Mark Baron has been working in the world of theater for the past 20 years. To date, Mr. Baron has musically directed and conducted close to 100 productions throughout the tri-state area. In addition to Frankenstein, Mr. Baron has penned the scores for the children's musicals Treasure Island, Cow and the Beanstalk, Wind in the Willows and The Reluctant Dragon all of which are produced regularly throughout the country. In 2006, Mr. Baron was the recipient of the New Jersey Star Ledger's Critic's Choice Award for Best Orchestrations for the show Baby, It's Cold Outside. He also arranged and orchestrated the scores for Missing Celia Rose (New York's Beckett Theatre), The Great Hall (New York's Sanford Meisner Theater) and The Kid From Brooklyn -- The Danny Kaye Story (National Tour 2006-2008). An extremely versatile pianist/keyboardist and bassist, Mr. Baron performs regularly with world-famous artists such as Aretha Franklin, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Gary US Bonds, Connie Francis, Joan Rivers, Peaches and Herb, Bobby Rydell, The Platters, The Drifters, Lou Christie, Johnnie Maestro as well as many others. Mr. Baron is currently the Musical Director and arranger for the famed 1960s vocal group The Duprees. His arrangements are featured on the group's five latest CDs, for all of which Mr. Baron also served as recording engineer. He currently resides in New Jersey with his wife Bernadette and his daughter Maggie.