Michael GreitzerLiving and working in Chicago, Michael Greitzer is a published short fiction writer, songwriter and musical dramatist. His band, The Eldorado Lounge, released ‘Welcome To The Eldorado Lounge’, in 2007. As a member of the Chicago Dramatists, Michael had his play ‘Waiting For Dr. Storlazzi’ produced by Chicago’s Artistic Home Theatre in 2012.
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His first musical drama, ‘Pushcart Tony’, was performed at the Vittum Proscenium Theatre in in 2016 and won Broadway World Chicago’s Award for ‘Best New Work’ in Chicago Theatre of 2016. He is currently working with A.J. Braman on his second musical, ‘The Sideman’.
A. J. BramanSince graduating in 2010 from The College Conservatory of Music (CCM) in Cincinnati with a Bachelor’s in Jazz Studies, Braman has been an active composer and freelance pianist in the Buffalo, Cincinnati, and Chicago markets. He spent 2010-2011 touring with the Wade Bake Jazz Collaboration throughout the Midwest and Southeast coast of the U.S.
When not freelancing, A. J. has worked with Princess and P&O Cruises as both music director and pianist. He has performed in over 20 countries around the world. In 2012, he began work on the musical drama, ‘Pushcart Tony’, which won Broadway World Chicago’s Award for Best New Work of 2016.