Meet The Creative Team
Video: Opening Night America's Regina Dowling interviews The Kings Critique's creative team Eric Holmes and Nat Zegree
Book and Lyrics
Eric Holmes, Book and Co-Lyricist for The King’s Critique has earned several credits and awards for both theatre and TV/Film, including “The Good Fight” (CBS All Access), “Evil” (CBS), and “Smash” (NBC). Having met his writing partner for The King’s Critique , Nat Zegree, during their college years at Indiana University, they collaborated again and won nine regional Broadway World Awards, including Best Musical and Best New Work for their musical Fly More Than You Fall at its premiere in 2019. In addition, his play Black Friday was nominated for the New Voices Playwriting award, and his comedy/farce, Nearly Departed, won him the David S. Hawes Scholarship. Eric has served as Production Coordinator of the film “The Good Catholic” and was Co-Producer of the feature film “Poor Behavior.” Along the way, Eric also participated in the LARK’S Writer’s Retreat for two summers and was a writer-in-residence at The New Harmony Project.
Nat Zegree, Music and Lyrics for The King’s Critique, has been playing piano since he was three years old. A proud native of Kalamazoo, Michigan, Nat performs one-man shows and concerts across the country. Working with his writing partner, Eric Holmes, the team has created three original musicals, including Fly More Than You Fall (Broadway World Award winner for Best Musical and Best New Work). Nat is also a writer/composer and recording artist. He has written music and original material for CBS’ “The Good Fight,” and his original album “Fly More Than You Fall” (available on iTunes). Nat’s voice has also been featured in the Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen. Nat’s talents were also on display when he played the role of Mozart in a live music production of Amadeus. and was recognized with a Broadway World award for Best Performance when he played Jerry Lee Lewis in the Broadway hit Million Dollar Quartet for over 400 performances.