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director , librettist , copyright administrator

Tom Briggs, American copyright administrator, librettist, director. Member Dramatists Guild American.

Background

Briggs, Tom was born on August 17, 1952 in Janesville, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Theodore Frank and Charlotte Jean (McCaskey) Briggs.

Education

Student, Herbert Burghof Studio, New York City. Student, University Wisconsin, San Francisco.

Career

Artistic director, St. Bart's Playhouse, New York City, 1983-1986;director, Rodgers & Hammerstein Theatre Library., New York City, since 1986. Guest artist in residence National Theatre Institute at O'Neill Theatre Center, Connecticut, 1978, 79. Guest faculty in residence Union College, Schenectady, New York, 1979, 80.

Composer, lyricist National Theatre Workshop of the Handicapped, New York City, 1979-1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Casting director, director-producer Joshua Logan, New York City, 1982. Actor, singer, dancer for theatres, indsls., recording studios, television, 1964-1976.

      Director, choreographer theatres throughout United States, since 1971. Co-author: (with Louis Mattioli) Rodgers and Hammerstein's State Fair, Close to You: The Sounds of Bacharach and David, Me and Mickey.

Membership

Member Dramatists Guild American.

Connections

father:
Theodore Frank Briggs

mother:
Charlotte Jean (McCaskey) Briggs