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Creative Team

Angela Chan


Musical Director/Producer

Michael Manley


Lysander Abadia


attended the University of North Texas on a piano performance scholarship and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Texas Woman's University.  She has worked at various theaters including the MUNY in St Louis, and has performed all over the US, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico as the Associate Conductor and keyboard player on the national tours of "South Pacific," "Sound of Music," "CATS," "Phantom of the Opera," and most recently, Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Wizard of Oz."  In Las Vegas she has performed in "The Producers," "Spamalot," "Mamma Mia," "The Lion King," "Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular," the Las Vegas Philharmonic, and currently performs in "Jersey Boys"  and "KA" by Cirque du Soleil.  Angela is a proud member of the American Federation of Musicians.

is a writer and musician, who currently lives and works in New York City.  He is the author of the plays "Float" and "Sept," both of which were featured at the Last Frontier Theatre Conference in Valdez, Alaska.  He has also written several articles on professional and symphonic music, published in The International Musician and Symphony Magazine. When not writing, Michael enjoys a career as a professional French hornist, and performed in Disney's "The Lion King" at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas.  His autobiography, "You Sounded So Good Last Year," is perpetually in the works.

is thrilled to participate in the creative process in bringing the first incarnation of "Legacy of the Tiger Mother" to life.  Co-Founder of Poor Richard's Players. Directing Credits:  "The Normal Heart" - Art Square Theatre; "The Pillowman" - Las Vegas Little Theatre; "Hamlet" - Las Vegas Shakespeare Company; "Reunion" (Assistant Director) - AMAS Musical Theatre; "Delphi or Bust" (Assistant Director) - AMAS Musical Theatre.  Choreographing Credits:  "Snoopy" - McCadden Place Theatre; "Antigone" - New York Fringe Festival; "Man of la Mancha" - Super Summer Theatre.  Acting Credits:  Pepper - "Mamma Mia!"; The Count - "Sesame Street Live"; Motel Kamzoil - "Fiddler on the Roof"; King - "The King and I"; Intern James - "Grey's Anatomy "(TV).  He dedicates this performance to all mothers - Tiger or otherwise.

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