ROB FISHER (Supervising Music Director) was the original conductor and music director for Chicago and its Grammy-Award winning cast album and now supervises all Chicago companies worldwide. He has been the music director and conductor of City Center's Tony Award-winning Encores! series since its inception in 1994. Other credits: four seasons of Garrison Kellor's radio broadcasts, numerous concerts at Carnegie Hall, New York City Opera, two evenings in the East Room of the White House, several programs for "PBS Great Performances," guest appearances conducting orchestras around the U.S. and over 20 recordings. Broadway and national tour credits include: THREEPENNY OPERA starring Sting, ME AND MY GIRL, A HISTORY OF AMERICAN FILM, A DAY IN HOLLYWOOD/A NIGHT IN UKRAINE, LITTLE JOHN JONES and BIG RIVER.