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Lawrence Thelen named as Musical Masterworks’ new Managing Director


Musical Masterworks is delighted to welcome Lawrence Thelen as our new Managing Director.

Larry is a theatre producer and writer.  In 1999, he produced an off-Broadway revival of Ghosts at the Century Center for the Performing Arts. Soon after, he joined the staff of Goodspeed Musicals as their Producing Associate and Literary Manager, where he remained for seven years.  Prior to and during his time at Goodspeed, Larry served as Artistic Director for both the Cherry County Playhouse and the Thunder Bay Theatre. As a writer, he’s the author of the book The Show Makers: Great Directors of the American Musical Theatre, as well as numerous articles and several plays, including Pie in the Sky, Higgins in Harlem and Eating Rhode Island.  His fiction and non-fiction have appeared in Dramatics Magazine, Show Music Magazine and The Paragon Journal. In addition to his work with Musical Masterworks, Larry is the CEO of Mermaid Properties, a Connecticut-based real estate investment and property management firm. Originally from California, Larry now resides in Haddam with his two daughters.