Gary Adler (musical director) served as the musical director for Broadway's Avenue Q for its entire six and a half year run. Other NYC conducting credits include Urinetown, The Fantasticks, and Next to Normal. He co-wrote the long-running Off-Broadway musical Altar Boyz, for which he received Drama Desk nominations for both his music and lyrics. He also served as musical director of Chicago City Limits on and off from 1991 through 1994. Gary is currently the musical director of The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and he knows exactly where they keep the camels backstage between performances.