Co-wrote Jersey Boys (2006 Tony Award and 2009 Olivier Award for Best Musical) with Marshall Brickman. From 1982-1999, as creative director at Serino Coyne Inc., he produced ad campaigns for some 300 Broadway shows, from A Chorus Line to The Lion King. From 1999–2009, he served as creative consultant for The Walt Disney Studios. MFA, Yale Drama School; Teaching Fellow, Harvard University; charter member, American Repertory Theatre. Rick saw his first Broadway show when he was three. His mother said he was very well-behaved. From that day, he dreamed of working in the theatre. Since the age of 19, he has inspired by many artists whose names will be spoken as long as people gather in the darkness.