Billy Elliot
Mary and Max
The Secret Garden
Allegiance (Broadway)
Allegiance (Broadway)
Two Class Acts - Ajax & Squash
Poster Boy
Phenomenal Women
Altar Boyz
Allegiance (Broadway)
Ragtime (West End)
Jacques Brel is Alive & Well & Living in Paris
Got All I Need (This Christmas)
The Tin Pan Alley Rag
Ragetime (Lincoln Center)
Spring Awakening
Saturday Night
Marry Me a Little
Guys & Dolls
Children's Letters to God



"Stafford Arima directs at an appropriately breathless pace…"
March 1, 2005, by David Rooney

"The whole thing has been slickly staged by Stafford Arima…"
March 16 - 22, 2005, by Michael Feingold

"There is a minimal plot, which director Stafford Arima wisely makes sure doesn't outwear its welcome."
March 1, 2005, by Michael Kuchwara

"Stafford Arima's direction is a marvelous combination of broad comedy and playing it straight, delivering a sort of 21st century vaudeville."
March 4, 2005, by Ettore Toppi

"Stafford Arima maintains a correct tone of sexy wholesomeness, subtly interlaced with satire."
March 2, 2005, by Michael Sommers

"…the tale of these Top 40 wannabes whizzes by with the help of Stafford Arima's smooth direction…"
February 16, 2007, by Charles McNulty

"In director Stafford Arima's tight and upbeat staging, the taut production is assured.
February 22, 2007, by Paul Birchall


Book: Kevin Del Aguila
Music and Lyrics: Gary Adler & Michael Patrick Walker
Conceived by: Marc Kessler & Ken Davenport
Choreography: Christopher Gattelli
Musical Director: Lynne Shankel
Set: Anna Louizos
Lighting: Natasha Katz
Costumes: Gail Brassard
Sound: Simon Matthews
Produced by:
Ken Davenport and Robyn Goodman, in association with Walt Grossman,
Ruth Hendel, Sharon Karmazin, Matt Murphy and Mark Shacket.

Theatre: New World Stages, Off-Broadway
Outer Critics Circle Award: Best Off Broadway Musical;
Nominated for 7 Drama Desk Awards: Outstanding Musical,
Outstanding Book of a Musical, Outstanding Music, Outstanding
Lyrics, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, Outstanding
Choreography, Outstanding Orchestrations; Lucille Lortel Award:
Nominated for Outstanding Musical; Drama League Award:
Nominated for Distinguished Production of a Musical.


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