Adam Hahn (book) is a resident playwright of SkyPilot Theatre Company in Los Angeles, which has premiered several of his short works, Earthbound, a musical for which Adam collaborated with composer Jonathan Price and lyricist Chana Wise, and his play KONG: A Goddamn Thirty-Foot Gorilla.
Adam holds an MFA from the Hollins University Playwright's Lab. His plays Frogger and Dear Abe have received workshop productions at Studio Roanoke in Roanoke, VA. His play Feedback Loop premiered at the 2010 Hollywood Fringe Festival. Adam's ten-minute and one-act scripts have been produced by theatres across the United States.
As an actor, Adam has appeared in productions of the University of Iowa, in the Iowa Fringe Festival, and in the Piccolo Spoleto fringe theatre festival. In the spring of 2010, he starred in his play Dear Abe at Studio Roanoke. He can be seen in the web series WRNG in Studio City.
Adam is a graduate of the long-form improv training program at iO West (formerly Improv Olympic). He has performed with several improv troupes in Los Angeles and Iowa City. Since 1999, Adam has been active in No Shame Theatre, a grassroots theatre network that provides a venue for short and experimental works. He has performed on No Shame stages in five states, including the "National Best of No Shame" showcases in the Piccolo Spoleto fringe theatre festival. As a member of the No Shame Iowa City executive board, he produced the twentieth anniversary "Best Of the Best Of No Shame" and a weeklong festival of special performances in Iowa City in October, 2006. He was also a producer of No Shame Los Angeles. http://adamhahnplaywright.wordpress.com/
Jonathan Price (music) is an American composer of new opera, musical theatre, film and concert works. His recent musical Earthbound, produced by SkyPilot Theatre Co. and featuring a book by Adam Hahn and lyrics by Chana Wise, was LA Weekly's "Pick of the Week". His film scores include New Line's Cyber Wars, American World Pictures' Necrosis, Showtime's Rustin, and Screen Media's Girl Meets Boy. His opera The Lion and the Wood Nymph was a winner of New Opera Works' OIAM competition, and his pentaptych opera ÆSOPERA is a recipient of the American Composers Forum Subito grant.
Jonathan's music for television has been heard on Showtime, The Discovery Channel, TLC, Oxygen, MTV, PAX, PBS, and Fox. With playwright/lyricist Jeff Goode (The Eight: Reindeer Monologues), he composed the song "The Hubba Hubba Hula" for The Disney Channel's American Dragon: Jake Long as well as the musical Marley's Christmas, which was a finalist in the Search for New Voices in American Musical Theatre. Their family musical Rumpelstiltskin is published by Samuel French.
His work as a soundtrack producer and synthesist can be heard in An Unfinished Life, The Grudge, Runaway Jury, Shade, The Core, The Country Bears, The Shipping News, and Bandits.
He is currently composing the holiday opera The Christmas Ogre with librettist Jeff Goode. www.JonathanPrice.com
Chana Wise (lyrics) is a playwright and lyricist living in Southern California. She has written both book and lyrics for Mary Marie (NAMT FESTIVAL 2014, Richard Rodgers Award finalist 2014), Bagels! (Neil Simon Playwriting Award finalist) and Tinseltown Christmas, which received its academic premier at the Claire Trevor Theatre, University of California, Irvine, in December, 2012. She also wrote book and lyrics The Coffee Quintet - a short musical film (www.coffeequintet.com); all with music by Carl Johnson. As a lyricist, Chana has written for The Max Factor Factor, (music - Joe Blodgett, book - Adrian Bewley) produced by New Musicals, Inc. and the Celebration Theatre in Hollywood, At Home In Mitford, based on the best-selling novel by Jan Karon, (book - Cynthia Ferrell, music - Carl Johnson) Earthbound, (book by Adam Hahn, music by Jonathan Price) and The Island, (book and music by Jonathan Price), both produced by SkyPilot Theatre and premiering at T.U. Studios in Hollywood, June 2012 and July 2013, respectively. www.chanawise.com