About

 

JB Presents is an independent Bay Area theater company dedicated to producing original theater, musical revues, concerts, shows, and events. Our productions span genres and defy labels, celebrating a vast array of styles and themes. JB Presents is also a vibrant community of musicians, singers, and artists that share a love for their craft and believe in teamwork, empowerment, collaboration and authenticity.

John Bisceglie (Director & Producer) is the founder and artistic director of JB Presents. Since 1985, he has created, directed and choreographed hundreds of community, commercial, and professional productions featuring actors of all ages. He has created and founded three Bay Area youth performing arts organizations in San Jose (SBCMT) Morgan Hill/Gilroy (GCMT) and San Francisco (SFCMT) producing original musical revues, scripted plays as well as feature films starring Bay Area actors. His large scale productions have appeared at the Herbst Theater, Marine’s Memorial Theater, Pier 39 and Palace of Fine Arts Theater in San Francisco. Recent San Francisco productions include; SF Follies, Sing for Your Supper, Sondheim In Concert, Night & Day, Lady Sings the Blues, Downtown Bacharach and Holiday Big Band Bash. John enjoys sharing his longtime experience and passion for theater with actors of all ages and is thankful to work with a wonderful creative team and group of performers whose dedication, energy, and talent make creating original theater possible.

Evan Crone (Musical Director/Vocal Coach) hails from Pennsylvania, and attended college at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ where he majored in education and minored in Organ and Voice. Evan resides in Oakland, California and is presently the Musical/Vocal Director for the San Leandro High School Musical Theatre Program, Musical Director for the Bay Area Children’s Theatre Advanced Performers Program, and Music and Vocal Director for the Sunnyside Summer Theatre Program.
As a pianist, his passion is musical theatre and Cabaret.  Career highlights include playing for Vice President Al Gore, singing with a 250-voice choir in the first televised “Live from Lincoln Center” production, and providing cocktail piano music for the Phoenix Plumber’s Union convention. He has also enjoyed participating in producing Urinetown – the musical, Mary Poppins, Pajama Game, Beauty and the Beast, Into the Woods, and The Pajama Game. Mr. Crone also works as an accompanist and vocal coach. He is thrilled to collaborate with JB Presents and looks forward to many future opportunities.