Lisa Howard, Alysha Umphress, Michael Winther Set for Carmel's Candy Store: The Sweet Songs of Carmel Dean
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 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.