Ivan Menchell's Broadway credits include Bonnie & Clyde (book), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (additional material), and The Cemetery Club. Off-Broadway/Tours include Smiling Through (book), The Prince & The Pauper (book), The Surprise Party. For the screen, Mr. Menchell wrote an adaptation of his play, The Cemetery Club, starring Ellen Burstyn, Diane Ladd, and Olympia Dukakis; is co-writer of Samuel Goldwyn's Napoleon; and served as a writer on Universal’s animated feature, Curious George. An Emmy nominated television writer, he created the critically acclaimed Showtime series, Bedtime and has served as Writer/Co-Executive Producer on Disney Channel’s Phil of The Future and JONAS, starring the Jonas Brothers. He was also a writer/producer on the long-running CBS comedy The Nanny, and the FOX dramatic series Time of Your Life, starring Jennifer Love Hewitt. Ivan is the recipient of a Fulbright fellowship for his playwriting and a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.