17 June 2013 8:40 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Theater veterans Michael Mayer and Stephen Karam have signed with Wme. Mayer received a Tony Award for his direction of Spring Awakening and was nominated for his work on Thoroughly Modern Millie. Karam is best known for writing Sons Of The Prophet, which was a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize, and won Drama Critics Circle, Outer Critics Circle, Lucille Lortel and Hull-Warriner awards for Best Play. The pair come from CAA, as the one-upsmanship continues between Hollywood’s two top talent agencies. Now the competition seems to be spreading to New York, where things aren’t nearly as rabid. Mayer’s long list of Broadway shows includes American Idiot, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, the Pulitzer-winning ‘night Mother, Everyday Rapture, After The Fall, An Almost Holy Picture, Uncle Vanya, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Side Man and Triumph Of Love. Mayer has also been »


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