Franklin Brasz - Large

Franklin Brasz

Fifth season: Director of Music for the Stratford Festival. Musical director of Man of La ManchaStratford: The Pirates of Penzance, Forum (Stratford/Mirvish), Kiss Me, Kate, 42nd Street, Evita. Elsewhere: Musical director: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Wizard of Oz, The Lion King (Toronto, U.S. tour), Ragtime (original company), Show Boat (U.S. tour), gala concerts for Dame Maggie Smith, William Shatner, Des McAnuff. Associate musical director (Toronto): Billy Elliot, The Sound of Music, The Lord of the Rings, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Hairspray, Mamma Mia!, Soulpepper’s The Threepenny Opera. Keyboards: The Tenors, Measha Brueggergosman, New Line Cinema’s Hairspray, Toronto productions of Wicked, The Producers, Cabaret, Annie Get Your Gun at Massey Hall. Recordings with Marcus Nance (The Voice Next Door) and Josh Young (Still Dreaming of Paradise). Illinois and Dorian Opera Theatres, Pine Mountain Music Festival, American Boychoir School. Training: MM in vocal coaching and accompanying, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.