Frederick Freyer is a co-moderator (with Patrick Cook) of the 1st and 2nd Years at the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop in New York, where Pat also serves as Artistic Coordinator. Their musical CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS was produced by Manhattan Theatre Club in 1999 (directed by Lynne Meadow) where it was nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award for best musical. They are currently working on THE NIGHT BEFORE, a Christmas musical based on a story by Rod Serling, and THE OTHER SIDE, a musical about the Fox sisters and the birth of spiritualism. Rick was born in Yonkers, New York, and graduated from Harvard. He lives in Westchester County with his wife Jaye and son Jake.