Cast & Creative
SHARON WASHINGTON (Co-Book Writer). A proud Native New Yorker with family living in Manhattan since 1835, Sharon is celebrating over 30 years as an actor. She is thrilled to continue her collaboration with the incredible creative team who she worked with on The Scottsboro Boys musical creating the role of The Lady —this time as a writer. Sharon made her debut as playwright at City Theatre with her solo play Feeding The Dragon. It was subsequently produced at Hartford Stage and Off-Broadway at Primary Stages where it was nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award, Lucille Lortel Award and won an Audelco Award. Published by Oberon Books the play was also recorded as an Audible Theater Original. She is currently writing a children’s picture book version for Scholastic Books. Sharon is Co-Writer/Executive Producer on a project in development for Disney +. Her new work-in-progress: A Colored Mirror was selected for residencies at the New Harmony Project and SPACE on Ryder Farm. She is a proud member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA and The Dramatists Guild.
Broadway: Wonderland, The Little Mermaid, The Pirate Queen, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Frogs, Dance of The Vampires, Thou Shalt Not, The Music Man, Contact, Ragtime, Show Boat. Artistic Director with Cirque Du Soleil and Franco Dragone.
JENNY LAROCHE (Associate Director & Assistant Choreographer). StroBiz baby! Honored to be a part of it. TV: “Smash,” “Annie: Live!,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” Film: tick, tick…BOOM!, The Merry Widow (Met Opera). Broadway: Summer (OBC). Rockettes. Much Love to Hubs, Mama B and Jessa. thelarocheapproach.com @JennyLaroche
PHIL COLGAN (Associate Choreographer). Broadway and tour: Hamilton. Off-Broadway: Only Gold (MCC). Regional: Paper Mill, Fulton, Ogunquit, Maine State, REV, Pittsburgh CLO, Gateway. TV: 2017 Tony Awards. Native New Yorker, dance educator and NYU Gallatin graduate. Endless thanks to Stro, Marc & Dustin and family! @philcolgan