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New Question & Answer Posted   (9 December 2001)
Read our latest Question & Answer, where Nan discusses why "Only Love" was removed from The Scarlet Pimpernel.


New Question & Answer Posted   (26 November 2001)
Read our latest Question & Answer, where Nan discusses working with rhymes in song lyrics.


New Question & Answer Posted   (4 November 2001)
Read our latest Question & Answer, where Nan discusses collaborating with performers and making changes to songs once rehearsals start.


New Question & Answer Posted   (17 October 2001)
Read our latest Question & Answer, where Nan discusses the first time she read The Scarlet Pimpernel.


A Message From Nan   (17 September 2001)
As a New Yorker and an American, I just want to share my grief with you over the terrorist attacks, and I hope that all of you and your loved ones are safe.


New Question & Answer Posted   (1 September 2001)
Read our latest Question & Answer, where Nan discusses why Percy and his friends are referred to as "The Bounders" in Pimpernel.


New Question & Answer Posted   (25 August 2001)
Read our latest Question & Answer, where Nan discusses the reading of the musical Snapshots.


New Question & Answer Posted   (12 August 2001)
Read our latest Question & Answer, where Nan discusses how to write "singable" lyrics.


New Question & Answer Posted   (3 August 2001)
Read our latest Question & Answer, where Nan discusses how she finds and develops ideas for songs, including "Where's The Girl?" from Pimpernel.


New Question & Answer Posted   (17 July 2001)
Read our latest Question & Answer, where Nan discusses her "big break" and how she became the lyricist for The Scarlet Pimpernel.


New Question & Answer Posted   (10 July 2001)
Read our latest Question & Answer, where Nan discusses how she got started as a writer, and where she finds inspiration.


Scarlet Pimpernel Tour Closes   (1 April 2001)
The National Tour of The Scarlet Pimpernel closes today in Grand Rapids, MI. The production opened in New Haven, CT in February 2000. Since then, it has played in 32 cities nationwide.

SP will now be available for regional productions; licencing is handled by Tams-Witmark.


Pimpernel Tour Nominated for Awards   (26 March 2001)
The national tour of The Scarlet Pimpernel has been nominated for a number of awards by the National Broadway Theatre Awards:

Best Musical
Producer: Radio City Entertainment, Ted Forstmann

Best Actor
Ron Bohmer as Percy
William Michals as Chauvelin

Best Actress
Amy Bodnar as Marguerite

Best Song in a Musical
"Into the Fire"
Music: Frank Wildhorn
Lyrics: Nan Knighton

Best Score
Music: Frank Wildhorn
Lyrics: Nan Knighton
Orchestrations: Kim Scharnberg

Best Direction
Robert Longbottom

Best Choreography
Robert Longbottom

Best Visual Presentation
Scenic Design: Andrew Jackness
Lighting Design: Natasha Katz

Best Costumes
Jane Greenwood


New Question & Answer Posted   (24 March 2001)
Read our latest Question & Answer, where Nan discusses the early development of Camille Claudel, and what attracted her to the subject.


SNF Tour Opens   (8 March 2001)
The First National Tour of Saturday Night Fever began previews in Chicago on Saturday, March 3 and opens tonight for a three and half week run.

Producer Jon B. Platt is quoted in the Chicago Tribune: "Audiences always had a great time in New York. We thought it would do well as a touring show. And I would now stack our singers and dancers up against anyone."


New Question & Answer Posted   (1 March 2001)
Read our latest Question & Answer, where Nan discusses changes that were made to Saturday Night Fever between the Broadway run and the first US tour.


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