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Ilene Reid
Ilene Reid

Ilene Reid

Ilene Reid and her longtime collaborator Michael Heitzman are the Grammy-nominated songwriters of "Throw That Girl Around" from the Broadway musical Swing! Their musical Bingo! The Winning Musical had a successful Off-Broadway run and continues to have numerous productions nationally and internationally. It was honored with the 2007 Bay Area Critics Association Award for Best Musical. Their critically acclaimed musical, Vices: A Love Story, was produced at the Caldwell Theatre where it was nominated for eight 2010 Carbonell Awards including Best New Work and Best Musical. Vices: A Love Story, the musical that Variety called “a minor miracle…a sensual celebration,” has received multiple regional productions and is planning a New York run. Mr. Heitzman and Ms. Reid just finished a two-year residency with Indiana University Premier Musicals where they have been developing their new original musical Solana. Their new You Tube series “Going Up” features Broadway singers performing their material and can be seen at www.youtube.com/HeitzmanReid. In addition to having several TV and film scripts in development, Ms. Reid and Mr. Heitzman wrote for the NBC series Just Deal, and their sitcom Scott Free, developed with Barbra Streisand’s production company Barwood Films and Kelsey Grammer’s production company Grammnet, was purchased by Paramount Pictures. Both proud members of The Dramatists Guild (2008-2009 Fellows), BMI, and the Writer’s Guild of America, East, they are represented by Charles Kopelman and Max Grossman at Abrams Artists Agency, New York. www.heitzmanreid.com

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