About Harmonies for Healing: Under the Streetlamp Television Series
Star Productions, LLC (Series Co-Producer)
Charlie Blum is President/ CEO of Star Productions, LLC, a nationally renowned entertainment organization that also operates the prestigious Star Plaza Theatre in the Chicagoland area. Charlie, along with Mark Bishop and their team of industry veterans, has worked with nearly every major artist in show business during his long career and also promotes concerts in other venues throughout the United States and Canada. He has executive produced four national public television shows and has expanded the company to include an artist management division.
Dennis “Doc” Williams, Musical Director for the Series, has served as Music Director/Keyboardist or Music Consultant on numerous national television shows including Oprah, David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel, the 2009 BET Awards, the 2006 ESPY Awards, to name a few. “Doc’s” talent to create memorable harmonies within a group is well known to producers, musicians, vocal groups, bands, record labels and other industry professionals. Some of the many artists he’s worked with include The O’Jays, Patti LaBelle, Teddy Pendergrass, Back Street Boys, Phyllis Hyman, Gerald Levert, Stephanie Mills and The Temptations.
Under the Streetlamp
Comprised of recent leading cast members of the Tony Award winning sensation, Jersey Boys, Under the Streetlamp is a vocal group that celebrates the American Radio Songbook. With two hit PBS television programs on the air, a worldwide tour and a third TV special to begin airing August 2016, Under the Streetlamp brings their unique blend of tight harmonies and sharp choreography to favorite Doo-Wop, Motown and old time Rock ‘n’ Roll hits from the 1950s – 1970’s.
Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (Series Co-Producer)
Wendy Lambert, Series Creator and Executive Producer is a 30 year broadcast television producer with broadcast design, and national public television documentary credits including “Wings of Madness” and “Frederick Douglass: Pathway to Freedom.” Wendy is passionate about seeking out breakthrough projects where CPBN can collaborate with the best people in the industry, and seeing those projects through from initial storyboard conception to final distribution on all platforms and screens.
CPBN is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public media programming. Currently in production and airing nationally are original music programs “Infinity Hall Live” and “The Kate.”
Salli Frattini, Executive Producer for the Series, oversaw nearly two decades’ worth of MTV Video Music and Movie Awards shows, in addition to executive producing two Super Bowl halftime shows (the first woman to do so). Frattini’s prior experience as SVP and Head of Production for MTV has set the stage for her role as executive producer of the first “YouTube Music Awards”, as well as “CollegeHumor’s Comedy Music Awards”, and “Lady Gaga and the Muppets’ Holiday Special.”