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June Rachelson-Ospa is an award-winning Book writer and Lyricist for musical theater as well as producer. Her shows have been performed at the Kennedy Center, NYC, NJ, Texas Paris, London, Whidbey Island (Seattle) always receiving wonderful reviews along the way. June was a board member of the League of Professional Theater Women and a member of the Dramatist Guild and ASCAP. She is a former Board member of Theater Resources Unlimited and was Secretary for the New York City Tourette Syndrome Association and the Artistic Director of Identity Theater for 8 years. The True Colors Weedle is her first published book based on her musical. She's thrilled to share it with you today.
She co-wrote with Daniel Neiden:Welcome To Tourettaville (Kennedy Center); Rapunzarella White (NYTimes Pick); Tourettaville Cartoon starring Dr. John, Michaël Imperioli and Courage the Cowardly Dog; Bollywood And Vine, Imaginary Boy( ImaginaryBoy.org, Stupid Wig Other work :The Hotel Belleclaire Premiered at the Outcast Theatre in Seattle November 2018 ,The True Colors of Weedle (Book and Lyric), Allison Brewster-Franzetti(Music) Weedle illustrated book on Kindle, The Never-Ending Line (Song Cycle)Jaime Lozano (Composer and Concept) Premiered in Paris and Players, In development Hyde and Seek The Life of Young Master Henry Jekyll, Rockin' The Planet with Peppy Castro (Producer Steve Leber) selected by GoodSpeed Author Colony 2017, Premiered in San Antonio (won a Texas Globe Award) and The Gringo Who Stole Christmas and The Truth Stops Here (In London). As an independent producer her credits include Broadway's Godspell, A Christmas Story the Musical (Lunt Fontaine and Madison Square Garden). June has also mentored special needs children through YMCA After-school Programs and was the Academy Director at AMAS Musical Theatre. June was a board member of the League of Professional Theater Women, Dramatist Guild, ASCAP, she is a former Board member of Theater Resources Unlimited and was Secretary for the New York City Tourette Syndrome Association, Artistic Director of Identity Theater www.identitytheater.com