo loader at Kennedy Airport, "Confessions of a Working Stiff," was published in New York Magazine and has since been republished in numerous anthologies. His work has also appeared in other anthologies including The Irish, a Treasury of Art and Literature, and the Book of Irish Americans.
"Drinking With Jack Kerouac in a Rockaway Bar," a new short story by Fenton, was recently published in the London magazine Beatscene and in Eve Berliner's literary e-magazine, Eve's Magazine.
Sue Zizza (Director / Executive Producer) Ms. Zizza, owner of SueMedia, a full service audio production company, is a producer, director, writer, and sound designer.
For more than 20 years she has produced award winning audio drama for public radio and audiobooks. For the last 11 years she served as the Executive Director of the National Audio Theatre Festivals. Her clients have included: USA Networks/SciFi Channel, USA Productions, Movies for the Ears, and The Museum of TV and Radio, NYC. Her work has been honored by The Gabriel's, The International Festival of New York, The National Federation of Community Broadcasters, and the Communicator Awards. When she's not directing, Ms. Zizza specializes in manual SFX (Foley) effects for audio productions, film & television and the stage and is a faculty member of the NYU-Tisch Film School.
David Amram has composed more than 100 orchestral and chamber music works,
written many scores for Broadway theater and film, including the classic scores for
the films "Splendor in The Grass" and "The Manchurian Candidate;" two operas, including
the ground-breaking Holocaust opera "The Final Ingredient;" and the score for the landmark
1959 documentary "Pull My Daisy," narrated by novelist Jack Kerouac. He is also the
author of three books, "Vibrations," an autobiography, "Offbeat: Collaborating With
Kerouac," a memoir, and "Upbeat: Nine Lives of a Musical Cat" published this Fall by Paradigm Publishers.
Special thanks to David Amram for the use of music composed and performed by him in this production.
David Shinn (Master Engineer / Mixing / Editing) David is a sound designer/engineer and foley (SFX) artist for stage and studio productions. From 1998 until 2006 he co-produced the nationally syndicated Radio Works series which was heard on more than 70 stations coast-to-coast. He currently is working on the foley effects for a feature animation.
Butch D'Ambrosio (Sound Effects) Butch has been writing, producing, and making noise for radio theatre since 1991, when he walked into his college radio station as a freshman on the second day of classes and came out commissioned by WRHU-FM to write Halloween sketches for the production classes. Since then he has continued to do manual sound effects, along with his many other audio drama skills, for clients like SueMedia, The National Audio Theatre Festivals and others.
Mark W. Beckerman (Art Director / Photographer) Mark Beckerman is a versatile photographer. His images have appeared in TV ads and many national and European publications. Press photos available upon request.