The Sundown Creative Team
Music by Peter Link
PETER LINK is best known for his work as a composer. He has won the NY DRAMA DESK AWARD for his work in SALVATION, out of which came his first Gold Record, IF YOU LET ME MAKE LOVE TO YOU, THEN WHY CAN'T I TOUCH YOU? that sold over two million records. He is a two-time Tony Award Nominee both for his musical score of Joseph Papp's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, which was presented at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park, on Broadway and also as a CBS Television Special, and for his score for Neil Simon's THE GOOD DOCTOR.
His musical concert, THE RIVER swept the off-Broadway TOR AWARDS as not only Best Musical, but also won for Mr. Link Best Director and Best Composer/Lyricist. Mr. Link also served as Composer-in-Residence at the New York Shakespeare Festival for several years where he wrote the score for many shows -- some of which include IPHIGENIA, OLDER PEOPLE, THE ORPHAN, COMEDY OF ERRORS, and TRELAWNEY OF THE WELLS at Lincoln Center (Meryl Streep, Michael Tucker, Mandy Patinkin, John Lithgow). His Broadway credits include ULYSSES IN NIGHTTOWN starring Zero Mostel, LYSISTRATA starring Melina Mercouri, THE MIGHTY GENTS starring Morgan Freeman, and KING OF HEARTS.
One of Mr. Link's great loves is his work in the pop music world. As a songwriter, record producer, artistic director, and sometimes performer, he keeps his finger on the pulse of the times through many various activities. As a recording artist himself, he recently released a new CD, REMNANTS. He also released his CD, GOIN’ HOME – On Heaven and Beyond. This follows both THRU ME, The songs of Peter Link, CHARIOT – Gospel Cantata and ODE TO JOY.
Also he produced the studio cast recording of his western musical, SUNDOWN, which won rave reviews and was named one of the Top Ten Best Theatrical Albums of 2004 - Jonathan Frank, Talking Broadway.
As an actor, he has appeared in a long running role on CBS’s AS THE WORLD TURNS and as the leading role on Broadway in HAIR and his own show, SALVATION. Peter is CEO and Creative Director of Watchfire Music, an inspirational music company.
For a complete review: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Link
Book by Joe Bravaco and Larry Rossler
Joe Bravaco and Larry Rossler collaborated with composer Peter Link on the musical Island, presented by Portland Stage, Virginia Stage, and 12 Miles West, and Sundown, presented by Barter Theatre, Adobe Theater, and Lyric Stage, where it won a Dallas Drama League nomination for Best New Play or Musical. They are also co-authors of The Almost True and Truly Remarkable Adventures of Israel Potter, presented by the Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Meredith, New Hampshire, Oldcastle Theatre, Bennington, Vermont, and Bluff City Theatre, Hannibal, Missouri.
Israel Potter, an adaptation of a novel by Herman Melville, was also represented in the 2015 New Play Showcase at Throughline Theatre, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and received developmental readings at 12 Miles West Theatre, Montclair, New Jersey, and at Heiress Productions, New York City, where it was co-winner of the Inaugural Heiress Productions Playwriting Competition.
Bravaco and Rosler are also the authors of Xmas in Las Vegas, a musical based on the play by Jack Richardson, with music by Tony Finno. The show was a semi-finalist in the Neil Simon Festival New Play Contest and winner of a MainStreet Musicals Director's Choice Award.
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