JOHN F. SMITH
John F. Smith (Producer) is an American soap opera writer and producer. Jack is best known for his stints as head writer of The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless. Prior to Jack’s tenure on Y&R, there was a period of widespread audience erosion. When Jack was producer, ratings increased by over 2 million viewers. Most of the increase occurred in 2004 when Smith co-wrote the show with longtime Y&R scribe, Kay Alden.
Recently, Jack presented a showcase of his original musical Dreamland, for which he provided the book, music, and lyrics. He is working with his very talented daughter Asia in developing a television dramedy titled Steeltown.
Byron Tidwell (Producer, Director, Co-Writer) After a career in entertainment that’s spanned more than 50 years and began with appearing with Miss America’s Bert Parks and included presenting Don Rickles, Gladys Knight, Dennis Miller, and The Temptations on the legendary Desert Inn Stage and emceeing events for Las Vegas Strip Casinos, notably Mandalay Bay and New York New York, Byron Tidwell has amassed a broad range of entertainment experience. He’s been featured Off-Broadway and in regional productions of Three Viewings, The Sound of Music, and more. He’s hosted top market radio and appeared in episodic television. Byron has enjoyed an “historic” career, portraying real-life characters: Will Rogers in Will Rogers at Home at the Rogers Memorial in Claremore OK, Mark Twain in The Trouble Begins At Eight (touring), and Charles Dickens in Dickens’ own one-man show of A Christmas Carol (touring).
As a playwright, Byron has been recognized by the O’Neill National Playwrights Competition (Top Ten Finalist, 1995) and the State Theater of Georgia (Deep South New Play Award) for his Comedy-Drama Tornado Child. His “French Farce set in a trailer park” Lee Roy and Donna and The Big Granddaddy was SRO for Arkansas Repertory Theatre.
Byron joined with Sharon Monroe in creating the production company Fish On Bicycles. He is honored to be a part of this team producing Ronnie Brixton – The Best of British Boxing for Hollywood Fringe 2018.
Lincoln Hudson (Co-Author) was a professional Actor for 26 years. He trained at the Mountview Conservatoire of Performing Arts in London completing the 3 Yr Acting Course. Work includes MY FAIR LADY, DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS (Royal National Theatre) JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (Really Useful Group) LES MISERABLES, OLIVER (Cameron Mackintosh Ltd) THE INVISIBLE MAN, MURDER ON THE NILE, COMEDY OF ERRORS, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING & HAMLET (Aquila Theatre Company). In 1988 Lincoln was awarded the prestigious Queen Mother Theatre Award of Acting Excellence. He is the author of 3 stage plays FACE TO FACE WITH HANCOCK, LETTERS IN GREEN INK, TESTIMONY. RONNIE BRIXTON – THE BEST OF BRITISH BOXING is the second stage play that Lincoln has co-written with Author, Actor and Director Byron Tidwell along with
TORMENT – A MEL TORMÉ ADVENTURE. Lincoln is originally from London in the UK but in 2010 he became a full US Citizen and is extremely proud to have taken the oath of allegiance during the Presidency of Barack Obama and was ecstatic to be a proud American.
Lincoln was meant to originate the role of Ronnie Brixton. Sadly, he passed away only weeks prior to what would have been the premiere performance at the Hollywood Fringe 2017.
Sharon Monroe (Producer) grew up as an outdoors girl in rural Mason, Michigan building tree houses, bridging creeks, and making ice skating rinks with her brother. She participated in all kinds of sports and credits those activities for her success later in fitness competitions.
Sharon and Byron formed Fish On Bicycles productions with the aim of producing their own material, primarily on video, and successfully produced the web series Sharon Runs The Crim. Sharon also produced the Las Vegas run of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.
Since attending Grand Valley State University with a dual major in Political Science and Philosophy, and dual minor in Account and Marketing, Sharon is the owner of Blue Gator Signs where she brokers signage for companies all across the U.S. For one of the largest car dealerships in the world, Motorwerks BMW in Minnesota, Sharon supervised production and installation of all interior and exterior custom made signage. Other notable clients include Penske Automotive Group and affiliate dealers, and one of her first efforts was a twenty-eight foot tall brick monument, a single sign priced at $58,000.
With her sister, Elizabeth Herrera, Sharon created fashion lines and produced fashion show spectaculars to promote sales. An avid athlete, Sharon competed at world level in fitness competitions and toured nationally as a member of The Dead Frog Cheerleading Squad. Sharon has also done modeling placing in the Miss Petite Michigan competition, modeling for print, cat walk and swim wear, and danced since the age of 17. Sharon credits her father with her love of music, a music producer/promoter, and she performs on vocals, drums, and guitar. Venturing into acting in films, Sharon can be seen in Kites (listed as the most expensive Bollywood film to date), The Hangover, Get him to the Greek, Swallow the Sun and has a featured role in I.M. Caravaggio, and plays the leader of the Doll Squad in cult auteur Ted Mikels’ production Astro Zombies M3: Cloned. Sharon is co-author of Bicycling With Fish, for which she created the original story.