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Beauty Matters, LLC

A touring musical production of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale, The Nightingale. An immersive experience for the whole family.

  • Stage Not Set
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Chicago, IL, USA
  • Currency USD

Company Summary

Beauty Matters, LLC is an entertainment company formed to produce a touring, musical theater show, based on Hans Christians Andersen’s classic fairy tale, “The Nightingale”.


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    David Carlson

    David began his music career in 1989 when his band was signed to Reunion Records in Nashville. He left the band in 1992 and traveled the world as a cinematographer, shooting documentaries and TV programs. In 1995, David formed Bucktown Pictures and began directing music videos, TV commercials and short films. In 1998, he co-founded Maestro-Matic, a music and theatrical production company. In 2009 he co-founded Opera-Matic, a street opera company.

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    Mark Messing
    Musical Director

    Mark Messing is the co-founder of Maestro-Matic, a music and theater production company specializing in large scale public spectacle. Mark is a multi-talented musician and composer who served as the Musical Director at Redmoon Theater for 10 years. He is currently the Musical Director for Mucca-Pazza, a 30 piece circus punk marching band; as well as the Creative Director for Opera-Matic, a non-profit street opera company.

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    Robert Butters

    Robert Butters worked as CFO and Vice President of Business Development for the Really Useful Group for 7 years, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s theatrical producing and theater real estate company. Robert later became Senior V.P. for Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) and left in 2002 to set up And Entertainment, the Executive Producer of the Harley-Davidson 100th and 105th Anniversary celebrations.

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    Amy Nederlander

    Amy Nederlander is a Producer and member of the third generation of the Nederlander family producing theatre. Productions include Mitch Albom's Tuesdays With Morrie, The Merchant of Venice featuring Al Pacino, and Wendy Kesselman's The Diary of Anne Frank.