Terry Ortwein

Terrence Ortwein (book & lyrics) spent much of his adult life in the theater as producer, actor, director, and writer. From 1963-1997, Mr. Ortwein lead theater programs at Hanover High School in Hanover, (NH), Wabash College in Crawfordsville, (IN), and Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, (CT). Mr. Ortwein was also associated as actor, director, teacher, and administrator with Dartmouth College in Hanover, (NH), and the Colonial Theater in Westerly, (RI).

Mr. Ortwein has written a number of scripts. The Bunkhouse was selected for a workshop production at the National Playwrights' Conference, held at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre in Waterford, Connecticut, and was subsequently optioned for off-Broadway. Mr. Ortwein's one-act, "Act Three, Scene Five," has been performed in almost every state in the union. His first and only musical was I Was a Teenage Werewolf for the Third Reich (also titled The Best Kept Secret of World War II).