Michael Greitzer

Working from Chicago, Michael Greitzer is a writer, songwriter, and musical dramatist.  His band, The Eldorado Lounge, released Welcome To The Eldorado Lounge, in 2007, and Las Vegas Pawn, in 2009.  As a member of the Chicago Dramatists, Michael had his play Waiting For Dr. Storlazzi produced by Chicago’s Artistic Home Theatre in 2012.  He is currently a member of ASCAP.

Book And Lyrics

His first musical drama, Pushcart Tony, was performed at the Vittum Proscenium Theatre in 2016 and won Broadway World Chicago’s Award for ‘Best New Work’ in Chicago Theatre.
Michael is currently working on the script and score of his second musical drama, ‘Lost In New York’. 


A. J. Braman

Since 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,  A.J. began work on the musical drama, Pushcart Tony, which won Broadway World Chicago’s Award for Best New Work of 2016.  


Julie Price, Director

Julie has been active participant in community theater since 2002.  She serves on the TesserAct Theatre Ensemble Board as the Director of Outreach and Education and is an active participant in Palatine Park District Youth Theater.  Her most recent Director credits include The Christmas Schooner, Beau Jest, 9 to 5 The Musical, Button for Nuttin, and Cinderella.  She was a finalist for Broadway World Chicago’s Best Director of A Musical (Resident Non-Equity) in 2016 with her work on ‘Pushcart Tony’.


Beth Hollander, Musical Director

Graduating from Illinois State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Choral Music Education, Beth has been a music teacher and musical theatre educator for several years.  Her experience in Concert Choir, acappella groups, and ensemble performance give her a unique perspective in arranging the score of ‘Pushcart Tony’, where she became a finalist for Broadway World Chicago’s Best Musical Direction (Resident Non-Equity) in 2016.


Maggie Dominick, Choreographer

Maggie started professionally training in dance at Oklahoma City University before she returned home to continue her degree in education.  She is currently a dance teacher for several dance studios and schools in the northern Chicago suburbs including Palatine, Northbrook, and Buffalo Grove.