Full Credits

TELEVISION CREDITS

THE PASTOR’S WIFE, Lifetime movie (writer), Gerald W. Abrams, Executive Producer. Airdate: November 5, 2011.

HUGE, “Poker Face” episode of ABC Family series (writer), Savannah Dooley, Winnie Holzman, producers. Aired 2010.

MURDER IN THE HAMPTONS, Lifetime movie (writer). Barbara Lieberman, Executive Producer. Robert Greenwald Productions. Airdate July 11, 2005.

LIFE WITH JUDY GARLAND: ME AND MY SHADOWS, ABC (Writer and Producer). Based on the memoir by Lorna Luft. Aired February 25 and 26, 2001. Atlantis-Alliance, Storyline Entertainment. Directed by Robert Alan Ackerman. Starring Judy Davis, Victor Garber, Tammy Blanchard, Hugh Laurie and Marsha Mason. (EMMY Nomination, Writers Guild Nomination)

WHAT MAKES A FAMILY, Lifetime (Writer and Co-Producer). Premiered January 22, 2001. Barbra Streisand, Cis Corman, Whoopi Goldberg, Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Executive Producers. Directed by Maggie Greenwald. Starring Brooke Shields, Cherry Jones, Whoopi Goldberg and Anne Meara. (Humanitas Prize Finalist, GLAAD Award)

MURDER AT 75 BIRCH, CBS M.O.W. (Writer and Co-Producer). Aired February 9, 1999. CBS Productions. Dan Wigutow, Executive Producer. Starring Melissa Gilbert and Gregory Harrison.

RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN’S CINDERELLA, ABC/Wonderful World of Disney (Writer; Writers Guild Award Nominee). Aired November 2, 1997. Whitney Houston, Debra Chase, Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Executive Producers. Starring Brandy, Jason Alexander, Victor Garber, Whoopi Goldberg, Whitney Houston, and Bernadette Peters. (Writers Guild Nomination)

UNLIKELY ANGEL, CBS M.O.W. (Writer and Co-Producer). Aired December 17, 1996. Sandollar, Kushner-Locke. Produced by Gail Berman. Directed by Michael Switzer. Starring Dolly Parton, Roddy McDowall.

WHAT LOVE SEES, CBS M.O.W. (Writer and Co-Producer). Aired September 22, 1996. David A. Rosemont, Executive Producer. Directed by Michael Switzer. Starring Richard Thomas, Annabeth Gish, and Edward Herrmann. (Chicago Int’l Film Festival Winner)

OUR SON, THE MATCHMAKER, CBS M.O.W. (Writer). Aired May 8, 1996. Alexander, Enright. Starring Ann Jillian and Ellen Burstyn.

IN THE BEST OF FAMILIES: MARRIAGE, PRIDE AND MADNESS aka BITTER BLOOD, CBS mini-series (Writer and Co-Producer). 1994. Based on the book by Jerry Bledsoe. Produced by Dan Wigutow. Directed by Jeff Bleckner. Starring Kelly McGillis, Keith Carradine, and Harry Hamlin.

A DEADLY SECRET, HBO (Writer; Writers Guild Award Winner). 1993. Neimack-Hassett Productions. Directed by Risa Bramon Garcia. Starring Will Wheaton. (WGA Award Winner)

HONOR THY MOTHER, CBS M.O.W. (Writer; nominated for Edgar Award by Mystery Writers of America). 1992. Based on the book “Blood Games” by Jerry Bledsoe. Produced by Dan Wigutow. Directed by David Greene. Starring Sharon Gless. (Mystery Writers Nomination)

WOMAN WITH A PAST, NBC M.O.W. (Writer). 1992. Von Zerneck-Sertner Productions. Directed by Mimi Leder. Starring Pamela Reed and Paul Le Mat.

LOCKED UP: A MOTHER’S RAGE, CBS. M.O.W. (Writer). 1992. Produced by Steve White. Directed by Bethany Rooney. Starring Cheryl Ladd, Jean Smart and Angela Bassett.

TAKEN AWAY, CBS M.O.W. (Writer). 1989. Hart, Thomas & Berlin Productions. Directed by John Patterson. Starring Valerie Bertinelli.

BROADWAY SINGS THE MUSIC OF JULE STYNE, PBS/Great Performances (Writer). 1987. Directed by Joe Layton. Produced by Barry Brown and Fritz Holt. Starring Carol Channing, Chita Rivera, and many others.

THE ROYAL ROMANCE OF CHARLES AND DIANA, CBS M.O.W. (Writer). 1982. Directed by Peter Levin. Starring Catherine Oxenberg, Olivia Dehavilland and Ray Milland.

TELEVISION CREDITS (in development)

THE OFFICER’S WIFE, Lifetime movie (Writer, Producer). Executive produced by BermanBraun.

CLAYTON’S STORY, Lifetime movie (writer). Producer Rob Lee.

AGE OF CONSENT, Lifetime movie (Writer). Produced by Ira Pincus for Blueprint Entertainment.

FULL CIRCLE FAMILY, Lifetime movie (Writer). Judith A. Polone, producer, for Lions Gate Entertainment.

FASTEN YOUR SEATBELTS (Bette Davis Bio), A&E movie (Writer, Co-Producer). Once Upon A Time Productions. Starring Susan Sarandon.

KINDERGARTEN WARS, Lifetime movie (Writer, Co-Producer). Danielle Von Zerneck, Mia Sara, Producers. Von Zerneck-Sertner Productions.

ANOTHER CITY, NOT MY OWN, FX M.O.W. (Writer). Gerald Abrams and Carol Abrams, Producers. Cypress Point Productions. based on the book by Dominick Dunne.

LIBERTY, Fox Drama Series Pilot (Writer and Executive Producer). Regency Television.

THE FORT, Drama Series Pilot (Writer and Executive Producer). Arnold Rifkin, Executive Producer. Regency Television. Twentieth Century-Fox Television.

BABE PALEY AND THE FABULOUS CUSHING SISTERS, Lifetime movie (Writer and Co-Producer). Rita Wilson, Michael Besman, Shanna Tyndall, Greg Gugliotta, Executive Producers.

AMAZING GRACE aka REBA MCENTIRE PROJECT, CBS M.O.W. (Writer and Executive Producer). CBS Productions, Jaffe-Braunstein Productions and Starstruck Entertainment.

BIG SKY, NBC Drama Series Pilot (Writer and Executive Producer). Gail Berman, Executive Producer. Twentieth Century-Fox Television.

NORMAN ROCKWELL’S AMERICA, CBS Drama Series Pilot (Writer and Executive Producer). Matt Williams, David McFadzean, Carmen Finestra, Executive Producers. Wind Dancer Production Group.

BRAVO COMPANY, ABC Drama Series Pilot (Writer and Executive Producer). Gail Berman, Roland Joffe, Executive Producers. Regency Television.

LADY FOR A DAY, CBS M.O.W. (Writer and Producer). Based on the screenplay by Robert Riskin. Hallmark Entertainment and Corymore Productions. Starring Angela Lansbury.

WHAT LOVE SEES II: SECRETS OF THE HEART, CBS M.O.W. (Writer and Co-Executive Producer). David A. Rosemont, Executive Producer. Starring Richard Thomas and Annabeth Gish.

LIFE ON THE COLOR LINE, Showtime (Writer and Co-Producer). De Passe Entertainment and Gaslight Films.

THE SEARCH FOR JOHN O’GRADY, NBC M.O.W. (Writer and Co-Producer). Barbra Streisand, Cis Corman, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, Executive Producers.

FILM CREDITS

KID LAWYER (Working Title), (Writer). Deep River Productions. Julie Durk, David Friendly, Mark Turtletaub, Producers.

THE MOST HAPPY FELLA (Writer). Based on the Frank Loesser Broadway musical. Produced by Norman Rosemont and Edward R. Pressman.

THE MODEL PROJECT (Writer). Hollywood Pictures.

BROKEN PROMISES, MENDED DREAMS (Writer). Emanuel Wolf, Producer.

HAPPY TOGETHER (Writer). Universal. Martin Bregman, Producer.

MANIC (Writer). Optioned by Geena Davis.

DISC JOCKEY (Writer). Produced by Roger Corman.

YOUNG HERCULES (Writer). Robert Stigwood, Linda Yellen, Producers.

THEATRE

A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, Book by Robert L. Freedman, Music by Steven Lutvak, Lyrics by Robert L. Freedman & Steven Lutvak. Directed by Darko Tresnjak. Starring Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays. Premieres at Hartford Stage in Hartford, Connecticut, on October 19, 2012, and at The Old Globe in San Diego, California, March 13, 2013.

THE BEAST OF BROADWAY: The Life and Times of David Merrick, a new one-act play by Robert L. Freedman and Faye Greenberg , about the legendary producer. Premieres on March 4, 2010, at TheatreZone in Naples, Florida, in a production starring David Garrison, directed by Mark Danni and produced by Danni and Larry Goodsight.

CAMPAIGN OF THE CENTURY, a new musical (books and lyrics). Music and lyrics by Steven Lutvak. Based on the book by Greg Mitchell. Currently in development. Winner of the California Musical Theatre Award from the Beverly Hills Theatre Guild.  Staged readings at the New York Musical Theatre Festival on September 19, 2005, starring Tony WInner Michael Rupert, Sally Mayes, Evan Pappas, and KT Sullivan, and at American Musical Theatre of San Jose, December 2003 and May 2004. Also presented in a concert version at Chicago Humanities Festival, November 14, 2004, starring Michael Rupert.

MISS SPECTACULAR, A new musical (book). Music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.

GRAND DUCHY, An original musical (book and lyrics). Music by John Bayless. Workshops at Playwrights Horizons, Papermill Playhouse, Falcon Theatre. World Premiere Production, Charger Theatre, Dos Pueblos High School, Goleta, California, November 2003.

FRANTIC, A play in one act. Collective Actors Theatre, New York (1981).

GOTTA DANCE, A musical (lyrics only). American College Theatre Festival (1979).

PEEL ME AN ONION, BANANA SPLIT, HELLO GORGEOUS, BACKSTAGE BROUHAHA, Four one-act plays. UCLA, MacGowan Hall, Little Theatre (1977–1979).