Director: Carol Schuberg
Carol Schuberg (Director) Carol Schuberg is a busy director and choreographer for films, opera and theatre. She is directing More Than a Woman after the untimely death of her longtime collaborator and friend Tony Stevens. She was working closely with him on pre-production of the film at the time of his death and is honored to see his vision through. Carol served as assistant choreographer on the film version of The Fantasticks. She recently choreographed Two Gentlemen of Verona at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Avenue X at The Alma Theatre, The Late Henry Moss at Dobama Theatre, Nine at New York University and segments of Late Night with David Letterman. She was assistant choreographer of Sweet Charity at The Istanbul Opera, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to The Forum at Goodspeed Opera House, The Pajama Game at The New York City Opera and Kismet at The Canadian Opera. She has for many years been the Associate Director/Choreographer for State Farm’s National Agency Conventions. As a performer, Carol has appeared on Broadway, on film and on stages around the world. Film credits include appearances in the films Playing for Keeps and First Wive’s Club. She is also a devoted and passionate teacher. Carol Schuberg dedicates her work on More Than a Woman to the memory of Tony Stevens and looks forward to telling this wonderful story in her feature film directorial debut.
Director from Above: Tony Stevens (May 2, 1948 - July 12, 2011)
More Than a Woman the film will be dedicated to the memory and bright light of Tony Stevens. A percent of the proceeds of More Than a Woman will go directly to "The Tony Stevens Scholarship Fund". More information and a direct link to the fund will be posted soon.
Tony Stevens (director) performed in nine Broadway shows from Hello Dolly to Seesaw. Movie choreography includes The Great Gatsby with Robert Redford and Mia Farrow, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas with Burt Reynolds, She's Having a Baby with Kevin Bacon, Johnny Dangerously with Michael Keaton and Where the Boys Are with Lisa Hartman. Creator of the workshop that became A Chorus Line, his Broadway choreographer credits include: Gower Champion's Rockabye Hamlet and Annie Get Your Gun, he was Assistant Choreographer on Chicago (Fosse original production), Perfect Frank, Wind in the Willows with Nathan Lane. His television choreography credits include specials for Mary Tyler Moore, Cheryl Ladd, Disneyland's 30th Anniversary, and the People's Choice Awards. Tony's regional choreography credits include over 10 original shows and 30 revivals. Among his favorite director and choreographer credits are for the National tours of Dreamgirls 1997 and 1998, and the 20th Anniversary Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. Off-Broadway Tony choreographed Zombie Prom, The Body Shop, and directed and choreographed Sheba. He has also directed and choreographed for famous nightclub acts such as Chita Rivera, Bernadette Peters, Dolly Parton, Liza Minelli, Bette Midler, Debbie Shapiro and Jane Powell. He is also proud to have choreographed for Gene Kelly.
Tony received a Lucille Lortel nomination for Best Choreography of The Complete Works of Shakespeare, recreated Bob Fosse's original choreography for Chita; A Dancers Life on Broadway, staged numbers for Martin Short and Nathan Lane on LATE NIGHT.
Producer: Fred M Caruso
Fred M Caruso (Producer) has been working professionally in the business for over 30 years,
which is remarkable since he is STILL only 26 years old. As an actor, he has worked in over 40
states in shows like Big River, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Shenandoah,
Mame, Music Man, Oliver, etc. When he was 14, he began producing theatre. At age 16, he
opened the first Equity theatre company in Hollywood, FL making him the youngest producing
artistic director in Equity’s history. After high school he moved to NYC for college. After a few
more years of performing, he realized that his true love is producing and writing.
The first show he produced in NYC was the Off-Broadway production of Bitter and Jaded at 25, which he wrote the book, music and lyrics and starred in as well. He then went on to produce and develop the Off-Broadway musical revue NEWSical which opened at Studio 54 and had numerous productions and incarnations all over the country. He received 2 Drama Desk Nominations for his work on NEWSical.
After producing several other shows, Fred decided to give movies a shot. He started as a co- producer and AD on the feature film A Four Letter Word, and he fell in love with film making. Since then. he has written, produced and directed the hit movie The Big Gay Musical (currently available on DVD and Blu Ray) and Go Go Crazy (which is in post production). He has produced the movie You Can’t Have It All starring Wendie Malick (Hot in Cleveland and Just Shoot Me) and Jon Lindstrom (As the World Turns) which will be released in 2011. He is finishing the screenplay for 2 other movies including the sequel The Bigger Gayer Musical. Fred has one undisputed talent which is hiring amazingly talented people to work with. He is blessed and honored to have worked with and to be working with so many brilliant people and he is looking forward to making movie magic with them again.