A Beijing Central Academy of Drama student production, in Mandarin language, of FAME opened in November 2008 at the Central Academy Theatre. FAME was developed by David De Silva. Music by Lyrics by Steve Margoshes and Jacques Levy, Book by Jose Fernandez, with Orchestrations by Harold Wheeler and Steve Margoshes. Produced by Nederlander New Century in association with the Central Academy of Drama. Directed by Michael McFadden, Choreographed by Mark Minnick, Musical Supervision by Jasper Grant, Production Supervised by Stephen Kane with Production Management by Shawn Pennington. The production was originally meant to tour China, however, after opening this production, we chose to present a US tour instead in 2009, in English.
As Executive Producer & Vice President of Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment LLC since 2000, a New York based member of the Nederlander family group of companies, responsible for international development of theatrical markets, venues and shows.