Stephen F. Murray
Directing Portfolio

Lost Note Theater 

producing staged reading of forgotten musicals.

"It's these kinds of talents that make Chicago stages sizzle even when it's just a staged reading sans props, lights or any fixins."    

Amy Munice - Splash Magazine


 

I Can Get it for You Wholesale

Book by Jerome Weidman   

Music and Lyrics by Harold Rome

at Hugen Hall: Strawdog Theatre Company, Chicago, IL


April 27, 30, and May 1, 2013



As the inagural production of Lost Note Theatre Company, I Can Get it for You Wholesale explored the darker side of business greed. The 1962 musical chronicles the rise and fall of Harry Bogen, a backstabbing businessman determined to climb to the top of New York's garment trade.

 

Carnival

Book by Michael Stewart  

Music and Lyrics by Bob Merrill 

at Hugen Hall: Strawdog Theatre Company, Chicago, IL


March 22, 26, and 29, 2014

When Lili, a sheltered orphan, runs off with the Cirque de Paris her romantic fantasies are challenged by a seedy reality. She soon find herself wooed by a necherous magician, a troupe of friendly puppets and their unseen puppeteer.