My colleagues and “champions.”
With special thanks to all those actors, poets, and music-makers that inspired me to compose, and still inspire the audiences who attend our work together. Without them - the messengers - no music gets heard, and no stories get told on stage.
Lauren Goldman Marshall
Lauren Goldman Marshall is an artist-mentor, playwright, lyricist, and librettist for “Abraham’s Land.”
Elizabeth Bassine is a lyricist and librettist, and has collaborated with Roger for over 10 years.
Paulette Haupt is the producer of INNER VOICES, former Artistic Director, the O’Neill National Music Theater Center, a conductor, and a music director.
Laura Harrington is an award-winning playwright, lyricist and librettist.
Frances C. Roberts
Frances C. Roberts has been a choral director, a founding conductor of four companies, a founding artistic director, a choral festival director and founder, and a pianist.
Jeffrey Gilden is a writer, lyricist, librettist, artist-mentor, colleague, and collaborator on over 10 works for the music-theater stage.
Richard Brockman & Mirra Bank
Richard Brockman, playwright, and Mirra Bank, Director, have been longtime supporters of Roger’s work, in programming, developing and commissioning new pieces.
“The sweeping production so effectively conjures up the emotional reality of a mean and brutish 16th century that it literally takes your breath away. Martin Guerre is a must-see. Laura Harrington and Roger Ames have given Hartford Stage a marvelously ambitious project”
- The Hartford Advocate