Carmel Dean
(courtesy of the company)
Carmel Dean
(courtesy of the company)
Barrington Stage Company is set to present Carmel's Candy Store: The Sweet Songs of Carmel Dean, August 23-25 at Mr. Finn's Cabaret.

Carmel's Candy Store features a sampling of Dean's work as a composer, with lyrics by William Finn, Maya Angelou, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Anna K. Jacobs, Mindi Dickstein, and Sarah Underwood.

Carmel Dean will be joined by Broadway performers Lisa Howard, Alysha Umphress, and Michael Winther.

Carmel Dean is perhaps best known as the vocal arranger of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. She went on to become the associate conductor of the show on Broadway, and the musical director of American Idiot. She will be the musical director and arranger of the upcoming Broadway musical Hands on a Hardbody.

For more information and tickets to Carmel's Candy Store: The Sweet Songs of Carmel Dean, click here.