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Marian Partee


Marian Partee has received over 25 productions of her plays and musicals around the country. Venues include: Red Mountain Theatre Company (Birmingham, AL), Actor’s Co-op (Hollywood), City Lights Theater Company (San Jose), Theatre Building Chicago, The Great American Melodrama (Oceano, CA), Northwestern University, University of California Irvine, California Institute of the Arts, and La Cañada Presbyterian Church. She earned her BS from Northwestern University (summa cum laude) where she studied Theatre and Creative Writing for the Media, and her MFA in Acting from Cal Arts. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild and New Musicals, Inc. Her work often features strong female characters from history, folklore, and scripture.

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Patrick Burns


Patrick Burns is an actor, playwright, and composer who has performed off-Broadway, regionally and in national tours. He is the creator and star of the original one-man-musical From Foster Care to Fabulous which has won philanthropy awards in New York and the Bay Area and played to enthusiastic audiences across the United States. In addition to writing the music for Madwomen, he has composed music for productions of Midsummer Night's Dream, Passion Play, Medea, and The Penguin Tango.

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Patricia Zehentmayr


As a songwriter, Patricia has collaborated with writers in a number of musical genres; from Rosie Flores (Queen of Rockabilly) to John Axelrod (Artistic and Musical Director of the Royal Symphony of Sevilla).  Her most recent musical theater piece, The Path to Catherine, tells the true backstory of the teenage girl who one day become Catherine the Great, and the two women who shaped her. Other musical theater works include Wanting Miss Julie, The New York Society for the Suppression of Vice, and Madwomen. Patricia’s pop music works are licensed by Koze Music, Madden Flow, A Matter of Sync, World Fusion Music Productions, Unicorn Sync and Crucial Music.

Developed in association with New Musicals Inc and the UC Irvine Department of Drama

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