A native of Hanover, Pennsylvania, Dan is honored to collaborate with John Smitherman on the premier of Return of the Phantom. Dan’s prior works include two original full-length musicals, A Christmas To Remember (Lyric Stage) and Flagler (Limelight Theater). He was also pianist with the 1920’s and 30’s big band, Doc Scantlin and His Imperial Palms Orchestra in Washington, DC. Dan dedicates the music of Phantom to Mom and Dad.
John D. Smitherman
John is a professional actor, singer, playwright and producer. He has performed well over 100 different roles on both the professional opera and theater stages, including title roles in Jekyll & Hyde and Phantom, as wells Jean Val Jean in Les Miserables, rounding off the Big Three in the leading man repertoire. He has countless awards for singing, acting, directing, and has the distinction of being one of the original Three American Tenors. John has produced and directed many shows throughout the United States, and currently serves as Producing Artistic Director of the Broadway Theatre of Pitman.