Jerold Goldstein

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JEROLD GOLDSTEIN has been collaborating with William Squier since the two of them met at Ithaca College. Their musicals have been performed in Manhattan at the Sanford Meisner Theatre (BABALU), the Nat Horne Theatre (MY OLDEST FRIEND) and MUSIC IS MY FIST — their send up of the Rat Pack — was featured twice at Steve McGraw’s. Regional presentations include The Theatre Barn (BABALU), the Hunterton Hills Playhouse (SUNNYSIDE UP!) and SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY, a revue performed at venues in Connecticut. Their holiday musical THE THREE SCROOGES has played Curtain Call, Inc. (twice!), the Ingersoll Theatre in Des Moines, IA, the New England Actor’s Theatre (New Haven, CT). And their newest musical, ROUTE 66 (music: Fred Stark), has been performed in concert at Connecticut’s Curtain Call Theater, the Stamford Center for the Arts, the inaugural Kansas City Crossroads Festival of New Musicals. and in a full production at the University of Maine.

Jerold composed incidental music for the Off-Broadway production of the play ME AND JEZEBEL at the Actor’s Playhouse, BOYWONDER at The Depot Theatre (NYS) and the Contemporary Arts Theatre (DC) and the ballet score MELODIES IN THE KEY OF DANCE for Circle Dance in Ithaca, NY. Individual songs that he has composed include ‘Garland of Hope,’ featured in the Broadway Cares / Equity Fights Aids Easter Bonnet Competition, and ‘Where’s the Party Tonight?’ (Lyrics: W. Squier) the theme song for the ABC-TV late night pilot, WHERE’S THE PARTY?

As an actor, Jerold has appeared on Broadway in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, with Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker and John Stamos, and in the musical AIN’T BROADWAY GRAND. He was featured in the national tour A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM starring Rip Taylor (standing by for Mr. Taylor) and co-starred with Dick Van Patten in SCANDALS at Theatre Virginia. Jerold played Chico Marx in both ANIMAL CRACKERS at Arena Stage, Washington) and THE COCOANUTS at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, won Philadelphia’s Barrymore Award for his performance in GUN METAL BLUES at the Wilma Theatre, was in the Kennedy Center’s long-running production of SHEAR MADNESS and toured Europe as Bert Barry in 42ND STREET. On television he has been featured on NBC’s LAW AND ORDER and CBS’ HACK.

The Three Scrooges