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Val Emmich

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       Val Emmich (Author)  
       Val Emmich   is a writer, singer-songwriter, and actor whowas dubbed a 'Renaissance man' by the  New York Post  . He has hadrecurring roles on  Vinyl   and  Ugly Betty   as well as a memorableguest role as Liz Lemon's coffee-boy fling, Jamie, on  30 Rock  . His debutnovel,  The Reminders,   received rave reviews, with Popsugar deeming it'beautiful and beguiling' and  Huffington Post  saying "Emmichperforms a bit of creative magic...in his warm and winning debut'. Emmich livesin Jersey City, New Jersey, with his wife and their two children.

     

       Justin Paul (Author)  
       Benj Pasek andJustin Paul   are the Tony,Oscar (R), and Golden Globe-winning songwriting team behind the Broadway musicals  DearEvan Hansen   (Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Obie Award, Outer Critics CircleAward, Helen Hayes Award) and  A Christmas Story: The Musical   (Tony,Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, London Evening Standard award nominations),  Jamesand the Giant Peach  , and  Edges  . Film projects include  La La Land  (Lionsgate); and  Trolls   (DreamWorks Animation). Recent and upcoming filmprojects include  The Greatest Showman   (20thCentury Fox);  Snow White   (Walt Disney Pictures);  Medusa  (SonyPictures Animation); and  Aladdin   (Walt Disney Pictures). TV creditsinclude  Smash, Sesame Street, The Flash,  and  Johnny and the Sprites  ,and FOX's  A Christmas Story Live!   musical. Additional honours: RichardRodgers Award (American Academy of Arts and Letters); ASCAP Foundation RichardRodgers New Horizons Award; Jonathan Larson Award. Both are graduates of theUniversity of Michigan Musical Theatre program and members of the DramatistsGuild of America, Inc.

     

       Steven Levenson (Author)  
       Steven Levenson  is the Tony Award-winning book writer of  DearEvan Hansen  . His plays include  If I Forget, The Unavoidable Disappearnceof Tom Durnin, Core Values, The Language of Trees,  and  Seven Minutes inHeaven  . Honors include the Obie Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, OuterCritics John Gassner Playwriting Award, Drama League Award, Drama Desknomination, Hull-Warriner nomination, Lucille Lortel nomination, and the HelenHayes Award. A former Artist in Residence at Ars Nova and a member of theRoundabout Leadership Council, he worked for three seasons as a writer andproducer on Showtime's  Masters of Sex   and is a founding member of ColtCoeur and an alumnus of MCC's Playwrights Coalition and Ars Nova's Play Group.His plays are published by Dramatists Play Service and Playscripts. A graduateof Brown University, he is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.,and the WGA.

     
    13th June 2019

    Dear Evan Hansen

    *Read before you see the film - in cinemas this October!!* Dear Evan Hansen, Today's going to be a... More

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    30th September 2021

    Maybe We're Electric

    From Val Emmich, the bestselling author of Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel , comes a deeply affecting story of two te... More

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    9th September 2021

    Dear Evan Hansen: Film Tie-in

    *Read the book before you see the film, out September 2021!* Dear Evan Hansen, Today's going to be ... More

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