Creative Team

TOM SIVAK (Music/Lyrics)

Tom Sivak continues to enjoy a diverse career as a composer, conductor, and musician. His compositions have been performed inside Joliet Stateville Prison ("Out O' Joint", sponsored by the Illinois Arts Council) as well as the Kennedy Center in New York ("The Great Bardo" w/ Jose Ferrer in the title role, produced by NAMT). He has conducted the National Anthem at both Wrigley Field and Comiskey Park. Other highlights include a performance of his composition "Prelude and Fugue" by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and conducting "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with Donny Osmond" (LiveEnt).

ELIZABETH GELMAN (Book/Lyrics)

Elizabeth Gelman is a free lance writer with a number of corporate clients. Her articles and short stories have been seen in a variety of independent and nationally syndicated magazines, newspapers, and webzines. Gelman created and designed Arts Attack!, the highly regarded interactive arts education program for grades K-12 that utilizes storytelling to access music and the visual art. She has given presentations about the arts and creative writing throughout the United States including the National Arts Educators Conference, Visual Understanding in Education and the Chicago Cultural Network.


Musical Credits

The Brain That Wouldn't Die-Yi!

  • Norm Boucher as The eMCee
  • Jason Bayle
  • Elizabeth Gelman
  • Jenny Holcomb
  • Nathan Alan Johnson
  • Kari Keillor
  • Natalie Myre
  • Tom Sivak

Adreno-Serum!

  • Nathan Alan Johnson as Dr. Dick Cuttingham
  • Natalie Myre
  • Elizabeth Gelman
  • Tom Sivak

Country Place!

  • Nathan Alan Johnson as Dr. Dick Cuttingham
  • Elizabeth Gelman as Hedy
  • Jenny Holcomb
  • Kari Keillor
  • Natalie Myre
  • Tom Sivak

Dick's Soliloqy!

  • Stephen Brunrock as Dr. Dick Cuttingham

Over You!

  • Natalie Myre as Desiree DaBotti
  • Elizabeth Gelman
  • Tom Sivak

You And Me!

  • Elizabeth Gelman as Hedy
  • Jenny Holcomb
  • Kari Keillor
  • Natalie Myre

Video Credits

  • Promotional Film created by Philipp Batta
  • Photography: Peter James Zielinski
  • Additional Video footage: Randy Blair

Web Site

  • Steve Gelman