Original idea created by Peter Staley and co-produced with Mark Graham, Saugatuck Productions
Over the course of several decades, Peter held senior management positions at several global communications agencies, including Grey Advertising, Young & Rubicam, and Bozell Worldwide, focusing his efforts in the areas of marketing, promotion, and event development, management, and sponsorship.
Later, Peter developed a consulting practice that included corporate clients GE Capital, American Express, ESPN, Coldwell Banker, Guinness, Ocean Spray, and Major League Baseball. National consumer marketing programs that Peter has developed, produced, or executed include MLB’s “Pitch, Hit, and Run”, Kraft’s “Kids Are Instrumental”, and the ESPN Pro Bowl Rewards Program. For the past decade, Peter has been the Managing Director/Partner in Luxe Wines & Spirits, an importer of artisanal wines and spirits from Europe, UK, and Oceania.
As a result of Peter's life-long passion for the theater, Peter is now one of the Managing Partners of Saugatuck Productions. His mission is to create original theatrical productions for American theater.
Mark Graham has directed over 100 plays and musicals, including John O’Hern's Rooster in the Henhouse and Elizabeth Fuller's Me and Jezebel in New York City. Mark collaborated and directed a new Shakespeare play trilogy by Mary Jane Schaefer. Mark was a producing partner of Lester Osterman and general manager of Lucille Lortel's White Barn Theater.
He has an MFA in Directing from the University of Connecticut. Mark recently had a lead role in an award-winning short comedic film, Local Commercial. Mark is a former President and Board Member of the Theater Artists Workshop of Fairfield County (CT). Mark lives with his wife, Kristen in Central Florida. As co-founder and Managing Partner of Saugatuck Productions, Mark brings his exceptional and diverse theater experience to Saugatuck Productions with the goal of creating extraordinary theatrical productions.