Lisa Marinacci - Story/Book/Music/Lyrics
Lisa has been developing THE DEVIL AND DAISY JANE - a new musical - since 2004 with co-creator Jeremy
Lewit.   She is an accomplished singer, actress and writer, and holds a Masters in Professional Writing from
Carnegie Mellon University, where she was awarded the Mary Michael Gifford Award from the CMU School of
Drama.  She wrote original music for a production of JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH at the Hawaii Theater in
2007, in association with the University of Hawaii.  She currently writes and performs original pop/jazz music
for the L.A. band, BLISS BOMB, and writes and produces the web series WELCOME TO CALIFORNIA.    
www.LisaMarinacci.com
Jeremy Lewit - Story and Book
Jeremy’s role in THE DEVIL AND DAISY JANE has grown from sounding board, to story-editor to co-writer.  
He couldn’t be prouder of Lisa and her amazing score.  Broadway credits include Assistant Director on Tony-
nominated productions of MORNING'S AT SEVEN and THE RETREAT FROM MOSCOW, as well as BROOKLYN
BOY and AFTER THE NIGHT AND THE MUSIC.  Recent Los Angeles directing credits include SHERLOCKS' LAST
CASE at The Actor's Co-Op, SNOOPY THE MUSICAL at The McCadden Place Theater, and CLOSER with Fed By
Fire productions.  At Carnegie Mellon University he served as Artistic Director of the Scotch'n'Soda Theater
Company and directed several shows, including ASSASSINS, Christopher Durang's THE NATURE AND
PURPOSE OF THE UNIVERSE and T.S. Eliot's THE COCKTAIL PARTY.  Jeremy is an associate producer for
William Shatner’s Myouterspace.com, and is the head editor of their forthcoming fiction magazine,
Anachron.  Jeremy is also currently developing his two act play In The Stream, and will have a twitter poem
published in its first, real-world, dead-tree edition in 7by20’s premiere anthology.   
Writing Team
Gina D'Acciaro - Producer
(PRODUCER) At the Actors Co-op in Hollywood,  Gina Produced the Backstage West Critic's Pick musical
BIG RIVER, FROM B'WAY TO LA (Cabaret),  and Neil Simon's comedy, GOD'S FAVORITE. Additionally, Gina is
Co-Producing her Cruise Ship Cabaret Headliner show with singing partner Stephen Van Dorn. REGIONAL
THEATRE: NIGHTMARE ALLEY (Geffen Playhouse), MAD CITY (La Mirada), MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG,
(Terrace Theatre), SENORITA MATADOR (Hudson), TALES OF TINSELTOWN (L.A. OVATION NOMINEE “Best
Featured Actress in a Musical” & GARLAND AWARD HONORABLE MENTION, Actors Co-op), ECSTASY THE
WAYS TO LIE (Spike Tv), ANGELS AND DEMONS (Directed by Ron Howard), LET ME COUNT THE WAYS,
NIP/TUCK, GIRLFRIENDS, THE GAME, SWINGTOWN, THE WAR AT HOME, SWEET NOTHING IN MY EAR.
Brent Crayon - Orchestrations/Music Director
Brent Crayon is a professional pianist, songwriter, an Ovation Award nominated musical director, vocal
coach, and music copyist.  He has had the privilege of working with such notable artists as Stephen
Rivera. Favorite productions include the west coast premieres of Songs for a New World and Tick, Tick...
BOOM!,  the world premiere productions of Stephen Schwartz’s Snapshots and John Bucchino’s It’s Only
Life.  An accomplished and multi-faceted musician, Brent has been a featured soloist in ensembles
throughout Southern California, including Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra, the Long Beach Symphony
Orchestra, and the Ventura Chamber Orchestra.
Suzanne Mayes - Administration
Suzanne is very excited to see THE DEVIL AND DAISY JANE develop to the next level! Suzanne previously
produced SNOOPY!!! THE MUSICAL as a benefit for Downtown Dog Rescue, which raised record-breaking
donations for the charity.  A veteran of the film industry, Suzanne has coordinated several celebrity and
charity events, including a high-profile event featured on E! Television.  Suzanne is also an active singer
and performer and is a member of the Academy for New Musical Theatre.
The Devil and Daisy Jane
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Kris Fitzgerald - Visual Media Designer
Kris is the Creative Director at Kris Fitz Creative, which specializes in producing original and inspirational
content.  With over 18 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Kris has credits in feature film,
TV, professional stage productions, commercials, music videos and print.  Some of these credits include
TRANSFORMERS: PRIME, FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL, ESPN PRO BOWL FEATURE, RAGTIME, JAMES AND
THE GIANT PEACH, YOU’RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN, BLAH BLAH BLAH. Most recently he directed a
music video for the trip-hop rock band, BLISS BOMB. With numerous projects in the works, Kris always
finds time to collaborate and create with passionate writers and producers.  Kris Fitz Creative is ready to
take on your project- short films, webisodes, music videos, reels, visual effects, commercials and
animation.  www.KrisFitzCreative.com
Robert Marra - Director/Choreographer
Robert has been a part of DDJ’s development for almost 2 years, and is thrilled to be at the helm of DDJ’s first
Workshop Presentation. He just returned from San Diego, where his production of A CHORUS LINE at the
Lyceum Theatre broke all box office records for San Diego Musical Theatre. Recent LA directing credits include
CHESS in Concert for MTLA (2010 StageScene LA Award - Outstanding Direction of a Musical), OKLAHOMA!
(MTLA/Met Theatre), SPIKE HEELS (Theatre 68), JOSEPH…DREAMCOAT (Norris Theatre, James Armstrong
Theatre), A CHORUS LINE (Norris Theatre, Westridge Theatre), BYE BYE BIRDIE (Norris Theatre), the LA
premiere of PETPOURRI (Marymount Theatre), as well as the DVD recording of PETPOURRI starring Chryssie
Whitehead.  New York credits include directing the world premiere of A HUMAN SHIELD (13th St. Theatre),
RUNAWAYS (Play Group Theatre), CONFECTION PERFECTION, STALKER, BABY BLUES (Access Theatre), as well
as choreographing the world premiere of FINKS, starring Jennifer Westfeldt and Josh Radnor (New York Stage
and Film). Other Choreography credits include WEST SIDE STORY, GREASE, RUNAWAYS, HOW TO SUCCEED...,
and PIPPIN, and has served as Assistant on BRIGADOON, MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS, A GRAND NIGHT FOR
SINGING and GUYS AND DOLLS (L.A. Ovation Award – Best Choreography) He has also worked with friend and
mentor Kay Cole on three productions of A CHORUS LINE, for McCoy Rigby, Cabrillo Music Theatre, and AMT
San Jose (Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award - Best Production)  Robert has worked with many wonderful
theaters including; Reprise!, Musical Theatre West, AMT San Jose, McCoy Rigby, Moonlight Amphitheatre, Welk
Resort Theatre, ICT, Cabrillo Music Theatre, Performance Riverside, The Actor’s Co-Op, Theatre League,
Glendale Centre Theatre, Downey CLO, Santa Barbara CLO, The Hollywood Bowl, New York Stage and Film,
13th St. Theatre, Lincoln Center, and The Kennedy Center. Also a teacher and coach, Robert has taught
classes in Musical Theatre, Acting, Monologue Study, Song Interpretation, and Audition Technique. He is
available for private coaching as well, specializing in Audition Prep. For more info:
www.robertmarra.com
2011 Staged Workshop Presentation Creative Team